Executive Director  Image Permanence Institute wanted
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The Image Permanence Institute at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director will provide leadership and strategic direction for the Image Permanence Institute (IPI) of RIT’s College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, a university-based laboratory devoted to preservation research and the development of sustainable practices for the preservation of images and cultural property. Through a balanced program of sponsored research, education, products, and services, and with annual operating income of $2M and 16 staff, IPI provides essential guidance and information, consulting and testing services, practical tools and preservation technology to libraries, archives, museums, and related industries worldwide. The Executive Director will guide IPI in addressing new and transformative areas for preservation research and education. Candidates should have an Advanced Degree and 5+ years of leadership experience, preferably in a non-profit environment. Anticipated start date: January 2017.

After a long and distinguished career, Professor Jim Reilly is retiring at the end of this academic year.

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Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion.  For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

About the Image Permanence Institute
The Image Permanence Institute® (IPI) is a recognized world leader in the development and deployment of sustainable practices for the preservation of images and cultural property. IPI accomplishes this through a balanced program of research, education, products, and services that meet the needs of individuals, companies, and institutions.

IPI® is a nonprofit, university-based laboratory devoted to preservation research. It is the world’s largest independent laboratory with this specific scope. Founded in 1985, IPI provides information, consulting services, practical tools and preservation technology to libraries, archives, and museums worldwide. The imaging and consumer preservation industries also use IPI’s consulting, testing and educational services.