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Subject: Position at Harvard

Position at Harvard

From: Morrow Carolyn <morrow_carolyn1>
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 1994
Harvard University Library
Malloy-Rabinowitz Preservation Librarian

Harvard University is seeking a senior professional to fill the position
of Malloy-Rabinowitz Preservation Librarian in the Harvard University
Library and in the Harvard College Library.  The position is responsible
for coordinating and administering programs and services to meet the
preservation needs of Harvard's decentralized system of libraries.

In FY 1994, Harvard's preservation program involved over 100 staff
engaged in preservation activities University-wide and expenditures of
$4 million.  In the Harvard University Library, the Preservation
Librarian administers the Preservation Office, which coordinates
preservation information and policy University-wide, develops and
manages externally funded preservation and access projects (17 FTE), and
operates Harvard's conservation laboratory for materials with
artifactual value (4 FTE).  In the Harvard College Library, the
Preservation Librarian advises the Associate Librarians and Library
Heads on preservation policy, develops services for HCL libraries,
administers a use-driven program for Widener Library (15 FTE), and
operates Photographic Services, providing high quality reprographic
services to all Harvard libraries (15 FTE).

The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills for the
continued development of a state-of-the-art preservation program;
knowledge of national preservation trends and of current preservation
technologies and services. Good communication skills are required and the
ability to foster a cooperative environment.  An MLS (or equivalent) and
five years of increasingly responsible managerial experience in a
research library preservation program preferred; knowledge of scholarly
communication patterns; understanding of the research environment; and
evidence of planning and program development skills.

Salary minimum: $54,200

Interviews will begin in September, and resumes will be received until
the successful candidate has been identified.

Resumes and names of three references to search committee chair:

    Barbara Graham
    Associate Director for Administration and Programs
    Harvard University Library
    Wadsworth House
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Harvard is an equal employment opportunity employer.

                   Conservation DistList Instance 8:9
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Received on Tuesday, 19 July, 1994

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