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Subject: Position at Fine Arts Conservancy

Position at Fine Arts Conservancy

From: Liana King <admin>
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2002
Senior Paintings Conservator/Assistant Director of Conservation
The Fine Arts Conservancy

FAC <URL:> seeks a highly skilled
senior conservator. Duties include examination, technical analysis,
written and photographic documentation and treatment of traditional
and contemporary works. Will perform highly skilled tasks requiring
manual dexterity (emphasis on color matching, fills and
in-painting), intense concentration, and aesthetic sensitivity. The
position also involves developing and maintaining client
relationships, and supervising support personnel. Incumbent will
work under the direction of the Director of Conservation, and
interface with senior administrative personnel.

With 5000 square feet of modern, well-equipped laboratories, FAC is
a highly regarded facility providing conservation services to
collectors, museums, historical societies and insurers throughout
the southeast with some national and international clientele. There
is a staff of 5 augmented with contract conservators, art handlers
and installers, packers and shippers.

Minimum Qualifications: graduate degree from a recognized program
with 5 year's (conservator) to 8+ year's (senior conservator)
experience in traditional and contemporary paintings; U.S.
citizenship or working permission; fluent in spoken and written
English; strong interpersonal skills. Must have physical strength to
lift large and heavy art works, crates, etc..

Ideal Candidate: also skilled and knowledgeable in digital
photography and graphics software (lab has dual screen Apple G4's
with Photoshop and Thumbs), an established understanding of
three-dimensional objects; fluent in both Spanish and English.
Knowledgeable in modern and composite materials a definite

Salary: $40-55,000; salary will be determined based upon
qualifications and experience. This one-year appointment does not
include benefits. Multiple extensions may be possible; permanent
position with benefits possible post-appointment; equity position
(with equity investment) possible in future but not required.
Continued education opportunities, nationally and internationally,
with extension or permanent position.

Letters of intent, resume, supporting materials and references,
please. Current employment will be kept confidential and not be
contacted prior to mutual agreement. Selected candidates will be
invited to interview and asked to submit a portfolio of projects.

Submit resumes to:

    G. Erazo
    Director of Conservation
    The Fine Arts Conservancy
    5840 Corporate Way
    West Palm Beach, FL 33407

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:40
                Distributed: Thursday, December 19, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-40-033
Received on Wednesday, 11 December, 2002

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