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Subject: Position at Lambeth Palace Library and Church of England Record Centre (CERC)

Position at Lambeth Palace Library and Church of England Record Centre (CERC)

From: Janet Atkinson <janet.atkinson<-a>
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Preservation Assistant.
Lambeth Palace Library and the Church of England Record Centre

Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week), split site

UKP21,108.00 rising to UKP21,674.00 (on successful completion of 6
months' probation)

Ref: C3734-37-1

The Church of England Library and Archives division wishes to
recruit an enthusiastic and proactive Preservation Assistant to this
newly re-defined post.  The position would make an ideal entry level
situation for a recent graduate in Library and Archives
Conservation/Preservation or for a dynamic person wishing to pursue
the ICON Conservation Technician Qualification (CTQ).

The successful candidate will work at both sites:

    3 days per week at Lambeth Palace Library, founded in 1610,
    which is the historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury.
    Situated in a grade 1 listed building, the post supports the
    work of the Preservation Manager.

    2 days per week in Bermondsey for The Church of England Record
    Centre (CERC), which holds the archives of a variety of
    historical central Church of England bodies, and provides a
    records management service to the National Church Institutions.
    Here your work will be to support the Consortium Conservator and
    provide a preservation service.

The main duties will be:

    To monitor environmental conditions within the LPL and CERC
    collections, interpreting recorded data and being reactive to
    any changes

    To advance the Library's phase-boxing programme, and to continue
    CERC's re-packaging project

    To assist with condition assessment databases

    To undertake a regular timetable of general, shelf and
    book/archive cleaning within the storage areas

    To implement a preservation service within CERC and to undertake
    basic conservation

    Relocating, sorting, cleaning, boxing, stock-taking, and listing
    items in storage.

If you If you would like further details of the job role and would
like to apply, please visit -


Closing date: 5pm, Monday 13 October 2014

Please note: shortlisting will be 5 November 2014

Interview date: Tuesday 12 November 2014

Janet Atkinson
Senior Conservator
Lambeth Palace Library
London SE1 7JU

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Received on Tuesday, 23 September, 2014

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