• Belfast


  • Belfast
  • Posted September 7, 2023

Our client, based in Belfast is looking for an Conservator to join their team

Job Description:

– Interventive Conservator for digitisation project support.

– Carry out surveys on material in advance of digitisation. Clean and rehouse material in appropriate enclosures.

– Provide conservation support and guidance to the digitisation team regarding the imaging of collections.

– Research, document and complete interventive treatment on historic collections at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland under the supervision of the Head of Conservation, to stabilise records for digitisation.

– The post will involve some infrequent travel to London and Dublin. Overnight stays may be required, but associated travel costs will be met.


– £15.21ph (weekly)

Essential Criteria:

– 5 GCSEs including Maths and English (Certificate Proof)

– 2 alevels in any subject (certificate proof)

– MA in a practical conservation course or equivalent workplace training.

– Demonstrable experience of evaluating conservation damage and risks. Successful completion of treatments and documentation according to ICON Professional Standards or ICRI Code of Conduct on paper based collections or books.

– Understanding of preventive conservation and passive measures to lower the rate of deterioration.

– Experience of working with large archive collections.

– Experience of providing conservation support to a digitisation project within a library or archive environment.

– Experience of working within tight timescales and meeting deadlines.



– Start Date:


Duration of Placement:

– 12 months

Work Pattern:

– Mon to Fri 9-5

Hours per Week:

– 37

To apply please send your CV via the link or email

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