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Subject: Position at Stanford

Position at Stanford

From: Susan Roberts-Manganelli <skrm>
Date: Friday, September 3, 1999
Part-Time Matting and Framing Technician

The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts is seeking a
skilled Matting and Framing Technician to mat and frame
two-dimensional works of art for exhibitions. Under the supervision
of the Chief Preparator, the Technician is expected to produce work
of the highest possible museum standard, on time to meet critical
installation schedules.  Assignments are performed independently but
in collaboration with a team of Preparators, Registrars, Curators
and Conservators.  Work schedule would be alternating 2- and 3-day
weeks.   Salary range is $17.32-20-94/hr.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:  Expertise in the
cutting of window mats and float mounts.  This may require
dismounting work from old mounts and frames, building new frames,
and cutting glass/plexi in our cabinet shop. Some works will require
unframing after exhibition, and return to art storage.  Ability to
safely handle unprotected works on paper, including photographs,
prints, and drawings.  There may also be delicate papers, fragile
media, large dimension pieces, or those with special sensitivity to
light and humidity.  Works going out for conservation or being
returned to a lender will require packing for safe shipment via
public carrier. Position mandates an in-depth knowledge of archival
materials and various mounting/hingeing methods. Responsibilities
also include production of exhibition labels, using vac-dry mount
press and surface waxer, maintaining a clean, well-organized shop
that is shared with other staff members, maintaining an inventory of
standard frames, and ordering matting materials and standard framing
supplies as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:  Minimum of 3 years experience matting and
framing in a museum standard setting (possession of a Bachelor's
Degree preferred)

Computer skills: preferably Mac.  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Must also have a valid California driver's license.

Send applications to:

    Donald Larsen
    Chief Preparator
    Cantor Arts Center
    328 Lomita Dr. at Museum Way
    Stanford, CA 94305-5060
    Fax: 650-725-0464

Susan Roberts-Manganelli
Head, Registration & Conservation
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-5060
Fax: 650-725-0464

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:20
               Distributed: Thursday, September 16, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-20-035
Received on Friday, 3 September, 1999

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