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Subject: Position at Chicago Conservation Center

Position at Chicago Conservation Center

From: Megan Ann Jones <meganann.jones>
Date: Friday, March 5, 2004
Senior Painting Conservator
Chicago Conservation Center

The Chicago Conservation Center
<URL:> has been purchased by
former Vice-President, Heather Becker, and is currently
restructuring operations and expanding its facilities (14,000 square
feet). As part of our revised mandate, we are seeking a Senior
Painting Conservator to oversee operations and treatment procedures
required for both bench and field conservation. Managing a staff of
four assistant conservators, the candidate will be responsible for
the proper analysis, testing, scheduling, documentation, treatment,
and post conservation reports required for works from private,
public, and institutional collections.

The candidate should be an active contributor to the field of
conservation and dedicated to the research, education, and training
required for the advancement of art preservation. Qualifications
include a degree with a specialization in painting conservation, at
least three years post-graduate experience, and a proven ability to
manage staff. Excellent organizational, written and computer skills
are required.

The Chicago Conservation Center was established twenty years ago to
serve the conservation needs of both private collectors and public
institutions. The Center's 22 staff members work in six departments:
Paintings, Works of Art on Paper, Textiles, Murals, Frames and
Objects/Sculpture.  The Center has a growing program for mural art
education and conservation, and has recently expanded its community
arts education and preservation efforts with regional programs for
students and institutions.

A highly competitive salary will be offered commensurate with
qualifications and experience. The position also includes a generous
benefits package.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
salary history to

    Heather Becker
    Fax: 312-944-0595
    hbec [at] earthlink__net

The Chicago Conservation Center is a member of the AIC, IIC, CACG,
WAAC and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Megan Ann Jones
Special Projects Officer
Chicago Conservation Center
Fax: 312-944-0282

                  Conservation DistList Instance 17:58
                   Distributed: Monday, March 8, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-17-58-025
Received on Friday, 5 March, 2004

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