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Subject: Position at Dunedin Public Libraries

Position at Dunedin Public Libraries

From: Raewyn Morris <rmorris<-a>
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Preservation Team Leader
Dunedin Public Libraries
Dunedin New Zealand

Dunedin Public Libraries has library collections totalling over
700,000 items. Constant attention must be given to these collections
to ensure that they are in good condition for lending and reference.
The Moray Place Library is fortunate to have an in-house
Preservation Unit dedicated to hand bookbinding as well as
preventative and conservation treatments of these materials.

The Preservation Unit employs four full-time staff members as well
as one part- timer with further scope for expansion.  There is
currently a vacancy for a Preservation Team Leader who will be
responsible for the range of hand bookbinding and conservation
treatments applied to selected items in the Dunedin Public
Libraries' collections and for the effective management and
operation of the Preservation Unit (former Bindery). External work
for other institutions or individuals may be undertaken if

The successful applicant must have a qualification and background in
hand bookbinding and have the interest and capacity to learn and
apply new skills in conservation aspects of collection care such as
making enclosures for long term retention of vulnerable materials
and cradles for use in library exhibitions.

Communication, leadership and flexibility are attributes which are
keenly sought and anyone considering this position should be able to
clearly demonstrate their ability to meet these specifications from
previous experience.

The normal hours of work for this position are 40 hours per week
Monday - Friday to be worked between 8.00am - 5.30pm (negotiable).

Please forward your application to the Human Resources Advisor by
Friday 15 April 2005.

Further details and application form are available from the

    Customer Service Agency
    Civic Centre
    PO Box 5045, Dunedin
    +64 477 4000
    jobs<-a t->dcc< . >govt< . >nz

Raewyn Morris
Human Resources Advisor
Dunedin City Council
50 The Octagon
PO Box 5045, Dunedin
+64 3 4743534
Fax: +64 3 4743694

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Received on Tuesday, 8 March, 2005

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