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Position at Oxford

From: Sibel Ruc <sibel.ruc<-a>
Date: Friday, August 8, 2008
Principal Conservator
Conservation, Deputy Head of Department
Oxford University Library Services

Salary: UKP40,334 - UKP46,759

The OULS Conservation and Collection Care (CCC) department is
undergoing a period of development and improvement (including the
planning for and implementation of modern, purpose built
laboratories) and is seeking an experienced conservation manager to
help facilitate this change. Excellent people skills and diplomacy,
attention to detail, experience of accurate financial planning and
monitoring, and the ability to lead a team are all essential
qualities in this demanding role, as is a high level of knowledge of
conservation processes within libraries. The post reports directly
to the Head of CCC and includes deputising in the absence of the
Head of department.

The post-holder will be responsible for the following:

    *   directing and managing conservation, interventive and
        preventive projects undertaken by teams of Conservators,
        Assistant Conservators, Conservation Technicians and other
        library staff as appropriate;

    *   managing and co-ordinating Conservators in the planning of
        conservation projects and scheduling of staff involved;

    *   planning and developing training and teaching programmes for
        conservation staff, interns and other library service staff

    *   co-ordinating the CCC's annual staff development review

    *   undertaking line management functions for Conservators,
        Assistant Conservators and Technicians

The post-holder will be a member of the Bodleian central site fire
and emergency response team.

Further details and applications forms are available from
<URL:> or from the

    OULS Personnel Section
    The Bodleian Library
    Broad Street
    Oxford, OX1 3BG
    +44 1865 277170
    Fax: +44 1865 277193
    personnel<-a t->ouls< . >ox< . >ac< . >uk

Closing date is Friday 26 September 2008.
Please quote Our Ref. BL8069.

Sibel Ruc
Personnel Administrator
Bodleian library

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:9
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Received on Friday, 8 August, 2008

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