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Subject: Positions at the Conservation Center, Chicago

Positions at the Conservation Center, Chicago

From: Laura Jagger <laura.j<-at->
Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013
Objects Conservator
The Conservation Center

The Conservation Center is soliciting applicants to join the
company's Objects Department as an objects conservator.  This
department provides conservation treatments on different types of
artifacts ranging from decorative arts, archaeological and
ethnographic objects, modern and contemporary art and sculptures.

Qualifications:

    An advanced degree in art conservation with a specialization in
    object conservation or comparable training and a minimum or two
    years post graduate experience.

    Ability to provide written condition reports, treatment
    recommendations, and post-treatment reports.

    Ability to perform highly skilled conservation treatments on
    different types of materials including the following: Ceramic
    (ie porcelain), glass, wood, lacquered surfaces, ivory, leather,
    metal, plastic and stone (ie jade).

    Strong communication skills.

    Ability to adhere to deadlines.

    Interactions with the other departments and staff members are an
    essential part of the job.  The conservator will be given
    independent responsibilities, concentrating on examinations and
    proposals, bench treatments and consultation with clients.

    Previous experience in private practice strongly preferred.

The position may involve occasional travel.

This is a full-time salaried position.  Compensation will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience--benefits include
medical insurance, vacation pay and a 401(k) retirement program. The
Conservation Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to contact
heather.b<-at->theconservationcenter<.>com.  Please submit a cover letter,
resume, salary history, and three professional references which
illustrate qualifications.


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