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Subject: Position at West Lake Conservators Ltd.

Position at West Lake Conservators Ltd.

From: Donia Conn <bookconservator>
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2001
Paper Conservator
West Lake Conservators Ltd.

West Lake Conservators seeks a second paper conservator to join its
staff.  Works treated include fine prints and drawings.  Maps,
archival materials, 3 dimensional paper objects and parchment pieces
also comprise a substantial percentage of projects requiring
treatment.  Periodically, opportunities arise to engage in surveys
and grant funded projects.

The successful applicant must be a specialist in treating fine art
on paper and  capable of conserving a broad range of archival,
paper-based materials. Independent research and contributions to our
field are encouraged as is public education and outreach. Candidate
must have proficient conservation skills within their specialty, a
graduate level degree in conservation, or equivalent knowledge and
the ability to work independently. Computer skills are essential.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health
insurance, bonuses and a SEP IRA plan. Interviews may be scheduled
for the AIC conference in Dallas.  The position will remain open
until filled.

West Lake Conservators is a respected private practice
specializing in the conservation of paintings, books,
paper and frames, preservation framing, and archival
mounting of textiles. Founded in 1975 by Susan
Blakney, AIC and IIC Fellow, WLC has established an
excellent clientele of small to mid-sized museums,
historic societies, university collections, and
private clients.  Plans are underway to build a 6,000
square foot conservation facility with a 1000 square
foot loft  paper lab. Conservators are supported by an
office manager and computer network (Win95/Novell)
utilizing Microsoft and QuickBooks Pro software.
Availability of flexible hours and an informal work
atmosphere create an appealing work environment.

Located in the heart of New York's scenic Finger Lakes, Skaneateles
is a charming, historic, waterfront village with a friendly small
town community.  The singular beauty of Skaneateles Lake has made it
a Mecca to generations of vacationing families.  We live and work in
an area  known for its enjoyable, relaxing lifestyle with ample
recreational and educational opportunities.  Skaneateles
(<URL:>) is 30 minutes. from Syracuse and
Syracuse University, 50 minutes. from Cornell University in Ithaca.
Rochester and Utica are a little over an hour away and it's an easy
drive to Ottawa, Toronto, the Adirondack Mountains, Lake Ontario and
New York City.

Send letter of interest, resume and three professional
references to;

    Susan Blakney, Chief Conservator
    West Lake Conservators Ltd.
    Box 45
    Skaneateles, NY 13152
    westlakers [at] compuserve__com

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:59
                    Distributed: Friday, May 4, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-59-011
Received on Thursday, 3 May, 2001

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