Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Position at Huntington Library

Position at Huntington Library

From: Susan Rogers <srogers>
Date: Monday, May 20, 2002
Paper Conservator
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington <URL:> invites applications
for the position of Paper Conservator in the Preservation
Department's Conservation Lab for Works on Paper, Photographs, and
Illuminated Manuscripts. The position is an exempt, full time,
regular staff position.

Responsibilities: The Paper Conservator examines, documents, and
treats works on paper, according to the AIC Code of Ethics. The
Paper Conservator houses collections items, maintains object
treatment and exhibition records, and contributes to collections
surveys. The Paper Conservator also participates in departmental
activities such as educational programs, emergency response,
environmental control, and the implementation of plans for a new
conservation facility.


    *   Masters degree, certificate in Conservation or an
        undergraduate education plus a combination of equivalent
        training and experience in the conservation of paper-based

    *   A minimum of 2 years experience working in a museum
        conservation facility.

    *   Skill in the treatment of paper-based materials as
        demonstrated by a portfolio.

    *   Computer literacy and research skills.

    *   Excellent hand-eye coordination and attention to detail.

    *   Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume with contact information
for 3 professional references to:

    Carl Foote
    Director of Personnel and Administrative Services
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; some
flexibility in start-date is available.

The Huntington, located about 15 miles north-east of downtown Los
Angeles, is a private, non-profit institution dedicated to advanced
scholarly research in British and American history, art, and
literature, combined with public art galleries and botanical
gardens. The Huntington exhibits collections of British,
Renaissance, and American art, rare books, and illuminated
manuscripts, as well as 150 acres of botanical gardens.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:79
                  Distributed: Wednesday, May 22, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-79-019
Received on Monday, 20 May, 2002

[Search all CoOL documents]