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Positions at Pitt Rivers Museum

From: Heather Richardson <heather.richardson<-a>
Date: Friday, April 18, 2008
Collections Move Assistants
Pitt Rivers Museum

Support Grade 03 UKP15,743 - UKP18,165

In 2007, the Museum was awarded UKP1m by the Heritage Lottery Fund
for a scheme to remodel its main entrance, Taking the past into the
future: the entrance redevelopment project. In order for the
necessary work to be carried out in the Museum a large number of its
displays will have to be dismantled, their contents carefully packed
and moved to nearby storage.

The Museum now wishes to appoint 4 Collection Move Assistants as
part of the move team to undertake the necessary decanting and
recanting. The candidates should be familiar with the principles of
safe handling, security, storage of objects and conservation in a
museum environment. They should have sound computer skills,
including email, spreadsheets, and familiarity with museum catalogue
databases especially Filemaker Pro. They should be meticulousness in
record-keeping and show evidence of accuracy and attention to
detail. They should have a good level of education and have a
knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, anthropology and archaeology

Applications, including full curriculum vitae, a completed
application form, a covering letter addressing the criteria and the
names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to the

  Pitt Rivers Museum
  South Parks Road
  Oxford OX1 3PP

Further particulars and an application form are available at


Closing date for applications: 16 May 2008.
Interviews will take place on 2-3 June 2008.

Heather Richardson, ACR
Head of Conservation
Pitt Rivers Museum
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PP
+44 1865 613028

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