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Subject: Position at LACMA

Position at LACMA

From: Mark Gilberg <mgilberg>
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Head, Paper Conservation Laboratory
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

The Conservation Center of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is
seeking a qualified full-time paper conservator.  The primary
responsibility of the incumbent is to coordinate and supervise all
activities of the paper conservation laboratory.  This section of
the Conservation Center is responsible for the care, preservation,
examination and treatment of works of art on paper in the museum's
extensive and varied permanent collection of American, Latin
American, European, Asian, and Modern and Contemporary art. Other
duties include active involvement in acquisitions, loans, research,
special exhibitions, traveling exhibitions, environmental standards,
storage and transit conditions.

The incumbent, with the title of conservator (or senior conservator,
depending on qualifications), will report to the director of the
Conservation Center and will provide assistance on budgets,
fundraising and other administrative matters. This position includes
the supervision of an assistant conservator and conservation
technician as well as various fellows, interns and volunteers.

Minimum requirements:  Master's degree in conservation with at least
seven years experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of
education and experience. Conservation experience should include a
minimum of five years in a supervisory position, preferably in an
art museum conservation laboratory. The successful candidate must
possess good written and oral communication skills and a desire to
work cooperatively with curatorial, conservation and scientific
staff. A willingness to consider new treatment methodologies and
approaches to the preservation of works on paper is essential.

Applications:  This non-civil service position will be available
after July 1, 2006.  Title and salary will be commensurate with
experience.  A competitive benefits package is provided. Position is
open until filled.

To apply:  Submit letter of intent, resume and the names and contact
information for three professional references to (with copies to Dr.
Mark Gilberg, Director, Conservation Center):

    Adam Kaplan, PHR
    Director of Human Resources
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    Human Resources Department
    5905 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    Fax: 323-857-4720
    jobs [at] lacma__org

Mark Gilberg, MS, PhD
Director, Conservation Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90036
Fax: 323-857-4754

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:2
                   Distributed: Monday, July 3, 2006
                        Message Id: cdl-20-2-023
Received on Tuesday, 27 June, 2006

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