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Subject: Position at Heckman Bindery

Position at Heckman Bindery

From: Brian Baird <brian_baird<-a>
Date: Friday, June 10, 2005
Heckman Bindery

Responsible for the daily operations of all Conservation functions.
These functions include the repair and restoration of rare or unique
volumes, construction of protective enclosures, pocket construction,
pamphlet binding, deacidification and encapsulation.  Consults
regularly with the Conservation Services Manager and the Director of
Preservation Services in planning, staffing, evaluating, organizing,
motivating, directing and controlling manufacturing functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Monitor delivery and
fulfillment of customer orders, managing quality, completeness and
costs to comply with minimum requirements set by budget and upper
management.  Provide oversight to the continuing effort to preserve
materials for future use.  Assess materials for repair and determine
appropriate treatment needs for the restoration of damaged
materials.  Make recommendations to customer service staff.
Organize workflow of projects.  Assist in reviewing and hiring new
associates to meet staffing needs.  Provide the Conservation
Services Manager with recommendations concerning the job performance
of associates.   Manage staff to ensure compliance to company
policies, practices, and rules, including LEAN-manufacturing goals,
and the AIC Code of Ethics.

Qualifications: Must be knowledgeable of conservation practices and
operate within the guidelines outlined in procedure manuals and
documentation.  The ability to interpret customer expectations and
communicate these expectations to production.  Previous library
experience; knowledge of bookbinding and preservation technologies
and practices; ability to set priorities, organize work and meet
deadlines; supervisory experience.  Excellent interpersonal skills;
excellent verbal and written communication skills. Computer
knowledge.  Must have excellent organizational and leadership skills
and be capable of functioning with moderate supervision.  Formal
conservation training and college education are preferred.

For more information see:
<URL:>. Send cover letter and
resume to

    Brian Baird
    Director of Preservation Services
    Heckman Bindery
    1010 North Sycamore Street
    PO Box 89
    North Manchester IN 46962

Direct questions to

    Brian Baird
    Director of Preservation Services
    800-334-3628 ext. 111
    brian_baird<-a t->heckmanbindery< . >com.

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2005.

Heckman Bindery is an EOE/AA Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:1
                 Distributed: Wednesday, June 15, 2005
                        Message Id: cdl-19-1-034
Received on Friday, 10 June, 2005

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