The purpose of this role is to undertake conservation activities in the Borthwick Institute of Archives at the University of York. In so doing, the post holder will significantly contribute to the Borthwick’s mission of making archives available for research to all people, now and in the future by making archives more widely accessible. The post will undertake preventive and interventive conservation measures in line with agreed prioritisation methodologies and workflows; manage and implement pest management strategies and environmental monitoring methodologies; work with stakeholders and in-house teams to facilitate temporary and long-term exhibitions; support and facilitate research using our archives, and develop systems and methodologies for good collections management.
The role will be based within the Borthwick Institute for Archives, where the post holder will benefit from working with a small, established and engaged team.
Delivering training in archive conservation theory and techniques to a range of audiences
Interview date: To be confirmed
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