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Position at Emory

From: Lars Meyer <lmeyer2>
Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2006
Audio and Visual Media Conservator
Emory University

Emory University Libraries invites applications for a professional
position from individuals with a background in a research library,
archives, or museum to provide a range of preservation and
reformatting services for sound recordings, moving images, and
photographic materials held primarily in special collections but
also in general circulating collections. The Conservator reports to
the Preservation Officer and serves all of the Emory University
Libraries which include the General Libraries and libraries for
health sciences, law, theology, business and Oxford College.

Key Responsibilities: The Audio and Visual Media Collections
Conservator in consultation with curators, archivists, and
librarians, will identify and prioritize materials in need of
conservation, stabilization and/or reformatting; perform condition
surveys; and develop action plans.  The Conservator will advise on
storage, care and handling, presentation/exhibition, and
reformatting options.  He/she will reformat or migrate materials
using analog and digital technologies and will stabilize and
re-house materials. Work will include the preparation of treatment
and project reports and the creation or recording of relevant
metadata.  The Conservator will identify vendors and develop RFPs
for equipment and services and will monitor contracts and budgets.
He/she will develop grant projects and participate in writing grant
proposals.  The Conservator will develop disaster preparedness and
recovery plans and participate in other preservation and
conservation initiatives.

Additional details and requirements are available at
<URL:http://web.library.emory.edu/services/hr/av_conservator.html>

Lars Meyer
Emory University Libraries
Atlanta, GA 30322
404-727-2437


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