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Advert Date:   Tuesday, 11th June 2024
 
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Job Title:   Collection Coordinator
Organisation:   The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
Salary:   £26,300 p.a. (pro rata)
Type:   Part-Time Position (14)
Location:   London, England
Closing Date:   Open until Position Filled
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Other Benefits:Private pension, health insurance
   
 
  Job Description
Working alongside the Honorary Curator, the post holder is responsible for the management and development of BAPRAS’ collection of plastic surgery artefacts and materials relating to the British history of the development of the specialty. More information on the collection can be found here: https://www.bapras.org.uk/public/history

Key work areas
Collection management and development
Coordinate and carry out all day to day requirements of collection management to include but not limited to:

• Document new and unrecorded material.
• Safeguard the collection by digitizing and repackaging material as appropriate.
• Explore and advise BAPRAS on copyright and intellectual property.
• Develop and enhance collections storage / environment.
• Facilitate conservation work as required.
• Facilitate loans
• Deal with publication requests
• Assist with arrangement of in-person visits to collection visitors and provision of information and resources in virtual capacity
• Assist in making funding applications as appropriate
• Assist and coordinate the development, future direction and growth of the collection.
• Assist with the development of temporary and permanent exhibits, virtual and in person

Team support
• Assist with other duties as required including but not limited to:
• Answering the phone and dealing with any queries.
• Assist with general day to day administration e.g. post, taking and passing messages, respond to email enquiries on the Secretariat email.
• Deal with ad hoc requests from the President, Officers and Trustees.
• Work as part of the whole team through ensuring that help is offered to others when another member of the team is overburdened.
• Attend and support the running of meetings, courses and events on and off site.
• Carry out from time to time and as directed, any other duties as required in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within your capabilities.

General
• To undertake travel outside of London to attend meetings/courses and conferences as and when required.
• Undertake any other duties related to the job purpose, as required.
• To carry out all duties in a safe and proper manner in accordance with the Association’s Health and Safety Policy.
• To undertake all duties in line with the Association’s values, policies, procedures and regulations ensuring that the work undertaken actively promotes equality, diversity and non-discrimination.
  Required Skills / Qualifications
Essential
• Collection management experience
• Experience of working with collections, object handling, managing loan procedures and collection documentation
• Engagement and presentation experience
• Experience of developing and delivering digital collection resources
• Proven track record of delivering a high standard of customer service
• Experience of curating exhibits
• Organised and methodical
• Good written, verbal and presentation skills
• A self-starter able to work under their own initiative and willing to lend a hand when needed
• Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage own workload
• Excellent attention to detail
• Able to work with collections databases
• Ability to work with sensitive material
• Confident and competent in using web based software and systems
• Relevant IT skills

• Qualification in museum studies or relevant fields
  Application Instructions
Read the profile and specification for the role carefully and demonstrate to us via a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) and CV, that you are able to meet the needs of the role. Email Gemma Adlington- gemma.adlington@bapras.org.uk to apply

Please note that only applicants who can demonstrate their skills and experience, that meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, via a CV and cover letter will be considered for the role.
Contact Name:   Mrs Gemma Adlington
Contact Tel:     0207 831 5161
Contact Fax:  
Contact Email:   gemma.adlington@bapras.org.uk
Website:   www.bapras.org.uk
Address:   38-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London.