Job Opening: Curator for Documentary Arts, Duke University Libraries

Editor’s note: Full disclosure, Beth (PCAN co-editor) works at Duke. While this job is not a preservation-related position, it does work closely with the Conservation Services Department and the Exhibits Curator (who happens to be a professional conservator). Thus, I am posting it here so that we can reach a wide audience. Posting is edited for length, complete posting is available online.

Curator of the Archive of Documentary Arts, Duke University Libraries

The Curator provides dynamic and innovative leadership for the Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA), one of several specialized collecting areas within the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. S/he builds distinctive collections of photographs, moving images, audio recordings, and other formats through purchases and gifts; develops public programs and outreach activities for the ADA; participates in fundraising; and works with students, faculty and researchers to facilitate their use of the ADA’s holdings.
Responsibilities

In consultation with Duke faculty and the Head of Rubenstein Collection Development, develops and implements a collection policy to build collections related to documentary studies in all formats, including photography, moving images, audio recordings and text. Negotiates rights, access, and ownership agreements with photographers, filmmakers, and other creators. Develops, manages and monitors budgets assigned to the ADA. Is responsible for the physical receipt and intake of newly acquired materials.

Promotes ADA collections to the Duke community, to the Triangle community, and to a national audience. Partners with programs, departments and centers on campus to plan public programs that highlight ADA strengths and new acquisitions; including symposia, readings, lectures, film screenings, and performances.

With the DUL Exhibits Coordinator and the Director of the Rubenstein Library develops the exhibition schedule for the Rubenstein Library’s Photography Gallery. The Curator of the ADA personally plans, curates and promotes 1-2 exhibitions per year.

In conjunction with the Rubenstein Research Services Department provides advanced research consultation related to Duke’s documentary collections, including responding to reference questions and meeting with researchers one-on-one. Promotes use of subject-specific information resources and services in ways that meet user needs and expectations and utilizing current technologies and information tools. Collaborates with Duke faculty and with library instructors to integrate ADA collections into undergraduate and graduate courses.

 

Experience:

Required: Experience with and knowledge of documentary work in photography, film, or sound; familiarity with standard archival and library procedures demonstrated knowledge of and interest in the history of photography and of photographic processes; ability to relate effectively with users and donors of rare and unique materials; experience and skill in making public presentations; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; adaptive to working in a dynamic environment prone to change; record of successful project planning and management; ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team; demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer services.

Preferred: Three or more years of professional archival/special collections/museum experience; prior professional archival/collection development experience working in special collections or in collection development; prior experience working in an academic research library; prior supervisory experience; knowledge of digital library environment; demonstrated leadership in establishing and implementing successful new programs; familiarity with web publishing technologies; experience with user and/or usability study methodologies; experience with assessment tools and methods; experience with developing digital collections; demonstrated success in grant writing and management.

For complete information and application instructions, see the Duke University Libraries website.

