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Subject: Position at University of Kansas

Position at University of Kansas

From: Sandra Gilliland <sgillila>
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 1994

The University of Kansas Libraries invites applications and nominations
for the new position of Preservation Librarian, which offers a
challenging opportunity to develop and coordinate the implementation of
preservation policies and programs in a large research library.  The
Preservation Librarian reports to the Dean of Libraries.  A summary of
qualifications follows (a complete position description is available):

Required:  Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program; library
experience in an academic or research library; knowledge of current
preservation and conservation techniques for library materials and the
theory and practice of preservation administration, as demonstrated by
relevant experience or training; demonstrated supervisory skills;
excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work
effectively with staff at all levels; strong planning, organizational,
and problem-solving skills.

Preferred:  Experience as a professional librarian in an academic or
research library; experience in library materials preparation, a
preservation program, or a conservation lab; experience with commercial
binding contracts and automated bindery functions; successful
supervisory experience; familiarity with emerging preservation
technologies and practices; demonstrated skills in preparing funding
requests and grant proposals.

Salary Range:  $28,000 - $34,000 (annual, dependent upon
qualifications). This is a tenure-track (12-month, continuing)
appointment available as soon as possible following the application

Application deadline/procedures for applying:  Applications postmarked
by July 11, 1994 will receive first consideration.  Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.  To apply, submit letter of
application, resume, copies of graduate transcripts, and names,
addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

    Sandra K. Gilliland
    Assistant to the Dean (for Personnel)
    University of Kansas Libraries
    502 Watson Library
    Lawrence, KS 66045-2800

For additional information, or a copy of the vacancy announcement,
e-mail sgillila [at] ukanvm__bitnet, or call 913-864-3601.  The University of
Kansas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

                   Conservation DistList Instance 8:2
                   Distributed: Friday, June 17, 1994
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Received on Tuesday, 14 June, 1994

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