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Position at University of North Carolina

From: Andrew Hart <ashart>
Date: Monday, February 7, 2000
Preservation Assessment Librarian
July 1, 2000

The Preservation Assessment Librarian will conduct a series of
surveys and research projects in order to provide background
information for a comprehensive preservation plan in the Academic
Affairs Library.  Working with an advisory panel including the
Preservation Librarian, Conservator, and three collection managers,
the Preservation Assessment Librarian will design and carry out
condition surveys for selected collections throughout the main and
departmental libraries.  Survey data will be supplemented by
discussions with subject specialists regarding potential projects
and priorities for treatment.  Significant potential projects will
be researched for feasibility and cost estimates.  The Preservation
Assessment Librarian will draft a final report including
presentation and interpretation of survey data, synthesis of
collection manager and advisory panel discussions, and profiles of
potential projects.  As time permits, the Preservation Librarian may
assign other preservation projects.

Required:  ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library Science.  Formal
coursework in preservation or significant experience working in a
preservation department.  Demonstrated ability to plan, organize,
and carry out long-term projects.  Excellent oral and written
communication skills; ability to work independently and with a

Preferred:  Certificate in preservation administration.

For more information on the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill and our Libraries, check <URL:>.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer
and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

Salary and Benefits: This is a 12 month appointment with option for
an additional one year reappointment at an annual salary of $30,000.
Standard State benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or
TIAA-CREF retirement plan. Librarians are members of the general

Deadline for Application: Review of applications will begin on March
13, 2000.  Applications will be accepted until the position is

To Apply: All applications must be accompanied by one or more
writing samples.  In addition, send a letter of application, a
resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three
references to:

    Preservation Assessment Librarian
    Mari E. Marsh, Personnel Librarian
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    CB #3900, 206 Davis Library
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:43
                Distributed: Wednesday, February 9, 2000
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Received on Monday, 7 February, 2000

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