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Subject: Position at Intermuseum Conservation Association

Position at Intermuseum Conservation Association

From: Dottie Cooper <dorothy<-a>
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Paper Conservator
Regular Full Time Position
Intermuseum Conservation Association

The Intermuseum Conservation Association in Cleveland, OH has an
opening for a full time Paper Conservator.

The Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA), a regional
not-for-profit art conservation center established in 1952 located
on the near Westside of Cleveland, just minutes from downtown, is
seeking a conservator of paper-based materials to carry out
examinations and conservation treatments, and to assist in the
preservation planning for the paper-based collections of the ICA's
40 member institutions as well as varied private and corporate

Responsibilities include preparation of time and cost estimates
associated with independently generated treatment proposals;
professional interaction with a broad range of clients, including
the public, concerning conservation and preservation projects;
traveling to member or client institutions to carry out surveys,
inspections, and consultations as necessary; strong participation in
the ICA's educational programs; and supervision of conservation
technicians and interns associated with paper conservation projects.

Minimum requirements:

    Should be eligible to work in the U.S.
    Must have a master's degree in art conservation with a minimum
        of one year post-graduate experience in paper conservation
    Preference will be given to candidates with more experience
    Minimum physical requirements:
        Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
        Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
        Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers
            rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example,
            using a keyboard
        Communication skills using the spoken word
        Ability to see within normal parameters
        Ability to hear within normal range
        Ability to move about
        Ability to lift weights for a number of times, which are
            regularly used in Paper Lab, typically 10lb or 25lb.
        Ability to wear a respirator

This description is a general statement of required major duties and
responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It
does not exclude other duties as assigned.


Position title and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Send letter of interest and curriculum vitae (either by fax or mail)
including contact information of three professional references to:

    Dottie Cooper
    Office Manager
    Intermuseum Conservation Association
    2915 Detroit Avenue
    Cleveland, Ohio 44113
    ica<-a t->ica-artconservation< . >org

The ICA is an EOE.

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Received on Wednesday, 23 January, 2008

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