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Subject: Position at Cornell

Position at Cornell

From: Mary Ochs <mao4>
Date: Friday, May 7, 1999
Preservation Librarian
Cornell University, Mann University

Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library
system, is accepting applications for the position of Preservation

Responsibilities: Provide leadership and direction to the Library's
preservation efforts.  Manage preservation operations, set
priorities, and develop procedures and grant proposals for an active
preservation and conservation program.  Work closely with
conservation experts on campus and plan and coordinate activities
related to the National Preservation Plan.  Participate in
collection development, public services, and fund development

Qualifications:  MLS or equivalent degree from an accredited program
required. Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal
skills and commitment to service and professional development.
Experience in the use of information technologies and enthusiasm for
an innovative environment is important.  The individual will be
expected to develop expertise in existing and emerging technologies
for information delivery, as well as to lead and/or participate in
other innovative research projects.  Preferred qualifications
include: subject background or interest in agriculture, life
sciences or social sciences.

Environment: The Albert R. Mann Library provides innovative
information services for the 21st century and has achieved national
renown for its working electronic library.  Mann's collection of
agricultural, life sciences and related social sciences materials
serves the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the College of
Human Ecology, and the Divisions of Biological and Nutritional
Sciences at Cornell. Mann holds almost one million items in its
collection of print, microform, and digital materials and operates
an extensive digital library at Mann
Library is considered to be the premier agricultural and life
science library within an academic institution in the United States
and has won several national awards.  Our principal user population
numbers almost 10,000 and includes undergraduates, graduate
students, faculty, researchers, and staff.  Mann Library is the
second largest of 19 libraries that together constitute the Cornell
University Library.

Applications:  Requested by July 15, 1999; screening will begin
immediately and continue until positions are filled.  Send cover
letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses of 3
references to:

    Susan Markowitz, Director
    Library Human Resources
    201 Olin Library
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY 14853-5301

Cornell University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer strongly committed to diversity.  We value qualified
candidates who can bring to our community a variety of backgrounds
and experience.  Rank and salary are dependent on experience and

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:86
                   Distributed: Monday, May 10, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-86-031
Received on Friday, 7 May, 1999

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