Job Opening: Michigan State University Libraries

Special Collections Conservator
Michigan State University Libraries

Position Summary

Reporting to the Head of Conservation and Preservation and working closely with staff in the Wallace Conservation Lab, Special Collections, and other library units, as well as with partners at other institutions, the Special Collections Conservator is responsible for the conservation treatment of rare and unique library materials in the Michigan State University Libraries. Duties will include:
  • Complex conservation treatments on rare books, maps and special collections materials from throughout the library including, but not limited to: re-sewing; leather and vellum rebinding and binding conservation; gold and blind tooling; conservation of paper and vellum, including aqueous and chemical treatment; and the creation of custom protective enclosures for a variety of rare and archival materials.
  • Assisting the Head of Conservation and Preservation in managing and planning the conservation program, including: establishing conservation priorities within the various special collections libraries; managing and planning treatment methods and procedures for a wide range of library materials; training conservation technicians, volunteers and student workers; condition assessments and the management of preventative care.
  • Preparation of rare and special collections materials for exhibition.
  • Consulting with other library staff on conservation and preservation issues and providing training for library staff in minor repairs for their collections.
  • Assist with disaster preparedness and recovery and serve as a member of the Disaster Recovery Committee.
Librarians are appointed as regular faculty in a continuing appointment system and are engaged in professional development, scholarly and creative activities related to their position. Additionally, librarians serve on library and university committees as elected or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in information or library science from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Knowledge of current conservation principles, practices, and procedures as evidenced by a graduate degree in conservation, or the completion of a conservation apprenticeship with an established conservator, or a verifiable certification of advanced training and education. Excellent oral and written communication skills; outstanding interpersonal communication skills including the ability to be flexible in a dynamic and changing environment; exceptional commitment to customer service; ability to work enthusiastically and effectively with diverse faculty, students, and staff; ability to work collaboratively and independently; ability to prioritize and balance various unit needs; attention to detail; preparation and commitment to conducting independent scholarly and creative activities consistent with a library faculty appointment; capacity and commitment to engage independently in continuing professional development.
A portfolio of work will be required at the interview.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in a conservation program for rare materials and special collections; experience in treatment decision-making; advanced knowledge of hand bookbinding techniques and principles; working knowledge of chemistry as it applies to conservation treatments.

Closing Date: 5pm, Thursday, April 24, 2014

Special Instructions to Applicants
Minimum $50,000; MSU provides generous fringe benefits.
Interested applicants should provide a letter of application, resume and names, addresses and email addresses of three references. Posting number 9201. To apply visit the MSU Applicant Page website at <https://jobs.msu.edu>.  For questions, please contact Jacquelyn Hanson <aholajac@mail.lib.msu.edu> at MSU Libraries’ Human Resources Department.

Job Opening: CCAHA (Philadelphia)

From the PADG listserv 3/11/2014, edited for length.

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) seeks a chief executive officer to lead CCAHA and provide for its continued growth and success through the management of all operations, maintaining the highest levels of productivity, integrity, and quality.

The Executive Director for CCAHA leads in the development, implementation, and oversight of CCAHA’s vision and mission.  Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the successful candidate will have a passion for conservation, an entrepreneurial spirit, excellent communication skills, and the ability to inspire loyalty, trust, and respect in his/her colleagues and professional associates.

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree and at least seven years of increasing responsibility in managing a department or division within a nonprofit cultural institution. The experience must include the supervision of staff, financial management, successful fundraising, grants management, and strategic planning.

Candidates should send a letter of interest discussing their qualifications, a resume, and the names, addresses, and contact information for three references to:

Search@CCAHA.org

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts
264 South 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The Application Deadline is April 15, 2014.  For more information, visit CCAHA’s website at www.ccaha.org.

Job Opening: Columbia University

eJournal Preservation Librarian
Temporary Appointment
Columbia University Libraries/Information Services

The Columbia University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of eJournal Preservation Librarian. This is a temporary grant-funded position ending on or about April 30, 2015 (with the possibility of extension) created to review titles within the 2CUL holdings that do not have adequate preservation plans. The goal of the position is to expand the number and extent of e-journal preservation coverage by supplying tested preservation strategies to selected categories of selected e-journals. Reporting to the Director of the Continuing & Electronic Resources Management division (CERM), the incumbent will be responsible for:

Working with preservation agencies such as CLOCKSS, LOCKSS, and Portico and with the producers and distributors of eJournals (including publishers, aggregators, professional societies, and academic departments) to secure preservation agreements for selected titles held by Columbia University Libraries and Cornell University Libraries.

Providing a detailed analysis of the full set of un-preserved e-journals held by Columbia and Cornell, characterizing the different types of content, methods of publication and dissemination, and providing an initial assessment of importance for preservation.

Reviewing license agreements and terms, requiring knowledge of Electronic Resource licensing terms and contract/license language for copyright, fair use, and perpetual access with vendors; Examining archiving provisions (or lack thereof) in Columbia’s and Cornell’s current e-journal licenses and proposing additional or modified language drawn from model license terms appropriate to each type of publication.

