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Subject: Position at Field Museum

Position at Field Museum

From: Holly Lundberg <hlundberg>
Date: Monday, October 30, 2000
Chief Conservator
Department of Anthropology
The Field Museum

The Department of Anthropology at The Field Museum seeks a Chief
Conservator to manage a dynamic and growing conservation group.  The
Chief Conservator is responsible for overseeing, in consultation
with the curatorial faculty and collections management and
registration staff, the conservation of all specimens in the
Department's world-class anthropological collections.  The Chief
Conservator will supervise at least one associate and two assistant
conservators and is responsible for planning, program development,
and daily management of all conservation policies, procedures,
activities, and facilities.

Strong written and verbal communication abilities are essential.
Excellent administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills
are required.  A strong background in object conservation methods
and procedures for a wide variety of archaeological and ethnographic
media is required.  The candidate must have demonstrated ability to
acquire conservation grants from government and private sources.
Experience with OSHA mandated policies and procedures preferred.  A
degree in conservation (preferably a Masters) with a minimum of two
years supervisory experience and five years professional
conservation experience are required.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita or
resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three
references to the

    Human Resources Department
    The Field Museum
    1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL, 60605-2496

Review of applications will begin December 1, 1999, and continue
until position is filled.

Holly Lundberg
Associate Conservator
Department of Anthropology
Field Museum
Roosevelt Road at Lakeshore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Fax: 312-665-7193

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:26
                Distributed: Wednesday, November 8, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-14-26-037
Received on Monday, 30 October, 2000

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