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Subject: Positions at Shelburne Museum

Positions at Shelburne Museum

From: Richard L. Kerschner <Shelcon>
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 1996
Textile Conservator

    The Shelburne Museum is seeking applicants for a full time
    textile conservator.  This 18 month position is partially funded
    by an Institute of Museum Services Conservation Project Support
    Grant.  The conservator will be responsible for conducting a
    detailed conservation condition survey of approximately 775
    bedcovers and performing remedial treatments on selected
    bedcovers.  Candidates must have a graduate degree in
    conservation specializing in textile conservation or equivalent
    training.  Preference will be given to candidates with 1-3 years
    of experience working in historic textile conservation.

Collections Care Specialist

    A part time (3 day/week) collections care specialist is also
    sought to assist with this 18 month textile conservation survey
    and treatment project.  Candidates should have a bachelors
    degree or equivalent, experience in handling works of art, and
    good sewing skills.  This is an ideal position for a textiles
    studies, studio art, or art history graduate interested in
    gaining experience necessary to apply to one of the conservation
    graduate training programs.

Both positions are available Jan.1, 1997.  Salary and benefits are
competitive.  Candidates interested in either position should submit a
C.V., three references, and a short statement of interest to:

    Richard L. Kerschner
    Chief Conservator
    Shelburne Museum
    PO Box 10
    Shelburne, VT  05482

For additional information call (802) 985-3346 X361

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:40
                 Distributed: Monday, October 21, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-40-015
Received on Wednesday, 9 October, 1996

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