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Posted: Monday, August 5th 2019
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Job Title:     Heritage Collections Information Manager
Organisation:     House of Commons
Salary:     c. £30,985 p.a.
Type:     Full-Time Position
Location:     Westminster, London, England
Closing Date:     Monday, August 26th, 2019
Job Ref No:     935
Job Description:
The Heritage Collections Team which is responsible for the professional management of three historic collections of national and international importance (Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts, The Parliamentary Art Collection and the Architectural Fabric Collection). This Team provides a bicameral service to the House of Commons and House of Lords for all aspects of collections management, care, conservation, documentation, loans and interpretation.

The Role
Over the next 10 to 15 years, planning for the Northern Estates Programme (NEP) and Restoration and Renewal (R&R) will have a big impact on the collections. In addition to supporting these major projects, the post holder will have primary responsibility for managing the collection information system and will play a critical role in the development, maintenance, and use of collection information. Working closely with curatorial and collections care staff, and the Registrar, you will provide specialist advice, particularly in the area of copyright law, and ensure that high standards of documentation are achieved to support a collection of national and international significance.
Required Skills:
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

Museum professional with significant curatorial work experience within the curatorial department of a public art gallery, museum or historic building context.
Good understanding of museum/gallery documentation policies and standards (Spectrum); and experience in writing museum standards catalogue entries.
Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office Packages. Detailed knowledge of museum databases and collections management software
Application Instructions:
All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description
Contact Name:     Mr William Newing
Contact Tel:     0207 219 0731
Contact Fax:    
Contact Email:
Address:     1st Floor, Richmond House, Westminster, London.  
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