|Paper Conservator (maternity cover)|
|Bodleian Libraries, Conservation and Collection Care, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford|
|Grade 6: 27,629 GBP – 32,958 GBP p.a.
THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT OF VACANCY ID 129047.
|The Bodleian Libraries are looking for an experienced Paper Conservator to join the Conservation and Collection Care Department, based in the Weston Library. The department has 19 members of staff including book, paper and preventive conservators working to preserve, stabilise and improve access to the Bodleian Libraries’ collections through preventive activities, interventive treatments, research, and by supporting an ongoing exhibitions programme.
You will be required to undertake conservation treatments on the Libraries’ rich and varied Special Collections, primarily treating works on paper. You will also assist in the preparation and mounting of materials for exhibitions and participate in promoting the work of the department.
With a recognised qualification in the conservation of paper or related materials, or equivalent training and experience, you will also have detailed knowledge and experience of high level paper conservation treatments and a broad knowledge of collection care activities. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to gather, analyse and present information clearly for different audiences. You will need a flexible approach to work, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
This is a full-time, fixed-term (maternity cover) post for approximately 6 months.
Only applications received online by 12.00 midday on Monday 24 July 2017 can be considered. Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing Monday 7 August 2017.
The advert for this position and the application instructions can be found at https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=129706