Working to streamline the workflow for the preservation of electronic resources, specifically eJournals; Working towards appropriate solutions in an ever-changing situation; Developing appropriate methods of analysis for problem solving; Ensuring documentation of current procedures; Developing and using statistical and other management reports.

Serving on the project advisory team and providing overall project planning and coordination.

Assisting in preparing issue briefs and white papers based on experience and findings of the project to encourage community discussion of issues relating to eJournal preservation; Participating in consultation with the BorrowDirect Collection Development group in review of publication categories and priorities and reporting on project activities and findings at professional meetings and conferences.

Staying abreast of developments and changes in the eJournals preservation area, providing guidance and outreach to the parties involved, and informing them of new and enhanced products and services.

Performing other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

- MLS or equivalent

- Experience working with eJournals

- Experience with reviewing and identifying issues with license agreements for electronic resources

- Ability to work with varied user groups and to function effectively in a team environment and in a complex and culturally diverse organization

- Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal, oral and written communication and training skills.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

- 2 or more years of academic library experience

- Experience working with Library vendors

- Knowledge of the complex, ever-changing electronic publishing environment and scholarly communications issues

- Knowledge of preservation practices for electronic journals

- Knowledge of publishers and publishing

 

Joyce G. McDonough             tel: 212.854.4764
Director, Continuing & Electronic Resources Management
Columbia University Libraries  fax:    212.854.5167
535 West 114th Street
New York, NY  10027            email: jm86@columbia.edu

Job Opening: Head of Preservation, Stanford

Head of Preservation Department, Stanford University Libraries

We have edited this posting for length. For a complete job description and to apply, see their website.

The Head of Preservation takes a lead role in collection life-cycle management, documenting and resolving preservation issues as general and special collections are considered, acquired, processed, reformatted, used, and stored.  The Head is responsible for investigation of new strategies and technologies to address challenges to long-term preservation and access.  This assessment and consultation role includes responsibility for coordination with curators, subject specialists, facilities staff, and technical staff.

Stanford follows national preservation practices, which evolve with the shifting needs presented by new library material types as well as by emerging technology solutions.  The Department Head plays a visible role for Stanford in national review of proposed new practices, and ultimately must assess their impact on local resources.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership across SUL to assure long-term access to the full breadth of collection materials.
  • Develop and manage the programs and activities of the Preservation Department:  conservation services,preventative preservation, commercial binding, end-processing, and reformatting paper-based materials.  Manage and motivate staff of 13 fte in two supervised units with a budget of $1.3 million.
  • Coordinate SUL’s preservation mission with the Libraries’ collections programs, including strong cooperation with and support for Special Collections.
  • Collaborate closely with Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS) regarding standards and processes related to their responsibility for preservation of digital and media resources. Actively champion effective overlap between analog and digital preservation policies, workflows,staff, and priorities.
  • Lead SUL collection disaster planning, preparedness and response, including insuring appropriate revisions and updates to the Collections Emergency Response Manual .
  • Identify potential sources of grant funding for preservation projects and write grant proposals.  Negotiate with vendors for services and partnership deals.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 4 years in a related preservation field.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Experience with a wide range of preservation principles and practices; management principles and techniques; library physical environments, programs, workflows, and procedures.
  • Interest in current and emerging activities in materials science and scientific research in conservation of modern media.
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Job Opening: Conservator, Jefferson City (MO)


Position Title

Conservator


Starting Salary

$3,056-3,112/Monthly


Location

Jefferson City, Missouri


Department/Division

Local Records


Definition: Conservators work in Missouri’s only publicly funded conservation lab for treatment of historically significant paper records, primarily from the 19th and early 20th century. Staff provide physical/chemical treatment to stabilize and repair the most significant documents in the State Archives collection and from local government offices – primarily of rare and historical paper records (documents, maps, and books), with occasional stabilization of photographs. The primary work is in conservation treatment; occasional work in outreach (training and consultation) may be required.

