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Book and Manuscript Conservator – 1-year contract (maternity cover)

Corpus Christi College is offering a 1-year contract (maternity cover) for an experienced Book and Manuscript Conservator to join the small team working in the conservation studio at the college.

The studio has a busy schedule of work, carrying out interventive conservation treatments and providing advice on both library and archive materials for the eleven members of the Cambridge Colleges’ Conservation Consortium.

The position provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of materials from the earliest manuscripts to modern archives, and to cover paper, parchment and binding conservation. Experience of historical binding structures and the ability to carry out high quality interventive conservation work is required.

The successful applicant will have a proven record of excellent practical skills and be looking to develop their professional experience. They will be dedicated and self-motivated, able to work both on their own and as part of a small team. Excellent communication skills at all levels and a diplomatic approach are essential. The postholder will have a degree or diploma, preferably with postgraduate conservation training or equivalent experience, as well as a passion for the subject.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits and conditions of employment, including a pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, car parking and use of College facilities.

Job Description/Person Specification

Additional Information

How to Apply. Please:

  1. Complete our Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.
  2. Enclose your current Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Explain your interest in the position and how you fit the role as described in the Job Description/Person Specification, using the Suitability for Employment section of the Application Form, or a covering letter.
  4. Your application forms must be accompanied by a portfolio of recent work including photographs (maximum three projects). These should be sent electronically as PDFs.
  5. Send your completed application to: HR Manager, Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

Enquiries:        Further enquiries may be emailed to:

Closing Date: Monday 24 August 2015

Interviews:   Will be held from Tuesday 1 September 2015


Butler’s Assistant

The College has an opportunity for a Butler’s Assistant with enthusiasm and an eye for detail, experienced in hotel, restaurant or contract catering environment. Providing a first class front of house service to ensure total customer satisfaction. You will be responsible for the setting up and the clearing of the College Function Rooms for dinners, meetings, seminars and College events.

The successful candidate will possess knowledge of current food and service trends, teamwork, good oral communication skills, the ability to lead casual waiting staff and be able to work under pressure. You must be an efficient and organised worker with excellent attention to detail and someone who takes a great pride in their work.

In return, you will receive a very competitive salary, excellent benefits and conditions of employment, including a pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, car parking and use of College facilities.

Job Description/Person Specification

Additional Information

How to Apply. Please:

  1. Complete our Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form.
  2. Enclose your current Curriculum Vitae, if available
  3. Explain your interest in the position and how you fit the role as described in the Job Description/Person Specification, using the Suitability for Employment section of the Application Form, or a covering letter.
  4. Send your completed application to: HR Manager, Corpus Christi College, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RH.

Enquiries

Further enquiries may be made to the HR Manager by email or telephone: recruitment@corpus.cam.ac.uk, telephone: +44 (0)1223 338044.

Closing Date: Monday 17 August 2015

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