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Subject: Position at Connecticut State Library

Position at Connecticut State Library

From: Lynne Newell <lnewell>
Date: Friday, June 19, 1998
The Connecticut State Library is now accepting applications for the
position of Preservation Librarian - Information Services Division.
This position is responsible for developing and implementing a
comprehensive preservation program for the State Library
collections, including preservation of materials in all formats,
reformatting, disaster preparedness, staff training, coordination of
preservation efforts with other units, and supervision of the
Conversation Lab and the Connecticut Newspaper Project.

The State Library is the library for state government, including the
Legislative and Judicial branches.  The Library acquires and
maintains comprehensive collections in law and legislation, public
policy, and Connecticut newspapers, history and genealogy.  The
Library is a full federal regional depository and is the Connecticut
documents depository.  The State Library agency includes the State
Archives, and provides public access and reference service for the

Qualifications:  A Masters Degree in Library Science or Information
Science from an ALA-accredited library school plus completion of a
formal program or internship in the preservation of research library
materials or equivalent, and three (3) years post graduate
professional employment in a preservation program in a library or
archive.  Experience in preservation, microfilming and/or digital
imaging projects preferred.  Applicants must possess considerable
knowledge of current conservation and preservation practices and
issues.  Knowledge of preservation technologies including digital
imaging and microfilming preferred.  Additional required skills and
abilities include: considerable interpersonal skills; considerable
oral and written communication skills; ability to analyze and solve
complex problems creatively; ability to use desktop applications
such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, web browser, and
e-mail; ability to supervise.

Starting salary:  $49,382 with annual performance-based increases to
$59,868 plus fringe benefits package.

Applications:  A position description with full duties and complete
qualifications is available upon request or you may visit the
Connecticut State Library web site at
<URL:>.  Please submit letter of
application with resume no later than July 31, 1998 to

    David Peck
    Human Resources/Affirmative Action Program Manager
    Connecticut State Library
    231 Capitol Avenue
    Hartford CT 06106

Applicant materials received by this date will be given first
consideration; applications will be considered until the position is
filled. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities,
veterans and older persons are encouraged to apply.  The Connecticut
State Library is an EEO/AA employer.

Lynne Newell
Director, Information Services Division
Connecticut State Library

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:5
                   Distributed: Friday, June 19, 1998
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Received on Friday, 19 June, 1998

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