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Subject: Position at Etherington Conservation Services

Position at Etherington Conservation Services

From: Michael Lee <mklee<-a>
Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2005
Associate Paper/Photograph Conservator,
Etherington Conservation Services

Etherington Conservation Services invites applicants for the
position of Associate Paper and Photograph Conservator.  The
individual will join the five-member staff of the Paper/Photographic
Conservation Department and assist with conservation treatments,
examination, and preservation initiatives of client institutions.
The opening is a full-time position in our regional conservation
facility in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Responsibilities: The Associate Paper/Photograph Conservator is
responsible for the identification and treatment of a wide variety
of artifacts: art on paper, archival documents, and photographic
materials. The candidate must have excellent manual skills and be
capable of compiling time and cost estimates as well as condition
and treatment reports.  Professional interaction with clients is
expected.  The Associate Conservator will assist with the
supervision and training of technician-level staff members and

Qualifications: Master's degree from a recognized conservation
training program plus a minimum of five years post-graduate
experience or a comparable combination of professional training and
experience treating art on paper and photographic materials is
required.  Good organizational and verbal skills and an ability to
work collegially in a regional conservation environment are
necessary.  Knowledge of preservation theory, standards and ethics
of conservation practice is required.

Skills should include:

    Precision hand-skills

    Mastery of all routine and complex treatment procedures related
    to paper and photographic materials

    Attention to detail

    Excellent communication skills

    Knowledge of and ability to identify photographic materials

    Ability to treat fragile, oversized, and valuable objects

    Ability to work efficiently while maintaining conservation

    Ability to work in a group environment

    Ability to meet deadlines and assist in coordinating workflow

    Familiarity with computers, particularly MS Office.

Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits package provided.

If selected for an interview, the applicant is expected to present a
portfolio of completed projects during the interview process.

Please send resume and three references to:

    Michael K. Lee
    Director of Conservation
    Etherington Conservation Services
    7609 Business Park Drive
    Greensboro, North Carolina 27409
    Fax: 336-665-1319
    mklee<-a t->donetherington< . >com

Etherington Conservation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:52
                    Distributed: Friday, May 6, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-52-005
Received on Wednesday, 4 May, 2005

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