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Subject: Position at Cornell

Position at Cornell

From: Sam Demas <sgd1>
Date: Saturday, December 4, 1993
Preservation Librarian/Selector

Albert R. Mann Library seeks a librarian with experience in both
collection development and preservation management.  Collection
development responsibilities include selection for preservation, and,
using expertise in full text digital publications, selection of full
text electronic publications in agriculture, biology, and human ecology.
Management of preservation requires leadership, creativity, and
experience in library preservation and conservation. Mann's program is
staffed by 5 FTE.

Responsibilities include:

1.  participation in national preservation planning for the literature
    of those  disciplines served by Mann Library;

2.  participation in sophisticated bibliographic projects (such as core
    literature identification) to set priorities for preservation of the
    literature of these disciplines;

3.  writing funding proposals;

4.  managing multiple grant-funded reformatting projects (producing
    microform, paper facsimile, and digital copies);

5.  formulating preservation policies;

6.  managing minor repair operations and expand conservation treatment
    capabilities; and

7.  acting as liaison with Cornell's central Department of Conservation
    and Preservation.

Requirements: MLS; substantial experience in preservation management;
demonstrated supervisory and management skills, including experience
managing reformatting projects; excellent written and oral communication
skills; experience with information management software.

Desirable qualifications: subject background in agriculture, biology, or
human ecology; experience with use of digital technology in
preservation; knowledge of conservation treatments; successful proposal
writing; experience with cooperative and commercial contracts.

Salary $28,000-$44,000, dependent on experience and qualifications.
Screening of applicants will begin January 10 and continue until the
position is filled.  Submit a letter of application; list of names,
address and phone number of 3 references; and resume to:

    Ann Dyckman
    Personnel Director
    201 Olin Library
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY 14853

Sam Demas
Head, Collection Development & Preservation
Albert R. Mann Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, N.Y. 14853
Fax: 607-255-0850

                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:43
                Distributed: Thursday, December 9, 1993
                        Message Id: cdl-7-43-005
Received on Saturday, 4 December, 1993

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