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Subject: Position at National Archives of New Zealand

Position at National Archives of New Zealand

From: Jonathan London <jonathan.london>
Date: Thursday, February 5, 1998
Head of Preservation Services or
Conservator / Senior Conservator

The National Archives of New Zealand / Te Whare Tohu Tuhituhinga O
Aotearoa invites expressions of interest from conservators
interested in working in an active, developing institutional
conservation management programme, caring for archives of major
national significance, including:

    documents
    bound volumes
    maps and plans
    works of art
    photographs
    films and videos
    digital media

Most work will be at the Head Office in Wellington, with occasional
travel to Regional Offices in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin.
Preservation Services staff includes 2 conservators, 3-4 technicians
including staff based in regional offices, and 3 archives
technicians, providing technical support services for the
conservation management programme as well as for special media such
as film, photographs and fine art.

The Head of Preservation Services is part of the National Archives
management team, with responsibilities including co-ordinating
projects, operational planning, managing staff, maintaining
technical standards broader institutional planning.  Additional
responsibilities include laboratory work, collection surveys,
supervising projects, disaster planning and response and
conservation management training.  External consultancy projects are
also undertaken, including building and collection surveys, disaster
planning and salvage advice and assistance. Salary Grade 10
(NZ$46,990 - NZ$60,370)

Conservator and Senior Conservators implement the conservation
management programme through laboratory work, condition surveys,
providing advice and training for archivists and technicians,
managing projects, and disaster plan maintenance and response.
Senior staff in particular will also contribute to external
consultancy projects.  While laboratory work will usually be carried
out in individual specialist areas, project and conservation
management work will involve working with a wide range of media,
offering variety and opportunity to develop new skills. Salary grade
7 (NZ$33,700 - NZ$43,270), 8 (NZ$37,350 - NZ$47,910), or 9
(NZ$41,720 - NZ$53,570).

Contact:

    Chris Hurley
    General manager
    National Archives of New Zealand
    PO Box 12-050, Wellington, New Zealand
    +64 4 499 5595
    Fax: +64 4 495 6210
    Chris.Hurley [at] dia__govt__nz

Deadline for expressions of interest is 6 April 1998

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