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Subject: Position at Library of Congress

Position at Library of Congress

From: Mark Roosa <mroo>
Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2001
Chief, Conservation Division
Preservation Directorate
Library of Congress
Washington, DC

The Library of Congress is recruiting for a Chief to lead and manage
the work of the Conservation Division, one of the five divisions
that comprise the Preservation Directorate.  The Conservation
Division is staffed by approximately 30 conservators, conservation
technicians, interns, fellows, and volunteers working in the Book
and Paper Section and in the Preventive Conservation Section.

The Chief plans and directs the activities of the Conservation
Division and serves as a member of the decision making team for
preservation activities at the Library of Congress.  The Chief
establishes policies and procedures governing the preservation and
physical conservation of  rare books; manuscripts, maps, atlases,
prints and photographs, posters, drawings, other works of art on
paper; and non-book media such as moving image and audio
collections.  Applies an in-depth knowledge of the full range of
library conservation techniques to complex library decisions
affecting the long-term preservation and conservation of those
materials of greatest intrinsic value or historical significance.
Develops and maintains comprehensive emergency preparedness and
disaster recovery plans for all Library collection materials.
Provides technical advice to other libraries based on in-depth
knowledge of the nature of conservation problems.  Provides for the
professional development and advanced conservation training of
Library of Congress conservation staff and conservation interns
working at the Library. Compensation at the GS-1001-15 level
($87,864-$114,224 annually)

For a full description of the duties and responsibilities of this
position and application information, please see
<URL:> Application
Deadline: December 18, 2001. For more information, contact Mark
Roosa at mroo [at] loc__gov.

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