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Subject: Position at University of Maryland

Position at University of Maryland

From: Yvonne Carignan <carignan>
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Bindery, End Processing Team Leader
University of Maryland Libraries

Responsibilities: Manages and supervises the University of Maryland
Libraries' Bindery, End Processing Team, a high volume production
unit within the Preservation Production Group.  Oversees a
time-sensitive workflow of approximately 70,000 pieces per year.
Ensures that production objectives are met within an established
time frame. Provides organizational and procedural analysis to
maximize efficiency of workflow.  Manages automation of workflow and
procedures including investigation, implementation, and maintenance
of online alternatives to manual practices.  Coordinates operations
of the Bindery, End Processing Team with other teams within the
Preservation Production Group and within the University of Maryland
Libraries.  Coordinates communication, and shipment and contract
implementation with vendors, and has budgetary responsibility over
vendor invoices.  Resolves problems and manages communication and
shipments of library materials with internal customers throughout
all divisions of the UM Libraries.  Supervises staff and students,
with hiring, training and performance review responsibilities.
Ensures that the Team's processes and procedures meet preservation

Qualifications and Experience:  Bachelor's degree is desired.  At
least two years of experience managing a high production workflow,
preferably in an academic library preservation program.  At least
two years of experience supervising staff.  Demonstrated management,
supervisory, and leadership skills.  Demonstrated ability to analyze
production-related issues and organize workflow to maximize
efficiency.  Demonstrated ability to evaluate automated systems in
terms of applications to bindery, end processing activities, and to
incorporate appropriate applications into workflow.  Demonstrated
ability to mange a broad variety of tasks in response to varying
time pressures with shifting priorities and changing constraints.
Good oral and written communication skills.  Evidence of ability to
interact collaboratively and work effectively with teams.  Evidence
of strong service orientation.  Demonstrated ability to present data
in easily comprehensive format using appropriate software, including
spreadsheets. General understanding of book structures and
preservation issues.

Applications:  For full consideration, submit a cover letter,
resume, and names/addresses of three references by January 10, 2005.
Applications accepted until position is filled.  Send to

    Ray Foster
    Library Personnel
    McKeldin Library
    University of Maryland
    College Park MD 20742-7011
    Fax: 301-314-9960
    gfernan1 [at] umd__edu

Yvonne Carignan
Preservation Production Group Leader
McKeldin Library
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Fax: 301-314-9971

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:27
                Distributed: Thursday, December 16, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-18-27-041
Received on Wednesday, 15 December, 2004

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