Subject: Positions at West Lake Conservators Ltd.
Paintings Conservator & Paper Conservator West Lake Conservators Ltd. West Lake Conservators, a respected private practice specializing in the conservation of paintings and frames, preservation framing, and archival mounting of textiles seeks two professionals; a paintings conservator and a paper conservator, to join it's staff of six. Founded in 1975 by Susan Blakney, AIC & IIC Fellow, WLC has established an excellent clientele of small to mid-sized museums, historic societies, university collections, and private clients. Approximately 3000 square feet of lab, with the possibility of expansion, is well equipped and supported by a computer network (Win95/Novell) and office manager. Availability of flexible hours and an informal work atmosphere create an appealing work environment. Located in the heart of the scenic Finger Lakes, Skaneateles, NY is a charming, historic, water front village with a friendly small town community. The singular beauty of Skaneateles Lake has made it a Mecca to generations of vacationing families. We live and work in an area known for its enjoyable, relaxing lifestyle with ample recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. Skaneateles (URL:http://skaneateles.com/) is 30 min. from Syracuse and Syracuse University and 50 min. from Cornell University in Ithaca. Rochester and Utica are a little over an hour away and it's an easy drive to Ottawa, Toronto or New York City. Applicants must be willing to conserve a broad range of art, artifacts and archival materials, both independently and in a team approach. Mural treatments and surveys offer occasional opportunity to travel. Independent research and contributions to our field are encouraged, as is public education and outreach. Candidates must have proficient conservation skills within their specialty, a graduate level degree in conservation or equivalent knowledge and abilities. Computer skills are essential. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, bonuses and a SEP IRA plan. The positions will remain open until filled. Send letter of interest, resume and three professional references to; Susan Blakney, Chief Conservator West Lake Conservators Ltd. Box 45 Skaneateles, NY 13152 westlakers [at] compuserve__com *** Conservation DistList Instance 13:9 Distributed: Thursday, July 22, 1999 Message Id: cdl-13-9-033 ***Received on Wednesday, 21 July, 1999