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Position at Biltmore Estate

From: Nancy Rosebrock <ncrosebrock>
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate, in Asheville, North Carolina, invites applicants
for the position of Conservator for a multiple room restoration
project. Responsibilities will include examination, technical
analysis, conservation research, treatment, and documentation of
items including the categories of furniture, architectural elements
and decorative objects from Biltmore's permanent collection in
accordance with the A.I.C. Ethics and Standards guidelines.  The
Conservator will also assist in curatorial departmental duties
including preventive care, maintenance and conservation consulting
on all the collections.    Furniture and Objects Conservators are
encouraged to apply.

This position requires a graduate degree from a recognized
conservation training program and some conservation experience
within a museum or historic house setting or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.  Additional qualifications
include excellent attention to detail, the ability to plan work and
meet deadlines without compromising quality of work performed,
conversant with word processing and photographic techniques, along
with excellent written and verbal communication skills and some
formal training in furniture or decorative art history.  The
Conservator reports to the Conservation Manager of the Museum
Services Department.  This is a year round, full time position for a
one year term with the possibility of renewal for a second year.
Salary will be based on qualifications.

Physical requirements include excellent manual dexterity, the
ability to lift up to 60 pounds occasionally, climb ladders and
scaffolding, occasionally work in extreme temperatures, the ability
to wear a respirator as necessary when working with certain
chemicals and to operate box trucks. A valid NC Driver's License (or
the ability to obtain one) is also required. To apply submit resume,
cover letter, a list of three references and salary requirements to
humanresources [at] biltmore__com humanresources [at] biltmore__com>.

Biltmore Estate is a National Historic Landmark located in the
mountains of western North Carolina.  More information about
Biltmore Estate can be found at <URL:> .

Nancy Rosebrock
Conservation Manager
Biltmore Estate
Asheville, NC

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:4
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
                        Message Id: cdl-20-4-024
Received on Wednesday, 19 July, 2006

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