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Subject: Position at NYU

Position at NYU

From: Paula De Stefano <paula.destefano>
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2002
Moving Image Preservation Specialist
New York University

The Preservation Department of New York University Libraries and the
Department of Cinema Studies in the Tisch School of the Arts seek a
Preservation Specialist  for a three-year, faculty, non-tenure track
appointment. The position will be responsible for developing a
preservation program for moving image collections held in New York
University Libraries, and will participate in the Tisch School's new
MA degree program in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation. This
joint appointment, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, starts
as early as June 2002. The moving image materials currently held in
New York University Libraries include: 8mm,16mm, 35mm, and video
(mostly VHS, some Beta). Some of these materials are unique copies.

Qualifications: formal training in moving image technology or
equivalent experience, together with extensive experience in moving
image archiving and preservation, including knowledge of the
recommended practices and guidelines for archival restoration and
transfer of moving images; strong organizational skills and
demonstrated ability to work independently and productively in a
fluid, complex organization and to communicate effectively both
verbally and in writing; commitment to the education of future
preservationists. Teaching experience desirable. Degrees in relevant
fields (eg. MLS, MA, MFA) desirable.

Excellent benefits package.  Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send a letter stating  your qualifications and your
curriculum vitae by January 15, 2001 to:

    Janet Koztowski
    Director, Human Resources
    NYU Libraries
    70 Washington Square South
    New York NY 10012

Applications received after January 15th will be considered until
the position is filled. NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer.

Paula De Stefano, Head, Preservation Dept.
Barbara Goldsmith Curator for Preservation
New York University Libraries

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:49
                Distributed: Saturday, January 12, 2002
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Received on Thursday, 10 January, 2002

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