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Subject: Position at the National Trust

Position at the National Trust

From: Eric Price <eric.price>
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2004
Assistant Frame/Gilded Objects Conservator
Natural Heritage Trust
Bureau of Historic Sites
Peebles Island Resource Center
Waterford, NY

The Peebles Island Resource Center seeks candidates for the position
of Assistant Frame/Gilded Objects Conservator. Working under the
direct supervision of the Peebles Island Resource Center
Frame/Gilded Objects Conservator, the Assistant Conservator will
examine, document and treat frames from the New York State Historic
Sites and other state agencies. This will also include assisting
staff in carrying out preventive conservation measures. All work
will be conducted in accordance with the American Institute for
Conservation's Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice.

Minimum Qualifications: BA in Art History, Chemistry, Studio Art or
related field and at least one year of full time experience in a
frame or gilded objects/furniture conservation lab including
gilding, gesso application and mold-making. MA in Conservation or
equivalent is desirable but not required. The position will be
primarily involved with the treatment of American 19th Century
composition frames.

Term: Appointment will be for two years with possible extension.

Salary: $36,000 plus excellent state benefit package.

For further information and to submit resumes for consideration,

    John Lovell
    Assistant Director
    Bureau of Historic Sites and Peebles Island Resource Center
    NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
    PO Box 219
    Waterford, New York 12188
    Fax: 518-235-4248

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:1
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 17, 2004
                        Message Id: cdl-18-1-022
Received on Wednesday, 16 June, 2004

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