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Subject: Position at Columbia

Position at Columbia

From: Janet Gertz <gertz>
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 1993
Columbia University Libraries -- Position Available

Head, Preservation Reformatting Department

Responsibility for managing the preservation reformatting program,
including microfilming, digitization, and other technologies.  Duties
include:  writing and monitoring contracts with filming and photography
vendors; managing grant-funded projects; supervision of technical staff
who microfilm and photograph materials and perform quality control; and
supervision of staff who prepare materials for reformatting
(establishing bibliographic control, targeting, collating, and physical
preparation).  Responsibilities also include coordinating pre- and
post-filming procedures; management of the customer order program for
microfilm and photography; and assisting in all aspects of the Columbia
preservation program, including training, publications, disaster
prevention and recovery, and system-wide planning.

Requirements are:  knowledge of preservation microfilming policies and
technical procedures, with 2 years of experience in a microfilming
operation required; knowledge of bibliographic control of microforms,
current preservation trends, and library automation; ability to work in
a fluid, complex organization and to communicate effectively both
verbally and in writing.  Formal study of preservation and supervisory
experience in a large academic library are desirable.  An accredited MLS
or equivalent experience, and knowledge of one or more foreign language
are also required.

Salary range, which will increase 7/1/93, is currently:  Librarian I:
$31,500-$40,950;  Librarian II: $33,500-$45,225.  Excellent benefits
include assistance with University housing and tuition exemption for
self and family.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Columbia is an
affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Send resume, listing names, addresses, and phone numbers, of three
references to:

Kathleen Wiltshire
Director of Personnel
Box 35 Butler Library
Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
New York, NY 10027

Preference will be given to applications received by June 30, 1993.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 6:54
                 Distributed: Thursday, April 15, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-6-54-008
Received on Wednesday, 14 April, 1993

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