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Subject: Position at Bodleian Library

Position at Bodleian Library

From: David Howell <david.howell>
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2006
Project Conservator
Bodleian Library
Oxford University Library Services
Collection Care and Conservation Service

Salary: Grade 6 UKP22,774-UKP27,193 p.a.
Fixed-term 3 year contract

The Bodleian Library is seeking a paper or book conservator to join
its Conservation and Collection Care Department. Working in a team
of conservators, you will be required to carry out conservation
treatments to a wide range of library materials, including
manuscript and printed works on paper, parchment and other
materials. You will be encouraged to develop a range of professional
skills and knowledge on the objects on which you work. You will need
to be able to manage your work to ensure that production and
exhibition deadlines are met, communicate effectively with people at
all levels, and be able to keep clear, detailed and accurate records
of all treatments undertaken.

Applicants should have a degree or equivalent in paper conservation
and work experience in paper conservation following qualification,
and will either be an accredited conservator or will be planning to
apply for accreditation during this three year contract. You should
have knowledge and understanding of the range of library and archive
materials and structures, their historical significance and physical
make-up; an ability to assess deterioration and conservation
priorities for individual items and collections; and knowledge and
practical experience of current preservation and conservation
methods and techniques.

Further details and an application form are available from
<URL:http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/fp/> or from the

    Personnel Section
    Bodleian Library
    Broad Street
    Oxford, OX1 3BG,
    telephone (
    +44 1865 277171
    personnel [at] ouls__ox__ac__uk

Closing date 12 January 2006.

Closing date 12 January 200206. Please quote Ref. BL6074. Please
Please note that due to Christmas, the OULS Personnel Office will be
closed from 23 December 2006 until 2 January 2007.

David Howell
Acting Head of Conservation and Collections Care
Oxford University Library Service
Bodleian Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG
+44 1865 277075

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