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Position at Bodleian Library

From: Anne Pouliquen <anne.pouliquen<-a>
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Paper Conservator
Bodleian Libraries
University of Oxford
Osney One Building
Osney Mead, and Weston Library
Broad Street, Oxford

Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

One year fixed term contract, with possibility of extension

Grade 6: UKP26,527 - UKP31,644 p.a.

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Paper
Conservator to join the Conservation and Collection Care Department
at the Bodleian Libraries.

The C&CC Department, comprising twenty-six staff organised into
seven teams, safeguards the Bodleian Libraries collections through
conservation treatments, preventive measures and training, as well
as supporting public programmes involving access and display of

You will undertake conservation treatments on works on paper and
related materials as well as participate in collection care
activities. You will have a recognized qualification in paper
conservation or related materials, or equivalent training and

Significant knowledge and experience of high-level conservation
treatments on paper and basic knowledge of book structures are
required. Ability to gather, analyse and present information clearly
and accurately for the purpose of recording, planning and reporting
conservation treatments as well as a flexible approach to work and
excellent inter-personal skills are also essential.

Due to the nature of this post, candidates will be required to
undertake a Disclosure Scotland check as well as a financial
background check. The possession of a criminal record or poor
financial background will not necessarily prevent an applicant from
obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according
to the nature of the role and information provided.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job
description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:


Applications are to be made online. Only applications received
before midday on 4 April 2014 can be considered. You will be
required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Monday and
Tuesday 28-29 April 2014.

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Received on Tuesday, 18 February, 2014

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