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Subject: Position at Notre Dame

Position at Notre Dame

From: Liz Dube <ldube>
Date: Monday, April 12, 2004
Preservation Imaging Librarian
University of Notre Dame

The University Libraries of Notre Dame seek a Preservation Imaging
Librarian to direct and manage their preservation reformatting
program. The preservation reformatting program comprises a
preservation microfilming grant project augmented by several ongoing
preservation reformatting initiatives. The Preservation Imaging
Librarian also collaborates on digital imaging projects throughout
the Libraries and provides leadership with respect to the
preservation of digital collections. The successful candidate may
also assist the Preservation Department Head in directing and
administering programs to preserve the University Libraries'
collections, including disaster preparedness and response, education
and outreach, grant writing, and other activities associated with
the overall management of the preservation department. The
Preservation Imaging Librarian participates in faculty and
professional activities at Notre Dame and in relevant professional
organizations. Engages in professional development, scholarship, and
service to the profession, with a commitment to continuing growth
and development.

Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library
program or foreign equivalent. One or more years of specialized
preservation reformatting experience. Knowledge of theory, technical
procedures, standards, and best practices for preservation
microfilming and digitization. Excellent oral, written, and
interpersonal communication skills. Project management skills,
supervisory skills, strong initiative and organizational skills, a
commitment to collaborating with library faculty and staff, and the
proven ability to solve problems constructively and create a
positive work environment.

Terms of Appointment: The position is a two year appointment to the
library faculty. The two year appointment represents phase one of a
larger three phase grant project. The University Libraries have
secured NEH funding to support the first phase and intend
re-application to complete the project. The position will be
continued for four additional years pending receipt of grant awards
for phases two and three.

Salary and Benefits: Rank and salary will be commensurate with
experience and qualifications. Librarians are non-tenure track
members of the faculty and earn 20 days vacation annually. The
University offers an excellent benefits package.

Environment: The University of Notre Dame is a national Catholic
teaching and research university enriched with a diversified
faculty, located in northern Indiana ninety miles from Chicago. On a
highly residential campus, approximately 8,200 undergraduate and
3,100 graduate students pursue a broad range of studies. The
University Libraries house over 2.6 million volumes within the main
Hesburgh Library and seven branch libraries and currently subscribe
to nearly 24,000 serials. The Libraries are led by a dynamic staff
of 198 which includes 48 librarians.

To Apply: For full consideration please send a cover letter and
resume including the names of three references by May 20, 2004 to:

    Michelle Stenberg
    Library Administrative Offices
    221 Hesburgh Library
    University of Notre Dame
    Notre Dame IN 46556

Applications may also be forwarded as email attachments to
stenberg.2 [at] nd__edu. Review of applications will begin on May 20,
2004. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Notre Dame is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer (M/F/V/D).

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Received on Monday, 12 April, 2004

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