Projects Conservator (fixed-term)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 26,829 to 31,076 per annum
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 15 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 037797

Location: The Library Annexe, South Gyle, Edinburgh

Salary: £26,829 to £31,076 per annum

We are seeking a full time Projects Conservator to work on a major collections rationalisation project in connection with the development of the University Collections Facility at South Gyle. Based at South Gyle and the Main Library in George Square, you will be required to address the preventive and interventive conservation needs of rare books and archive collections.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who holds a good honours degree or equivalent relevant experience with a conservation or preservation focus. Comprehensive knowledge of conservation working practices and procedures is essential, as is attention to detail, communication skills and commitment to long-term professional development.

This role will form part of a team of five new project posts being created to work on this key project.  The project is crucial in ensuring the ongoing stability and discover-ability of collections and presents an excellent opportunity to gain relevant work experience within a dynamic and supportive work environment.

This post is offered on a full-time, fixed-term basis of 12 months.

We anticipate interviews will be held in the week commencing 28th November 2016.

Closing date: Tuesday 15th November 2016 at 5pm, GMT.

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