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Assistant Conservator

Assistant Conservator

Job reference: 108-22

Closing date: 9:00 AM, 6 June 2022

Interview date: Thursday 16/Friday 17 June 2022

Salary: £26,882 - £29,656 per annum (pro-rated)

Hours: Part time (0.2FTE)

Term: Permanent

Available: Immediately

The Royal College of Music Museum is seeking to appoint an Assistant Conservator with experience in handling and maintenance of musical instruments, painting, works on paper and sculptures to support the care and maintenance of its collections.

In this role

  • You will maintain the objects on display undertaking regular maintenance and dusting.
  • You will undertake periodical collection checks and advise on required actions to improve the preservation of the Museum collections.
  • You will regularly monitor the humidity and temperature values in the Museum spaces and Wolfson Centre and produce termly reports.
  • You will assist in the handling and care of the collections in storage.
  • You will be in direct contact with external specialist conservators, suppliers and companies to support the delivery of conservation projects

In your application you are also invited to submit two reports of conservation treatments that you have undertaken within the past five years. 

Applicant Information Pack

How to apply

For full details of this position please download the Applicant Information Pack above.

To apply, please complete the following forms, which can be downloaded from further down this page:

  1. Application Form
  2. Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by email to Human Resources at or by post to Human Resources, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

If you need to receive this documentation in an alternative format please contact to discuss your requirements.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. All applicants will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Get in touch

For more information please contact Philippa Style

Philippa Style

HR Assistant

+44 (0)20 7591 4784