- £ 14.47
Our client, a leading public sector organisation, based in the Ballymena area, are looking for a conservator
Start Date asap
Duration of Placement 7-12 weeks
Work pattern 9-5 Monday to Friday
Hours per Week(max 37)
Main Duties / Purpose of Job/Function of Role
Conservator – Digitisation Project.
The jobholder will work on glass plate negatives to improve their stability and access to the Mary Alice Young Photographic Collection.
This will require conservation cleaning of approx. 1129 negatives and finding appropriate enclosures for long-term preservation.
Conservation intervention is in preparation for digitisation of the negatives as part of joint project
The jobholder will be expected to contribute to outreach associated with the project and participate in training
Essential Experience/Qualifications required.
MA in a practical conservation course or equivalent workplace training.
Demonstrable experience of evaluating conservation damage and risks. Successful completion of treatments and documentation according to ICON Professional Standards or ICRI Code of Conduct.
Understanding of preventive conservation and passive measures to lower the rate of deterioration.
Desired Experience/ Qualifications.
Experience of working with photographic collections.
For more information, please call Nuala on 90720137 or apply via the link below