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Subject: Position at Minnesota Historical Society

Position at Minnesota Historical Society

From: Moberg Jean <jean.block>
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2000
Objects Conservator
Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society is seeking candidates for the
position of Object Conservator to carry out treatment on a wide
variety of objects. This is a full time position renewable each June
30th. Duties include: treatment ranging from basic stabilization to
full physical and chemical procedures; collaboration with
conservators, curators and exhibits staff to develop appropriate
housings and exhibit mounts; carrying out re-housing of objects;
participation in the formulation of  procedures, standards, and
policies. This position will initially focus on objects in the
Society's Alexander Ramsey House historic site, but it will
encompass objects from the Society's other collections as well.

The qualifications for this position are normally acquired through
graduation from an accredited conservation program and work
experience or an equivalent in experience in objects conservation.
Qualified candidates should have knowledge of conservation theory,
chemistry, and practice for objects collections, and also  of the
materials used in conservation treatments, exhibit, and storage of
objects.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  An excellent
benefit package is offered.  The interview process will begin
immediately with applications being accepted until the position is
filled.  Contact Sherelyn Ogden with questions and a statement of
interest at 651-205-4661 or email sherelyn.ogden [at] mnhs__org.  To
request application materials, contact MHS job line at 651-296-0542
or <URL:>.  Please send letter of
application, resume and completed MHS application form to:

    Human Resources Dept.
    Minnesota Historical Society
    345 Kellogg Blvd. W.
    St. Paul, MN 55102-1906.


                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:54
                  Distributed: Wednesday, May 3, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-54-027
Received on Wednesday, 26 April, 2000

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