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Subject: Position at Highland Archive Centre, Inverness

Position at Highland Archive Centre, Inverness

From: Richard Aitken <richard.aitken<-at->
Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013
Trainee Archive Conservator
Highland Archive Centre, Inverness

35hrs per week
UKP14,269 - UKP16,071

Vacancy Reference number: HLH/1307/03

To support the Senior Conservator in the operation of the Archive
Conservation Unit. This post provides a unique opportunity for those
wishing to train in Archive Conservation to gain experience of all
aspects of archive conservation work in an archive service prior to,
or whilst undertaking, a recognised training course in Archive
Conservation. The post is tenable for a maximum period of four

    To support the effective operation of the conservation unit as
    part of the Highland Archive Service.

    To undergo practical training in the basic principles of archive
    conservation and preservation.

    To carry out conservation activities and preservation procedures
    including environmental monitoring, safe handling, packaging,
    and preventative measures.

    To assist, under supervision, with intrusive conservation work
    on paper, parchment, photographs, and maps.

    To assist, under supervision, with book binding work.

    To assist as required in the preparation of exhibitions.

    To undertake the preparation of surrogate copies of records.

    To assist with conservation surveys of records held at the Hub
    and Spokes, and at other locations in the Highlands.

    To compile statistics relating to the work of the Archive
    Conservation Studio.

To apply, please see


Use the job description and person specification to apply using
Application Form A

For further queries or an informal chat contact Richard Aitken on
+44 1463 256438

Closing date 29 July 2013

Richard Aitken AC
Senior Conservator
High Life Highland
Highland Archive and Registration Centre
Bught Road
Inverness IV3 5SS
+44 1463 256438
Mobile:+44 7825 116513

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:5
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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Received on Thursday, 4 July, 2013

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