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Subject: Position at CCAHA

Position at CCAHA

From: Virgilia Rawnsley <ccaha>
Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Preservation Services Officer position
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, the regional
paper conservation laboratory located in Philadelphia, is seeking a
full-time Preservation Services Officer for its staff.  This
position offers potential for professional growth through varied and
challenging activities.  This position contributes to the mission of
the Center through conducting institutional preservation surveys and
providing educational programs, outreach, and information services
to libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies.

The responsibilities of this position include conducting on-site
overview preservation assessments with written reports; developing,
presenting, and organizing educational programs and workshops;
presenting lectures and preparing programs for professional and lay
audiences to promote awareness of preservation and conservation
concerns and practices; and providing technical information via
telephone, e-mail, and in print on preservation topics.  The
Preservation Services Officer also maintains familiarity with
preservation literature as well as develops and manages the
reference collection.  The Preservation Services Officer may also be
called upon to write articles for publication.

Qualifications include training in and a thorough understanding of
preservation principles, practice and issues; experience in
conducting and writing surveys; teaching experience; excellent
written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; ability to
work independently; MLS, MA in Museum Studies, or MS in Conservation
and a minimum of two years experience working in a library,
archives, or museum.  Some travel is required.  Salary commensurate
with experience.  Send letter of application, resume, writing
sample, and three references to:

    Ms. Virgilia Rawnsley
    Director of Preservation Services
    Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
    264 South 23rd Street
    Philadelphia PA 19103

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:11
                 Distributed: Thursday, August 12, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-18-11-047
Received on Wednesday, 11 August, 2004

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