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Job: Head of Preservation Services at University of Miami

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Head of Preservation Services
University of Miami
Coral Gables

The University of Miami Libraries seeks nominations and applications for a
creative, innovative professional to serve as leader for preservation
services. Under the direction of the Associate Dean for
Collection Strategies and Scholarly Communication, the Head of Preservation
Services is responsible for the operation and further development of a
comprehensive preservation program for the UM
Libraries. The Head of Preservation
Services will oversee and coordinate all preservation/conservation efforts,
including the management of general collection care activities, the
conservation lab, disaster/emergency planning and recovery, environmental
monitoring, integrated pest management, education and outreach efforts,
exhibition and digitization support activities; collaborates in digital
preservation activities.

  
  
  
UNIVERSITY: The University of Miami is one of the nation's leading research
universities in a community of extraordinary diversity and international
vitality. The University is privately supported, non-sectarian institution,
located in Coral Gables, Florida, on a 260-acre subtropical campus. The
University comprises 11 degree granting schools and colleges, including
Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Communication,
Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Marine and
Atmospheric Science (www.miami.edu).

  
THE LIBRARY: The University of Miami Libraries (www.library.miami.edu) rank
among the top research libraries in North America with a collection of over
3.6 million volumes and 99,060 current serials titles, including 97,074
electronic journals. The Otto G. Richter Library lies in the center of the
Coral Gables campus and serves as the central library for the University.
Other University of Miami libraries include the Paul Buisson Architecture
Library, the Judi Prokop Newman Business Information Resource Center, the
Marta & Austin Weeks Music Library, and the Marine and Atmospheric Science
Library. The University also has independent medical and law libraries. The
Libraries provide support and services for approximately 11,123
undergraduates, 5,725 graduate students, and 14,604 full and part time faculty
and staff. Excluding the independent libraries, the University Libraries
employ 62 professional and 74 support staff and are a member of ARL, ASERL,
CLIR, CRL, NERL, OCLC Research Library Partners, HathiTrust, APTrust, DPN,
SEFLIN and Lyrasis.

  
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may
be assigned.

  
Performance

  
  
Provides leadership and direction for a comprehensive preservation program,
including defining needs, establishing goals, objectives and plans, and
managing budget allocations in support of preservation activities

  
Supervises, evaluates, develops and mentors the activities
of support staff and student assistants in the provision of
collection care, conservation, and binding [currently 2 FTE staff and 3-5
students]

  
  
  
Collaborates with the Associate Dean for Collection Strategies, subject
liaisons, and special collections curators and archivists to develop
preservation plans for all collections and set preservation/conservation
priorities

  
Provides and/or coordinates preservation assessment surveys of the collection;
maintains statistics, and compiles narrative and statistical reports as needed

  
Oversees the repair, restoration, and preservation of materials from special
and general collections; develop policies and procedures
for preparation of special collections material for exhibit and digitization
using best archival and conservation practices

  
Continues staff and user education training program for proper materials
handling for both special and general collections.

  
Collaborates with Digital Strategies staff on management of all phases of the
life cycle of the Libraries' digital assets, to preserve and provide long-term
access to them;

  
Monitors environmental conditions of collection and exhibit areas
and oversees a pest management program;

  
Manages the Libraries disaster response plan for collections and electronic
resources, coordinates recovery efforts, and develops training programs for
library response teams.

  
Other duties may be assigned.

  
  
Service

  
  
Networks, collaborates and actively participates in local, regional, national,
or international organizations regarding preservation issues.

  
Represents and promotes the University of Miami Libraries in local, state-
wide, regional, national, or international organizations, as appropriate.

  
Serves on/participates in Libraries and University organizations, committees,
task forces, and teams as appropriate.

  
  
QUALIFICATIONS

  
Required:

  
  
Master's degree from an ALA accredited program or foreign equivalent.

  
Minimum 2 years of experience in a preservation or conservation program at a
major academic institution.

  
Training in book conservation/preservation. Experience in the treatment of
library materials and comprehensive knowledge of preservation practices,
issues, and emerging trends.

  
Demonstrated knowledge of the life cycle management of digital assets; an
understanding of issues related to digital formats, media, and migration,
along with an aptitude for quickly mastering technical topics.

  
Successful administrative, budget management and supervisory experience.

  
Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently, collaboratively,
and in teams within the Library and University.

  
Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  
Demonstrated commitment to user-centered library service and the ability to
work flexibly and creatively in a changing and fast-paced environment with a
culturally diverse population.

  
Demonstrated project management, organizational, analytical, and problem
solving skills.

  
Evidence of continued professional development, involvement, and contribution.

  
  
Desired:

  
  
Knowledge of or experience with issues related to digital formats, media,
migration, and preservation.

  
Knowledge or experience in non-print media preservation, with an emphasis on
photographic materials.

  
Experience planning and managing grant-funded projects.

  
  
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with
experience and qualifications. This is a non-tenure track faculty appointment
at the Librarian Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The position offers a
comprehensive benefits package including: TIAA-CREF; medical and dental
insurance; life, disability, and long-term care insurance available; tuition
remission; 13 paid holidays; and 22 days annual vacation. Additional
employment benefits available include credit union; Employee Assistance
Program; bookstore, and sporting event discounts; optional fee-based
membership in a state-of-the-art wellness center, and no state or local income
taxes. More information on benefits can be found at:
https://umshare.miami.edu/web/wda/benefits/2016/Summaries/Faculty.pdf .

  
APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS: Review of applications will begin immediately
and continue until the position is filled. Applications and nominations will
be accepted until a suitable candidate is selected. Applications should be
submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, curriculum
vitae and the names of three references. The references will not be contacted
before the appropriate time. Send nominations and applications to:

  
Human Resources Manager

  
Otto G. Richter Library

  
University of Miami

  
P.O. Box 248214

  
Coral Gables, FL 33124-0320

  
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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
The University has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages
applications from candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds.



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