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Subject: Position at Archives New Zealand

Position at Archives New Zealand

From: Diana Coop <>
Date: Monday, December 18, 2006
Archives New Zealand
Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga
Wellington New Zealand
Conservator, Preservation Services

We are looking for an experienced conservator to join our
Preservation Services team.

Archives New Zealand acts as the memory of government. It oversees
the creation, management and preservation of Government records to
ensure the accountability and efficiency of Government and its
agencies are met now and in the future.

The Archives New Zealand Preservation Services Team based in
Wellington Head Office has a vacancy for a suitably qualified
full-time Conservator.  As the sole Conservator reporting to the
Manager Preservation Services, you will join a small friendly team
of eight to provide conservation services across a broad range of
formats. The position involves providing remedial treatment and
preventive solutions, contributing to the development and operation
of preservation facilities, condition surveying, preservation advice
to staff, government agencies and the public, preparation of items
for loan and exhibition, development and delivery of training to
staff and government agencies,  providing disaster planning and
response services.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

    A tertiary qualification in the conservation of cultural
    material or equivalent

    Professional experience as a conservator, particularly across
    the broad range of formats in archives conservation

    Excellent communication and self-management skills

In return, we offer you the opportunity to work in an autonomous
position and a highly supportive and collaborative work environment.
If you have a passion for conservation, then we would love to
receive your application. A contribution to re-location costs will
be considered for the successful overseas applicant.  The successful
applicant will need to obtain or have the legal right to work in New

For more information about this position, please contact Diana Coop
+64 4 495 6221. The application pack and position description are
available at <URL:> or can be obtained by
contacting Keryn Maetzig on +64 4 499 5595.

Completed applications must be received by

    Human Resources
    Archives New Zealand
    PO Box 12-050
    hr [at] archives__govt__nz

by 5pm Tuesday 23 January 2007.

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Received on Monday, 18 December, 2006

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