9 February 2017
Job Vacancy: Part time Head of Conservation, Pitt Rivers Museum
Part-time Head of Conservation
Pitt Rivers Museum,
Grade 8: £39,324 - £46,924 p.a. (pro rata)
The Museum seeks a Head of Conservation who will be responsible for managing all aspects of conservation and collections care of approximately 300,000 ethnographic and archaeological objects, plus an equal number of photographs and manuscripts. As a member of the Pitt Rivers Museum strategic planning team, the Head of Conservation contributes to the development and delivery of the museum’s strategic plan, with particular emphasis on balancing the long-term preservation of the collections with facilitating access. The Head of Conservation will have responsibility for the efficient and effective management of a minimum of three conservators, plus project specific contract staff, along with supervising student placements, interns and volunteers. The promotion of research, teaching, publishing, outreach and work with originating communities and artists, are integral to the management of the department, as is supporting effective collaboration between departments. As part of the GLAM group (Oxford Universities Gardens Libraries and Museums) our Conservation team work in close collaboration with other members in support of the University’s teaching, research and widening engagement activities and its heritage and legal responsibilities.
Full details of essential and desirable requirements are available in the job description.
This is a part-time role 0.8FTE (30 hours per week).
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 23 February 2017. Interviews are likely to take place during the beginning of March 2017.
Contact Person : Mrs Antigone Thompson Vacancy ID : 126110 Contact Phone : 01865 613015
Closing Date : 23-Feb-2017
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply visit the University of Oxford website.