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Position at National Archives, Kew

From: Deborah Goorbarry <deborah.goorbarry>
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Senior Paper Conservator
Department of Collection Care
The National Archives, Kew

UKP27,035 per annum
Full-time, permanent position

The National Archives is seeking to appoint a highly motivated
Senior Paper Conservator to join the Conservation Section of the
Department of Collection Care. Working directly with the Head of
Conservation the successful candidate will be actively engaged in
the further development of an energetic team of conservators
committed to improving conservation practice for the National
Archives.

The post holder will be principally responsible for taking a strong
leadership role in building the knowledge and skills base within the
department. This will be achieved by undertaking high-level
conservation treatments through teaching and standard setting. In
addition, the Senior Paper Conservator will be expected to actively
promote the work of the department, both within The National
Archives and wider through publications and presentations.

You will be a graduate from a recognized conservation programme
(preferably to MA level) or have equivalent work experience, with a
demonstrable knowledge of up-to-date conservation practice and
ethics and have ICON accredited membership of PACR (Professional
Accreditation of Conservators-Restorers) or a willingness to undergo
the accreditation process.

You will also have excellent written and verbal communication and
presentation skills, a demonstrable ability to work independently
and an ability to take a leadership role within a team.  You must
also have a good working knowledge of IT systems including MS
office.

To apply please call TMP on +44-20-7649 6003 for an application form
(Minicom +44-20-7406 5790). Your call may be recorded or monitored
or training and quality purposes.  Closing date for receipt of
applications is 27 June 2007.

If you would like to
discuss the role, please contact

    Juergen Vervoorst
    Head of Conservation
    +44-20-8392 5330

Deborah Goorbarry
HR Adviser, The National Archives
+44-20-8392 5330 ext 2427


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