Conservator (Preventive and Three-dimensional Objects)

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Employer: 
Whitworth Art Gallery
Job location: 
Manchester
Salary Start: 
27,924
Salary End: 
32,344
Currency: 
UK Pounds per annum
Contract type: 
Contract
Application deadline: 
Thursday, 16 September, 2021 - 00:00

Job reference: CIX-017343
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 24/09/2021
Salary: £27,924 - £32,344 per annum depending on experience
Employment type: Fixed Term
Faculty/Organisation: Cultural Institutions
School/ Directorate: Whitworth Art Gallery Collections
Hours per week: 35 hours per week
Contract Duration: 9 months

A Fixed-Term Conservator (Objects & Preventive) to develop and enable the care of the Gallery's collections through monitoring and improving upon environmental and storage conditions, and the pest management system at the gallery. The post is also responsible for the small but significant collection of sculpture. Working within an award-winning building, with re-modelled exhibition spaces, study spaces and collection stores, we need an open-minded, passionate conservator who is prepared to deal with a combination of historic, modern and contemporary art bringing a flexible and innovative approach to problem-solving.

Interviews are expected to take place week beginning October 4th 2021.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.

Further information about the role as well as details of how to apply can be found via:
https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/internal/displayjob.aspx?jobid=20746