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Subject: Position at Judd Foundation

Position at Judd Foundation

From: Jennifer Moon <jmoon>
Date: Thursday, September 13, 2007
Assistant Conservator/Conservation Manager
Judd Foundation

Location: Marfa, Texas
Salary: $35,000-45,000 depending upon experience + benefits (Housing
provided with full term employment)

Term: Two years, renewable (Early 2008)

Job Description: Judd Foundation wishes to appoint a two-year
Conservation Manager to oversee the development of a long-term
conservation plan for its permanently installed collections in Texas
and New York. Primary responsibilities include the completion of a
Detailed Conservation Study of the Foundation's collection, based
upon detailed condition reports and physical studies of installed

The Conservation Manager will also oversee the appointment and
day-to-day management of a paid graduate-level intern who will
assist in completing object reports, photo-documentation and data
entry; the scheduling of consultations with specialist conservators
as necessary; and general advisement of Collections staff on the
proper care and maintenance of the collection. Pending funding and
based upon the specific skillset of the appointee, the Conservation
Manager may assess and treat specific artworks determined in need of
immediate treatment.

The Conservation Manager will report directly to the Executive
Director, and will be in regular contact with the Foundation's
Advisory Committee for Conservation and Restoration, an
international team of renowned conservators with extensive
experience in the work of Donald Judd. The position will provide an
opportunity for the appointee to work under the advisement of this
Committee, as well as participate in conferences and consultations
with advising conservators associated with caring for the specific
objects in the Foundation's collection.

The position will commence full-time in March of 2008 to continue
through February 2010, and may be renewed.

Required Skills Candidates must have a Master's Degree from of a
recognized training program, with experience in both object
treatment and in the preparation collections care planning and
policy review. A background in paper conservation is preferred. As
an integral member of a small artist foundation staff, the candidate
must have strong organizational skills and the ability to work to
deadline and in close collaboration with Foundation staff. Overall
the candidate should have a keep interest in the special issues and
problems that can arise in the treatment, study and safekeeping of
twentieth century art.

Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, a letter of intent. As
part of the interview process, applicants will be asked to present a
portfolio of conservation treatments performed, and two to three
references will be requested.

Materials should be submitted to

    Judd Foundation
    Attn: Jennifer Moon
    101 Spring Street
    New York, NY 10012

or via email at humanresources [at] juddfoundation__org with the subject
heading "Conservator". Please no inquiries via telephone.

For more information on Judd Foundation, please visit

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:23
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Received on Thursday, 13 September, 2007

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