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Position at Science Museum, London

From: Duggan Emma <emma.duggan<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Collections Care Conservator (maternity cover)
Science Museum
Part time 3 days per week

UKP21,400 - UKP24,000 depending on knowledge and skills

39 week fixed-term contract
Reference: CCC-Oct12

The Science Museum is seeking a flexible and enthusiastic
Collections Care Conservator with strong preventive skills and
experiences to work alongside colleagues at the small to medium
object store within Blythe House London.

The position is 3 days per week and there is flexibility on which
days are chosen.

The Collections Care conservator is responsible for all aspects of
collections care as agreed with the Conservation and Collections
Care Manager, Blythe House. This includes environmental monitoring,
Insect Pest Management (IPM) and work alongside collection and
estates colleagues to improve the environment where able.

You will carry out the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Blythe
House, support and compile the annual and quarterly reports on pest
activity and make recommendations to feed into business planning.

You will advise upon and ensure that deterioration is minimised
through relevant preventive conservation methods and that the
collection is preserved to the appropriate high professional
standards and statutory requirements.

To support the preparation and delivery of loans, exhibitions and
collections hazard identification using the Mimsy XG collections

To provide supervision and general Health and Safety support to our
volunteers and conservation interns at Blythe House; object
awareness training for colleagues working with the collection and
active participation in storage compression and improvement

You will ensure that these tasks are carried out in a safe and
secure manner to comply with current legislation and following best
professional practice.

For further information about the Science Museum, a full job
description and details of how to apply, please visit


Closing date: Midnight Sunday 25 November 2012
Interviews: 5 December 2012
Start date: 7 January 2013

Emma Duggan
Conservation and Collections Care Manager, Blythe House
Science Museum
Blythe House
23, Blythe Road
London W14 0QX
+44 20 7602 0281 ext 205

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