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Subject: Position at Columbia

Position at Columbia

From: Janet Gertz <gertz>
Date: Monday, June 10, 2002
Supervisor of Binding and Shelf Preparation
Columbia University Libraries

Lib Spec I - Libraries, Morningside Campus
Full-Time, Officer grade 10

Summary Description: The incumbent reports to the Director for
Preservation and manages all activities of the Binding and Shelf
Processing unit relating to shelf preparation and bindery
preparation; supervises 6.5 full-time staff and GAs with
responsibility for work performance, interviewing, hiring and
evaluation; trains staff in all binding and shelf processing tasks;
revises binding slips; selects binding treatments and locates
materials in process; communicates with and trains other library
staff about binding and shelf preparation procedures and policies;
performs all processing tasks as needed to maintain productivity;
manages the commercial binding invoicing process by processing all
binding invoices and maintaining an online database of all invoices;
prepares reports on the status of individual binding accounts as
well as the overall binding budget; manages the commercial binding
operation through acting as the primary contact with commercial
binders; advises library staff on binding options; acts as a liaison
and problem-solver between vendors and library staff; assists with
investigating, testing and bringing into full operation systems for
computer; produces spine labels and binding slips; and assists in
other aspects of the CUL Preservation Program, as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.
Demonstrated supervisory experience required.  Ability to work with
bibliographic information in a variety of languages required.
Library experience and/or book binding experience preferred. Ability
to move heavy boxes and book trucks and ability to work with dusty
materials required. Knowledge of computer spreadsheet software

Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Available Immediately.

Send resume and list of 3 references to:

    libjobs [at] columbia__edu
    Fax: 212-854-1550

Reference Job ID 41614078.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:1
                   Distributed: Friday, June 14, 2002
                        Message Id: cdl-16-1-019
Received on Monday, 10 June, 2002

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