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Position at Illinois State University

From: Beth Schobernd <emschob<-a>
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Preservation Librarian
Illinois State University
Milner Library
Preservation Librarian

Preservation Librarian: Coordinates library's preservation program,
determines priorities as part of the total library service program.
Maintains a high level of technical expertise to insure effective
preservation and disaster response. Coordinates disaster prevention
activities, maintains the disaster preparedness plan, serves as the
disaster recovery leader.  Serves as chairperson of the library's
Preservation Committee.

Develops in-house physical treatment activities.  Develops
specifications for contract binding, preservation microfilming and
digitization, and directs the preparation of materials.  Develops
preservation training and awareness programs for staff and library
users.  Directs preservation personnel.  Directs activities for the
Milner Library Center for Conservation and Preservation.
Participates in departmental, library, and university governance.
Responsible for service desk assignments on weekends in public
service areas as scheduled, and for instruction activities as
appropriate.  Participates in research, scholarly and professional

University and Library: As Illinois' oldest public university,
Illinois State University offers an outstanding education to 17,500
undergraduates in 35 disciplines, and 2,500 graduate students in
diverse master's and doctoral programs. Illinois State is located in
Normal/Bloomington, a growing community of 100,000 three hours from
Chicago and Indianapolis and four hours from St. Louis.  Milner
Library supports ISU's academic programs with a service-focused
staff of 100, an institutional budget of nearly $7 million, and a
collection of over 1.6 million volumes.  Milner Library is woven
into the fabric of the campus at every level, appearing repeatedly
in the campus strategic plan, the campus facilities plan, and ISU
capital campaign plan--all evidence of ISU's commitment to
excellence in its library.

Qualifications required:  ALA-accredited master's degree in
library/information science. Knowledge, experience and/or
specialized training in the field of preservation and conservation,
including technical, physical, and bibliographic aspects.  Ability
to communicate well and establish rapport with professional and
support personnel in the Library and University community. Effective
management and supervisory skills.

Salary and benefits:  $40,000 at instructional assistant professor,
negotiable depending on education and qualifications.  24 days
vacation and 11 paid holidays per year.

Position Available:  August 1, 2005.

Application Deadline:  Initial review of applications will begin on
July 5, 2005, and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:  To assure full consideration submit letter, resume, and
names of 3 references to

    Access Services Library Faculty Search Committee
    Illinois State University
    Milner Library
    Campus Box 8900
    Normal, IL 61790-8900.

See <URL:> for full

Illinois State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
university encouraging diversity.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:54
                   Distributed: Friday, May 20, 2005
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Received on Wednesday, 18 May, 2005

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