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Subject: Position at East Riding Archives and Local Studies Service

Position at East Riding Archives and Local Studies Service

From: Linda Barone <linda.barone<-at->
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Conservation Technician (Temporary)
Archives and Local Studies Service
Beverley, East Yorkshire, UK

Contract: Up to 12 months
Salary: UKP 13,589 (pro rata for 18.5 hours/week)

We seek a reliable bookbinder with an interest in learning more
about conservation to assist in the repair of 19th and 20th century
books and in their preparation for an exhibition. You will have
excellent hand skills and good knowledge of basic book repair
techniques, while also wishing to develop expertise in conservation.
You must be able to work in a small team. You will be repairing a
collection of books bequeathed to the town of Beverley by John
Champney, keeping correct records of your work, and maintaining the
standards required of conservation ethics. The post also requires
your participation in outreach events related to these books.

This post offers an opportunity to develop bench skills under the
direct supervision of an experienced bookbinder and book

This post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the
project, "John Champney's Vision Realised - 100 years On".  You will
be based in the new conservation workshop of the Archives and Local
Studies Service in the Treasure House building in Beverley. Beverley
is a medieval market town in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Hours: part-time for 12 months; possibility of flexible

For an informal discussion, please email:

For further information and to apply please visit

Post No.: CUL0877
Closing Date: Dec 15, 2009

Linda Barone
Senior Conservator
The Treasure House
East Riding Archives and Local Studies Service
Beverley, East Yorkshire

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Received on Wednesday, 18 November, 2009

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