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Position at Nasher Sculpture Center

From: Amy Henry <aweatherford>
Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Sculpture Conservator
Nasher Sculpture Center
Dallas, Texas

We seek an experienced sculpture conservator to direct the
conservation program for one of the greatest collections of modern
and contemporary sculpture in the world, the Raymond and Patsy
Nasher Collection at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas.

Open for three years, the Nasher Sculpture Center features a
55,000-square foot building by Pritzker Prize-winning Italian
architect Renzo Piano and a 2-acre sculpture garden designed by
award-winning landscape designer Peter Walker.  The Nasher strives
to become one of the premier centers in the world for the
exhibition, interpretation, and preservation of modern sculpture.
Conservation is at the heart of our mission.

The Sculpture Conservator is responsible for the care, maintenance,
and treatment of 340 works in the Nasher collection plus works that
are lent to the Nasher as part of an extremely active exhibition
program.  These duties include: maintaining regular condition
surveys of the collection, working closely with curatorial and
registration staff on the installation and handling of the
collection and works on loan, researching conservation treatments as
necessary and carrying out such treatments or working with
professional consultants on treatments, management of annual budget,
supervision of interns and part-time staff, establishment as
priorities allow of regional conservation services with other
collections, and participation in publication, conference, and
lecture activities.

The Sculpture Conservator reports to the Director.  Job requirements
include a Masters degree in art conservation, demonstrated skill in
conservation treatments, good analytical and problem solving skills,
outstanding communication aptitude with colleagues and public, good
physical health, strong self-motivation and also the ability to work
well on a team, and at least two years of professional experience in
a museum or private practice.  Salary is commensurate with
experience.  Applications should be sent to

    Steven Nash
    Nasher Sculpture Center
    2001 Flora St.
    Dallas TX 75201
    snash [at] nashersculpturecenter__org

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