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Subject: Position at University of North Carolina

Position at University of North Carolina

From: Andrew Hart <ashart>
Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Assistant Preservation Librarian
Position at University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill
Available immediately

Reporting to the Preservation Librarian, the Assistant Preservation
Librarian manages operations, staff, and budget for the Imaging and
Photographic Services Section, which includes 3 full-time staff, 1
FTE student assistants and facilities for in-house production of
microfilm, preservation photocopies, photographic reproductions, and
digital images.  The Assistant Preservation Librarian works with
selectors and curators in general and special collections to
identify materials for reformatting; contributes leadership for
developing digital imaging services and establishing policies and
procedures for preserving materials originally created in digital
formats; conducts condition assessment projects; and participates in
disaster preparedness and recovery, education and outreach, and
overall management of the Preservation Department. In addition to
internal preservation projects, the Imaging and Photographic
Services Section serves other libraries in the region and reproduces
rare and fragile library materials requested by patrons.

Qualifications: Required:  ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library
Science; demonstrated interest in preservation; demonstrated ability
to plan, organize, and carry out projects; excellent oral and
written communication skills; ability to work under minimal
supervision; ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with colleagues, staff, faculty and the public.

Preferred:  Certificate in preservation administration; working
experience in preservation, still photography, microfilm production,
and digital imaging; supervisory experience; knowledge of formal
standards for preservation reformatting; project management

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 twelve-month academic librarian
appointment with a minimum salary of $33,000. Standard State
benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or TIAA-CREF
retirement plan.  Librarians are members of the general faculty.

Review of applications will begin on November 12, 2001.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, send a letter of application, a resume and the names,
addresses and numbers of three references to:

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

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