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Subject: Position at Missouri History Museum

Position at Missouri History Museum

From: Christopher Gordon <cgordon<-at->
Date: Monday, August 19, 2013
Objects Conservator
Missouri History Museum
St. Louis, Missouri

Description: The Objects Conservator is primarily responsible for
preserving the institution's collections, including setting
guidelines for the care, examination, marking, storage, packing,
transport, and treatment of the varied collections of MHM.  The
incumbent coordinates overall conservation activities and, with the
Director, Collections Manager, and Senior Curator, establishes
priorities for assessment, treatment, and preservation.

Requirements: A candidate with an MA or MS preferred. Minimum of
five years' work experience in conservation. Previous supervisory
experience desirable. Knowledge and ability to operate and maintain
chemical laboratory, laboratory equipment, and supplies typical of a
general objects conservation lab. Familiarity with Microsoft Office
and collections management database software, especially MIMSY.
Knowledge of museum professional standards for handling, preserving,
treating, housing, and exhibiting a variety of objects.
Understanding of the Code of Ethics and Standards of practice as
specified by the American Institute for Conservation.

The Missouri History Museum offers a competitive salary and complete
benefits package. Please submit letter of interest and resume to:

    Missouri History Museum
    Human Resources
    PO Box 11940
    St. Louis MO 63112-0040

Resumes may also be forwarded to hradmin<-at->mohistory<.>org

Deadline: August 30, 2013

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Christopher Gordon
Director, Library and Collections
Missouri History Museum

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:10
                  Distributed: Monday, August 26, 2013
                       Message Id: cdl-27-10-019
Received on Monday, 19 August, 2013

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