Job Functions and/or General Responsibilities:

  • Perform ethical and safe conservation treatments abiding by the American Institute for Conservation’s Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice and directions of supervisors.
    • Evaluate paper-based documents and carry out conservation treatments at varying degrees of complexity.
    • Perform necessary chemical and physical testing to determine treatment needs.
    • Develop condition reports and treatment proposals, and create photo documentation for work proposed and performed. Maintain tracking records in established computer files.
    • Perform treatments including:
      • dry surface cleaning,
      • humidification and flattening,
      • removal of tapes, adhesives, backings, fasteners, and old mends, including solvent use when warranted,
      • aqueous treatment to wash and/or deacidify,
      • mending and backing/lining,
      • encapsulation,
      • construction of customized protective enclosures, and
      • mold remediation.
    • Repair non-rare books from the Archives reference collection.
    • Perform high-volume/minimal-treatment to stabilize paper records for microfilming or digitization.
    • Perform conservation support functions such as:
    • preparing pastes and chemical solutions,
    • maintaining equipment,
    • cleaning tools and lab space,
    • storing supplies and monitoring inventories,
    • generating project reports and filing conservation documentation.
    • Training: Occasionally provide training for in-house staff, volunteers, and interns regarding: safe handling procedures, holdings maintenance procedures (fastener removal, surface cleaning, humidification and flattening, housing), etc.
    • Outreach: On occasion, provide information and education to outside groups, such as the following:
    • answer technical questions for state/local agencies, cultural organizations, and the public on preservation topics,
    • provide onsite consultation to local officials and civic organizations on discrete topics such as storage and housing, care and handling, environmental control, pest management, disaster preparedness, etc.,
    • formal, hands-on workshops in basic care and repair procedures to local government officials, professional organizations, civic groups, or interns,
    • educational programs and tours of the conservation lab, and
    • write technical leaflets for the agency website, such as those at http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/localrecs/conservation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of conservation principles and established conservation practices.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, public officials, private groups, and the public.
    • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated effectiveness performing paper conservation treatments in a production setting.
    • Excellent manual dexterity and sustained concentration with delicate and occasionally repetitive tasks.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and photo-editing software.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to work with documents that contain dust and mold spores.
    • Ability to stand, bend, kneel, reach shelves above eye level; lift and carry a forty-pound box; and climb a ladder to retrieve materials.
    • Ability to travel, including occasional overnight trips.
    • Must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license, or be able to secure one within 30 days of employment.

Qualifications:

    • Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. At least 2 years advanced training in conservation acquired through formal studies or a combination of apprenticeship, advanced courses, and internships. Knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of books/paper and an understanding of the causes of deterioration.
    • Preferred Education/Experience: Advanced degree/certificate in paper conservation through an accredited graduate or equivalent certificate program, formal apprenticeship, or equivalent experience OR Master’s degree in library science or archival administration, art, art history, history, historical preservation, or related field, with one year experience in paper conservation. Sound knowledge of organic and physical chemistry.
    • Applicants chosen for an interview should present a portfolio or examples of their paper conservation work, and will undergo a manual dexterity indicator as part of the interview process.

Posting Period:

Position posted January 13, 2014. The minimum posting period will end February 13, 2014. After the minimum posting period, the position may be closed to new applicants and filled at any time.

Application Procedures:

Application materials (resume, completed application) may be mailed to: Attention: Conservator,Human Resources, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 1767. Jefferson City, MO 65102. EOE.

Email: Hrmain [at] sos [dot] mo [dot] gov

Download the Employment Application  at http://www.sos.mo.gov/jobs/MoSos_JobApplication.pdf.

To our applicants with disabilities: If you need assistance with this or any phase of the employment process, please contact our Human Resource Office at (573) 522-6254. Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate your needs.

Job opening: Princeton (revised)

 

The recent Princeton job posting has been revised to include the following language:

“The qualifications for the Rare Books Conservator and Collections Conservator postings at Princeton University Library have been revised and may be reviewed at the Jobs at Princeton website: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs . The position requisition number for the Rare Books Conservator position is 1300619 and for the Collections Conservator position is 1300611.”

