BINDING LIBRARIAN, HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
The Binding Librarian is the head of the Binding and Preparation
Section in the Preservation Department of Widener Library, Harvard's
humanities and social sciences library with holdings of over 3.5
million volumes. The Binding Librarian is responsible for the
overall success of the binding program including procurement of $330,000
in binding services, specification of binding methods and products,
quality control, and supervision of a staff of 8 FTE. The incumbent
works independently under the general direction of the Malloy-Rabinowitz
Preservation Librarian and participates in the management of the
Preservation Department, working closely with section heads in
Photographic Services, Conservation Services, and Preservation Review.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Masters Degree in Library Science and at
least three years experience in a research library. Knowledge of
library binding methods and the library binding industry. Supervisory
experience. HIGHLY DESIRABLE: Knowledge of serials cataloging and
serials records practices. Familiarity with a NOTIS-based system.
ANTICIPATED HIRING SALARY: mid 30's. MAJOR BENEFITS: One month's vacation;
generaous holiday and sick leave; choice of health plans; life insurance;
University-funded pension plan; tuition assistance. TO APPLY: Send a cover
letter and resume to Susan Lee, Associate Librarian of Harvard College
for Administrative Services, Widener Library, Cambridge, MA. 02138.
AVAILABLE: September 1, 1991. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION