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Subject: Position at Dorset Archives Service

Position at Dorset Archives Service

From: S. B. Lucas <s.b.lucas>
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2003
Principal Conservator
Managing Dorset's Archive Preservation Services
UKP24,048?26,640 (April 2003)

We are looking for an experienced and creative Archive Conservator
to lead our Preservation Services Division. Dorset is a centre of
excellence in this field and the right person will have the
opportunity to manage and continue to improve our preservation,
conservation and reprographics services. The post is a key one and
is a member of the Archives Service Management Team.

The job:

    *   Preservation and conservation services, such as policy and
        practice development, the conservation programme, survey
        work, treatment, packaging

    *   archive building maintenance and archive storage
    environmental conditions

    *   reprographics services, including microfilming, the
        continuing development of scanning and digital copying and
        the provision of copies for the public

    *   preservation projects (currently Heritage Lottery Funded
        Dorset Parish Records Preservation Project and New
        Opportunities Funded Dorset Coast Digital Archive),
        including management to completion and developing new

The person:

    *   Experience of archive preservation, conservation and

    *   Good people and communication skills

    *   IT skills and an understanding of ICT applications for
        preservation services

    *   Good motivation and team skills

    *   Project management skills

Application packs and forms may be obtained from Dorset Record
Office, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1RP or from Sue Lucas
on +44 1305 228933 or archives [at] dorsetcc__gov__uk For an informal
discussion contact Hugh Jaques, County Archivist on +44 1305 228929
or 250550. Closing Date: February 11, 2003

Dorset County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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