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Subject: Position at NEDCC

Position at NEDCC

From: Michael Lee <mlee<-at->
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Paper Conservator
Northeast Document Conservation Center

The Northeast Document Conservation Center invites applicants for
the position of Assistant or Associate Paper Conservator.  The
individual will join the seven-member staff of the Paper and
Photograph Conservation Department. The opening is a full-time
position in our conservation facility in Andover, Massachusetts just
north of Boston.

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is one of the
oldest conservation centers in the USA established in 1973 and we
will soon be celebrating 40 years of reliable service.

NEDCC has a full combined staff of 37 colleagues working together to
provide a superior client experience. NEDCC consists of four major
departments which include book conservation, paper and photograph
conservation, digital imaging and a preservation services.

Responsibilities: The Assistant/Associate Paper Conservator will be
responsible for the treatment of a wide variety of artifacts: art on
paper, archival documents, and oversize materials. The candidate
must have excellent manual skills and a good knowledge of
conservation theory and standards of practice.  The Associate level
candidate will be asked to mentor developing conservation
technicians and recent conservation graduates.

Qualifications: Master's degree from a recognized conservation
training program or equivalent professional training and experience
treating works on paper is required.  The Associate level candidate
must have at a minimum an additional 5 years of post-graduate
experience. Good organizational and verbal skills and an ability to
work in a group environment are necessary.

Skills should include:

    Precision hand-skills

    Excellent communication skills

    Ability to treat fragile, oversized, and historically valuable

    Ability to work efficiently while maintaining conservation

    Ability to work in a group environment

    Ability to meet deadlines and assist in coordinating projects

Salary is commensurate with experience.

A comprehensive benefits package is included.

If selected for an interview, the applicant is expected to present a
portfolio of completed projects during the interview process. A
presentation before the senior conservation staff may be required.

Please send resume and three references to:

    Michael K. Lee
    Director of Paper Conservation
    Northeast Document Conservation Center
    100 Brickstone Square
    Andover, MA 01810-1494
    Fax: 978-475-6021

The Northeast Document Conservation Center is an Equal Opportunity

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