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Subject: Position at University of Delaware

Position at University of Delaware

From: Alfina Seelig <alfina>
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2000
Coordinator, Preservation Operations
University of Delaware

Coordinates the preservation program for the collections of the
Morris Library, the main library of the University of Delaware, and
4 branch libraries.  Duties include: supervises Conservation,
Bindery Preparation, and Shelf Preparation (4 full-time staff
members plus student assistants); works with other library units to
establish and maintain effective work flow, quality, and standards,
and to streamline procedures for identifying, evaluating, and
routing materials for preservation treatment; conducts staff
training and appropriate user education regarding  preservation
issues; coordinates disaster preparedness and response; establishes
and maintains effective relations with service suppliers and
vendors; represents the Library in national and regional
preservation forums.  Reports to Assistant Director for Library

Qualifications:  ALA accredited MLS.  Strong oral and written
communication skills.  Ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with library staff at all levels.  Working
knowledge of basic and advanced library materials preservation
techniques, of assessing and sorting materials for preservation
treatment, and of the practice of preservation.

Salary:  Salary dependent upon experience; expect to fill at the
Assistant Librarian level.  Minimum $34,000.

Benefits:  Vacation of 22 working days. Liberal sick leave. Generous
flexible benefits program.  TIAA-CREF or Fidelity retirement with
11% of salary contributed by the University.  Tuition remission for
dependents and course fee waiver for employee.

To Apply:  Send letter of application, current resume, and the
names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to

    Paulv Anderson
    Assistant Director for Library Administrative Services
    University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE 19717-5267

To ensure consideration applications should be received by April 24,
2000. The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer
which encourages applications from minority groups and women. More
information about the University of Delaware may be found on the
World Wide Web at: <URL:> or at

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:48
                  Distributed: Friday, March 24, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-48-044
Received on Wednesday, 15 March, 2000

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