General Collections Conservation Technician

Chapel Hill
May 18, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type:

Department: University Library - 550501

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Vacancy ID: P008569

Position Summary: The University Library's Preservation Department is responsible for ensuring long-term access to scholarly resources. Its functions include: repairing damaged materials, obtaining replacements, making print and digital reproductions, binding and preparing new materials for public use, and administering programs for preventing damage to and loss of library collections both print and digital. Principal duties of this position consist of: repairing damaged materials, binding new acquisitions, and constructing custom enclosures for the Library's general collections, which include Davis Library, the Library Service Center, the Health Sciences Library, the Undergraduate Library, and six branch libraries; recruiting, training, and supervising student assistants; using the library catalog and spreadsheets to organize materials and prepare department reports; participating in library-wide training, outreach, and disaster recovery efforts; and assisting with work throughout the department as assigned.

Application Deadline: 06/07/2018

Education Requirements:

Qualification and Experience: High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

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