Object Conservator
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Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum

Last Date Of Application: 
2017-12-30
Job reference: 
QM/MRF/M/2017/17
Employment Type: 
Full time
About the Job: 

Role Purpose : This position is responsible for providing preventive and interventive conservation for objects within the collection and includes storage and object installation activities and store and gallery maintenance. 

Key accountabilities & duties :

  • Carry out conservation on a wide variety of 3 D objects
  • Maintain conservation treatment records on the QM database
  • Operate in the conservation lab according to guidelines set down by the Head of Conservation.
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Assist with maintaining high object storage standards including cleaning and repacking., supervising cleaners and others where necessary. 
  • Taking part in physical assistance for object movement, loans and exhibitions including mount making and installation
  • Assist with outreach on the work of Conservation within the Sports Museum through various channels and with various departments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of Conservation.

 

About The Applicant: 
  • A Degree or Post Graduate qualification in Object Conservation from an internationally recognised institution
  • 3 or more years of relevant experience working with objects in collections or museums.
  • A proven team player used to working with others to achieve tight deadlines.
  • Mature in outlook, adaptable, flexible and patient.
  • Manual dexterity and problem solving skills. 
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with great attention to detail
  • Knowledge of current best practice and ethics in conservation
  • Knowledge of conservation of a variety of materials.
  • Knowledge of environmental conditions required for objects
  • IT skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English