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Subject: Position at Historic New England

Position at Historic New England

From: Ryan Thibodeau <rthibodeau<-a>
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Historic New England/SPNEA

Historic New England seeks a Conservator to coordinate and manage
all conservation programs and treatments for the artifactual
collection, both in the collection and conservation center and the
house museums including furniture, paintings, decorative arts, and
textiles.  Supervises conservation team staff and sets objectives,
work plans, and develops and monitors budgets for team. Works with
curatorial team to set conservation priorities and treatments for
artifact collections.  Plans and implements environmental
improvements.  Works with the safe transportation and movement of
the collection.  Coordinates and oversees treatment projects using
outside conservators.  Actively participates in Historic New
England's exhibition program by overseeing all conservation related
activities including object treatment, crating, mount making,
installation requirements, etc.  Participates in the planning,
funding and implementation of informational programs and
conservation treatments to support the vision.

Requirements: Master's degree in conservation or equivalent,  10+
years job-related experience, and a thorough understanding of the
history of conservation and collection care for art and artifacts
exhibited in a historic house museum. Specialized knowledge of
furniture or object conservation and general knowledge of
preventative care conservation including environmental conditions
appropriate for collections displayed in a historic house museum
setting.  Experience with coordinating conservation treatment for a
diverse array of traveling exhibitions.  Understanding, experience
and enthusiasm for engaging the public in conservation  activities.
This position will be based out of our Haverhill, MA facility.

For additional information, please see
<URL:>.  Please send resume and
cover letter to

    Ryan Thibodeau
    Human Resources Manager
    Historic New England/SPNEA
    141 Cambridge Street
    Boston MA 02114
    jobs<-a t->HistoricNewEngland< . >org
    Fax: 617-227-9204


Ryan J. Thibodeau, PHR
Human Resources Manager/Privacy and Administrative Officer
Historic New England/SPNEA
141 Cambridge St.
Boston MA 02114
617-227-3956  X258
Fax: 617-227-9204

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:7
                  Distributed: Thursday, July 21, 2005
                        Message Id: cdl-19-7-025
Received on Tuesday, 19 July, 2005

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