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Subject: Position at SUNY Albany

Position at SUNY Albany

From: Sherry Byrne <eag97>
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 1992
Preservation Librarian
The University at Albany
State University of New York

Responsibilities:  Responsible for planning, administration, and
    coordination of Preservation Department of the University Libraries,
    University at Albany.  Solicits and administers grant funding.
    Supervises the operation of the Book Conservation Unit and the
    Brittle Book Program.  Coordinates the identification and review of
    brittle and seriously dilapidated books from the circulating
    collections; surveys and analyzes the physical condition of
    non-circulating collections.  Supervises replacement searching.
    Selects or recommends treatment methods to prolong lives of library
    materials which cannot be salvaged by simple repair or rebinding.
    Coordinates activities as necessary with the Physical Processing
    Unit in Technical Services.  Plans and conducts educational sessions
    on preservations concerns for students and staff.  Serves as liaison
    for preservation matters with Collection Development, Technical
    Services, Circulation, and other library units. Supervises 1
    full-time paraprofessional, 1 part-time clerk, and student
    assistants.  Maintains awareness and under- standing of developments
    in the field of preservation/conservation and develops policies and

    Reports to Assistant Director for Collection Development. Research,
    publication, and service to the Libraries and University are
    expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment and

Qualifications:  Required:  MLS from ALA accredited Library School.  Two
    or more years as a preservation administrator in an academic or
    research library subsequent to receipt of MLS.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.  Salary minimum

Terms & Benefits:  Twelve month appointment; sick leave and annual leave
    at 15 days each per year; health insurance, major medical or Health
    Maintenance Organization and dental.  Social Security coverage.
    TIAA/CREF or New York State Teachers Retirement available.

Apply To:
    Christine M. Travis
    Library Personnel Officer
    University Libraries - UL 139
    University at Albany
    State University of New York
    1400 Washington Ave.
    Albany, NY 12222

Deadline:  Review of letters of application and resumes will begin April
    24, 1992.  Please include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of
    three references whom we may contact.

The University at Albany, State University of New York, is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Applications from women,
minority persons, handicapped persons, special disabled and Vietnam era
veterans are especially welcome.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 5:45
                  Distributed: Sunday, March 22, 1992
                        Message Id: cdl-5-45-003
Received on Wednesday, 18 March, 1992

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