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Subject: Position at NEDCC

Position at NEDCC

From: Michael Lee <mlee<-a>
Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Assistant Paper Conservator
Northeast Document Conservation Center

The Northeast Document Conservation Center invites applicants for
the position of Assistant Paper Conservator.  The individual will
join the nine-member staff of the Paper and Photograph Conservation
Department.  The opening is a full-time position in our conservation
facility in Andover, Massachusetts north of Boston.

The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) is the oldest
paper conservation center in the USA established in 1973.

NEDCC has a full combined staff of 41 colleagues working together to
provide a superior client experience.  NEDCC consists of four major
departments which include book conservation, paper and photograph
conservation, digital imaging and audio, and preservation services.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Paper Conservator will be
responsible for the treatment of a wide variety of artifacts: art on
paper, archival documents, and oversize materials such as period
wallpaper.  The candidate must have excellent manual skills and a
good knowledge of conservation theory and standards of practice.

Qualifications: Master's degree from a recognized conservation
training program or a minimum of five (5) years equivalent
professional training and experience treating works on paper is
required.  Good organizational and verbal skills and an ability to
work in a group environment are necessary.  The applicant must
already be eligible for employment in the USA.

Skills should include the following:

    Precision hand-skills

    Excellent communication skills

    Ability to treat fragile, oversized, and historically valuable
    objects

    Ability to work efficiently while maintaining conservation
    standards

    Ability to work in a group environment

    Ability to meet deadlines and assist in coordinating projects

Salary is commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits
package is included.

If selected for an interview, the applicant is expected to present a
portfolio of completed projects during the interview process.  A
presentation before the senior conservation staff will be required.

Please send resume and three references to:

    Michael K. Lee
    Director of Paper and Photograph Conservation
    Northeast Document Conservation Center
    100 Brickstone Square
    Andover MA 01810-1494
    U.S.A.
    978-470-1010
    Fax: 978-475-6021
    mlee<-a t->nedcc< . >org

The Northeast Document Conservation Center is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.


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