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Position at the Frick Collection

From: Dana Winfield <winfield<-a>
Date: Friday, January 28, 2005
The Frick Collection
Hire date June 2005

Job Summary: The Conservator is responsible for the care,
maintenance and preservation of The Frick Collection, the Frick
household collections in the original mansion and two additions. The
Conservator reports to the Chief Curator and is a member of the
Curatorial Department.  The Conservator undertakes treatments on
objects that fall within his/her area of specialization.  The
Conservator provides oversight, and is an advocate for, the
structure and fabric of the buildings in matters concerning
preservation, alterations or construction projects and helps to
ensure the safety of the contents of the buildings during such work.
The Conservator is responsible for all preservation, conservation
and technical examination procedures that involve Collections or
Household Collections by other members of staff, contract
conservators, interns or volunteers.  The Conservator will undertake
treatments on works in the Collection after consultation with
curatorial staff; supervise conservation department staff, interns
and volunteers and be responsible for matters relating to the
preservation and care of works of art on loan as may be appropriate.
Note:  Paintings are conserved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on
outside contract.

Requirements: The position is to be held by an experienced
conservator, ideally with a minimum of ten years museum experience,
specializing in the treatment of objects, decorative arts, or
sculpture. The Conservator shall work in a manner consistent with
the ethical principals and standards of practice held to be the norm
in the international conservation field.

For more information <URL:>

To apply email cover letter and resume to jobs<-a t->frick< . >org

Dana Winfield
Head of Human Resources
The Frick Collection

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