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Position at Wellesley

From: Sue Leong <sleong>
Date: Thursday, February 15, 2001
Preservation and Collection Management Specialist
Wellesley College

As a member of the Library Collection Management Group, the
Preservation Specialist draws upon direct experience with the full
range of practices that build and manage the Library's collections
to provide leadership for the Library's well-established
preservation program.

    *   Plans, coordinates and implements effective preservation
        programs for both general and special collections (including
        the College Archives).

    *   Works with all Library groups to provide training, guidance,
        analysis and coordination of the Library's collection
        security, maintenance, preservation treatment and
        disaster-response efforts.

    *   Collaborates closely with the Senior Library
        Associate/Conservation to integrate preservation goals and
        developments into the processes of the Library's
        state-of-the-art conservation facility.

    *   Provides guidance in the application of emerging
        technologies, including digital preservation, to local
        preservation problems.

    *   Also serves as a subject specialist with responsibility for
        selecting materials in all formats for specific subject
        areas.

    *   Acts as the Library's primary contact with students and
        faculty in related departments and programs to ensure their
        basic library information and research needs are sustained
        through local or remote resources.

Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS or other advanced academic degree,
and 3-5 years of experience in academic libraries, with a minimum of
2 years in preservation administration. Training and experience in
library preservation required; knowledge of best practice in the
care and treatment of large paper-based collections as well as
non-print resources. Exceptional communication, group and analytical
skills, ability to work independently and in a collaborative group
environment; demonstrated interest in developing and delivering
innovative user-focused services; academic background in the
humanities preferred; reading knowledge of one or more languages
helpful.

If interested, send cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources Office,
    Wellesley College,
    Wellesley, MA  02481
    working [at] wellesley__edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Wellesley College is an AA/EEO employer.

Sue Leong
Senior Library Associate/Conservation
781-283-3595


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