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Subject: Position at GRI

Position at GRI

From: Mary Sackett <msackett>
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 1999
Assistant Conservator
Getty Research Institute

The Research Library's division of Collection Management at the
Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities
in Los Angeles, CA, invites applications for a full-time Assistant
Conservator in its Conservation Lab. Reports to Research Library's
Head of Conservation.

Duties: Performs and documents complex conservation treatments on
materials including rare books and photographs, objects and archival
materials. Evaluates materials to determine conservation required to
maintain integrity of materials and to meet curatorial needs.
Provides specialized expertise in photographic conservation. Assists
the Head of Conservation with Section administration and training
and with the management of the conservation components of GRI

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in chemistry, natural science,
art history, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of
education and experience required. Coursework in photography,
photographic history and/or book and paper conservation preferred.
Reading knowledge of at least one Western European language
preferred. 3-4 years experience performing conservation treatments
on photographs and books required. Familiarity with on-line
databases preferred. Skill in operating personal computer and
conservation lab equipment required. Excellent written and verbal
communication skills; excellent manual dexterity; administrative
skills, strong interpersonal skills required.

Salary range starts at $33,800. Excellent benefits. Job is available
mid-March. Please send cover letter and resume to:

    Personnel Coordinator
    Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the
    1200 Getty Center Dr.
    Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA  90049-1688

No phone inquiries please. EOE.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:70
                Distributed: Thursday, February 25, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-70-014
Received on Tuesday, 23 February, 1999

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