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Position at National Archives of Norway

From: Kristin Ramsholt <kriram<-at->
Date: Monday, June 8, 2009
Paper conservator
Unit for digitalisation and conservation
The National Archives, Norway

Permanent position available

The unit for digitalisation and conservation is responsible for
conservation in the National Archives and the Regional State Archive
of Oslo, for digitalisation of material currently on paper and other
analogue media for publishing online, and for photo services. There
are a total of four positions in our conservation group, one of
which we are looking to fill immediately.

The National Archives currently keep approximately 120 000 meters of
documents. Our oldest documents are about a thousand years old. The
conservation group work closely with the other conservation units in
the National Archival Services of Norway (Arkivverket), and in the
position of conservationist you will take part in the task of
preserving unique and valuable cultural heritage.

The person who is employed will work with preventive and active
conservation of archive material; mainly documents on paper, but
work with other archive media could also be assigned. Other
conservation-related tasks could also be included in the

Necessary qualifications are minimum three years of university level
education within conservation (bachelor's degree), specializing in
paper and related media. Work experience is necessary, preferably
from archives. Applicants must be result oriented, accurate,
flexible and cooperative.

The salary range will be NOK 384-900-435.700, depending on the
applicants' qualifications.There will be a six-month period of

The state administration's workforce should reflect the population,
and according to the personnel policy of the National Archive
Services of Norway we also wish to have a balanced workforce. We
therefore encourage all qualified persons to apply, regardless of
age, gender, functional disabilities, nationality or ethnic

Please note that information about the applicants can be made
public, even if the applicant has requested not to be listed,
according to Offentleglova 25.

For further information, please contact, head of conservation
Kristin Ramsholt +47 22 02 27 21, or director of the unit of
conservation and digitalization Kristian Hunskaar +47 22 02 27 69.

Deadline 26 June 2009

Please use the electronic application form that can be found at


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