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Subject: Position at Balboa Art Conservation Center

Position at Balboa Art Conservation Center

From: Becky Hawketts <bhawketts<-at->
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Conservator of Paintings
Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC)

The Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC), an active regional center
in San Diego, California serving 18 member museums, non-member
museums, and private clients, seeks a Conservator of Paintings. BACC
is located in San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park, the nation's
largest urban cultural park, which is home to 15 museums, as well as
performing arts venues, gardens, and the San Diego Zoo.  BACC
conservators work with all types of paintings, as well as painted
and gilded surfaces including polychrome sculpture. Paintings
treated range from old master to modern and contemporary.  This
variety reflects BACC's relationships with both museums and private

The painting department seeks to add a third painting conservator to
its staff which is supported by a preparator/frame conservation
technician. The paintings conservation staff performs services in
examination, treatment, analysis, and on-site surveys of
collections.  Other duties may include on-site treatments, lectures,
and educational outreach.  Some travel may be involved.  BACC has a
long-standing graduate and post-graduate training program, and the
department may include interns at various levels.  For further
information about the Center, please visit


The Conservator of Paintings is a full-time staff position and
requires a degree from a recognized conservation training program.
Preference will be given to applicants with a minimum of 5 years of
experience.  The position offers full benefits and salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Interested
applicants should apply in writing with a letter of interest,
resume, three letters of professional reference, and three examples
of treatment experience.  Please address applications for this
position to:

    Janet Ruggles
    PO Box 3755
    San Diego, CA 92163

Digital applications should be submitted to:


Deadline for receipt of applications: November 4, 2013

Becky Hawketts
Field Service Program Assistant
Balboa Art Conservation Center (BACC)
PO Box 3755
San Diego CA 92163
Fax: 619-236-0141

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:16
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Received on Tuesday, 1 October, 2013

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