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Subject: Position at University of North Carolina

Position at University of North Carolina

From: Jan Paris <jparis>
Date: Monday, November 14, 1994
Preservation Librarian
Available:  May 1, 1995


    The Academic Affairs Libraries of the University of North Carolina
    at Chapel Hill invite applications for the new post of Preservation
    Librarian.  The Libraries, which hold over 4 million printed
    volumes, 3.4 million microforms, and 39,000 serials, acquire over
    100,000 volumes annually.  The Preservation Librarian administers
    the preservation program for the general collections in Davis
    Library, the Undergraduate Library, and ten departmental libraries.
    He or she works with bibliographers and selectors to set policies
    and establish procedures; administers the preservation replacement
    and reformatting program; supervises commercial binding, shelf
    preparation, and general collections repair activities; prepares
    budget requests and preservation statistics. He or she coordinates
    library-wide staff/user education programs; is responsible for
    disaster preparedness plans; maintains the environmental monitoring
    program; and works with Wilson Library Special Collections
    preservation staff as appropriate.  He or she participates in local,
    regional, and national preservation activities.  This position
    supervises 5 FTE binding and repair staff; it reports to the Head of
    the Collection Development Department.


    REQUIRED.  M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited Library School; relevant
    preservation experience in an academic or research library;
    extensive knowledge of preservation issues and practices;
    supervisory experience; a record of participation at the state,
    regional, or national level.

    DESIRED.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
    demonstrated leadership ability; substantial knowledge of commercial
    binding and repair options.

Salary and Benefits:

    This is a twelve-month academic appointment with a minimum salary of
    $30,000 and standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and
    state or TIAA-CREF retirement plan.

Deadline for Application:

    Review of applications will begin January 3, 1995 and continue until
    the position is filled.

To apply:

    Send application letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and
    telephone numbers of three references to Barbara A. Delon, Library
    Personnel Officer, CB# 3900, Davis Library, University of North
    Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890.


                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:38
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Received on Monday, 14 November, 1994

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