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Subject: Position at Intermuseum Conservation Association

Position at Intermuseum Conservation Association

From: Dottie Cooper <dorothy<-a>
Date: Monday, November 10, 2008
Paper Conservator
The Intermuseum Conservation Association

Regular Full Time Position

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

Position summary: 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

Essential Job Duties: 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 arms(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

    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 the Paper Lab, typically 10 or 25 lbs.

    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.

Contact Information: 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 OH  44113

E-mail inquires can be sent to ica<-a t->ica-artconservation< . >org.  For
information on the ICA and its facility visit


The ICA is an EOE.

Dottie Cooper
Office Manager
Intermuseum Conservation Association
2915 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:29
                Distributed: Thursday, November 20, 2008
                       Message Id: cdl-22-29-019
Received on Monday, 10 November, 2008

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