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Subject: Position at FAIC

Position at FAIC

From: Eric Pourchot <epourchot>
Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2006
Project Manager sought for FAIC grant project

The Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of
Historic and Artistic Works seeks a Project Manager on a two-year
contract basis to assist with a grant-funded project that will train
conservators and other professionals to serve as rapid response
teams to assist cultural institutions following a disaster.

The Project Manager will have responsibility for all logistical
activities involving three workshop sites, such as travel, lodging,
food services, handouts, materials, marketing, communicating with
participants, and preparing event reports.  The Project Manager will
work closely by phone and email with instructors and host
institutions to ensure that training needs are met.  The Project
Manager will report to the AIC Professional Development Director.

Abilities, skills, and knowledge required:  superior organization
skills and multi-tasking abilities; strong interpersonal skills and
ability to deal with a wide variety of people and situations;
excellent oral, written, and computer skills; experience in managing
projects.  The Project Manager will be expected to attend the first
workshop (scheduled for Atlanta, Georgia) as well as a training
session in Washington, DC on evaluation techniques (expenses to be
paid by FAIC).

This position is an independent contractor and no benefits will be
provided. The Project Manager is expected to work off-site and to
supply his or her own workspace, computer, phone, and internet
access.  The contract work is expected to begin in October of 2006
and continue through final reports and evaluation in spring of 2008.
The total workload is estimated at approximately 200 hours, with the
bulk of the time needed between October 2006 and March of 2007.  A
fee totaling $12,500 will be paid in increments based on project
completion.  Reimbursement for approved project expenses such as
travel and phone will be provided by FAIC.

For more information on the Project Manager position see

Review of candidates will begin immediately, and continue until
contract position is filled.  Please send resume and cover letter
highlighting project or event management experience by mail or email
(no faxes, please) to:

    Eric Pourchot
    Professional Development Director
    American Institute for Conservation
    1717 K Street NW
    Suite 200
    Washington DC 20036
    epourchot [at] aic-faic__org

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