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Subject: Position at Dorset Archives Service

Position at Dorset Archives Service

From: Chris Woods <c.s.woods>
Date: Friday, July 19, 2002
Principal Conservator
Managing Dorset's Archive Preservation Services
Dorset Archives Service, serving Bournemouth Borough Council, Dorset
County Council and the Borough of Poole
Salary: UKP22,341-UKP24,750

We are looking for an experienced and creative Archive Conservator
to lead our Preservation Services Division. Dorset is a centre of
excellence in this field and the right person will have the
opportunity to manage and continue to improve our preservation,
conservation and reprographics services. The post is a key one and
is a member of the Archives Service Management Team.

The job involves:

    *   Preservation and conservation services, such as policy and
        practice development, the conservation programme, survey
        work, treatment, packaging.

    *   Archive building maintenance and archive storage
        environmental conditions.

    *   Reprographics services, including microfilming, the
        continuing development of scanning and digital copying and
        the provision of copies for the public.

    *   Preservation projects (currently Heritage Lottery Funded
        Dorset Parish Records Preservation Project and New
        Opportunities Funded Dorset Coast Digital Archive),
        including management to completion and developing new

The person should have:

    *   Experience of archive preservation, conservation and

    *   Good people and communication skills

    *   IT skills and an understanding of ICT applications for
        preservation services

    *   Good motivation and team skills

    *   Project management skills

Application packs and forms may be obtained from

    Dorset Record Office
    Bridport Road, Dorchester
    Dorset DT1 1RP

or from

    Sue Lucas
    +44 1305228933
    archives [at] dorsetcc__gov__uk

For an informal discussion

    Hugh Jaques
    County Archivist
    +44 1305 228929 or
    +44 1305 250550

Closing date is August 30, 2002

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