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Subject: Position at University of Pittsburgh

Position at University of Pittsburgh

From: William K. Gentz <gentz+>
Date: Monday, August 9, 1999
Head, Preservation Department
University of Pittsburgh
University Library System

Faculty librarian position to direct and supervise the staff and
activities of the Preservation Department.  Responsibilities include
the In-House Book Repair Program, the Brittle Books Program,
Commercial Binding, and Disaster Planning as well as performing
conservation and preservation related work as necessary.  Develops
and manages large scale preservation and access projects, including
the use of digital technology.  Develops staff training programs in
preservation.  Explores funding sources and prepares grant
proposals. Reports to the Assistant University Librarian of the
University Library System.

Required: ALA-accredited MLS (or recognized foreign equivalent),
minimum two years post-MLS experience in preservation (or related
area).  Demonstrated ability to plan projects, write reports, and
communicate effectively. Ability to establish/maintain effective
working relationships with staff, users, and external organizations.
Knowledge of library materials preservation techniques, digital
technology, and experience in preservation administration.
Preferred:  Supervisory experience; experience in a research library
preservation program.

Salary:  $30,000 minimum.  Comprehensive benefits package.  To
apply, submit letter of application and resume with the
names/addresses/phone numbers of three references to:

    William Gentz
    Personnel Librarian
    271 Hillman Library
    University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Applications received by September 17, 1999 will receive primary

Full position
announcement available at:

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer.

William K. Gentz
Personnel Librarian
Administration and Planning
University Library System
University of Pittsburgh
271 Hillman Library
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
Fax: 412-648-7887

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:13
                 Distributed: Tuesday, August 10, 1999
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Received on Monday, 9 August, 1999

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