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Subject: Position at Columbia

Position at Columbia

From: Janet Gertz <gertz>
Date: Wednesday, May 1, 1996
Columbia University Libraries
Project Coordinator,
Modern, Economic and Social History Project, Phase 2
Temporary Position, 19 Months

Reporting to the Director for Preservation, this position has
primary responsibility for managing a multi-year microfilming
preservation project, including supervising and training project
staff who perform bibliographic searching, circulation procedures,
and physical preparation of volumes, determine appropriate
treatments, prospectively catalog titles on OCLC, and perform
quality control inspection; monitoring and coordinating workflow of
all participating units; monitoring and coordinating workflow of
external vendors to maintain productivity and ensure that proper
standards and procedures are followed; maintaining statistics and
preparing progress and statistical reports; problem solving; and
related responsibilities.

In addition to an accredited MLS, requirements are:  at least one
year professional experience in preservation at a large research
library or similar institution; aptitude for analytical work and
strong organizational skills as demonstrated through previous
relevant experience; formal training or equivalent experience in
preservation; ability to work with staff at all levels in a fluid,
complex organization and to communicate effectively verbally and in
writing; knowledge of preservation microfilming policies and
procedures; knowledge of OCLC; working knowledge of French or
German.  Preferred qualifications include:  experience with
technical processing in a large library environment; previous
supervisory experience; experience with electronic spreadsheets,
cost modeling, management statistics, and/or budgeting.

Salary ranges (which will increase 7/1/96) are currently: Librarian
I:  $34,000 - $44,200;  Librarian II:  $36,000 - $48,600. Excellent
benefits include assistance with University housing and tuition
exemption for self and family.

Send resume, listing names, addresses and phone numbers of three
references, to:  Kathleen Mechanic, Asst. Vice President for Human
Resources, Box 35 Butler Library, Columbia University, 535 West
114th Street, New York,  NY  10027.  Applications received by
6/30/96 will receive priority consideration; applications accepted
until position is filled.  State title of "Project Coordinator" in
cover letter.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:73
                    Distributed: Sunday, May 5, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-73-021
Received on Wednesday, 1 May, 1996

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