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Positions at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

From: Bonnie Halvorson <user>
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 1998
Textile Conservation Technician
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum invites applications for the
position of Conservation Technician for Textiles.  This position is
an excellent opportunity for someone intent on entering a graduate
conservation program but seeking further textile experience prior to
entry.   The one-year position is for 3 to 5 days per week.
Requirements: a Bachelor's degree, sewing skills, knowledge of
textile structures, good sense of organization, word-processing
experience, ability to communicate well in English, ability to carry
40 lbs. and to work at a height of 13'.  The successful candidate
will be completing course requirements for admission to a graduate
program in conservation.

Post-Graduate Internship in Textiles
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum invites applications for a one
year, full time Post-Graduate Internship in Textile Conservation,
funded by the Getty Grant Program.  The intern will work with
conservation staff to provide ongoing care of the museum's
collection of historic fifteenth-to early twentieth century
textiles, including tapestries, embroideries, furnishing fabrics,
laces, and whitework.  Work will include minor stabilization,
research, analysis, and comprehensive conservation treatment.
Applicants must be a recent graduate from a recognized Master's
level conservation program.  Requirements are:  high level of manual
skill, understanding of textile history and structures, computer
experience, organizational skills and ability to communicate well in
English.  Salary is $22,800/year with benefits, plus $2500 travel

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three letters of
recommendation to

    Joanne Gormley
    Human Resources
    Gardner Museum
    2 Palace Rd.
    Boston MA O2115.

The Gardner Museum is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer.  Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:5
                   Distributed: Friday, June 19, 1998
                        Message Id: cdl-12-5-010
Received on Wednesday, 17 June, 1998

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