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>Sender:       Archives & Archivists <ARCHIVES@MIAMIU.ACS.MUOHIO.EDU>
>Poster:       Cindy Martin <c.martin@TTACS.TTU.EDU>
>Subject:      Position Announcement
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>THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES ARE SEEKING A HEAD OF PRESERVATION
>DEPARTMENT to manage preservation and conservation activities. Duties
>include supervising the operation of the new Hoblizelle Conservation
>Laboratory in the new Southwest Collection/Special Collections
>Building, and acting as preservation and conservation liaison with other
>departments within the libraries. Responsibilities include planning,
>developing and implementing programs for preservation management, such as
>staff training, environmental monitoring, and disaster planning,  and all
>aspects of material treatment on library and archival materials.  Supervises
>staff of one full-time conservation technician and student assistants.
>Reports to the Associate Director of Libraries for Special Collections.
>
>QUALIFICATIONS:  Masters Degree in Library Science or related field.
>Advanced training in library or archival preservation and conservation
>through a recognized academic training program or formal apprenticeship.
>Demonstrated extensive preservation management and conservation experience.
>Strong managerial abilities, communication and interpersonal skills.
>
>SALARY AND BENEFITS:  Base salary and range for a 12-month appointment is
>$32,916-$39,452.  Benefits package includes choice of retirement programs,
>including TIAFF-CREF, 13 state holidays; Blue-Cross-Blue Shield; and no
>state or local income tax.  This position holds academic status with
>opportunities for promotion and continuing appointment.
>
>GENERAL INFORMATION:  Texas Tech University Libraries include the University
>Library, Southwest Collection, Archive of the Vietnam Conflict, University
>Archives, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Archive of  Turkish Oral
>Narrative.  The special collections will move to a new $8.8 million library
>in summer 1996.  Texas Tech University, with an enrollment of 25,000 is the
>youngest of four major comprehensive state universities in Texas.  A wide
>range of academic programs is offered in seven colleges and schools of law,
>medicine, allied health, and nursing, including nearly 100 degree offerings
>at the master's level and 50 at doctoral level.  The University Library has
>over 1.3 million volumes and a budget of over $6 million.  The Southwest
>Collection holds 20 million manuscript items.  Lubbock has a metropolitan
>population of 224,000 and is the West Texas center for higher education,
>agriculture, health care, banking, and business.  Located on the Texas High
>Plains, the city enjoys an average of 270 days of sunshine annually, low
>summer humidity, and moderate winters.
>
>APPLICATION INFORMATION:  Applications received by April 15 will be given
>first consideration. Position available July 1.  Send letter of application
>that indicates expertise, current resume, and names and addresses of three
>references to Preservation Search Committee, Southwest Collection, Box
>41041, Lubbock, Texas 79409-1041.  TTU is an EEO/AA/ADA employer.
>
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>Cindy Martin
>Southwest Collection
>Box 41041
>Texas Tech University
>Lubbock, TX  79409-1041
>806-742-3749
>806-742-0496  FAX
>c.martin@ttacs.ttu.edu
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Peter D. Verheyen                                       <wk> 315.443.9937
Conservation Librarian                                  <fax>315.443.9510
Syracuse University Library               <email>pdverhey@dreamscape.com
Syracuse University                    <www>http://web.syr.edu/~pdverhey/
Syracuse, NY 13244                <Listowner>Book_Arts-L@listserv.syr.edu


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