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Subject: Position at Emory

Position at Emory

From: Ann V. Frellsen <libavf>
Date: Friday, June 26, 1992
General Libraries
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia 30322-2870

POSITION:        Library Preservation Officer

AVAILABLE:       August, 1992

RESPONSIBILITIES:Plan and direct a comprehensive preservation program
                 for all Emory libraries. Specific responsibilities
                 include developing and implementing plans, focused
                 primarily on general collections, covering such
                 elements as staff and user education, collection
                 review, replacement and reformatting, conservation
                 treatment, environmental control, and disaster
                 planning; writing and administering grants; developing
                 and managing budgets; developing and managing
                 cooperative preservation projects; and writing and
                 monitoring contracts for library binding and other
                 services.  Coordination with regional and national
                 programs and activities is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA-accredited M.L.S. with advanced training in
                 preservation administration and 2-5 years relevant
                 experience, or other equivalent combinations of
                 education and experience; knowledge of preservation and
                 collection management practices and issues, including
                 regional and national preservation programs; evidence
                 of initiative and promotional ability; demonstrated
                 managerial and organizational ability with strong
                 interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written
                 communication skills.

EMORY            The Libraries of Emory University include the General
LIBRARIES:       Libraries and separate libraries for law, health
                 sciences, theology and Oxford College.  Total holdings
                 are 2.2 million volumes with materials expenditures of
                 $5 million and 263 FTE staff.  Emory is a member of the
                 Association of Research Libraries, the Center for
                 Research Libraries, the Research Libraries Group, and
                 the University Center in Georgia.

BEGINNING        Depending on qualifications and experience, $26,000 -
SALARY:          $35,000 (Librarian II); $31,000 - $50,000
                 (Librarian III)

APPLICATION      Send letter of application, resume, and the names,
PROCEDURE:       addresses, and telephone numbers of three references
                 to: Dr. Linda Matthews, Director of Professional
                 Personnel Administration, Robert W. Woodruff Library,
                 Emory University, Atlanta, GA  30322-2870.

Applications received by July 6, 1992, will receive first consideration.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Received on Friday, 26 June, 1992

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