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Subject: Position at Auckland Museum

Position at Auckland Museum

From: Julia Gresson <jgresson>
Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Objects Conservator
Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is offering a 12 month fixed term contract for a
qualified, experienced conservator to assist with the conservation
of its human and natural history collections. This is an exciting
opportunity to work with world-renowned Maori and Pacific
collections during a period of major expansion.

The primary focus of the position is the planning and preparation of
a large new Collections Store, constructed as part of a major
building extension. Collections to be relocated in the new facility
include ethnographic, applied arts and history artefacts, natural
history specimens and a small collection of paintings and drawings.
Other key tasks include the preparation of objects for exhibition
and the documentation and packing of collection loans.

Applicants should have a tertiary qualification in objects
conservation and at least 3 years work experience. You will need a
sound working knowledge of collection storage methods / materials
and environmental control techniques, together with excellent
communication skills and an enthusiastic attitude to teamwork.
Familiarity with conservation treatment of a wide range of object
materials would also be an advantage.

The salary range for this position is approximately $NZ43,000 -
$NZ50,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Please forward your application to:

    Senior Conservator
    Auckland Museum
    Private Bag 92018
    New Zealand

or email to jgresson [at] aucklandmuseum__com, no later than March 31, 2004.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:57
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Received on Tuesday, 24 February, 2004

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