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Subject: Position at SUNY Albany

Position at SUNY Albany

From: Barbara Lilley <blilley>
Date: Monday, April 22, 1996
Preservation Librarian

Responsibilities: Plans, organizes and implements the University at
Albany, State University of New York, University Libraries'
Preservation Program, employing a variety of techniques for
preservation and reformatting. Manages state-funded budget and
grants; supervises conservator, clerk and student assistants.
Participates in planning and implementing New York State Research
Libraries consortial projects, including digitization and mass
deacidification.  Advises library administration on planning and
policies for collection preservation. Provides preservation and
disaster preparedness education for staff and library users.
Prepares grant proposals.  Works with circulation staff, special
collections and collection development librarians to identify
candidates for conservation treatment and reformatting.  Coordinates
preservation activities with those of Physical Processing and
Bindery Department.

Reports to the Assistant Director for Collection Development.
Research, publication and service to the Libraries, the University,
and the profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing
appointment and promotion.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school, advanced
training in library conservation/preservation, budget management and
supervisory experience are required.  Demonstrated oral and written
communication skills, ability to manage projects, excellent
interpersonal skills, and strong service orientation are essential.
Familiarity with commercial binding, microform production, digital
imaging, and other new technologies is preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.  Minimum

Terms & Benefits: Twelve month appointment; sick leave and annual
leave [at] 1__25 days each per month; health insurance, major medical or
Health Maintenance Organization and dental.  Social Security
coverage.   TIAA/CREF or New York State Teachers Retirement
available (employee contribution rate = 3%).

Apply to:

    Christine M. Travis
    Library Personnel Officer
    University Libraries - UL 112
    University at Albany
    State University of New York
    1400 Washington Avenue
    Albany, New York 12222

Deadline: Review of letters of application and resumes will begin
May 24, 1996.  Please include the names, addresses, and phone
numbers of three references that may be contacted.

The University at Albany, State University of New York is An Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Applications from women, minority
persons, handicapped persons, special disabled and Vietnam era veterans are
especially welcome.

The Libraries' home page can be viewed at

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:72
                  Distributed: Friday, April 26, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-72-014
Received on Monday, 22 April, 1996

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