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Position at Art Institute of Chicago

From: Harriet Stratis <hstratis<-at->
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Senior Conservator, Prints and Drawings
The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago seeks a senior conservator of prints
and drawings to lead and oversee the activities of a dynamic
laboratory.  The incumbent will manage the laboratory, engage in
research, and will undertake conservation treatments for the Art
Institute's rich and diverse collections of art on paper.

The Conservator will work with all curatorial departments to provide
support for ambitious exhibitions, acquisitions and loan programs.
S/he will supervise four conservators, fellows and interns and will
report to the Chair of the Department of Prints and Drawings. S/he
will oversee departmental budgets and participate in grant writing
in support of conservation initiatives.

The successful applicant will be a highly experienced conservator
with proven supervisory experience and with experience in the care
of a major collection. S/he will have experience in undertaking
complex conservation procedures and will have strong management,
organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. In addition,
the Conservator will implement and support research, analysis and
technical studies.

Requirements include: A Master's degree in conservation with a
specialization in the conservation of works on paper and a minimum
of 8 years experience working with major collections in a
supervisory capacity; demonstrated computer and related technology
skills; evidence of professional activity in the field. Salary is
commensurate with experience.

Please submit letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:


The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access
employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Harriet K. Stratis
Senior Conservator of Prints and Drawings
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Received on Wednesday, 15 May, 2013

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