 

Job Opening: Collections Conservator, Princeton

Collections Conservator, Princeton University Library

The Princeton University Library is seeking a Collections Conservator to join the Preservation Office.    We welcome applications from colleagues at all stages in their careers. Potential applicants who would like to learn more about the position, the Preservation Office, the Library and Princeton are encouraged to contact Maria Grandinette (mg17@princeton.edu).  Recommendations for candidates are also welcome.

The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,600 graduate students, 853 faculty members, and many visiting scholars.  Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images.  The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities.

Major Responsibilities:  The Collections Conservator is responsible for a broad range of activities that, taken together, help insure preservation and access to Princeton University Library’s collection. The three key areas of responsibility for this position include: management of general collections conservation, management of general and special collections housing, and oversight and maintenance of the department’s on-going preventive preservation programs.

Working in a production environment, the Collections Conservator manages the repair, housing, and reformatting of general collections materials with sensitivity to their historical and intrinsic value, as well as a pragmatism that responds to the needs required by everyday use.  Employing a treatment to specification approach, the Collections Conservator sets repair, housing, and reformatting criteria that include materials selection, sorting, workflow, recordkeeping, inventory control, contracting, and quality assurance.  The Collections Conservator serves as one of the primary preservation liaisons to collection managers and staff throughout the Library.  She or he offers assistance and advice on the handling and preservation of damaged and deteriorated paper-based general collections materials including recommending treatment options, priorities, and courses of action. She or he works closely with the Head, Preservation and our colleagues in collection development and technical services to ensure thoughtful decision making and workflows for the repair, commercial library binding, care and reformatting of brittle materials, and contract preservation photocopying and boxing of materials.  The Collections Conservator supervises and trains the conservation technicians and performs complex treatments for books held in the general collection.

The Collections Conservator works in close association with Preservation Office staff including the Head, Preservation and the Paper and Rare Books Conservators.  As part of this team, and in close collaboration with curators throughout the Library, she or he contributes to the formulation of preservation priorities and strategies for housing Princeton University Library’s special and general collections materials and has oversight for their implementation.

The Collections Conservator plays a key role in ensuring that the department’s preventive preservation programs remain robust and responsive to staff and patron preservation needs as well as the wide variety of environmental conditions throughout Firestone, the branch libraries, Technical Services, and ReCAP—the library’s high-density preservation storage facility.  The Collections Conservator is responsible for the on-going maintenance of the environmental monitoring and integrated pest management programs and the emergency response plan.  In addition, she or he collaborates with the Rare Books and Paper Conservators and the Head, Preservation to provide advice and direction in the care and handling of library materials for both patrons and staff.  This position reports directly to the Head of Library Preservation.

Essential Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree.  At least five years bench experience at the professional level in an academic or research library general collections and/or conservation program. Two or more years managing a general collections conservation or similar program. Current knowledge of and experience in the ethics, practices, and techniques employed in the conservation of general collections of library research materials, including broad knowledge and experience in bookbinding and book conservation. Must demonstrate excellent treatment and decision-making skills and successful outcomes in general collections conservation; have excellent interpersonal skills and work effectively with staff at all levels within a highly complex organization; be able to work as part of a team with preservation and conservation peers and colleagues; and be able to work independently and plan and structure one’s supervisory, treatment and management responsibilities accordingly. Demonstrated and proven experience coordinating conservation treatment and preservation activities among a number of constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications:  Advanced degree in book conservation through an accredited graduate or equivalent certificate program, formal apprenticeship, or equivalent experience.  Six or more years’ experience working in an academic library. Three or more years supervising conservation support staff and managing a general collections or similar preservation program. Demonstrated experience with environmental monitoring, pest management, and/or disaster planning and response in a library or other cultural heritage environment.

An applicant who is chosen for an interview must present a portfolio of their work in general collections conservation, including samples of binding work.

