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Subject: Position at the Conservation Center, Chicago

Position at the Conservation Center, Chicago

From: Chai Lee <chai.l<-a>
Date: Monday, June 16, 2014
Senior Paintings Conservator
The Conservation Center, Chicago, IL

The Conservation Center is soliciting applicants to join the
company's Paintings Department as a Senior Paintings Conservator.
The ideal candidate must have the following: demonstrated working
knowledge of materials, techniques, and ethics of painting
conservation; extremely fine manual skills; the ability to carry out
treatments of minor to major complexity; using sound judgment; the
ability to meet scheduled deadlines; and the ability to work
effectively with colleagues and clients as a positive and productive
team member.


    An advanced degree in art conservation with a specialization in
    painting conservation preferred, or an advanced degree with
    comparable training and a minimum of three years post graduate

    Examination and treatment related to the comprehensive range of
    paintings that The Conservation Center treat on a regular basis,
    ranging from early European to Contemporary

    Thorough understanding of conservation theory and practice

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

    Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as
    collaboratively with colleagues

    Strong communication skills

    Ability to adhere to deadlines

    Ability to multitask

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

    Ability to perform the physical labor as required for specific

    Ability to work in triage based situations

    Responsible for seeing projects through from start to completion

    Previous experience in private practice strongly preferred

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


    Heather Becker
    CEO, The Conservation Center
    heather.b<-a t->theconservationcenter< . >com

Chai Lee
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
The Conservation Center
400 North Wolcott, Chicago, IL 60622
Mobile: 312-203-8879

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:2
                   Distributed: Monday, June 16, 2014
                        Message Id: cdl-28-2-031
Received on Monday, 16 June, 2014

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