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Position at University of Wisconsin

From: Janet G. Padway <jgp>
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 1993
The position for Head of the Preservation Department at the Golda Meir
Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has been re-opened. Unless
we have major budget retrenchment, the position should be filled and we
hope to have someone on board July 1, 1993.  The announcement is

Position Announcement
Head, Preservation Department
(Position Reopened)

Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a major metropolitan
doctoral university serving over 25,000 students.  The Golda Meir
Library is a modern, centralized library housing over 3.6 million
bibliographic items as well as the 900,000 item American Geographical
Society Collection.  The materials budget exceeds $2.4 million/year. The
Library is a member of the Center for Research Libraries.

DUTIES:  Reports to the Assistant Director for Technical Services;
responsible for managing and coordinating activities of the Preservation
Department (Materials processing section, Bindery section, and Book
reformatting section).  Includes the training and supervision of 5
full-time staff and 2.5 FTE student assistants. Develops goals and
priorities for the preservation and conservation of library materials,
including management of brittle books program. Plans and conducts
preservation education programs for library staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must have received the MLS
from an ALA-accredited graduate program; three years experience in an
academic or research library setting in preservation or preservation-
related areas (may include bindery operations, serials management);
broad knowledge of preservation based on work experience, equivalent
coursework, or related training; proven administrative and supervisory
skills; familiarity with automated library systems and library binding
practices; understanding of serials issues; ability to plan and
implement projects and to work independently; strong oral and written
communication skills; demonstrated ability to work effectively with
staff at all levels.

SALARY:  Salary minimum $28,776, commensurate with experience and

APPOINTMENT/BENEFITS:  Position is an Academic Staff annual probationary
appointment leading to indefinite appointment.  Generous vacation and
fringe benefits.

APPLICATION:  UW-Milwaukee and the Golda Meir Library strongly encourage
women and minorities to apply.  Please send letter of application,
resume, name/address/telephone number of three references and
transcripts to Elese Colvin, Personnel Librarian, University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Golda Meir Library, P.O. Box 604, Milwaukee, WI
53201.  All applications must be postmarked by 17 May 1993.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Under a court approved
settlement agreement and Wisconsin statutes, we are required to provide
a list of all nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing
that their identity not be revealed.  Upon request, persons agreeing to
be final candidates will have their identity revealed as a final

Janet G. Padway
Golda Meir Library
Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 604
Milwaukee, WI  53201
Voice: (414) 229-6458
Fax: (414) 229-4380

                  Conservation DistList Instance 6:46
                 Distributed: Friday, February 19, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-6-46-008
Received on Wednesday, 17 February, 1993

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