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Subject: Position at University of Texas

Position at University of Texas

From: Paul N. Banks <pbanks>
Date: Friday, March 11, 1994
Director of Preservation and Conservation Studies

The Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at The
University of Texas at Austin seeks a Director of Preservation and
Conservation Studies.

Preservation and Conservation Studies (PCS) is the only full graduate
program in the United States for the education of preservation
administrators and conservators for libraries, archives, and historical
societies.  Austin provides a dynamic environment for the program. The
local preservation and conservation community includes nationally and
internationally recognized private and public archival and library
institutions, conservation laboratories, binderies, and editorial
offices of preservation publications.

The Director will be a recognized leader in preservation administration
in libraries and/or archives, demonstrated by a record of publications,
professional activities, and other evidences of leadership.

The Director has both administrative and teaching responsibilities,
reports to the Dean of GSLIS, and serves on relevant GSLIS faculty
committees.  Specific responsibilities of the Director include:

    Overall management of the program and its staff,
    Overseeing the preparation of grant proposals and conducting
    other development activities,
    Overseeing operation of PCS facilities, including laboratories
    and the resource center,
    Teaching courses in the management of preservation programs,
    Editing Conservation Administration News,
    Preparing and administering the budget,
    Coordinating the Conservation Forums series, other educational
    programs, and meetings of the Preservation and
    Conservation Studies Advisory Committee.

Requirements are a master's degree in library and information science or
a related field and a minimum of five years' experience in managing a
preservation program in a library, archives, or historical society.
Experience in teaching is highly desirable. Salary is competitive.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The search
committee will begin reviewing applications on April 15.

UT-Austin is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed to:

    David B. Gracy II
    Chair, Search Committee
    Graduate School of Library and Information Science
    EDB 564 (37000)
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX  78712-1276
    Telephone:  512 471-3821
    Fax:  512 471-3971
    email:  gracy [at] emx__cc__utexas__edu

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