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Subject: Position at New York City Department of Parks

Position at New York City Department of Parks

From: Sara Levine <sara.levine>
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2004
Monuments Coordinator
New York City Department of Parks

Agency description: As stewards of nearly 14 percent of New York
City's land, the Department of Parks and Recreation builds and
maintains clean, safe, and accessible parks citywide and programs
those parks with recreational, cultural and educational activities
for people of all ages.  Through this work, Parks and Recreation
improves peoples' lives, providing outlets for creative expression,
opportunities for healthy recreation, and exposure to the
restorative beauty of the natural world.

Major Responsibilities: The Monuments division maintains more than
1,200 monuments and artworks throughout the City's parks.

    Coordinate monument conservation, field maintenance and
    responses to incidents of vandalism.

    Serve as liaison with the Capital Projects division and
    restoration contractors on monument projects

    Prepare Art Commission submissions and schedule on-site reviews

    Assist the Director of Art and Antiquities with fundraising and

    Monitor the organization of the field office and procurement of
    supplies and equipment

    Maintain database of monument records and storage inventory of

    Assist with the organization of archival materials and
    maintenance records

    Issue permits to independent conservators; review their
    fieldwork and reports

    Organize public events and dedication ceremonies

    Answer public research inquiries and assist with issues related
    to conservation and acceptance of new monuments and artwork

    Assist with special projects including exhibitions, publications
    and public forums

Preferred Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree.  Master's degree a plus.
    General knowledge of sculpture and conservation methods.
    Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
    Excellent writing, communication, organizational and analytical
    Valid New York State driver license.

New York City residency required within 90 days of hire.

Send resume and cover letter to:

    Monuments Coordinator Search/11167
    Parks and Recreation
    24 W 61st St 2nd fl
    New York NY 10023

The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:14
                 Distributed: Sunday, September 5, 2004
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Received on Wednesday, 18 August, 2004

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