Chief Conservator of Antiquities Full-time Job

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Participate in the department's annual budget preparation process and ensure the provision of all necessary support, including reports or data required for the department director.

Developing the work systems and restoration programs used throughout the Dubai government and submitting development recommendations or observations to the direct official.

Conducting benchmarking studies on various topics and programs for the restoration of local, regional and global monuments to determine mechanisms for development and improvement of policies and operations.

Reviewing, developing and providing technical support in the laws, regulations, legislation and antiquities restoration programs that will be applied and providing periodic reports to the department director.

Participate as a member of the work team and committees such as the Dubai Government Antiquities Assessment Team to provide opinions and technical input based on the instructions of the Director of the Restoration Department.

Providing technical and training support to employees in implementing antiquities restoration programs.

Supervising the delivery of preventive conservation activities (environmental, monitoring and control, simple management and storage) to raise standards in antiquities management.

Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of preventive conservation projects and activities as agreed upon with the Director of the Monuments Conservation Division and make recommendations to improve policies and procedures as necessary.

Planning and scheduling preservation assessment procedures in the Department of Antiquities of the Culture Authority and its affiliated archaeological sites in order to identify and report in a timely manner any potential risk to the preservation of antiquities and prevent long-term deterioration.

Study emergency plans and environmental conditions and develop guidelines and standards for the preventive preservation of antiquities in coordination with antiquities curators. This includes ensuring that policies, procedures and guidelines are clearly formulated and circulated to employees at antiquities and heritage sites to manage risks that may lead to damage to antiquities such as fires and materials found in the vicinity of the sites. Archaeological sources, light sources, humidity, maintenance, etc. are well maintained.

Conducting field visits to monitor and evaluate compliance with preventive conservation measures in order to continuously improve the preservation of antiquities and to prevent antiquities from being exposed to any harm or damage.

Conduct research to stay up to date on the best preventative conservation procedures and standards and provide recommendations for improvement across the Culture Authority’s monuments and archaeological sites as appropriate.

Providing training to management and archaeological site staff, technicians and wider staff working on the implementation of preventive conservation guidelines for the handling, installation, care and storage of archaeological objects, to raise awareness of the importance of archaeological preservation.

Evaluates requests to transport artifacts to determine their suitability for travel and documents their condition, and informs the Registrar and other relevant staff of any special considerations for packing and shipping.

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