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Position at Museum of Modern Art

From: Jim Coddington <jim_coddington<-at->
Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Conservator/Associate Conservator, Media
The Museum of Modern Art
New York, New York


The Museum of Modern Art seeks a conservator experienced in media
conservation to oversee all facets of conservation of the Museum's
media collections. Working within the conservation department the
media conservator works closely with numerous other departments
throughout the Museum (curatorial, registration, audio-visual,
collections management, imaging services, exhibition production,
information technology), as well as with outside vendors in
developing and implementing Museum-wide strategies for long term
programs of care and documentation of these diverse collections. The
ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree in conservation with at
least 5 years experience in media conservation. Knowledge and
experience with current and historic media technologies in audio,
video and software/computer based art is essential. In addition an
understanding of the theory and practice of conservation
documentation, for installation, media and performance art along
with experience in artist interviews is expected.  Responsibilities
include supervising conservation staff along with technical staff
and outside advisers and vendors, developing projects and managing
project budgets as well as continued development of the Museum's
Digital Repository for Media Collections.

Note: Determination of final title is dependent on
credentials/experience of the candidate.

Please submit CV and cover letter, including salary requirements,
along with select treatments, projects and/or publications to
jobs<-at->moma<.>org. Please reference the position title in the subject

The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and
considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color,
sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation or political affiliation.

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