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Subject: Position at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Position at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

From: Patricia Bare <pbare>
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2000
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation conservation department is
seeking an associate conservator of metals and arms.  This is a
regular full-time exempt position with a hiring rate of $26,303 -

Duties: Supervises the operation of the metals laboratory. Carries
out examinations of metals and arms, prepares proposals, carries out
conservation treatments and writes treatment reports. Monitors
environmental conditions and their effect upon the condition of
objects and recommends appropriate actions. Supervises and instructs
subordinates. Researches and develops new conservation treatments.

Minimum Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of and experience in
conserving metals of the 16th to early 20th century. Experience in
preparing reports and working with documentation. Knowledge of art
history. Experience in museum and archive administration. Excellent
communication skills, both oral and written including professional
presentation. All of the above generally gained through an advanced
degree in conservation, knowledge of chemistry, physics, art
history, history and connoisseurship, OR the equivalent professional
experience and five years professional experience working
independently on complex projects.

Note: Supervisory experience and membership in a professional
conservation or related society and metalworking/fabrication skills
are pluses.

Must be legally eligible (work visa) to work in the United States.
Send completed Colonial Williamsburg Foundation employment
application (reference position #203801-297E) to

    Ed Joyner
    PO Box 1776
    Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776

Include cover letter and contact information on three references.
Download and print employment application at
<URL:> EEO/AA. Applications
must be received by 4:30 p.m. June 14, 2000.

For further information, contact

    F. Carey Howlett
    chowlett [at] cwf__org

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:54
                  Distributed: Wednesday, May 3, 2000
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Received on Wednesday, 3 May, 2000

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