6.0366 Positions Open (2/126)

Fri, 20 Nov 1992 17:46:54 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 0366. Friday, 20 Nov 1992.

(1) Date: Wed, 18 Nov 92 10:04:01 -0500 (67 lines)
From: "Daniel Traister" <traister@a1.relay.upenn.edu>
Subject: Position announcement

(2) Date: 17 November 1992 21:12:45 CST (59 lines)
From: "Steve Spangehl / Associate Director" <U56076@UICVM>
Subject: Position Vacancy Notice

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Date: Wed, 18 Nov 92 10:04:01 -0500
From: "Daniel Traister" <traister@a1.relay.upenn.edu>
Subject: Position announcement

The Department of Special Collections, University of Pennsylvania Librar-
ies, invites applications for a position as CURATOR OF PRINTED BOOK COL-
LECTIONS. This announcement is being cross-posted to ExLibris, ARCHIVES,
NOTRBCAT, and Humanist, with apologies for the duplication; but additional
cross-postings to other lists with relevant readerships will be appreciated
(at any rate, by the senders!). Please note that the November 25 date men-
tioned below does NOT preclude consideration of applications received *after*
that date.

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Position summary:

Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, the Curator of Printed
Book Collections has general responsibility for the administration, manage-
ment, and conservation of the printed book collections in the Department of
Special Collections, including the Rare Book Collection, the Smith Collection,
the Lea Library, and the Furness Collection.

Duties: Oversees and coordinates technical services procedures and activities;
the maintenance of catalogs, files, and records; oversees the conservation and
deployment of the collections. Also responsible for the security of collec-
tions and their proper bibliographic and physical control, and the design,
production, and installation of exhibits. Participates in the Department's
public services and instructional programs. Supervises a 0.5 FTE assistant.


MLS or the equivalent in theory and practice required. Graduate training
in the humanities required. Master's or doctorate preferred. Reading
knowledge of one modern European and one classical language. Demonstrated
knowledge of and experience working with early printed books necessary.
Experience in designing and installing exhibitions and in conservation
theory and practice desirable. Demonstrated ability to communicate effec-
tively orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to work well with
diverse colleagues, and with students and faculty in research and in-
structional setting.

Salary range:

Appointment as Librarian II requires minimum of 2-3 years experience,
salary $27,800-36,200. Appointment as Librarian III requires 4-5 years
professional experience, salary $30,700-39,100.

Application process:

Send cover letter, resume, and names and telephone numbers of 3 references

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19104-6206.

Applications received by November 25, 1992, will receive first consideration.
The University of Pennsylvania is an EO/AA employer.

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Date: 17 November 1992 21:12:45 CST
From: "Steve Spangehl / Associate Director" <U56076@UICVM>
Subject: Position Vacancy Notice

Please post the following for fellow HUMANISTS, and ask them to post it
on other academic listservs:

Announcement of Vacancy

Associate Director
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

The North Central Association's Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
is the voluntary regional accrediting commission serving more than 970
affiliated institutions in a nineteen-state area.

The Commission is seeking a professional staff member. The staff person will
be one of four Associate Directors whose primary responsibilities are to
provide assistance to a significant number of institutions of all types and at
all degree levels throughout the evaluation/accreditation process; help to
prepare materials for Commission meetings; contribute to the Commission's
publications; represent the Commission through campus visits, speeches to
outside groups, and participation in other appropriate higher education
activities; and assist in the development of the Annual Meeting and programs
for consultant-evaluators. Up to 20% of staff time is devoted to travel to

Requirements for the position are:

an earned doctorate from an accredited institution
higher education teaching and/or administrative experience
knowledge of the accreditation process and computer literacy are

Persons from NCA institutions are encouraged to apply.
Salary for this full-time
(twelve-month) position is competitive and the benefits program, including
TIAA-CREF, is excellent.

The position is open and is to be filled as soon as possible, but no later than
March 1. Closing date is December 31, but screening will begin immediately.
To be considered, an applicant must submit:

a letter of application
a current curriculum vitae
the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references who
may be contacted
date available to begin work

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Patricia A. Thrash, Executive Director
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
159 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60601