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Subject: Position at National Archives, Kew

Position at National Archives, Kew

From: Deborah Goorbarry <deborah.goorbarry>
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Preservation Assistant
The National Archives, Kew

Full-time fixed-term appointment until 31 May 2008, with the
possibility of extension or permanency

UKP20,070 per annum

The National Archives <URL:> is
seeking to appoint a Preservation Assistant, who will work under the
direction of the Head of Preservation.

The successful candidate will be required to ensure that best
preservation practice is embedded in all aspects of The National
Archives functions, including aspects of disaster planning, pest
monitoring, environmental monitoring, training, and best practice
for scanning projects. Presenting the work of Collection Care
through presentations and training will be key to this post.

The successful candidate will be a graduate from a recognized
conservation programme or have equivalent work experience.  You will
also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills both
written and oral, as well as significant knowledge of preservation
issues and ethics in the context of a major institution.  It is
vital that you have the ability to work effectively, both
independently and as a member of a team.  Training and presentation
skills are also a requisite for the role.  SoA or ICON
membership--accredited member of PACR (Professional Accreditation of
Conservators-Restorers) would be advantageous, as would experience
of publishing professional or technical papers.

To apply please call TMP on +44 20 7649 6003 for an application form
(Minicom +44 20 7406 5790). Your call may be recorded or monitored
for training and quality purposes.

Close date for receipt of applications is 27 June 2007

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact

    Anna Buelow
    Head of Preservation
    +44-20-8392 5330

Deborah Goorbarry
HR Adviser, The National Archives
+44-20-8392 5330 ext 2427

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:6
                  Distributed: Saturday, May 26, 2007
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Received on Wednesday, 23 May, 2007

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