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Subject: Position at Auckland City Libraries

Position at Auckland City Libraries

From: Miriam Rose <miriam.rose>
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2003
Head of Preservation Unit
Preservation Manager / Book Conservator Position
Auckland City Libraries

Auckland City Libraries delivers a premier library service from its
seventeen sites within Auckland City and has the largest and most
diverse collection of paper documentary heritage resources in a
public library in New Zealand.

This is an innovative and newly-created position which reflects our
strong commitment to long-term preservation policies and practices
for the Library's heritage and general collections.

The appointee will lead at team at the Preservation Unit based at
Auckland Central City Library and will play a key role in strategic
decision making and the implementation of policies, practices and
procedures for the preservation of a wide range of collections which
include medieval manuscripts, rare books, historic photographs, maps
and resources in electronic format.

Substantial experience as a qualified book conservator and at the
preservation management level is required for this role. Proven
leadership skills and enthusiasm for library services will be vital
as well as an understanding of the issues and challenges with
preservation and access in a rapidly changing information
environment. There will be emphasis on developing regional and
national collaborative partnerships with allied heritage
organisations and in particular, with the National Preservation
Office at the National Library of New Zealand/ Te Taro Tohu Taonga.

For further details, including a position description, visit:
<URL:http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/council/jobs>

Contact

    Sue Cooper
    Information Resources Manager
    +64 9 377 0209
    libraryjobs [at] aucklandcity__govt__nz
    Auckland City Libraries
    PO Box 4138
    Auckland

Applications close Thursday April 24 2003

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