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Subject: Position at New York Public Library

Position at New York Public Library

From: Evelyn Frangakis <efrangakis<-a>
Date: Friday, February 25, 2005
Field Service Librarian
Barbara Goldsmith Preservation Division
Collections Care Program
New York Public Library

The New York Public Library invites applications for the following
new preservation position: Field Service Librarian, Barbara
Goldsmith Preservation Division, Collections Care Program

Requirements: ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library and
Information Studies and an advanced certificate in preservation
administration or successfully demonstrated work experience in
preservation. Successfully demonstrated professional accomplishments
and extensive knowledge of preservation issues and current trends.
Successfully demonstrated experience developing, designing and
carrying out a wide variety of surveys and assessments and
developing and writing grants. Strong interpersonal and written and
oral communication skills. Strong project management and
interpersonal skills. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft
Word, database management and spreadsheets. Successfully
demonstrated ability to work in a large, complex and changing
environment with diverse staff and public. Knowledge of web design
and editing software preferred. Demonstrated experience in basic
book repair techniques preferred.

Description: Under the direction of the Head of Collections Care,
provides advisory support in the area of preservation for all
collections-holding divisions throughout the Research Libraries.
Designs and executes preservation needs assessments for collections;
develops, with curatorial staff, condition surveys; analyzes results
and makes recommendations regarding preservation. Develops and
carries out basic preservation education for Library staff and
patrons. Coordinates preservation outreach activities within the
Research Libraries including maintenance of the Preservation
Division web page. Serves as the preservation reference contact
internally to Library staff and to the general public. Coordinates
environmental monitoring for all Research Libraries facilities.
Assesses the impact of environmental conditions on a variety of
collections, and works with appropriate staff to make corrective
improvements. Coordinates integrated pest management programs for
all Research Libraries facilities. Coordinates the Research
Libraries' emergency preparedness and response programs. Provides
emergency response assistance throughout the Research Libraries.
Assists in the development of preservation projects. Assists with
grant or other outside-funded projects. Prepares statistical reports
as needed. Performs related duties as required.

Additional information about The New York Public Library, employment
opportunities, and benefits may be found at

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume via one of the
following options:

    Email should be sent to lsresumes<-a t->nypl< . >org with reference to job
    code LS-FSL in the subject line. When applying by email, cover
    letters and resumes should be sent as attachments. Attachments
    may be in a Microsoft Word or RTF (Rich Text Format).

    Post: The New York Public Library
    HR Dept
    Code LS-FSL 188
    Madison Ave 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10016
    Fax: 212-592-7327

For additional information, please contact:

    Evelyn Frangakis
    Aaron and Clara Greenhut Rabinowitz Chief Librarian for
    Barbara Goldsmith Preservation Division
    The New York Public Library
    Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10018
    Fax: 212-302-5328
    efrangakis<-a t->nypl< . >org

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:40
                 Distributed: Monday, February 28, 2005
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Received on Friday, 25 February, 2005

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