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Subject: Position at University of Pittsburgh

Position at University of Pittsburgh

From: Karen Hess <khess>
Date: Wednesday, March 10, 1993
Head, Preservation Department

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Head for its Preservation
Department within the University Library System's Technical Services.
This individual must provide forward-looking, strong leadership in the
university and the broader community in the areas of preservation and
conservation of library materials including education of their
importance.  S/he assesses and implements participation in national
cooperative preservation programs; directs and supervises the activities
of the Preservation Department including conservation repair, the
brittle books program, and binding.  The department head also performs
conservation and preservation and related work as necessary. Identifies
funding opportunities and prepares grant proposals.

Qualification required:  M.L.S. from an ALA accredited library school
program or recognized equivalent; advanced course work in preservation
administration or work experience in a preservation unit with minimum
three years professional library experience; sufficient knowledge of
bibliographic control concepts to direct bibliographic searching for the
brittle books program and entry of records into OCLC for preservation
microfilming titles.

Rank and salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Minimum
$30,000.  Submit a letter of application and a current resume and names
of three references to Secretary, Search Committee, Head Preservation
Dept., 271 Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
15260.  Applications received by May 10, 1993 will receive first

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity

                  Conservation DistList Instance 6:49
                  Distributed: Friday, March 12, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-6-49-014
Received on Wednesday, 10 March, 1993

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