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Position at Oberlin

From: Dina Schoonmaker <dina_schoonmaker>
Date: Friday, March 22, 1996
Preservation Librarian
Oberlin College

The Oberlin College Library welcomes applications for the position
of Preservation Librarian.  This is a 12 month, half-time
Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the
Director of Libraries.

Available: Summer 1996

Responsibilities: Responsible for coordinating and supervising
preservation and conservation programs and policies for the library
system, including preservation education for staff and users,
disaster preparedness, a conservation mending lab for circulating
and rare materials, and a reformatting and deacidification program.
Supervises two part-time assistants plus student workers.  Interacts
with library staff in all departments and serves on library
committees.  Helps to write grant proposals and is active in
regional and national preservation and conservation organizations.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited library school or the
equivalent in training or experience;  knowledge and proficiency in
library preservation and conservation; demonstrated supervisory
ability;  ability to work independently and with others in
supporting a team approach; evidence of initiative, creativity, and
resourcefulness in past activities; strong service orientation;
strong planning and organizational skills; commitment to
professional development.

Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications
and experience.  Excellent benefits package.

To apply:
Applications received by April 30, 1996 will be given preference; late
applications may be considered until the position is filled.  Send letter of
application, resume, and addresses and telephone numbers of three references

    Preservation Search Committee
    Oberlin College Library
    Oberlin, OH 44074

Oberlin College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

More information about Oberlin College and the library
is available at

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:66
                  Distributed: Monday, March 25, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-66-025
Received on Friday, 22 March, 1996

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