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Subject: Position at American Textile History Museum

Position at American Textile History Museum

From: Maureen Lieurance <mlieurance>
Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2001
Assistant Conservator
Textile Conservation Center
American Textile History Museum

The Textile Conservation Center seeks qualified applicants for the
position of Assistant Conservator.  Job responsibilities include the
examination, treatment, written, photographic and digital
documentation of a full range of textile art, artifacts and costumes
received from important national and regional museums, historical
societies and private collectors. Other responsibilities may include
participating in the conservation and preparation of the Museum's
in-house permanent collection, exhibition preparation and
collections care management for outside clients, assisting in
development conservation workshops, conducting on-site surveys,
collaborating on tapestry projects and supervising staff. Successful
candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communications;
strong organizational and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability
to work independently and productively in a team environment on
projects to a successful completion.

Candidates should have a graduate degree in conservation or have
equivalent combination of training and experience indicating an
in-depth knowledge of conservation theory and practice in textile
conservation.  An additional two to three years supervised
conservation experience is required. Competitive salary commensurate
with experience plus excellent benefits package, including
professional development.

Application Deadline:  December 15, 2001

Qualified applicants should send letter summarizing interest, resume
and three professional references to:

    Deirdre Windsor
    Director/Chief Conservator
    Textile Conservation Center
    American Textile History Museum
    491 Dutton Street
    Lowell, MA  01854
    Fax: 978-441-1412
    dwindsor [at] athm__org

Maureen Lieurance
Office Manager, Textile Conservation Center
American Textile History Museum
491 Dutton Street, Lowell, MA 01854-4221
Fax: 978-441-1412

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:29
                  Distributed: Monday, October 8, 2001
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Received on Wednesday, 3 October, 2001

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