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Subject: Position at Columbia

Position at Columbia

From: Janet Gertz <gertz>
Date: Monday, August 23, 1993
Columbia University Libraries
Professional Position Available

Head, Preservation Reformatting Department
(search re-opened)

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 still photography; and assisting in all aspects of the
Preservation Program, including training, publications, committees,
disaster prevention and recovery, and system- wide planning for

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,
and current preservation trends, especially electronic applications;
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 languages are also required.

Assistance in identifying qualified women and members of minority groups
would be appreciated.  Columbia is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer.

Salary ranges, which will increase 7/1/93, are:
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

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

Applications will be accepted until October 31, 1993.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:22
                  Distributed: Monday, August 23, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-7-22-003
Received on Monday, 23 August, 1993

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