Stanford Libraries welcomes applications for our Preservation Specialist 

Reporting to the Head of the Preservation Department, the Preservation 
Specialist manages Stanford Libraries’ preventive preservation program 
including the administration, tracking, and documentation of environmental 
monitoring, Integrated Pest Management, preservation education, and Stanford 
Libraries’ collection emergency response plan. The Preservation Specialist role 
requires a holistic understanding of the intersection between library and 
archival preservation and the various functions of an academic research library 
from acquisition to use to storage of collections. The incumbent exercises 
strong initiative in identifying, coordinating, and leading preservation 
projects ranging from outreach and education to collection surveys to periodic 
collection care tasks. The Preservation Specialist serves as a primary liaison 
between the Preservation Department and stakeholders across the organization 
requiring excellent communication skills. The position also provides 
administrative and technological support for the Conservation Services and 
Binding & Finishing units.

This is position is permanent 80% FTE - 32 hours per week.

For more information on core duties, minimum requirements, and to submit an 
application please visit:

Richenda Brim

Head of Preservation Department

Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
MC: 3105
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
(office) 650.724.2958

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