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Job and Fellowship Announcements (3)

Senior Conservation Technician for Special Collections
Duke University Libraries Preservation Dept.

The successful candidate will perform basic and intermediate conservation treatments and create custom housings for materials from the Library’s special collections and archives. They will manage the supply inventory and orders, as well as manage the registration process for materials sent to the conservation lab.

Local candidates are encouraged to apply. This is a support staff position and does not include relocation expenses. Candidates from out of the area should be prepared to pay for both on site interview and relocation expenses. For more information please see the full job description on our website.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An electronic resume should also be submitted , refer to requisition #400448829.


Head of Preservation and Professor of Library Administration
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for a qualified professional to lead our preservation program. Please note that the position is only open until Tuesday, November 23, 2010.

The University of Illinois Library seeks a dynamic individual to lead the Library preservation program. This position will continue the active growth of the existing program for both general and special collections materials.

The Head of Preservation administers and further develops the University Library’s preservation and conservation program. Working with Library collections in all formats, the position coordinates preservation policy for analog and digital materials, oversees the Library’s preservation operations, and collaborates with other faculty and staff to improve preservation policy and operations.


The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is seeking applicants interested in Digital Archiving and Curation and in earning a Doctoral Degree.
The two-year Fellowships offer:
• A 20 hour a week position as a Research Fellow in Digital Curation
• An annual stipend of $19,000
• In-state tuition and health coverage
• Extensive opportunities to meet key leaders in the Digital

Applying for the Fellowship:
To apply for the fellowship, please follow the regular application procedures found on the SILS Ph.D. Admissions page. Students are encouraged to apply by Dec. 15, 2010 as this ensures consideration of the greatest amount of university funding. However, applications are accepted up to Jan. 15, 2011.

In addition to the required written statement of the student’s intended research focus, we ask that a separate essay elaborating on these goals and how they are related to the goals of DigCCurr II be written. Please see the DigCCurr II Web page for more details. Please send this essay in an e-mail message to: Dr. Helen Tibbo, professor at: tibbo (at) ils (dot) unc (dot) edu; or Dr. Cal Lee, assistant professor, at: callee (at) email (dot) unc (dot) edu no later than Jan. 15, 2011.

Earlier applications are encouraged. Please note that we are only able to accept applications from United States citizens.

Interested applicants may also direct correspondence to:

DigCCurr II Fellowships
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 3360 Manning Hall
Chapel Hill NC 27566-3360


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