Compensation and Benefits:  Princeton offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program that is responsive to the needs of its diverse staff. The comprehensive benefits program includes health and life insurance coverage, pension benefits, flexible spending accounts, income protection in the event of short- and long-term disabilities, benefits for employee education, children’s tuition grants, as well as 24 vacation days a year, 9 holidays and 2 personal days.

Nominations and Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: http://www.princeton.edu/jobs and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. The position requisition number is: 1300611

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

Job Opening: Harvard Library

Position Posted: Collections Conservator
Harvard Library
Harvard University – Cambridge, MA

Collections Conservator
Position Summary:

Collections Care is part of the preservation department of the Harvard Library.
The primary responsibility of the Collections Conservator is to help manage a
conservation program that ensures the longevity and usability of the Harvard
Library’s extensive general and circulating research collections.

Under supervision of the Head, Collections Care, the incumbent works as part of
the Collections Care management team to supervise daily operations of
collections conservation in multiple laboratory locations, contributes to the
development of conservation policies and implements those policies, determines conservation priorities, manages conservation projects, and ensures that Collections Care supports other critical Harvard Library objectives. The Collections Conservator contributes to the development of preservation
policies, procedures, and guidelines throughout Harvard Library.

See the Harvard job website for more information on this posting

Job Posting: MIT Libraries

Thomas F. Peterson (1957) Conservator (Librarian II)
Curation and Preservation Services (CPS), MIT Libraries

MIT Libraries seek an experienced and forward-thinking professional to manage MIT’s special collections conservation program and to contribute knowledge and expertise to the Libraries’ overall preservation strategy. Working in a state-of-the-art conservation lab, this is an exciting opportunity to work with the rich collections of a world renowned institution ensuring long-term access for current and future scholars.

Reporting to the Head, Curation and Preservation Services, the Conservator develops and manages MIT’s special collections conservation program, planning and executing conservation treatments for the physical maintenance of rare books, archives, and manuscripts. S/he conducts condition assessments and utilizes data to inform planning and evaluate outcomes of services and projects. S/he provides expertise and guidance to collections curators and other library and facilities staff regarding collections care, treatment, and storage. S/he also keeps current on standards and best practice, documents procedures and workflows, and develops outreach and training programs.

The Conservator collaborates with the Department Head and Preservation Librarian to provide a comprehensive preservation program that leverages emerging and evolving technology and tools. S/he manages projects to maintain or expand access to paper-based materials and media through various reformatting methods, primarily digitization and, s/he develops preservation plans and priorities in consultation with managers of collections, user services, and digital repositories. S/he shares management responsibility of lab operations with the Preservation Librarian which includes budget development and administration, oversight of compliance issues, vendor relationship management, and supervision of one support staff and occasional interns.

Additional responsibilities of the Conservator include exhibition support for the Maihaugen Gallery, environmental monitoring and disaster preparedness and response, participation in stewardship of donors and fundraising, developing projects and funding proposals, and serving as the Libraries’ representative to MIT Environmental Health and Safety.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate degree in conservation or comparable education and training
• Minimum of 3-5 years of professional conservation experience with demonstrated ability to perform complex treatments for rare books and paper-based materials
• Working knowledge of chemistry and materials science as applied in the field of conservation; demonstrated knowledge of current conservation theory and practice
• Ability to identify, adapt, and utilize relevant technologies and emerging techniques
• Ability to plan, organize, and set priorities
• Strong training skills; excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience supervising staff and managing a laboratory that meets OSHA requirements for health and safety

Preferred 
• Masters in Library Science or substantial experience working collaboratively in a research library setting
• Familiarity with relevant technology and tools
• Experience with exhibition production and support

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $58,500 minimum salary. Actual salary based on qualification and experience. MIT offers excellent benefits including a choice of health and retirement plans, a dental plan, tuition assistance and a relocation allowance. The MIT Libraries afford a flexible and collegial working environment and foster professional growth of staff with management training and travel funding for professional meetings.

APPLICATION PROCESS : Apply online at: http://hrweb.mit.edu/staffing/. Please include cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 4, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.MIT is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community and particularly encourages applications from qualified women and minority candidates.

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