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Position at Wellesley

From: Sue Leong <sleong>
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2001
Preservation Librarian
Wellesley College Library
<URL:http://www.wellesley.edu/Library>

As Preservation Librarian and a member of the Collection Management
Group, you will apply your preservation and library experience to
provide leadership for the Library's well-established preservation
program. You will plan, coordinate and implement effective
preservation programs for both general and special collections
including the College Archives; work with all Library workgroups to
provide training, analysis and coordination of the Library's
collection security, maintenance, preservation treatment and
disaster-response efforts; monitor conditions of materials in remote
storage; advise on the integration of preservation goals and
developments into the processes of the Library's state-of-the-art
conservation facility, and the application of emerging technologies,
including digital preservation, to local preservation problems. You
will also serve as a subject specialist with responsibilities for
selecting materials in all formats in several specific subject
areas, and act 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 relevant preservation and academic library
experience. Training and experience in library preservation
required; knowledge of 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 with a
good-humored, flexible approach to the complexities of the
workplace; demonstrated interest in developing and delivering
innovative user-focused services; academic background in the
humanities preferred; reading knowledge of one or more foreign
languages helpful.

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled. If interested, send cover
letter and resume to:

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

Wellesley College is an AA/EEO employer

Sue Leong
781-283-3595

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