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Subject: Position at North Carolina Museum of History

Position at North Carolina Museum of History

From: Len Hambleton <len.hambleton>
Date: Friday, June 4, 2004
Textile conservator
Textile Conservation Lab
The North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh NC

Position: #4808-0801-0002-735
Salary grade: 68
Appointment type: Perm. Full time
Posting Date: June 9, 2004
Closing date: June 23, 2004
Salary range: $27,987 - $ 45,515
Recruitment range: $27,987- $30,468
Permanent full time

The NC Museum of History seeks professional conservator candidates
to preserve the museum's costume and textile collection comprised of
civilian clothing, military uniforms, household textiles, banners
and flags.

The conservator will be responsible for condition and treatment
reports,stabilization treatments, wet cleaning, dressing mannequins
and lab maintenance. The position will train and supervise
volunteers, prepare costumes and textiles for an active exhibition
program. The conservator will

    *   Respond to patron requests regarding care of costumes and
        textiles. Some evening, weekend work and overnight travel is

    *   Possess a demonstrated knowledge of organic and inorganic
        chemistry, physics,textile science, costume and textile

    *   Ability to work co-operatively and communicate effectively
        with diverse staff, volunteers and patrons

    *   Ability to work in a modern textile setting with detergents,

    *   Ability to sustain conservation tasks for extended periods
        of time

All work will be conducted in accordance with the American Institute
for Conservation's Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Professional

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or the equivalent
graduate training in Conservation practice from a recognized
educational facility/community college is required.Demonstrable
sewing skills, knowledge of textile structures, good sense of
organization, word-processing, familiar with conservation
photography, digital image processing an asset,and the ability to
communicate effectively in English. Successful experience in a
textile conservation laboratory is desirable.

Term: appointment subject to initial  probationary period and
permanent full time of 40 hours per week For further Information and
to submit resumes for consideration, please contact:

    Joanie B.Cotten
    Cultural Resources
    Division of Human Resources
    4603 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh,NC 27699-4603

Please mail or Fax: 919-715-8724 a (clearly typed or neatly written)
State of North Carolina "Application for Employment" Form PD 107 for
each vacancy to: Department of Cultural Resources Applications must
be received in the DCR Human Resources Office by 5:00 pm on or
before the closing date.

State of North Carolina's Job Opportunities web site is:

Len Hambleton
Branch Head
Conservation Section
North Carolina Museum of History
4650 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC  27699-465
919-715-0200 ext. 244
Fax: 919-715-8655

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