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Position at Rutgers

From: Ron Becker <rbecker>
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 1999
Rutgers University Libraries

Reporting to the head of Special Collections, plans and administers
the university's preservation program for rare books, manuscripts,
university archives and other rare, unique and valuable collections.
Manages the preservation laboratory and performs preservation
treatments.  Uses and maintains sophisticated equipment.  Trains and
supervises preservation staff, educates library staff on the proper
care of library materials and provides workshops on preservation
techniques for colleagues and interested professionals.  With the
head of Special Collections and other colleagues, determines
preservation projects for external funding and develops grant
proposals for such projects. Responsible for preservation concerns
of gallery exhibitions and for collection management activities.
Represents the unit on various committees.  Keeps current on new
technology in the field.

Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of
experience administering a preservation laboratory, including bench
work, planning, managing, training, and preferably, serving as a
principal investigator on externally funded projects.  Must have
excellent organizational, communication, and teaching skills. A
master of library science or related field is preferred.  Skills
related to digitization of library materials, general computer, and
using databases for compiling statistical information are desired.

It is anticipated that the position will be filled by August 1st.  The
minimum salary is $38,220 and includes all state health and retirement
benefits, and Rutgers tuition remission.  To apply, please send a
resume, cover letter, and names/address/phone of three references
by June 23rd to

    Ronald L. Becker
    Head, Special Collections
    Rutgers University Libraries
    169 College Avenue
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163
    Fax: 732-932-7012
    rbecker [at] rci__rutgers__edu

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:1
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 16, 1999
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Received on Wednesday, 9 June, 1999

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