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Subject: Position at NEDCC

Position at NEDCC

From: Donia Conn <dconn<-a>
Date: Monday, April 7, 2008
NEDCC Seeks Director of Digital Services
The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) seeks a Director
of Digital Services responsible for coordinating digital production,
developing new services, and providing education and consultation in
conjunction with NEDCC's well-established Field Service Program.

Primary responsibilities:

    Digital Production: Oversees production, including workflow,
    pricing structure, quality control, and hardware and software
    purchases; addresses staff training needs; determines the
    Center's product mix and outsourcing needs, developing and
    implementing new services as needed; in consultation with the
    Executive Director, engages in long-range planning for the
    digital lab.

    Marketing: Conducts market research on clients' evolving needs;
    evaluates client satisfaction; helps potential clients plan
    digital projects and develop specifications; helps potential
    clients identify funding sources.

    Outreach: Shapes and manages NEDCC's digital conferences and
    workshops; identifies needs for new training programs and
    publications; develops new technical leaflets and tools about
    digital preservation, standards, and best practices; coordinates
    grant projects and other initiatives; represents NEDCC in the
    digital library/technology community and at professional

Position requirements: An advanced degree in librarianship,
archives, preservation, or IT; three years' relevant institutional
expertise; excellent knowledge of digital standards and best
practices; IT skills; strong production management skills and
supervisory experience; demonstrated marketing ability; demonstrated
effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

About NEDCC: Founded in 1973, the Northeast Document Conservation
Center is a nonprofit, regional conservation center located in
Andover, Massachusetts, specializing in preservation of paper-based
materials. Its services include paper, book, and photograph
conservation; preservation microfilming; photograph duplication;
digitization of visual materials; surveys and consultations;
disaster assistance; and workshops and conferences. For more
information, visit


The Director of Digital Services reports to the Executive Director,
supervises the staff of the digital imaging and microfilming labs,
and functions as a member of the Center's senior staff. Salary and
benefits are competitive. NEDCC is an equal opportunity employer.
This position will remain open until filled.

Applications received by April 30, 2008 will receive first
consideration. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and
three professional references to:

    Maureen Lieurance
    Northeast Document Conservation Center
    100 Brickstone Square
    Andover, MA  01810
    Fax: 978-475-6021
    mlieurance<-a t->nedcc< . >org

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