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Subject: Position at Columbia University

Position at Columbia University

From: Janet Gertz <gertz>
Date: Wednesday, December 18, 1996
Columbia University Libraries
Head, Preservation Reformatting Department

Responsibility for managing the preservation reformatting program,
including microfilming, digitization, and other technologies. Duties
include:  writing and monitoring contracts with filming,
digitization, photocopy and photography vendors; managing grant-
funded projects; supervision of technical staff who microfilm,
digitize, and photograph materials and perform quality control; and
supervision of staff who prepare materials for reformatting
(establishing bibliographic control, targeting, collating, and
physical preparation).  Responsibilities also include coordinating
pre- and post-filming procedures; management of the customer order
program for microfilm and still photography; and assisting in all
aspects of Preservation Program, including training, publications,
committees, disaster prevention and recovery, and system-wide
planning for preservation.

Requirements are:  knowledge of preservation microfilming and
digitization policies and technical procedures, with 1 year of
experience in a microfilming operation or other relevant
professional preservation experience required; knowledge of
bibliographic control of microforms and current preservation trends,
especially electronic applications; ability to work in a fluid,
complex organization and to communicate effectively both verbally
and in writing.  Formal study of preservation and supervisory
experience in a large academic library are desirable. An accredited
MLS or equivalent experience, and knowledge of one or more foreign
languages are also required.

Salary minima are:  Librarian I:  $35,000;  Librarian II:  $37,500.
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:  Jane Hunt, Human Resources Office, Box 35 Butler
Library, Columbia University, 535 West 114th Street, New York, NY
10027.  Cover letter must specify Job #97-10.  Deadline for
applications is March 15, 1997.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:59
                 Distributed: Monday, December 30, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-59-011
Received on Wednesday, 18 December, 1996

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