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Preventive Conservator
Preventive Conservator
Tate
Post Date: 17 Apr 2023

JOB OVERVIEW

About the job

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Conservation department of one of the world’s leading art institutions. We are seeking a preventive conservator to provide preventive conservation support and expertise with a key focus on integrated pest management (IPM) and sustainability, with a focus on Tate Modern and Tate Britain.This role sits within the Conservation Science and Preventive Conservation section of Tate Conservation Department and Collection Care division and forms a key part of Tate’s ongoing IPM Project. This is a highly collaborative role with a wide reach across the organization, touching on all programme areas as well as fundamental collection care.You will hold a recognised qualification or have equivalent experience in Preventive Conservation. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate practical experience in supporting IPM programs for exhibition, display, loan and acquisitions within a complex museum environment. It is essential you are experienced in complex IPM monitoring, familiar with a range of IPM treatment options as well as data analysis and risk management. With knowledge of environmental monitoring and sustainability within a museum environment, and an understanding of current collection care challenges.You will need to be able to demonstrate strong documentation skills, including report writing. You will also need to communicate effectively and provide specialist advice to a range of stakeholders. This requires effective interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral. You will need to demonstrate effective organisational, time management and planning skills.

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