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Subject: Position at Utah

Position at Utah

From: Margaret Landesman <mlandesm>
Date: Friday, December 11, 1992
University of Utah
Marriott Library
Vacancy Notice
Position:           Preservation Librarian

Responsibilities:  The preservation librarian directs the Marriott
Library Preservation Department, and reports to the acquisition
librarian.  Duties include directing the binding, book repair,
preservation housing, and conservation laboratory activities for the
library. Incumbent will work with librarians to develop goals and
objectives specific to all departments.  Will organize library-wide
programs in the areas of disaster preparedness, preservation education,
environmental monitoring, and collection assessment.  Will develop
preservation alternatives in deteriorating book and non- book formats,
such as photocopy and microform replacements, reprints, and other
copying and information storage methods.  Will supervise staff of eight
full-time and several part-time employees.

Qualifications:  Required:  MLS from an ALA accredited library school.
Demonstrated management, communication and organizational skills.
Preferred: Experience in a research library setting.  Experience,
specialized training and/or strong interest in preservation and
conservation.  Demonstrated successful supervisory experience and human
resource/interpersonal skills.

Salary:  $27,000 annual salary

Appointment:  Librarians have academic status at the University of Utah.

Benefits:  University of Utah benefits are among the best in the
country.  Partially paid health  and dental insurance, TIAA-CREF
retirement plan which is employer funded at 13.4% of annual salary, and
other generous insurance plans. Academic librarians accrue 25 days
vacation, 22 days professional development time and 12 days sick leave
annually.  Librarians are eligible for sabbaticals.

Environment:  Marriott Library is an ARL library with holdings of over
two million volumes which is in the process of planning a major
expansion. The University of Utah has an enrollment of 28,000 students
on an outstanding campus located above Salt Lake City on the foothills
of the Wasatch Mountains.  Recreational opportunities are exceptional in
the rocky mountains, the red rock country and National Parks.  Utah
offers skiing, hiking, backpacking, river rafting, fishing, etc.
Cultural opportunities are excellent and affordable.  Symphony, opera,
chamber music series, ballet and a number of modern dance companies are
nationally known.  Salt Lake is a spectacularly located, clean,
low-crime urban environment with a very reasonable cost of living.

To apply send the following:

    Cover letter stating qualifications.  Cover letter must also include
    the specific reasons you are making application for this position.

    Current resume and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three

Send to:
Kathy Ann MacDougall
Personnel Officer
330 Marriott Library
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
FAX (801) 585-3464

Applications received by February 20, 1993 will be assured

The University of Utah is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications
from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the
known disabilities of applicants and employees.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 6:32
                Distributed: Saturday, December 12, 1992
                        Message Id: cdl-6-32-016
Received on Friday, 11 December, 1992

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