8 April 2015

Job Vacancy: Assistant Curator - Visiting Researchers Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum is seeking an Assistant Curator who will assist the Pitt Rivers Museum to facilitate research access to the museum’s object collections. They will help to manage and plan visits to the collection which includes retrieving and returning objects from display and enhancing the object database with any information or detail as might occur from the visit. The postholder will also assist with monitoring of day-to-day storage conditions of collections, identifying conservation issues and liaising with Conservation. They will also be asked to assist with object packing, moving and returning to storage or display.

The ideal candidate will have a good level of education including museums or equivalent heritage experience. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills and show evidence of accuracy and attention to detail. Experience of using catalogue databases within a museum environment is essential as is handling museum objects in a safe and secure manner.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 23 April 2015. Interviews will take place a week later.

For full details visit the University of Oxford website. 

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