Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Position at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Position at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

From: Rippole Allison <rippolea>
Date: Thursday, December 2, 1999
Objects Conservator
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Carnegie Museum of Natural History seeks a full-time Objects
Conservator to care for its anthropological, natural sciences, and
library/archives collections.  The successful candidate will head
the Section of Conservation and be responsible for administering
that Section and its budget, operating the Conservation Laboratory,
and servicing the conservation needs of the Museum's diverse
collections.  The Conservator reports to the Dean of Science.

Applicants must have experience in evaluating and treating
anthropological collections and be familiar with, or demonstrate a
willingness to learn about the care of biological, geological, and
library/archives collections.  The successful candidate must have
well developed project management skills, the ability to interact
effectively with staff in other sections, and a record of successful
conservation grant applications.  Computer skills are essential and
knowledge of conservation practices related to exhibit development
is desirable.  The Conservator will be expected to recruit and
supervise interns and grant-funded personnel.

The candidate must hold a Master's degree from a recognized
conservation training program and have at least three years of
experience as an Objects Conservator.  Salary range is competitive,
commensurate with experience, and includes full benefits. Interested
applicants are invited to send a resume, names and addresses of at
least three references, and a cover letter discussing how their
training/experience/knowledge meet the criteria outlined above.
Applications must be received by January 31, 2000. Apply to:

    Conservator Search
    Human Resources Department
    Carnegie Institute
    4400 Forbes Ave.
    Pittsburgh PA 15213-4080.

Carnegie Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Alison Rippole
Employment Specialist
Carnegie Museums and Library of Pittsburgh

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:33
                 Distributed: Friday, December 3, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-33-010
Received on Thursday, 2 December, 1999

[Search all CoOL documents]