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Subject: Position at Guildhall Art Gallery, London

Position at Guildhall Art Gallery, London

From: Caroline Tragett <caroline.tragett>
Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Conservator
Part-time (17.5 hrs per week)
City of London, Libraries, Archives and Guildhall Art Gallery
    Department
(Heritage Division)
Guildhall Art Gallery

Salary: up to UKP30,080 per annum pro rata inclusive (Subject to
review)

Closing Date: 5pm on 25 January 2008

Guildhall Art Gallery is looking for an enthusiastic frames
conservator to join its team.

The Conservation section currently consists of a Senior Conservator
(paintings), a Lead Conservator (frames) and Conservator
(paintings). The Guildhall Art Gallery is part of the Heritage
Services Division of the Libraries, Archives and Guildhall Art
Gallery department and this post reports to the Lead Conservator
(frames). You will be working on the frames within the City of
London's collection at the Guildhall Art Gallery, mainly of British
works of art dating from the seventeenth century to the present.

The City's Permanent Collection of Works of Art comprises c.4, 000
oil paintings, sculptures and works on paper. London topographical
subjects from the 17th century to the present are a major element
while other strengths include Victorian paintings; civic and royal
portraits from the 17th century onwards; the Harold Samuel
collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings; and the studio collection
of Sir Matthew Smith, comprising 175 oil paintings and more than
1,000 works on paper.

You must have a degree in a relevant subject and/or recognised
conservation training, and relevant practical experience, preferably
within a gallery/museum environment. We are looking for someone with
the ability to work in a team as well as independently and who has
excellent time management and communication skills.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to

    Caroline Tragett
    Lead Conservator
    +44 20 7332 3632
    caroline.tragett [at] cityoflondon__gov__uk

Further details and application forms are available by sending an
e-mail or postcard with details of your name and postal address to
the

    Director's Secretary
    Guildhall Library
    Aldermanbury, London EC2P 2EJ
    DirectorofLibraries&ArtGallery [at] cityoflondon__gov__uk

An application form must be used and the completed form returned to:

    Director's Secretary
    Guildhall Library
    Aldermanbury, London EC2P 2EJ

by 5pm on 25 January 2008.

Interviews:    14 February 2008

The City of London Corporation is committed to equal opportunities
and welcomes job applications from all sections of the community.

Caroline Tragett
Frame Conservator
Guildhall Art Gallery
+44 20 7332 3632
Fax: +44 20 7332 3341


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