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Subject: Position at Guildhall Library, London

Position at Guildhall Library, London

From: Peter Whitehead <peter.whitehead>
Date: Friday, February 14, 2003
Assistant Conservator Prints and Maps
Job Share (17.5hours)

We are looking for an enthusiastic conservator to job-share this
prints and drawings conservation post, working primarily on material
in our Prints and Maps collections. Guildhall Library Print Room
contains the Library's collection of engravings, drawings, maps and
photographs relating mainly to London history. The majority of the
prints and drawings are London topographical views from the 17th to
20th century  and we have an unrivalled collection of London maps,
dating from the 16th century to the present day. There are also
large collections of ephemera, Old Master prints and 18,000
photographs dating from the 1850s to date. The St Paul's Cathedral
Collection includes over 200 drawings from the office of Sir
Christopher Wren. Our conservation team currently consists of three
specialist Conservators and a Technical Assistant working under the
Senior Conservator.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, hold a recognised
professional qualification and have at least 2 years post
qualification experience of paper conservation with prints, drawings
or maps. Basic computer literacy, good team working skills and an
ability to work independently are also essential.

We recognise and encourage professional accreditation.

Further details and application forms are available Monday to Friday
9.30am-4:30 pm from the

    Assistant Directors' Secretary
    Guildhall Library
    London EC2P 2EJ
    +44 20 7332 1052
    libraries.recruit [at] corpoflondon__gov__uk

Please note that electronic application forms are not available.

For an informal discussion about this post telephone Peter
Whitehead, Senior Conservator on +44 20 7332 1876

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday
March 3, 2003 Interviews are expected to take place on Monday March
24, 2003

Applications are particularly welcome from candidates from ethnic
minorities, who are under-represented in posts at this level.

The Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity and operates
a no-smoking environment

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