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Subject: Position at Amigos

Position at Amigos

From: Rebecca Elder <rebeccaelder<-a>
Date: Monday, January 24, 2005
Amigos Imaging and Preservation Service

Position Responsibilities: Plan and administer the activities of the
Amigos Imaging and Preservation Service (IPS) under guidelines
established by a grant from the National Endowment for the
Humanities (NEH), the IPS Advisory Council, and Director of Special
Projects. Activities include supervision of staff, developing and
executing market strategies, training and coordination of
individuals who conduct training classes having to do with
preservation and disaster preparedness, seeking grants and related
funding to support the unit, act as liaison with the state archives
in the Amigos five-state operating region, and represent Amigos at
local, regional, and national activities.

Work Schedule:
    Regular business hours
    Monday through Friday
    8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location: Dallas area
Position Requirements

    Required: M.L.S. from an ALA accredited library school or
    certificate in archival administration required.

    Desirable: certificate in preservation administration.

    Required: minimum of five years' professional experience as
    manager of a complex program, including knowledge and experience
    in preservation and digital imaging programs for libraries and
    other cultural institutions.

    Desirable: experience in grant writing and administration.

Skills: Demonstrated planning, coordinating, writing, speaking
    skills; competence as an instructor and consultant.

Traits: Ability to work well under pressure to meet schedules and
goals; well organized and open to new ideas and different ways of
doing things; flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances;
excellent people and listening skills for building relationships
with libraries, museums, and related organizations throughout the

Other:  Must have a valid Texas drivers license, a reliable
automobile and state-required minimum car insurance.

Travel:  Approximately 40% of a normal work week, some weekends.

Compensation: $45,000 to $55,000 per year, depending on
qualifications, plus benefits. Amigos provides an excellent benefits
package for staff, including medical, dental, and life insurance
paid by Amigos. After one year of continuous employment, staff
members are eligible to participate in long-term disability and
retirement benefits paid by Amigos. Staff may purchase additional
dependent coverage through pre-tax payroll deductions. Cancer,
intensive care, and long-term care policies are available as well as
125C options for dependent care and medical reimbursement.
Additional benefits include 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 12
paid holidays per year.

To apply:
Send a letter of application and resume to:

    Amigos Library Services
    Attn: Judy Klote
    14400 Midway Road
    Dallas TX 75244-3509
    Fax: 972-991-9180, Attn: Judy Klote
    klote<-a t->amigos< . >org

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:35
                 Distributed: Friday, January 28, 2005
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Received on Monday, 24 January, 2005

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