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Position at Duke University

From: Winston Atkins <winston.atkins>
Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2001
Collections Conservator
Duke University Libraries

Full position description available at

The Preservation Department of the Duke University Libraries seeks a
creative, energetic, and skilled Collections Conservator to develop
and manage its Collection Repair and Conservation Program, a new
initiative begun in 2000. The Conservator is responsible for
overseeing the physical care of a wide range of research materials
from the Perkins Library System which includes the Rare Book,
Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. The position provides
an excellent opportunity to establish a program dedicated to
maintaining a significant research collection and to contribute
significantly to the development of the Preservation Department's
philosophy and goals.

Required:  Master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited
program, or master's degree in conservation of library or archival
materials, or equivalent training and experience; at least two years
of conservation experience; knowledge of current conservation
principles, practices, and procedures; demonstrated ability to work
independently and productively in a changing environment; strong
organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication
skills. Highly desirable: experience in conservation of archival
collections; supervisory experience.

Salary and rank dependent on qualifications and experience; minimums
are $34,800 for Assistant Librarian; $37,300 for Senior Assistant
Librarian; $40,650 for Associate Librarian; $46,750 for Librarian.
Send cover letter, detailed resume, and the names, addresses (mail
and e-mail), and telephone numbers of three references to:

    Sharon A. Sullivan
    Director, Personnel Services
    Perkins Library
    Box 90194
    Duke University
    Durham, NC 27708

Review of applications will begin in latter July and continue until
the position is filled. Duke University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Perkins Library System
has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively
seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.

Winston Atkins
Preservation Department
Box 90193
Perkins Library, Duke University

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