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Subject: Position at the Durban Art Gallery

Position at the Durban Art Gallery

From: Melanie Li Green <s_puffin>
Date: Thursday, March 11, 1999
Paintings Conservator
The Durban Art Gallery
South Africa

The Durban Art Gallery is seeking applicants for the permanent
position of paintings conservator. The gallery's collection consists
of European and South African paintings as well as ceramics,
sculpture and works of art on paper.

The successful applicant would be responsible for: the conservation
examination, maintenance and treatment of paintings in the
collection; continual monitoring of conditions in the public
galleries and in the storage areas; the training of staff in the
safe handling, storage, exhibition and presentation of paintings;
the supervision of the movement of paintings; and the maintenance of
the paintings conservation studio to the highest museological
standard possible.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a degree or equivalent
academic qualification followed by a recognized qualification in
paintings conservation and preferably two to three years
professional experience. Other essential qualifications include good
manual dexterity; excellent organizational skills; good
communication skills and the ability to work effectively and
efficiently without supervision.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and
three professional references to:

    Carol Brown
    Director, Durban Art Gallery
    Phone: +27 31 3006230
    Fax: +27 31 3006330
    brownc [at] durban__gov__za

Closing date for applications is 30th April 1999.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 12:73
                  Distributed: Friday, March 12, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-12-73-025
Received on Thursday, 11 March, 1999

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