Explorers and scientists hiking a glacier in Southeast Alaska, 1926. William O. Field Papers, AAF-21001 (still image from film), Alaska Film Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks. http://library.uaf.edu/film-archives

Senior Time-Based Media (TBM) Conservator


Senior Time-Based Media (TBM) Conservator (full-time)


Cambridge, MA USA

Application Date

December 14, 2022

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Harvard Library Preservation Services is now accepting applications for a Senior Time-Based Media (TBM) Conservator.

Who we are:

Harvard Library is a dynamic and supportive place to work, where you collaborate with expert colleagues to preserve and make accessible some of the nearly half a million rare and unique audiovisual items in the collection, including the stellar Harvard Film Archive.

Who you are:

You have demonstrated excellence in a broad range of preservation interventions on film, tape-based media, optical disc media, and file-based media. You enjoy training, guiding, and mentoring staff and interns, and you utilize inclusive leadership skills to successfully collaborate with colleagues.


Read a detailed position description and apply online by following this link. Although the position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by end of day on December 14, 2022. This position is a Grade 58. Visit Harvard’s Human Resources website for more information on benefits and salary grades.

We look forward to hearing from you!