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Subject: Position at Lancashire County Museum Service (LCMS)

Position at Lancashire County Museum Service (LCMS)

From: Heather Davis <heather.davis>
Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Textile Conservation Officer
Lancashire County Museum Service
Lancashire Conservation Studios

Scale 5/6 (UKP18,450 - UKP22,293) 37 hrs

Temporary for 9 months
Closing date: 12 January 2007

Lancashire County Museum Service (LCMS) manages a portfolio of 12
museums and historic sites in the County.  The Museums reflect the
rich cultural, industrial and natural heritage of Lancashire and
range from country houses to preserved textile mills.  LCMS has a
specialist team of curators and conservators supported by
educational, marketing and administrative staff. Many of these
specialist services are made available to the wider museums
community in the North West.

Lancashire Conservation Studios is the conservation section of
Lancashire County Museum Service
<URL:http://www.lancsmuseums.gov.uk>. Based in Preston and working
in new purpose built studios within a historic grade 2 listed
Church. The studios are considered a landmark development to promote
conservation to the public and enhance facilities for collection
care training across the North West of England.

Working within a team of specialist conservators and technicians the
successful applicant will concentrate on the conservation of a
number of textile items, mainly 19th and 20th Century, which are to
be prepared for the redisplay of the galleries of The Beacon Museum,
Whitehaven.

You should have a recognised degree, post graduate diploma or
equivalent experience in a conservation environment. Post
qualification experience is desirable. Candidates should have good
planning, organisational and communication skills and the ability to
work to deadlines.

Though the post is full-time we would be willing to consider
part-time or job share applications

If you wish to discuss details of this post please contact the

    Heather Davis
    Conservation Manager
    +44 1772 53407

For an application pack please contact +44 1772 531747 (24 hour).
Please indicate which position you are applying for on application
form Quoting reference no CYP/S/249/PM. Or, apply on line at
<URL:http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/vacancies> or e-mail
cyphr.personnel.central [at] ed__lancscc__gov__u

Closing Date: 15 January 2007

Lancashire County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Heather C. Davis
Conservation Manager
Lancashire Conservation Studios


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