Sunday, June 23, 2013

Opening: Conservator and Head of Conservation Services

Opening posted on the Book Arts Listserv:

The Mary R. & Elizabeth K. Raymond Conservator and
Head of Conservation Services
Stanford University Library, 
Stanford, CA

Under the direction of the Head of the Preservation Department, the Head of Conservation Services plans, directs, and executes the daily activities of the unit, supporting the needs for both special and general collections across Stanford University Libraries (SUL). The Conservation Services Unit consists of the conservation laboratory and book repair, with staff of 4 FTE, plus hourly workers and students. The laboratory treats mainly special collection materials, with the book repair unit performing repairs on the general collections as well as providing re-housing services for all material types. The Head of Conservation Services will be responsible for redesigning protocols and workflows and for implementing technical tools to mitigate the operational complexities resulting from the 9/1/2013 move of the Unit seven miles from campus.  The Head of Conservation Services is responsible for managing Conservation Services as it responds to campus teaching and research priorities.

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