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Position at London Metropolitan Archives

From: Liz Yamada <liz.yamada>
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006
Paper Conservator
City of London, London Metropolitan Archives

Fixed term contract 9 months

JE4 (UKP20,440 - UKP24,110 per annum - pro rata) inclusive of Inner
London Weighting

Ref: LMA022

Closing Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2006

We are seeking a qualified paper conservator to treat and re-house
approximately ninety 19th and 20th century architectural plans and
carry out paper conservation on all the major genealogical sources
(mostly patient registers) from Guy's and St Thomas' Collection in
preparation for microfilming.

The position is a fixed term post supported by the Guy's and St
Thomas' Charity. The minimum requirements for applicants are a
qualification in paper, archive or book conservation and a
demonstrated ability to organise and carry out a large body of work
within a fixed time frame, to a high standard.

The Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital archive is large, consisting of
archives from various London hospitals including; The General Lying
in Hospital, Lambeth Hospital, Royal Waterloo and Grosvenor
Hospitals. St Thomas' Hospital dates back to the 12th Century and is
still in operation today as part of Guy's and St Thomas'. The
programme to survey, repackage, refurbish and conserve thousands of
items in the collection was started in 2000.

London Metropolitan Archives is the largest local government archive
repository in the United Kingdom.  It collects the archives of
London institutions including parishes, hospitals, charities,
businesses as well as the public utilities. The office receives some
30,000 visitors and 21,000 distance enquiries a year. Their
interests include genealogy, local history and academic research.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to

    Liz Yamada
    Acting Principal Conservator (Workshop)
    +44 20 7332 3825
    liz_yamada [at] cityoflondon__gov__uk

Further information and application form can be found at

    <URL:http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/
        jobopportunities/view/vacancies.aspx>

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Alternatively contact

    Corporate Recruitment Unit
    City of London
    PO Box 270
    London EC2P 9EJ
    +44 20 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone)
    cru [at] cityoflondon__gov__uk

quoting reference number LMA022.

An application form must be used and the completed form returned to
the Corporate Recruitment Unit, by 17.00 on Tuesday, 19 September
2006

The City of London Corporation is committed to equal opportunities
and welcomes job applications from all sections of the community.


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