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Subject: Position at University of Maryland

Position at University of Maryland

From: Yvonne A. Carignan <yc38>
Date: Thursday, June 17, 1999
Librarian (Librarian I)
Assistant Department Head and Brittle Materials and Reformatting
Unit Head
Preservation Department, Technical Services
Division, McKeldin Library
University of Maryland Libraries

Associate Staff, Full Time (12 Month Appointment)
Salary:   Commensurate with experience and qualifications

The University of Maryland Libraries
<URL:> has undergone a major
reorganization to better meet the service mission of the Libraries.
In this dynamic academic setting, the Preservation Department has
grown to include a professional collections conservation program and
mass de-acidification initiative, in addition to ongoing programs in
brittle materials response, commercial bindery, reformatting, and
disaster salvage response.  Members of the Preservation Department
not only are responsible for meeting the preservation needs of the
six libraries on campus, but also participate in a new environment
which strives to facilitate organizational communication and foster
shared responsibility.

Responsibilities:  Assists the Preservation Department Head in
administering programs to preserve the collections of the UM
Libraries.  Develops and manages the program and unit devoted to
brittle materials response.  Manages the preservation reformatting
program for the Libraries, including preservation microfilming and
photocopying. Works with the disaster salvage program.  Supervises
the production manager to ensure efficient and high quality work-
flow in the production units of commercial bindery preparation and
mass de-acidification.  Assists in grant writing for preservation
projects throughout the Libraries. Cooperates with department head
to update and develop the department's Web site.

Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library
Science.  Experience:  Desirable: Three years of professional
experience, including supervision of staff and management, in an
academic or research library.  Experience in library or archival
preservation, and in managing preservation programs, especially
brittle materials and microfilming projects or programs.  Experience
in collection management.

Benefits:  22 days annual leave and 3 personal days; 14 paid
holidays; 15 days sick leave.  Employer contributes to health
insurance and retirement (State pension or TIAA-CREF), tuition

For full consideration, submit a cover letter and a resume and
names/addresses of three references by July 30, 1999.  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)

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

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:2
                   Distributed: Monday, June 21, 1999
                        Message Id: cdl-13-2-020
Received on Thursday, 17 June, 1999

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