The New York Academy of Medicine seeks qualified candidates for the permanent, full-time position of Preservation Librarian. Reporting to the Associate Director of the Library, the Preservation Librarian will provide direction for all preservation and conservation initiatives in the Library; oversee the work of staff in the Gladys Brooks Book and Paper Conservation Laboratory; and serve on the management team of the Library.
Working with a world-class collection of rare and historical materials, with a team of curatorial, cataloging, and digitization colleagues, the Preservation Librarian will support both specialized users and a growing roster of public programs and outreach ventures. The position is ideal for a creative individual who will consolidate the preservation program built over the last years, expand conservation work, and revitalize the teaching and outreach efforts of the Gladys Brooks Laboratory.
For the full job posting, please see http://nyam.org/about/careers/preservation-librarian/ The position will be open until filled, with applications evaluated on a rolling basis.