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Subject: Position at Yale Center for British Art

Position at Yale Center for British Art

From: Amy Gerbracht <amy.gerbracht>
Date: Monday, January 8, 2001
Matter/Framer (Conservation Assistant II)
Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT

Job Description: Schedule/shift: Full Time  37.5 HRS; Weekdays
8:30-500 M-F Salary range: ~25,800-36,640 (commensurate with

General purpose: Prepare works of art for exhibition, research,
loan, and storage including: matting, framing, and housing
construction.  Manage and maintain preparation studio and equipment

Essential duties:

    1.  Prepare artwork for exhibitions (matting, framing, and
        housing construction). Communicate with staff regarding
        exhibitions, installation, and handling of the artwork to
        the highest museum standards.

    2.  House and mount artwork from the general collection for
        research, exhibition, and loan.  Research and experiment
        with preparation materials deterring the optimum methods
        necessary to mount and house each object on a case-by-case
        basis.  This work is done to the highest museum standards
        using the most recent technological advances.

    3.  Filing, Xeroxing, ordering, and miscellaneous activities
        related to the preparation and conservation studio.

Experience and Training:

    1.  Six years of related work experience, four of them in the
        same job family at the next lower level, and high school
        level education; or four years of related work experience
        and Associates degree; or little or no work experience and a
        Bachelors degree in a related field; or an equivalent
        combination of experience and education.

    2.  Working in matting and framing or similar work in a related

    3.  Preferred: BA in studio art or related field

    4.  Preferred: Experience working in a museum/gallery laboratory
        doing: matting, framing, archival housing, and exhibit

Skills and Abilities:

    1.  Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a

    2.  Physical stamina for exacting, repetitive work under

    3.  Good manual dexterity and excellent eye-hand coordination.

    4.  Preferred: Specialized knowledge of museum techniques of
        housing and storage methods and materials for artwork.

Please send cover letter and resume to the following names and

    Ms. C. Pedevillano
    Department of Human Resources
    155 Whitney Avenue
    P.O. Box 208256
    New Haven, CT 06520-8256
    Fax: 203-432-9817


    Ms. Theresa Fairbanks
    Yale Center for British Art
    1080 Chapel Street
    P.O. Box 208280
    New Haven, CT 06520-8280
    Fax: 203-432-9628
    theresa.fairbanks-harris [at] yale__edu

Yale University offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits
program. Starting date is flexible.

For more information about employment at Yale, visit
<URL:>.  Yale University is an Affirmative
Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:37
                 Distributed: Tuesday, January 9, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-37-037
Received on Monday, 8 January, 2001

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