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Position at New York Public Library

From: Kristin Nordfors <knordfors>
Date: Wednesday, June 10, 1998
The Aaron and Clara Greenhut Rabinowitz Chief Librarian for
Preservation

In this position, you are responsible for all operations of the
Library's Preservation Division including managing staff and
budgets; establishing goals and objectives; monitoring expenditures,
existing programs and special projects.  Serves as coordinator for a
shared, cooperative program to provide and care for the security of
collections in all formats throughout the four research centers and
as principal Library representative for programs and issues relating
to the preservation of library and archives materials.  Reviews,
develops, recommends and monitors policy in the area of preservation
and security of collections.  Represents preservation and
conservation interests to potential donors and grantees, library
staff and other organizations and assists with development of and
reporting on funding proposals and contracts.  Reviews operations
and treatments to identify problems and to assess production goals
and quality controls. Evaluates staff; recommends staff development
and training; and reviews work assignments.

To qualify, candidates must possess an ALA accredited MLS and
substantial professional experience in a major research library or
similar institution.  Advanced training in conservation techniques
and management.  Substantial knowledge and experience with
preservation issues and concerns, physical treatment of library
materials in various formats, technological and administrative
solutions to preservation problems and current direction in the
preservation and conservation fields.  Managerial and organizational
skills including the ability to work effectively within a complex
organization. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written
communication skills. Active participation in a wide range of
professional activities at the local, state and national level
preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume and cover
letter to:

    Human Resources Department KN-PR
    The New York Public Library
    188 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
    New York, NY  10016-4314
    hrd [at] nypl__org

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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