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Position at University of Colorado at Boulder

From: Roberta Brown-Jones <brownjon>
Date: Friday, October 26, 2001
Preservation Librarian
University of Colorado at Boulder

The faculty director of the Preservation Department reports to the
associate director for Technical Services.  The faculty director
holds substantive responsibility for development and oversight of
Libraries policies and programs regarding preservation of library
materials and manages a department of approximately nine f.t.e.
support staff plus student assistants who perform all phases of
physical preparation and preservation treatment of materials for the
Libraries collections, including marking, mending, binding
preparation, pamphlet binding, preservation review, disposition of
materials, and reformatting.  The University Libraries has recently
reorganized Technical Services and is engaged in a library-wide
strategic planning effort.  The Libraries has an active offsite
storage program and is involved in planning for renovation of the
current library building.  This is a tenure-track position.  In
keeping with the tenure standards of the University of Colorado at
Boulder, a significant part of the responsibilities include research
and creative work and a commitment to service.

Required Qualifications:  Master's degree from an ALA-accredited
program by June 1, 2002.  Three years' experience at the
professional or paraprofessional level in materials preparation,
preservation or related areas; familiarity with library preservation
practice, including both physical and bibliographic aspects;
supervisory skills; ability to work effectively with staff at all
levels throughout the organization; planning, oral, and written
communication skills; familiarity with relevant library automation;
potential for scholarly and service contributions.

Desirable Qualifications:  Professional experience in a research
library in materials preparation and preservation; specialized
education or training in preservation; successful planning and
implementation of special projects; experience with any of the
following:  commercial binding contracts, emergency preparedness,
environmental control, disaster recovery, off-site storage projects;
familiarity with library automation for bindery functions;
familiarity with digital reformatting techniques; demonstrated
achievement in scholarly and service activities.

Appointment and Salary:  The University of Colorado at Boulder is
committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Preference will be given to candidates at the assistant professor
rank, but candidates at all levels will be considered.  Starting
salary range will be $48,000 to $54,000.  Benefits include 22
working days vacation, 10 paid holidays, liberal sick leave,
University group health care plans, group life insurance, TIAA/CREF
retirement/annuity, and research support.  Tenured librarians are
eligible for sabbatical leaves.

Application Procedure:  Review of applications and nominations will
begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. It
is suggested that applications be on file with the search committee
by December 1, 2001. Send letter of application specifically
addressing required and desirable qualifications for the position;
resume; names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references

    Scott Seaman
    Associate Director for Administrative Services
    University Libraries
    184 UCB
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    Boulder, CO 80309-0184

The University of Colorado at Boulder is committed to diversity and
equality in education and employment.

Roberta Brown-Jones
University Libraries/Administrative Services
University of Colorado at Boulder
184 UCB
Boulder, CO  80309
Fax: 303-492-1881

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:35
                 Distributed: Monday, October 29, 2001
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Received on Friday, 26 October, 2001

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