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Subject: Position at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Position at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

From: Susan Moon <moons>
Date: Friday, March 13, 1998
Chief Conservator
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri seeks
person to lead and manage the Museum's Conservation Division--staff
of 8.  The Chief Conservator coordinates all conservation activities
and supervises the Conservator of Objects and Conservator of
Paintings as needed.  Administers budget and oversees all research
conducted in the department.  Examines and treats art works as
needed.  Evaluates condition of potential acquisitions. Consults and
advises Museum staff on conservation related issues.  The Chief
Conservator is an important member of the Museum's senior
policy-making team, and therefore participates in strategic
planning, emergency preparedness, special exhibitions planning and
other Museum-wide activities.

Candidates must have a graduate degree in conservation or equivalent
experience and 10+ years of Museum Conservation experience, previous
supervisory experience in a Museum and strong working knowledge of
objects and paintings.  Responsibilities of the Chief Conservator
will grow over the next few years as the Museum prepares for a major
expansion funded by a successful $125 million capital campaign.
Please send resume with salary requirements to:

    Debra Craig
    Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
    4525 Oak St.
    Kansas City, MO 64111

Susan Malkoff Moon, Head Librarian
Spencer Art Reference Library
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Fax 816-561-7154

                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:77
                  Distributed: Monday, March 16, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-77-017
Received on Friday, 13 March, 1998

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