Preservation Processing Coordinator, Preservation Department

UNIVERSITY LIBRARY TECHNICIAN – JOURNEY
Preservation Department

Working Title: Preservation Processing Coordinator
Position Number: 17026
Hiring Range: $30,191 -$34,117
Closing Date: September 19, 2014

Position Description
The University Library’s Preservation Department is responsible for ensuring long-term access to scholarly resources and includes programs for preventing damage and loss of print and digital library collections, binding and preparing new materials for public use, repairing damaged materials, obtaining replacements, and making print and digital reproductions. The Preservation Processing Coordinator is a member of the Preservation Services Section of the department and reports to the Supervisor of Preservation Services.

Principal duties include: managing and participating in preparation, shipment, quality assurance, and problem-solving with vendors for library binding and custom-made protective boxes; managing and participating in preparation of new materials with call number and title labels, ownership marks, and security strips; coordinating and providing training for work related to binding and physical processing in other library departments; working with library databases and spreadsheets related to digital preservation and department reports; maintaining documentation on a staff intranet and wiki; assisting with disaster recovery efforts as needed; and assisting with work throughout the department as assigned. The Preservation Processing Coordinator supervises one FTE Binding Specialist and recruits, trains, and supervises student assistants as needed.

Minimum Education 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.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
The Preservation Processing Coordinator must have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and organization. Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member. Ability to adapt and collaborate on new procedures as needs evolve. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree. Supervisory experience. Previous work in a research library setting and familiarity with bibliographic records.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Ability to move 40 pound boxes.

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

To Apply
To apply for permanent staff (SPA) positions, please visit the Office of Human Resources website. Positions are posted on the Library’s website until they are filled. For more information on application procedures, applicants may contact:

Office of Human Resources
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
104 Airport Drive CB #1045
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 843-2300

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