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Position at Getty Conservation Institute

From: Jackie Zak <jzak>
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 1995
I am posting the following announcement on behalf of my Program
Director.  Please forward any questions to Yvonne Bradshaw.

    The Getty Conservation Institute has a senior staff position
    open in the Documentation Program. We are currently accepting
    applications. I am sending the following announcement to you in
    the hope that you might share it with any of your associates,
    colleagues, former students, or friends who might be qualified
    for and interested in this post.  Thank you for your assistance
    with this matter.

    Position Announcement
    Deputy Director,  Documentation Program

    The Documentation Program of The Getty Conservation Institute
    comprises the Institute?s comprehensive Library, Art and
    Archaeology Technical Abstracts, and the Research and
    Applications Section [R&A].  The work of the Library is to make
    a broad range of information in all media available to
    conservation scientists, conservators, and other professionals
    and students in the allied fields; AATA publishes about 3,000
    abstracts annually on the technical examination, investigation,
    analysis, restoration, preservation, and documentation of works
    of historic and artistic value; R & A undertakes research in and
    application of innovative applications of technology,
    information management, effective approaches to condition
    reporting, systematic strategies for tracking the progress of
    field interventions, models for planning documentation
    campaigns.  The Program seeks one highly qualified individual to
    manage the R & A Section, and to act as Deputy Director over all
    three sections of the Program.

    The successful candidate will work under the general supervision
    of the Program Director, and with other senior staff; will
    supervise two Program Coordinators, two Research Coordinators,
    occasional Fellows, and support staff to set policies and
    priorities for the ?Research and Applications? section of the
    Program; will develop, design, and implement documentation
    activities related to cultural heritage conservation; and will
    work with the Program Director on budgeting, management, and
    advocacy for the Program overall.  Responsibilities may also
    include research, teaching, writing for publication,
    organization of conferences, and oversight of international
    conservation activity.

    Qualifications include a graduate degree in conservation,
    archaeology, or architecture; training in documentation as
    described above, with particular emphasis on field recording
    planning and implementation; international project management
    experience; and 5 to 7 years field and management experience at
    the highest level of competence.  Reading, speaking, and writing
    skills in at least one foreign language required.  Excellent
    verbal, administrative, interpersonal, and English writing
    skills are required to work and negotiate effectively with
    diverse staff, outside institutions, and external professional
    colleagues.  Must be free to travel frequently to meetings,
    conferences, and cultural sites throughout the world. Salary is
    commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Excellent
    benefits.  Position is available immediately.  The J. Paul Getty
    Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

    Please send your cover letter and r?sum? to [or contact for more

    Yvonne Bradshaw, Human Resources
    J. Paul Getty Trust
    401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900
    Santa Monica, California 90401

Jackie Zak
Documentation Program
Getty Conservation Institute

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:18
                Distributed: Wednesday, August 23, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-18-014
Received on Tuesday, 22 August, 1995

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