Project Conservator (Textiles), National Museums Liverpool

Deadline: Friday 29 January 2016, 12:00.

Salary: £25,180
Location: Midland Railway Building
Level: Technical
Hours: 37.00
Benefits: Company Pension Scheme, Flexi-time working, Employee Assistance Programme, Travel Loan and Childcare Voucher Scheme
Job Type: Fixed Term [F]

Purpose of the role:

Reporting to the Deputy Director of World Museum, the post holder will:

  • Be responsible for the care and conservation of textiles, in particular wrapped mummies, intended for display in phase 2 of the museum’s Ancient Egypt gallery.
  • Provide authoritative advice and support for the delivery of display and storage improvements for these collections.

Key tasks:

  • Provide conservation care for the Egyptian textiles including condition assessments and treatment.
  • Contribute to the documentation of the collections on the NML database (Mimsy XG) and in the object history files relating to condition assessments and treatments.
  • Contribute to installation planning.
    Make the Egyptian textile collections accessible through photography, interpretation and web resources.
  • Liaise with and provide information to colleagues in Marketing and Communications for publicity and press.
  • Contribute to effective and efficient use of resources including monitoring spend and record keeping to support budget management.
  • Assist with the supervision of support staff, as necessary.
  • Undertake relevant administrative duties associated with the movement of objects, materials, structures and equipment, and the ordering of supplies.

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