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Subject: Cascadia Art Conservation Center, LLC

Cascadia Art Conservation Center, LLC

From: Robert Krueger <rkrueger<-a>
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Objects Conservation Professional (Technician/Conservator)
Cascadia Art Conservation Center, LLC (CACC)
Portland, Oregon

Cascadia Art Conservation Center, LLC (CACC) is a private
conservation lab in Portland, Oregon. CACC works with a variety of
clients from private to institutional both locally and nationally.
Currently CACC's main focus is the conservation of objects. Cascadia
specializes in working with private and public institutional
clients. Services range from preventative conservation work to hands
on conservation treatments. CACC works with a wide range of objects
including ancient artifacts, contemporary artwork, decorative
objects, family heirlooms, Native American artifacts, wood, glass,
and monumental sculpture.

CACC has been in business since February of 2009. CACC is focused on
meeting the needs of clients, and often provide services that are
not generally available within the region. These include the
preventative conservation treatments (maintenance), Oddy testing of
materials, and artist consultation to name a few. CACC's current lab
is not large, however it is the only fully climate controlled
conservation lab in Oregon.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree and prior experience
in a museum or other conservation related work. Excellent color
vision, hand skills/craft ability are required. The ideal candidate
will have working knowledge of the AIC Code of Ethics, AIC
Guidelines for Practice and commentaries to the guidelines.
Excellent communication and writing skills are also required.
Knowledge of DSLR camera use, Photoshop, word are also desired.

The work requires someone who is comfortable with heights and
working on elevated surfaces such as scaffold and mechanical lifts.
The ideal candidate will have a willingness to work outdoors (mostly
during nice weather) and enjoy occasional interactions with the
curious public. A valid driver's license, good driving record and a
reliable vehicle is required.

Job Description: The successful candidate will focus on conservation
treatments in the lab and will spend much of the summer on outdoor
treatments and maintenance. Exact duties will be dependent on skill
level. If the successful applicant is at a technician's lever, the
job will be to assist in the conservation, and be mostly independent
on maintenance tasks. If a conservator attains the position, then
they will have much more conservation appropriate focus, working
more independently as a conservator.

Application deadline: March 20, 2014

Please send resume or curriculum vitae, 3 references and examples of
previous work as PDF files to rkrueger<-a t->cascadiaartconservation< . >com.

Employment date: April, 2014

Annual salary: $40,000 with benefits

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:33
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Received on Tuesday, 25 February, 2014

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