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Conservator (Fixed Term contract), Birmingham Museum Trust

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Conservator - Collections Care Department

Full Time: 37 hours a week, two years fixed term

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced, organised and enthusiastic object Conservator to join Birmingham Museums Trust.  

As a Conservator, you will provide a comprehensive interventive conservation service for the Trust and will promote best practice for the conservation of objects in the collections held across the Trust’s nine sites

The core work programme will be the condition checking and conservation of objects required for exhibition, capital projects and loans. Although a general objects conservator, you will be experienced in inorganic conservation. You will be a key part of the conservation team and will work closely with the Loans Registrar, Collections & Storage Officer at the Museum Collections Centre and provide advice to the Public Art Programme.   You will be joining at an exciting time for Birmingham Museums Trust as we work towards a programme of major capital projects.

The successful candidate will have a recognised professional qualification in conservation and be Icon accredited or committed to achieving accredited status. You will be a good team player, with the ability to work independently.  

Mainly based at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery or the Museum Collections Centre, you will be expected to travel and work at our other sites.

If you believe this is the role for you.....please visit https://birminghammuseumstrust.livevacancies.co.uk/#/job/details/34 and read through the job description to gain further understanding and information.  

You must ensure all parts of the application form are completed in full (including all your previous employment history).  You will need to explain in your supporting statement why you believe you are a suitable candidate and what particular qualities and experience relevant to this role, you would bring if appointed.

The closing date for applications is Monday 28th October 2019 and we expect interviews to take place on 15th November 2019.