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Subject: Position at London Metropolitan Archives

Position at London Metropolitan Archives

From: Lindsay Helen <helen.lindsay>
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2000
Assistant Conservator
(Grade JE6, UKP19,800 - UKP23,510 pa inclusive)
London Metropolitan Archives

We are looking for an Assistant Conservator to join a team of 5 in
the Preservation Section of the London Metropolitan Archives, the
largest local authority in the country, with 32 miles of archives
and books and 56 staff. LMA is also responsible for the management
of Keats House in Hampstead. This busy office, located in
Clerkenwell, offers an excellent workshop environment and the
opportunity to carry out a variety of conservation and preservation
work. The successful candidate must be able to undertake work to a
high standard.

Your principal duties will involve conservation treatment on a full
range of items from the archives' collections, learning new
techniques as appropriate. Conservation staff are responsible for
the preparation of work for microfilming, surveying, liaison with
the reading rooms and reprographics section as well as in-house
training in handling and preservation issues. The Keats House
collection includes paintings, photographs, special collection
printed books, furniture and artefacts. The assistant conservator
should be able to provide remedial treatments for bound material
where appropriate, give advice and contribute to the exhibition
programme at Keats House.

Applicants should hold a degree and/or equivalent qualification in
paper conservation. In addition, the successful candidate should
have good organisational and communication skills and a proven
ability to produce work of a high order within specified time
periods. They should be able to work in dusty conditions, climb
ladders and handle heavy items with care.

CV's will not be considered. Only those chosen for interview will be

Closing date: 22nd September 2000
Interviews:4th October 2000

    The Administration Office
    London Metropolitan Archives
    40 Northampton Road
    London EC1R OHB
    +44 20 7332 3838
    LMA [at] corpoflondon__gov__uk

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Received on Wednesday, 16 August, 2000

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