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Subject: Position at Carnegie Museum of Art

Position at Carnegie Museum of Art

From: Michael Belman <belmanm>
Date: Thursday, May 31, 2007
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 and
varied 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

You may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter by July 15,
2007 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.

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Received on Thursday, 31 May, 2007

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