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Conservator (Books)

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Summary
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Collections
Category: Collection Care, Curation & Conservation
Date Posted: 25/01/2018
Reference: 01801

Description

 Full Time, Fixed Term for 4 Years
 
 
Working with one of the largest, richest and most diverse research collections in the world, you’ll use your recent practical hands-on experience in the conservation of books to carry out conservation and preparation treatments on a wide range of paper based collection items.
 
With a degree in conservation or equivalent experience and a high level of manual dexterity, you’ll diagnose conservation problems, develop and evaluate options for solutions and liaise with conservation colleagues and curators to ensure the longevity, stability and accessibility of these prized assets.
 
Operating with minimal supervision, you’ll also demonstrate your ability to plan and manage your work to ensure that production deadlines are met and provide clear, detailed and accurate records of all treatments undertaken in accordance with professional conservation standards and frameworks.
 
Closing date: 25 February 2018

Proposed Interview dates 6/7 March 2018

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom

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Contact Name: Employee Services
Telephone: 01937 882030
Email Address: EmployeeServicesRecruitment@bl.uk

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