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Position at Getty Conservation Institute

From: Melena Gergen <mgergen>
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2002
Senior Project Specialist/Built Heritage Education Projects
The Getty Conservation Institute

The GCI's educational work encompasses short courses, long-term
training programs, workshops, seminars and conferences for
conservators, museum professionals, archaeologists, architects,
planners, cultural property managers, policy makers and other
related professionals.  Many of these activities take place within
the context of GCI's field projects, while others are conducted in
partnership with other conservation or educational organizations.

Working with the GCI's Associate Director, professional staff, and
project teams, participates in and contributes professional
expertise to education projects for professionals in conservation
and related disciplines.  Initiates appropriate searches for
specific projects, and works with and supervises hired consultants.

Is responsible for all phases of an educational project including
needs assessment to define the goals, scope and methodology of the
project. Identifies instructors, establishes and coordinates content
and teaching methodology, and supervises the creation of teaching
materials.  Assists in defining, negotiating, and managing the roles
to be played by project partners, consultants and staff and obtains
commitments for personnel and financial resources.  May conducts and
supervise research, compile bibliographies, writes and publishes on
conservation and/ or pedagogical topics.

Manages the work of other project team members, supervises several
support staff and performs administrative/ managerial duties within
the education division of the GCI.  Maintains close liaison with
other departments of the GCI, including Science, Field Projects, and
Public Programs and Communications.

Will maintain up-to-date knowledge in both the technical aspects of
the field and in issues relating to the development of conservation
as a profession.  An understanding of the role of education in
continuing professional development is also important.

Graduate degree in architecture, architectural conservation,
archaeology, historic preservation or cultural resource management.
Experience in management of projects, preferably at an international
level; and a minimum of 6 years at the highest level of competency
in conservation methodology and application.  Experience and
interest in education and pedagogy; foreign language skills
desirable.  Must be able to communicate and interact effectively
with diverse cultural groups, and have strong negotiating skills.
Experience with budgetary responsibility for complex, multi-year
projects is necessary.  Must be available to travel frequently to
meetings and course sites throughout the world.  Salary commensurate
with experience (starting at approximately $65,000).

Please send resume and cover letter to:

    The Getty Conservation Institute
    Attn:  Administration
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 700
    Los Angeles, CA 90049-1684
    Fax: 310-440-6182

Melena Gergen
Senior Project Coordinator

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:70
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