Core Preservation Administration Interest Group

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Purpose: Focuses on both broad and specific preservation issues in libraries. Topics encompass physical collections generally, and occasionally digital preservation issues. We serve academic, public, special, and other types of libraries.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Position opening: Assistant Conservator (Iowa State University Library)

  • 1.  Position opening: Assistant Conservator (Iowa State University Library)

    Posted Aug 17, 2021 02:25 PM

    Iowa State University Library in Ames is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Conservator (Librarian I or II). The Assistant Conservator will work in a fully equipped preservation lab under the guidance of the Collections Conservator. This position will support the library's multi-faceted effort to preserve and conserve materials from its Special Collections and University Archives. Salary range: $53,000 to $61,000; commensurate with experience.

    For a full description of duties, qualifications and application instructions, go to:

    The posting will close on September 9, 2021 


    Kathy A. Parsons (she, her, hers)

    Associate Professor

    Head, Preservation & Stacks Management Dept.

    701 Morrill Rd

    204 Parks Library

    Iowa State University

    Ames, IA  50011-2102



    voice: 515-294-9630

    fax:  515-294-2112


    Member: American Library Association and the Iowa Library Association

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    Iowa State University Library's Mission: Advances the university's academic excellence and land-grant mission.