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Subject: Position at UCLA

Position at UCLA

From: Dawn Aveline <avelined<-a>
Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Head, Conservation Center
(Museum Scientist, Principal)
General Library

Salary: $4313 - $8510 monthly
Job Type: Career

Requisition Number: 20196


Reporting to the Preservation Officer, the Head, Conservation Center
leads and develops the Library Conservation Center (LCC) and
contributes expertise to the library's Preservation Program.  In
addition to managing the operation of the LCC and fostering its
growth, the incumbent performs a broad range of conservation
treatments for both special and circulating collections, prepares
materials for digitization or exhibition, participates in donor
development and fundraising, and consults with library staff
regarding conservation and preservation issues.  The incumbent is
responsible for the development and delivery of educational
programs, treatment documentation, and development of workflows and
projects to maintain or increase access to paper-based collections.
The incumbent is responsible for supervising 1 career FTE, and
interns and limited appointments.

The UCLA Library Preservation Program supports the Library's mission
to develop, organize, and preserve collections for optimal use,
provides stewardship for the intellectual record in the formats
required by contemporary scholars, and ensures the safekeeping of
the artifacts that are entrusted to the UCLA Library.  The UCLA
Library Preservation Program is responsible for coordinating and
managing the preservation operations of the Library, including
environmental monitoring, reformatting, disaster planning, library
binding, and physical preparation.  The Preservation Program
includes the Conservation Center, a state-of-the-art conservation
lab that provides conservation services for collections in all units
of the UCLA Library, along with the Audio Visual Preservation Unit,
that surveys, treats, and digitizes audiovisual materials.  The
Library Conservation Center is guided by the current best practices
of the book and paper conservation field and the Code of Ethics of
the American Institute for the Conservation of Artistic and Historic
works.  Preservation staff work in close coordination with library
units to plan and initiate new activities and services in response
to library preservation needs and emerging technology, research, and
developments in the preservation community.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2014

The complete posting, which includes the position description,
complete qualifications and application procedures, is available on
both the UCLA Career Opportunities Website at


and on the UCLA Library Employment and HR Website, at


Dawn Aveline
Preservation Officer
UCLA Library
11020 Kinross Avenue, Room 180
Los Angeles, California 90095

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