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Subject: Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Position at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

From: Nicole Linderman <nlinderman>
Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Head of Paper Conservation
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Under the general direction of the chair of Conservation and
Collections Management, the head of paper conservation will be
responsible for overall conservation practice in laboratory; handle
all administrative responsibilities, instructional direction,
development, training and supervision of staff, preparation of
performance reviews, budget preparation, and interpret Museum
policies, goals and public service objectives for the division. The
head conservator will devise conservation and preservation methods
and techniques to solve new problems; will record and document
treatment of conservation processes; prepare necessary records and
reports; initiate conservation research projects and disseminate
information in the field of conservation. Will also research,
develop, and document improved methods of conservation; recommend,
request, and perform some scientific analyses of objects; work
closely with curators to plan and schedule conservation work; advise
curators on conditions and authenticity of potential acquisitions.
And will also offer expertise and work closely with colleagues to
promote collaboration, training, and quality of conservation
procedures and techniques.

Minimum requirements include: a Master's degree in conservation; at
least ten years experience and/or training, or equivalent
combination of education and experience; good written and oral
communication skills and a desire to work cooperatively with
curatorial and conservation staff. Conservation experience should
include at least five years in a supervisory position, preferably in
an art museum conservation laboratory.

The MFA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its

Please mail or fax a cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Avenue of the Arts
    465 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617-247-2312

Nicole Linderman
Conservation and Collections Management

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