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Subject: Position at Denver Art Museum

Position at Denver Art Museum

From: Sarah E. Melching <smelching<-at->
Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Denver Art Museum
Paintings Conservator

The Denver Art Museum is seeking a full-time paintings conservator
to oversee the conservation needs of our paintings collection.  The
Denver Art Museum has a comprehensive collection of paintings
ranging from ancient to modern and contemporary, spanning seven
curatorial departments. This position will also provide painting
conservation to the adjacent Clyfford Still Museum.  The Clyfford
Still Museum is home to Still's expansive body of work. Time will be
evenly distributed between the two museums per exhibition and
planning schedules. The conservator will be an employee of the
Denver art Museum and report to the Denver Art Museum Director of

The candidate should have a degree from a recognized conservation
training program, or equivalent level of training. A minimum of ten
years of experience is required. The conservator will perform
conservation assessments and treatment of museum paintings as
assigned; assure accuracy and completeness of records and reports;
promote the conservation department through research, lectures,
outreach, and professional publications.  Some travel will be

Sound work habits and organization, personal initiative, excellent
written and verbal communication, along with ability to work in a
dynamic museum environment are essential. Moderate to heavy lifting
will be involved on occasion.  Candidate will also uphold collegial
and collaborative relationships with conservation staff and other
department staff in both museums.

Applications will be accepted through 5 pm, October 16, 2013.
Inquiries may be directed to

    Sarah Melching
    Director of Conservation

The museum offers a full benefit package. Position and salary will
be commensurate with successful applicant's qualifications and

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume,
contact information for three references, plus three conservation
treatment examples to:

    Denver Art Museum
    100 West 14th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80204
    Attn. HR Coordinator
    Fax: 720-913-2768

Sarah E. Melching
Silber Director of Conservation
Denver Art Museum
100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
North: 720-865-5029
Hamilton:  720-865-4444
Fax: 720-865-5266

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:13
                Distributed: Monday, September 16, 2013
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Received on Friday, 13 September, 2013

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