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Subject: Positions at Chicago Historical Society

Positions at Chicago Historical Society

From: Holly Lundberg <hollylundberg>
Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Assistant conservators (2 positions_
Chicago Historical Society

The Chicago Historical Society is seeking to hire two assistant
conservators--an objects conservator and a paper/book conservator,
for 5 month term positions commencing immediately. The assistant
conservators will work closely with staff conservators, mountmakers
and exhibition staff, and will be responsible for examination,
treatment and documentation of material in preparation for
exhibitions opening in late September, 2006.  The assistant
conservators will also participate in overseeing the reproduction of
artifacts, managing and maintaining the conservation labs, the
supervision of  interns and volunteers, and assist with installation.

Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in relevant fields, a
graduate degree from a recognized conservation program or the
equivalent, and preferably two-years of post-graduate experience.
The positions require excellent organizational, written, verbal and
interpersonal skills along with creative thinking and problem
solving abilities. Further, candidates should be able to work

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please send
a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume and three references

    MaryNora Mavrou
    Human Resources
    Chicago Historical Society
    1601 N. Clark Street
    Chicago IL 60614-9963

                  Conservation DistList Instance 19:54
                    Distributed: Friday, May 5, 2006
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Received on Wednesday, 3 May, 2006

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