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Position at Johns Hopkins

From: Sophia Jordan <sjordan>
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2006
Preservation Coordinator
Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries is seeking a
dynamic and enthusiastic person to fill a permanent full-time (37.5
hours per week) professional position as Preservation Coordinator.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established
preservation program at a world-renowned university.   Under the
Leadership of the Director of Preservation, the Preservation
Coordinator serves as liaison on behalf of the Director with other
library and JHU departments.

The Preservation Coordinator conducts ad hoc research for strategic
preservation planning, works collaboratively with subject
librarians, technical services staff, and conservation staff to
implement collection assessment and treatment priorities.  The
position assists in developing and coordinating preservation
workshops; managing the department's intern and volunteer programs;
managing vendor relations; developing and coordinating preservation
training and awareness programs for staff; developing statistical
and survey instruments; and maintaining the disaster preparedness
and recovery plan.

The incumbent serves in system-wide committees and projects as
appropriate.   The Sheridan Libraries encompass the Milton S.
Eisenhower Library and its collections at the John Work Garrett
Library, the George Peabody Library, and the Albert D. Hutzler
Undergraduate Reading Room. It's primary constituency is the
students and faculty in the schools of Arts and Sciences,
Engineering, and Professional Studies in Business and Education. A
key partner in the academic enterprise, the library is a leader in
the innovative application of information technology and has
implemented notable diversity and organizational development

The Sheridan Libraries are strongly committed to diversity. A
strategic goal of the Libraries is to "work toward achieving
diversity when recruiting new and promoting existing staff." The
Libraries prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and

Qualifications: Masters degree in Library Science or a Masters of
Fine Arts.  Minimum two years hands-on experience in a preservation
or conservation department with demonstrated knowledge of
preservation and conservation issues.  Strong written and oral
communication skills, problem solving skills, and proven ability to
evaluate priorities and work independently. Demonstrated knowledge
of computer software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite and

Grade:  41
Requisition #24582,
Salary Range: $ 42,545-$48,400
Homewood Campus
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218

Persons interested in applying are invited to visit
<URL:> and click on the right sidebar under

Sophia K. Jordan-Mowery
Joseph Ruzicka and Marie Ruzicka Feldmann
Director of Library Preservation
The Sheridan Libraries
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
Fax: 410-516-4355

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:2
                   Distributed: Monday, July 3, 2006
                        Message Id: cdl-20-2-029
Received on Thursday, 29 June, 2006

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