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Subject: Position at the Conservation Center, Chicago

Position at the Conservation Center, Chicago

From: Carissa Tonner <carissa.t<-a>
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014
Paper Conservator
The Conservation Center

The Conservation Center <URL:http://www.theconservationcenter.com>
is soliciting applicants to join the company's Works of Art on Paper
Department as a Paper Conservator.

Qualifications:

    An advanced degree in art conservation with a specialization in
    paper conservation preferred, or an advanced degree with
    comparable training and a minimum of two years post graduate
    experience.

    Ability to perform highly skilled conservation treatments
    including the following: water bathing, light bleaching,
    flattening, backing removal, lining, mounting, stain reduction,
    hinge removal, tear and loss repairs, compensation, retouching,
    suction table techniques, and safe handling procedures during
    use of solvents.

    Ability to perform on different types of items including the
    following: drawings, prints, pastels, watercolors, folding
    screens, scrolls, architectural drawings, letters, documents,
    and photographs.

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

    Strong communication skills.

    Ability to adhere to deadlines.

    Ability to multitask.

    Ability to collaborate with other departments and staff members
    to execute successful treatments.

    Ability to perform the physical labor as required for specific
    treatments.

    Ability to work in triage based situations.

    Responsible for seeing projects through from start to
    completion.

    Previous experience in private practice strongly preferred.

The position may involve occasional travel.

Art handling, packing, and installation experience a plus.

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 Becker <heather.b<-a t->theconservationcenter< . >com>.  Please submit
a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three professional
references which illustrate qualifications.

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Received on Thursday, 9 January, 2014

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