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Subject: Position at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Position at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

From: David Blanchfield <dblanchfield<-a>
Date: Monday, October 17, 2005
Assistant Conservator of Objects
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is seeking applicants for the
position of Assistant Conservator of Objects.  Duties include
examination and treatment of objects composed of a wide variety of
materials from the Foundation collections in compliance with the
Code of Ethics of the AIC and in consultation with curatorial staff;
preparation of written treatment proposals and treatment reports
complete with photo-documentation; and monitoring exhibition and
storage environments to assess potential impact on collections.

Qualified candidates will possess detailed knowledge of: (1)
traditional decorative, fine, and folk art materials and
technologies, (2) environment and environmental/materials
interactions, and (3) conservation materials and experience in
applying state-of-the art conservation methodologies.  Requires
highly developed hand skills; scientific knowledge sufficient for
undertaking in-depth examination and analysis of objects, performing
treatments, and following necessary literature and reports;
demonstrable history of proposed, completed and documented
treatments; and, excellent communication skills, both oral and

Minimum qualifications include graduate level study in conservation,
plus three years conservation experience in a recognized institution
or the equivalent technical education and experience.  Reports to
the Conservator of Objects and Metals. Apply online at
<URL:>. Include cover
letter, resume and list of references.  Questions: Contact
Sharon Randall <srandall<-a t->cwf< . >org>


                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:21
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 19, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-19-21-019
Received on Monday, 17 October, 2005

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