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Position at British Library

From: Mehboob Mohamed <mehboob.mohamed<-a>
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2005
Conservation Training Co-ordinator
British Library
London, St Pancras

The British Library is one of the greatest research libraries in the
world. Our modernisation programme ensures that we keep pace with
other international libraries. We continue to set standards with our
integrated management of the nation's digital and printed

Collection Care department in the British Library comprises around
200 staff, and is responsible for the preservation, conservation,
storage and security of the collections.

It is an exciting time to join the British Library. Our new Centre
for Conservation is due to open in 2007, the development of the
first Foundation Degree in Book Conservation is under way, and new
internships will be funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund.

This new post, reporting to the Head of Conservation Training and
Development in Collection Care, will see you working with internal
and external organisations and individuals to help develop the
Foundation Degree, graduate internships, on-going work placements in
Collection Care, and internal training requirements. The post will
involve working with Visitor Services and the Education department
to enable increased public access to conservation.

You will have some knowledge of conservation either from practical
experience or from having worked in a related role. A good
understanding of higher and further education in the UK is also

You should have a degree or equivalent experience in conservation
and cultural heritage, or training and development, and demonstrate
initiative, excellent communication and organisational skills and
the ability to carry out research.

For an application pack and further details on how to apply, please

    People Media Response
    bl<-a t->peoplemedia< . >co< . >uk
    +44 20 7420 2080

quoting ref. VM021905.

Further information is also available from

Closing date for applications: 12 September 2005.

The Library has a strong competency-based performance management
programme that encourages the highest standards of service
innovation and professional development.

The British Library is an Equal Opportunities employer. We recognise
the benefit of employing a diverse workforce. All applicants are
considered on the basis of their merits and suitability for the job
and all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be
invited for interview.

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