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Subject: Architectural Conservator Posting

Architectural Conservator Posting

From: Kecia L. Fong <klfong>
Date: Friday, March 24, 2000
Architectural Conservator
Integrated Conservation Resources, Inc.
Position:  Mid/Senior Level Conservator

As part of our present expansion, ICR is looking for an experienced
Architectural Conservator to join the staff of our New York Office.
This is a permanent full-time position. We are looking for a
detail-oriented candidate with 2+ years of field experience. The
candidate should have experience with a variety of building
materials and technologies as well as with methods of investigation
and analysis. ICR is interested in energetic, innovative candidates
who desire to enhance the field of conservation through thoughtful

The mid/senior level Conservator is responsible for (and should have
experience in) project management, client contact, documentation,
survey and condition assessment, research, design of laboratory and
field testing programs, development of conservation guidelines and
criteria and report writing. The Conservator must be able to
delegate tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, supervise
junior staff members, and work both independently and as a
participating team member. In addition to client-based projects, ICR
engages in regular in-house research projects that address
fundamental, practical conservation issues. ICR encourages its
employees to participate in the greater conservation community
through publications, conference participation, and lecturing.


    *   A Master's degree in Historic Preservation from an
        accredited graduate program and two or more years field
        experience in architectural conservation.

    *   Strong analytical skills, flexibility and resourcefulness.

    *   Excellent communication skills.

    *   Ability to work both independently and as part of a group.

Compensation: Salary/benefits packages commensurate with experience
and special skills.

Founded in 1988, Integrated Conservation Resources, Inc. (ICR) is a
multi-disciplinary consultancy offering a broad range of
architectural conservation services.  Our professional conservators
and conservation craftspeople draw from their experience on historic
structures worldwide to develop, supervise and implement
conservation programs.  Our services include: materials testing,
master planning, on-site testing and mock-ups, conditions surveys,
research and documentation, long term maintenance programs, HABS and
Historic Structures Reports, site supervision, construction
management and project implementation.

Recent ICR client-based projects have included:

    *   Survey, assessment, and masonry conservation cleaning and
        repair recommendations for the 1909 Carrere and Hastings
        Triumphal Arch and Colonnade at the Manhattan Bridge, NYC.

    *   Survey, analysis and conservation recommendations for the
        John LaFarge interior finishes of Trinity Church, Boston.

    *   Survey and monitoring of Trinity Church retaining wall, NYC.

    *   Mortar survey, analysis and replication for the American
        Museum of Natural History, NYC.

    *   Testing, analysis and recommendations for the interior
        restoration of Grand Central Terminal, NYC.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum
vitae to:

    Mr. Glenn Boornazian
    247 West 30th Street
    14th Floor
    New York NY  10001
    Fax: 212-947-7766

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