Assistant Digitisation Conservator

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Employer: 
National Library of Scotland
Job location: 
Edinburgh
Salary Start: 
30,057
Currency: 
UK pounds per annum pro rata
Contract type: 
Part-time
Temporary
Application deadline: 
Monday, 17 January, 2022 - 00:00

12 months, Part-time
Salary: £30,057 per annum (pro-rata)

National Library of Scotland is seeking an Assistant Digitisation Conservator to join our Collections Care team. The purpose of this role is to assess the condition of items scheduled for digitisation and undertake conservation treatments to prepare items for capture. Conservation projects will include remedial repairs to manuscript map and rare books collections and condition assessment survey work across general and special collections.

Applications are encouraged from conservators with a recognised conservation qualification or equivalent experience. Applicants should have experience of treating books and flat paper items. They should be accredited or working towards accreditation through Icon's ACR scheme.

Applications can be made using our online recruitment portal via http://www.nls.engageats.co.uk

The closing date for applications is 17th January at midnight. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week commencing 24th January.