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Subject: Position at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Position at Denver Museum of Nature and Science

From: Sarah Akins <sarah.akins<-a>
Date: Friday, August 15, 2008
Collections Move Conservator
Denver Museum of Nature and Science

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is looking for a Collections
Move Conservator. Reporting to the Conservation Department Chair,
the Collections Move Conservator helps the DMNS to implement museum
standards and best practices to prepare collections for a move into
a new purpose-built facility. Specifically, activities will include
examination, documentation, and treatment of anthropology,
archaeology, and natural history objects. Additionally, the
Collections Move Conservator will consult with Collections Managers
on the most appropriate methods and materials for mounts, packing
and moving, testing preservation methods and materials as
appropriate; incorporating green practices. Assist with providing
information on environmental parameters for the new facility.

Additional administrative duties include: assist with the
development and implementation of the Museum Conservation Department
work plan, budgets, and the Long-range Conservation Plan; contribute
to the Move Protocols for the Collections Initiative and assist with
the writing and implementation of collections-related grants.

Masters of Art Conservation or equivalent experience in the
preservation of museum collections. Minimum of four years museum
experience. Position to start in October.

Send resumes and cover letter by September 19, 2008 to:

    Human Resources
    Box 28
    Denver Museum of Nature and Science
    2001 Colorado Blvd.
    Denver CO 80205
    hr<-a t->dmns< . >org

No phone calls please.

Sarah Akins, PHR
Human Resources Generalist
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Fax: 303-370-6068

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:11
                Distributed: Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Received on Friday, 15 August, 2008

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