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Subject: Positions at West Lake Conservators Ltd.

Positions at West Lake Conservators Ltd.

From: Susan S. Blakney <westlakers>
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 1999
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

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: 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

    Susan Blakney, Chief Conservator
    West Lake Conservators Ltd.
    Box 45
    Skaneateles, NY 13152
    westlakers [at] compuserve__com

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:9
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Received on Wednesday, 21 July, 1999

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