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Subject: Position at Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Position at Williamstown Art Conservation Center

From: Lori van Handel <lkvh>
Date: Monday, October 7, 1996
The Williamstown Art Conservation Center (WACC) is seeking
applicants for the position of objects conservator.  WACC, a
regional, cooperative center, serves the diverse collections of 50+
member institutions throughout Northeastern United States.  The
center has a full staff of conservators working in the treatment
areas of paintings, furniture and wooden artifacts, works of art on
paper as well as in the areas of analytical and preventive
conservation.

Candidates must have a graduate degree in objects conservation or
equivalent training; a minimum of 5 years of professional
experience; a demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of
materials and object types (including outdoor sculpture); a
knowledge of the current practices and materials applicable to
preventive conservation; and the proven abilities to organize and
manage complex projects; to supervise and communicate effectively;
to work independently; and to develop and maintain professional
client relations.

Responsibilities include directing all object conservation
department functions; performing conservation examinations and
treatments both within the center and on site; conducting facility
and collections surveys; supervising staff and interns; and
assisting in the development and presentation of workshops and other
educational programming.

Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with
experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to:

    Gary Burger
    Director, Williamstown Art Conservation Center
    225 South Street
    Williamstown, MA  01267

Deadline for application:  October 15.
AA/EOE

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                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:36
                Distributed: Saturday, October 12, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-36-020
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Received on Monday, 7 October, 1996

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