Head of Conservation Division, HKB Bern University of the Arts, 60%

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Bern University of the Arts
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Monday, 23 January, 2023 - 00:00

HKB Bern University of the Arts, Division of Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art is seeking:


to commence from August 2023.

What you may expect to be doing at HKB:

- As a member of the University Executive Board, you will share overall responsibility for the HKB
- Further develop the Conservation and Restoration Division consisting of approx. 150 students and 50 employees within the framework of HKB's strategy, in collaboration with a dedicated team
- Represent the division within the Swiss Conservation-Restoration Campus and strategically position and represent it at the national and international levels
- In close cooperation with the team leaders, ensure the future-oriented development of our four specializations in terms of content and organization
- Actively promote the integration of research in teaching to guarantee the transfer of knowledge between both fields

What is expected of you:

- University degree in conservation/restoration or another discipline relevant to the field, preferably with a PhD
- Leadership and management experience in expert organizations as well as professional and scientific expertise
- Familiarity with university level education.
- Openness towards current social and aesthetic discourses in the context of the conservation of cultural assets
- Structured and analytical thinking
- Integrative and transdisciplinary approach as well as excellent conceptual, organizational and communication skills
- High level of competence in German, French, and English.

HKB offers competitive work conditions. The approximate salary indication above applies to a lower range of full time equivalent. For salary scales, which are contingent on the candidate's experience, see the website of the Canton Bern : https://www.pa.fin.be.ch/de/start/themen/anstellungsbedingungen/gehaltss...

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