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Subject: Position at M+ Museum

Position at M+ Museum

From: Brian Choi <brian.choi<-at->
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013
Conservator
M+ Museum
Kowloon

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority welcomes exceptional
talent with a passion to realize the dream of making the West
Kowloon Cultural District the prime international and local
destination for arts, culture and entertainment.

We are currently recruiting a Conservator to join the M+, the new
museum for Visual Art and Culture in Hong Kong.  The museum,
scheduled to open in 2017, is currently building a world class
collection of Contemporary Art, Design, Architecture as well as
Film, Video and New Media.  The Collection will be constantly
growing over the coming years.

Conservator (based in Hong Kong)

As M+ building is yet in planning stage, current conservation tasks
are mainly focused on preventive conservation and care of the
collections in storage.

You will be responsible for:

    Planning and implementing all preventive conservation measures
    for the growing collection, including adequate storage methods

    Advising the curatorial staff on conservation matters related to
    acquisitions

    Assessing the condition of works considered for loan and act as
    courier when required

    Ensuring all conservation activities are properly documented and

    Collaborating in the planning of the conservation team of the
    Museum

You should possess:

    A recognized university degree in Conservation, preferably with
    a focus in preventive conservation or equivalent

    At least 5 years of professional experience in conservation,
    preferably in a modern and contemporary art museum setting

    Diverse knowledge in material preservation and experience with
    cultural materials in South East Asia would be advantageous

    General knowledge of current museum practices in storage,
    handling and environmental controls

    Solid analytical and problem-solving skills and

    Excellent written and verbal communication in English and
    preferably Chinese

For interested parties, please send your application letter along
with your CV outlining how you fulfill the role requirements,
expected salary and your availability, quoting the name of the
position to:

    Ms. Catherine Lee
    West Kowloon Cultural District Authority 29/F
    Tower 6
    The Gateway,
    9 Canton Road
    Tsim Sha Tsui
    Kowloon

or apply via hr.recruit<-at->wkcda<.>hk

Closing date: 3 May 2013

Data collected will only be used for job application processing.
Applicants not invited for interview within 4 weeks from the closing
date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all
personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information see

    <URL:http://www.wkcda.hk>

or contact Ms Catherine Lee at +852 2200 0121


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