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Deadline extended



                      Subject:                              Time:  10:58 AM
  OFFICE MEMO         Deadline extended                     Date:  5/1/96

Please  note that the deadline for the half-time preservation position listed
below has been extended to May 10, 1996.  Also, please excuse the cross
posting. Thank you.
Dina Schoonmaker

Preservation Librarian, Oberlin College

The Oberlin College Library welcomes applications for the position of
Preservation Librarian.  This is a 12 month, half-time Administrative and
Professional Staff position reporting to the Director of Libraries.

Available: Summer 1996

Responsibilities:
Responsible for coordinating and supervising preservation and conservation
programs and policies for the library system, including preservation education
for staff and users, disaster preparedness, a conservation mending lab for
circulating and rare materials, and a reformatting and deacidification
program.  Supervises two part-time assistants plus student workers.  Interacts
with library staff in all departments and serves on library committees.  Helps
to write grant proposals and is active in regional and national preservation
and conservation organizations.

Qualifications:
MLS from an ALA accredited library school or the equivalent in training or
experience;  knowledge and proficiency in library preservation and
conservation; demonstrated supervisory ability;  ability to work independently
and with others in supporting a team approach; evidence of initiative,
creativity, and resourcefulness in past activities; strong service
orientation; strong planning and organizational skills; commitment to
professional development.

Compensation:
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent
benefits package.

To apply:
Applications received by May 10, 1996 will be given preference; late
applications may be considered until the position is filled.  Send letter of
application, resume, and addresses and telephone numbers of three references
to:  Preservation Search Committee, Oberlin College Library, Oberlin, OH
44074.

Oberlin College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.


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