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Subject: Position at Baltimore Museum of Art

Position at Baltimore Museum of Art

From: Tom Primeau <tprimeau>
Date: Monday, March 27, 2006
Assistant Objects Conservator
Baltimore Museum of Art

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking applications for the position
of Assistant Objects Conservator.  Working under the direction of
the Director of Conservation and the Objects Conservator, the
Assistant Objects Conservator will work collaboratively with the
Museum's staff to preserve and care for 3 dimensional works of art.
The BMA's broad collection includes important examples European and
American sculpture, furniture, and decorative arts.  The Museum also
has significant collections of Asian, African, Native American, and
Oceanic art.

Responsibilities:  The Assistant Objects Conservator is responsible
for examination, documentation, and treatment of a wide variety of
objects of both organic and inorganic composition, including metal,
wood, glass, stone, ceramic, bone, and other materials. The
Assistant Objects Conservator coordinates and undertakes the
maintenance of outdoor sculpture in The Museum's sculpture garden.
The Assistant Conservator also coordinates an Integrated Pest
Management program for The Museum's galleries and storage areas. The
Assistant Objects Conservator also participates in museum wide
preservation activities, such as the maintenance, handling, and
transporting of 3 dimensional works of art within exhibition and in
storage areas.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree from a recognized art conservation
program with a specialization in objects and two years professional
experience is required.  The position requires advanced
understanding of conservation issues and professional practices of
object care and preservation, strong problem-solving skills, and the
ability to communicate effectively with Museum colleagues and the
public.  Candidates are sought who can successfully organize
different projects and deadlines simultaneously. Salary is
competitive, commensurate with experience and includes full
benefits.  Please submit a resume and letter of interest to:

    Thomas Primeau
    Director of Conservation and
    Paper Conservator
    The Baltimore Museum of Art
    10 Art Museum Drive
    Baltimore, Maryland 21218-3898
    Fax: 443-573-1581
    tprimeau [at] artbma__org

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:47
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Received on Monday, 27 March, 2006

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