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Position at Centre for Children's Books

From: Liz Branigan <elizabeth.branigan>
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2006
Conservator (full time for 28 months)
Seven Stories
The Centre for Children's Books
Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary UKP18,450

Seven Stories <URL:> is the home of a
fast-growing, nationally important collection of manuscripts,
artwork and related archive material, by Britain's foremost writers
and illustrators for children.

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books seeks a qualified
archives/paper conservator. You will play a key role in the
Storylines project--a major initiative to unlock the potential of
the Seven Stories collection of original artwork, manuscripts and
archives by British writers and illustrators for children, from the
1930s to the present day. The main responsibilities include:
preservation re-packaging of archives, artwork and manuscript
collections; mounting and preventative conservation of work for
display; environmental monitoring and control; participation in
education and outreach activities. You will be enthusiastic,
well-organised and self-motivated, with excellent communication and
IT skills. You will be sympathetic to the aims and ethos of Seven
Stories and will ideally have an interest in children's books.
Previous experience of working in museum/archives/library
conservation will be an advantage.

If you are qualifying in the near future you are welcome to apply.
You will work as part of a small interdisciplinary team but will
also have access to support from the Conservator at the North East
Collections Care Framework.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sarah
Lawrance on +44 191 276 4289. For further details email
jobs [at] sevenstories__org__uk

To receive a copy of the application pack by post, please send a
self addressed envelope to:

    Liz Paton
    Administrator, Seven Stories
    30 Lime Street
    Ouseburn Valley
    Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ

Closing date: 19 July 2006
Interview: 25 July 2006

Registered Charity number: 1056812
Seven Stories is committed to protecting children and is working
towards equality and diversity in its policies and practices.

Liz Branigan
Senior Conservator
Durham University Library
Palace Green

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:2
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Received on Thursday, 29 June, 2006

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