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Subject: Position at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Position at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

From: Andrew Hart <ashart>
Date: Friday, May 5, 2006
Preservation Reformatting and Projects Librarian
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

The Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks
an innovative librarian to advance and manage the reformatting
program in a well-established preservation department
<http://www.lib.unc.edu/preservation/overview.html>.

Reporting to the Preservation Librarian, the Preservation
Reformatting and Projects Librarian:

    *   Develops policies and procedures for analog, digital, and
        hybrid preservation reformatting;

    *   Develops projects collaboratively with collection managers
        in general and special collections, colleagues in digital
        library initiatives, and the library conservator;

    *   Manages use-driven selection for replacement and
        reformatting from general collections;

    *   Writes specifications for preservation microfilming,
        photocopying, and digitization processes carried out by
        library staff and external contractors;

    *   Manages reformatting budget, contracts, order preparation,
        tracking, and quality control;

    *   Assumes a central role in disaster preparedness;

    *   Contributes leadership and expertise for overall
        preservation administration and acts as department head in
        the Preservation Librarian's absence; and

    *   Supervises .5 FTE graduate assistants and a varying number
        of project-specific staff and student assistants.

Qualifications:

Required: Masters degree from an ALA-accredited program or an
equivalent graduate degree in archival preservation, conservation,
or a related field. Knowledge of current trends and best practices
in preservation reformatting. Ability to work effectively and
collaboratively with colleagues; excellent oral and written
communication skills.

Preferred: Formal and advanced study of preservation. Experience
with digital imaging technology, microfilming standards,
preservation metadata, and demonstrated aptitude for project
management.

The University of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer
and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.

Salary and Benefits: This is a twelve-month academic librarian
appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and
State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic
status and are members of the faculty council.

Deadline for Application: Review of applications will begin on June
2, 2006. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply, send a letter of application, a resume and the names,
addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:

    Preservation Reformatting and Projects Librarian
    c/o Mari E. Marsh
    Director of Library Personnel
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    CB #3900, 206 Davis Library
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Andrew Hart
Preservation Librarian
CB#3910, Davis Library
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890
919-962-8047
Fax 919-962-4450

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