Back to search results

Head of Conservation and Heritage

University of Cambridge - Cambridge University Libraries

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £43,149 to £53,348 Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th September 2022
Closes: 11th October 2022
Job Ref: 6060

Cambridge University Libraries (CUL) is one of the world’s foremost university and research libraries. With approximately 8 million volumes, the University Library building alone, houses more than 200 linear km of collections, while CUL’s Designated Special Collections are of global significance, including many millions of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, papyri, scrolls and photographs, as well as about 50 linear km of archives, originating from many cultures and places, and created over a very long time-scale.

A network of over 30 libraries, with the historic University Library at its heart, CUL serves resident members of the University, a local, national and international public, and a global scholarly audience. A UK legal deposit library for over 300 years, and a National Research Library, the University Library is also an Accredited Archive. Its Special Collections have been Designated by Arts Council England, as ‘one of the world’s great collections of global documentary cultural heritage’. CUL’s holdings cover every conceivable area of human endeavour, written across three thousand years, and in over two thousand languages, and they include manuscripts, maps, music, rare printed material, thousands of personal and institutional archives, as well as very substantial digital holdings.

CUL is now recruiting to the role of Head of Conservation and Heritage, to take on the strategic leadership, development and delivery of the conservation, preservation and heritage science functions for the physical collection held by CUL. The Head of Conservation and Heritage will lead CUL’s Conservation function, and manage and lead the staff who deliver that function. They are CUL’s in-house expert lead on conservation, preservation, collection care, and all related matters. The Head of Conservation and Heritage makes a significant contribution to overall institutional strategy and vision, setting departmental strategy in line with organisational aims and objectives, and reviewing operations, resources and priorities.

The Head of Conservation and Heritage will be an experienced and accredited conservator, with a good depth of line management experience. They will have a good understanding of the strategic importance of conservation to a collection like CUL’s, and will have innovation and creativity in leadership and engagement.

How to apply

For details of the appointment, including further information about the job description, person specification and how to apply, please visit:

https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 6060.

For informal inquiries please contact Matthew Justice on Matthew.Justice@perrettlaver.com or +44 (0)20 3928 7359.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 BST on 11th October 2022.

Protecting your personal data is of the utmost importance to Perrett Laver and we take this responsibility very seriously. Any information obtained by our trading divisions is held and processed in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. The data you provide us with is securely stored on our computerised database and transferred to our clients for the purposes of presenting you as a candidate and/or considering your suitability for a role you have registered interest in.

As defined under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Perrett Laver is a Data Controller and a Data Processor, and our legal basis for processing your personal data is ‘Legitimate Interests’.  You have the right to object to us processing your data in this way. For more information about this, your rights, and our approach to Data Protection and Privacy, please visit our website http://www.perrettlaver.com/information/privacy/.

 

We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 
More jobs from University of Cambridge

Show all jobs for this employer …

More jobs like this
Join in and follow us

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge