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Position at Colonial Williamsburg

From: Loreen Finkelstein <lfinkelstein>
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2000
Textile Conservation Technician
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's state-of-the-art textile
conservation laboratory is seeking a textile conservation
technician. This entry-level part-time position consists of working
three days per week for 7.5 hours per day, for up to 1000 hours per
year. The technician will assist in carrying out examinations,
prepare treatment proposals, perform treatments, write final
reports, establish dye samples, maintain the dye laboratory,
maintain environmental conditions in the lab and in other areas
where assigned, and assist in the survey of textiles. Qualifications
for this position are generally gained through completion of a high
school education/G.E.D. plus relevant and detailed college course
work and one year conservation training as an intern under a
qualified conservator. Candidates should have knowledge of and
experience working with 17th-early 19th century textiles/costumes
and accessories; experience in handling museum objects; manual
dexterity to apply relevant conservation treatments; ability to
document and report on results and; good communication skills, both
oral and written. Please refer to position number 326001 and send:
letter of application, resume and completed application form to:

    Edward C. Joyner
    SPHR, Human Resources Department
    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
    P.O. Box 1776
    Williamsburg VA 23187-1776
    Fax: 757-220-7259
    ejoyner [at] cwf__org

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