Assistant Collection Manager: Care and Access, British Museum


Assistant Collection Manager: Care and Access
Collection Care
£23,032 per annum
Application deadline: 12pm (midday) on 30 September 2022

About the role:

An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Collection Manager to join our Care & Access team. This role would be responsible for all practical aspects of care and preservation of the British Museum collections with a primary focus on the day-to-day care of and access to the Britain, Europe and Prehistory collections.

The post-holder will work as part of a team, and their activities will include the storage, movement and preparation of objects for loans and display, and may take place across all Museum sites.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To monitor security of objects and to maintain them in good condition in storage, in transit and whilst on display
  • To observe best practice in all aspects of object handling and collections storage
  • To facilitate the movement, packing and display of objects across the collections
  • To maintain and update essential object documentation, including location information
  • To construct mounts and to install objects in the Museum and at other venues
  • To follow Integrated Pest Management procedures
  • To supply objects for study and to supervise study rooms
  • To assist with training and skill-sharing as required
  • To assist with collections audits

To apply, please visit our website: BM Recruit (

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