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Subject: Position at the Natural History Museum, London

Position at the Natural History Museum, London

From: Edith Baker <e.baker>
Date: Friday, May 5, 2006
Paper conservator post
Ref: NHM/PC/EB
Natural History Museum
Library and Information Services
UKP25,000 - UKP30,000 p.a. according to experience
Permanent, Full-Time

An experienced and creatively minded paper conservator is required
to lead and manage the Museum's strategy for preserving and
conserving its pre-eminent Library and Archives Collection. Working
closely with the Collection Management Librarian and other
specialist staff, you will help set and maintain collection care
standards through policy development and practical training. You
will advise on and carry out appropriate conservation activities and
manage the work of freelance conservators and related specialists.
You will also participate in a busy programme of loans to
exhibitions. You will have at least five years post-qualification
experience, ideally within a library, archive or museum environment.
In addition to possessing excellent professional skills, you will be
a good communicator and enjoy training and developing others in good
preservation and handling practice.

The post requires leadership and also empathy with the needs of the
many different users whose work relies on the collections.

For informal enquiries, please contact

    Mel Smith
    Collections Management Librarian
    Library and Information Services
    +44 20 7942 5393

For further information and details of how to apply, please send an
A5 SAE (first class) to

    Edith Baker
    Human Resources Department
    Natural History Museum
    Cromwell Road
    London SW7 5BD
    e.baker [at] nhm__ac__uk

Please quote reference: NHM/PC/EB
Closing date: 9 June 2006

At the Natural History Museum we value the diversity of our
employees and the unique perspectives they bring to our business.


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