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Subject: Position at Huntington Library

Position at Huntington Library

From: Susan Rogers <srogers>
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Paper Conservator
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington invites applications for the position of Paper
Conservator in the Preservation Department's Conservation Lab. The
position is an exempt, full time, regular staff position.

Responsibilities: The Paper Conservator examines, documents, and
treats works on paper, according to the AIC Code of Ethics. The
Paper Conservator houses collections items, maintains object
treatment and exhibition records, and may contribute to collections
surveys. The Paper Conservator maintains and orders supplies and
equipment to care for collections materials. The Paper Conservator
may supervise or train interns or volunteers. The Conservator also
participates in departmental activities such as educational
programs, emergency response, environmental control, and pest


    *   A Bachelor's degree is required with the Master's degree
        plus a certificate in Conservation from a recognized
        graduate conservation training program or a Bachelor's
        degree plus a combination of equivalent formalized advanced
        training and experience in the conservation of library and
        museum paper-based materials.

    *   Previous experience working in a museum, research library,
        private conservation practice, or equivalent situation.

    *   Skill in the treatment of paper-based materials as
        demonstrated by a portfolio.

    *   An understanding of the theory and practical techniques of
        conservation and preservation of paper and art materials.

    *   Computer literacy, database, and research skills.

    *   Excellent hand-eye coordination and attention to detail.

    *   Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information
for 3 professional references. Please refer to Job # 113-06.

Please submit application materials by only one method:

    Email: jobs [at] huntington__org
    Web: <URL:> and click on "Jobs"
    Fax: resume: 626-449-2306

    Mail resume or Apply in person to:

        The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical
        ATT: Human Resources - Job # 113-06
        1151 Oxford Road
        San Marino, CA 91108

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; some
flexibility in start-date is available.

The Huntington, located about 15 miles north-east of downtown Los
Angeles, is a private, non-profit institution dedicated to advanced
scholarly research in British and American history, art, literature,
and the sciences along with public art galleries and botanical
gardens. The Huntington exhibits collections of British,
Renaissance, and American art, rare books, and manuscripts, as well
as 150 acres of botanical gardens. <URL:>

Susan Rogers
The Lloyd E. Cotsen Chief Preservation Officer
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:4
                 Distributed: Wednesday, July 19, 2006
                        Message Id: cdl-20-4-025
Received on Thursday, 15 June, 2006

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