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Position at Carnegie Museum of Art

From: Ellen Baxter <baxtere>
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Conservation Technician
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

The Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA is seeking a
conservation technician to perform support duties and assist with
basic conservation treatment in both the Paintings and Objects Labs.
This is a part-time position paid at a competitive hourly rate (four
days a week), and is perfect for those seeking valuable paid
pre-program experience for the purposes of entering a graduate
conservation program.

Responsibilities may include monitoring data loggers,
hygrothermographs and insect traps, weekly dusting of frames and
objects in the museum galleries, rehousing works for long-term
storage, organization, maintenance and updating of the conservation
labs and reports on file, and performing basic conservation
treatments under the conservators supervision.

The Carnegie Museum of Art is a world-class museum with a fine
collection. The robust arts scene, the low cost of living, the
part-time hours and the close proximity to numerous large
universities makes the CMA and Pittsburgh ideal for gaining
preprogram experience while completing the prerequisites to enter a
graduate conservation program.

Candidates must have a bachelors degree with a background in art
history, studio art, science or a related field and be familiar with
desktop computers and digital cameras.  Other desirable
qualifications include a general knowledge of conservation,
experience in handling museum objects and working in a museum
environment.  We are committed to offering the position to an
individual who is actively seeking to enter the field of
conservation.

You may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter by October 30,
2006 to:

    Krisann Freilino
    Conservation Dept.
    Carnegie Museum of Art
    4400 Forbes Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    freilinok [at] carnegiemuseums__org

Please include all experience, education, training,
self-development, awards and outside activities relevant to this
posting.  Select applicants will be contacted for an interview
shortly after the resume deadline.

Ellen J. Baxter
Chief Conservator
Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080
412-622-1977
Fax: 412-622-3112

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