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Subject: Position at Colonial Williamsburg

Position at Colonial Williamsburg

From: David Harvey <toptendave>
Date: Saturday, November 18, 1995
Assistant Conservator--Metals

Colonial Williamsburg is seeking an Assistant Conservator of Metals
to start on February 1, 1996.  This is a regular, full time exempt
position which is funded through December 31, 1997.  The salary
range for an Assistant Conservator is $22,650 - $30,200  plus a
competitive benefits package.

This position is funded for the treatment of silver destined for
various exhibition settings including the DeWitt Wallace Decorative
Arts Gallery, the new Silver Study Gallery, and the Colonial
Williamsburg Historic Area.  This is a full-time benchwork position
which will involve the use of mass treatment methodologies to
survey, examine, propose and to carry out conservation treatments.

Minimum requirements for this position include:

    Specific knowledge and demonstrated experience in conservation
    treatment of historic metal objects for exhibition.

    General knowledge of the principles and techniques of the
    science and art of conservation.

    Ability to examine, document, survey, propose treatment options,
    and conduct treatments of metal objects of the 16th - 19th

    Excellent oral and written communication skills.

All of the above generally gained through Bachelor's degree in art,
art history, museum studies, or related field or the equivalent
technical education in an apprenticeship under a recognized metals
or objects conservator.

This position also requires 2 years working experience in metals or
objects conservation under a qualified conservator or comparable

Special Note:

    Minorities and women are encouraged to apply

    Graduate degree in art conservation with a metals or objects
    major is a plus.

For application information, Call: +1 804 220 7000
Or write to :

    Mr. Ed Joyner
    Department of Human Resources
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
    P.O. Box 1776
    Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776   USA

Please include cover letter and resume with correspondence.
Colonial Williamsburg is an AA/EEO employer.

David Harvey
Conservator of Metals & Arms
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776  USA

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:44
                Distributed: Tuesday, November 21, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-44-010
Received on Saturday, 18 November, 1995

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