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Position at National Library of Australia

From: Jennifer Lloyd <jlloyd>
Date: Monday, April 16, 2007
Conservation Laboratory Manager
Preservation Services Branch
National Library of Australia

Australian Public Service Level 6
Position Number 734
Salary:  AUD$56,733 - $65,171 pa
Permanent vacancy

We are looking for an experienced Conservator to manage the
day-to-day operations of the Conservation Laboratory at the National
Library of Australia in Canberra. The Preservation Services Branch
of the National Library of Australia is responsible for collection
maintenance activities that ensure that Australian library materials
and highly significant non-Australian materials are available for
current and future use. Other materials are maintained in a useable
condition for as long as practicable. To achieve this we provide
appropriate preventive, conservation treatment and reformatting
measures, including digitisation, to identified materials in
accordance with the Library's Preservation Policy. The branch deals
with staff at all levels throughout the Library.

The Laboratory Manager responsibilities

    *   developing and managing the preservation and conservation
        treatment programs for paper based materials to achieve
        planned preservation, service delivery and corporate
        objectives

    *   undertake staff development and supervision of staff as
        required

    *   organise preservation training placements in the section

    *   Provide high level advice and support on library
        preservation matters to the section head in the delivery of
        the Collection Preservation programs

    *   Establish, review and modify practice and procedure as
    required.

Applications close 26 April 2007.

For further information please see
<URL:http://www.nla.gov.au/jobs/current.html>
(position number 734) or
contact

    Jennifer Lloyd
    Manager Collections Preservation
    +61 2 6262 1223
    jlloyd [at] nla__gov__au


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