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Subject: Position at University of Maryland

Position at University of Maryland

From: Yvonne A. Carignan <yc38>
Date: Monday, April 6, 1998
University of Maryland Libraries
Associate Staff Position Vacancy
Contractual Appointment

Title:       Program Manager (Conservator)
Location:    National Agricultural Library
Category:    Associate Staff, Part-Time. Contractual Appointment.
Salary:      Commensurate with experience

Responsibilities: One year contract appointment to participate in a
cooperative grant to work with the Preservation Officer on digital
initiatives and collections conservation at the National
Agricultural Library.

Qualifications: Required:  Advanced degree in conservation of
library and archival materials, or two years of comparable work
experience in a recognized conservation laboratory.  Demonstrated
ability to conserve general library books collections and special
collections materials. Demonstrated knowledge of the physical and
chemical nature of library and archival materials.  Knowledge of the
physical and chemical nature of library and archival materials; the
history of the book and paper making; conservation ethics,
principles, and practices, and their appropriate application. Strong
interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate
effectively both orally and in writing, strong analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to exercise sound

Experience: Desirable:  Conservation of archival and photographic
collections.  Ability to work with word processing and database
software. Familiarity with digital technologies.

Benefits: 22 days annual leave; 15 paid holidays; 15 days sick

For full consideration, submit resume and names/addresses of three
references by April 24, 1998.  Applications accepted until the
position is filled.  Send resume to: Ray Foster, Library Personnel
Services, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
20742-7011.  You may also fax your resume: 301-314-9960. Libraries
Web Address: <URL:>

The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Yvonne A. Carignan

                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:81
                  Distributed: Tuesday, April 7, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-81-019
Received on Monday, 6 April, 1998

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