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Subject: Position at University of Michigan

Position at University of Michigan

From: Shannon Zachary <shannon.zachary>
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 1994
Mellon Intern for Preservation Administration
Preservation Division, University of Michigan Library

Duties: After initial orientation, participates with Preservation
Division staff in managing on-going programs (bindery preparations,
brittle books replacement, conservation and book repair, and
microfilming); and in planning and implementing new preservation
initiatives.  Participates in staff and user education program, and in
disaster preparedness and recovery training program. Participates in the
expansion of the Library's preservation program in the divisional and
branch libraries. Outlines a broad preservation program for a specific
collection; identifies areas of greatest need in that collection;
develops and presents training modules for divisional library staff;
writes narrative and statistical reports and other documents relative to
project. Responsible for overseeing special projects as assigned;
preparation of samples and surveys as needed; participation in planning
and implementing grant-based initiatives.  Supervision of staff and
student employees may be required in carrying out responsibilities.
Reports to Head, Preservation Division.

Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library
Science; demonstrated interest in and commitment to the preservation of
library and archival materials; ability to plan and implement projects,
and to work independently; strong oral and written communication skills;
demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff at all levels,
representatives of other institutions, and the public.  Desired:
experience working in a preservation program or advanced coursework in
preservation management; experience designing and implementing special

Rank, Salary & Leave: Rank of Assistant Librarian; minimum salary of
$27,000; 24 working days of vacation a year; 15 days of sick leave a
year with provisions for extended benefits.

Retirement Plan:  TIAA/CREF Retirement Plan.

To Apply: Send resume with cover letter and names of 3 references to:
Maurice Wheeler; Library Personnel Office; 404 Hatcher Graduate Library
North; University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205.

Application Deadline: Applications received by June 1, 1994 will be
given first consideration.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action

                  Conservation DistList Instance 7:80
                    Distributed: Monday, May 9, 1994
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Received on Tuesday, 3 May, 1994

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