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Subject: Position at Contemporary Conservation Ltd

Position at Contemporary Conservation Ltd

From: Illana Hester <illana<-a>
Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
Associate Conservator
Contemporary Conservation
New York

Contemporary Conservation, a New York City based conservation studio
specializing in contemporary art, is seeking a full time Associate
Conservator.  The candidate should have demonstrated ability and
experience in the treatment of a broad range of contemporary
artworks and be capable to work under tight deadlines in our fast
paced conservation studio.  Working with a team is essential.  The
candidate should have a Masters in Art conservation from an
internationally recognized conservation program, or equivalent
professional experience (at least 5 years), plus a demonstrated
ability to problem solve and work on a wide range of contemporary
materials.  The candidate should be familiar and experienced with
the recent conservation discourse and with a great variety of modern
conservation techniques and paint systems.

Applicants should possess an in-depth knowledge of contemporary and
modern art.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are
required, as well as basic photographic documentation.  Strong
organizational skills are necessary.  Required tasks include
assessing a works condition, reporting, accurately estimating
treatment times, preparing proposals, and onsite work.  Applicants
should have profound knowledge in objects and/or painting
conservation and experience working with installation art, painting,
sculpture, outdoor sculpture to name a few.  Ability to make
independent decisions sustained by analytical and theoretical
application is essential.  Applicants must be organized, goal
oriented, structured, and willing to adapt to new challenges.  They
must be able to work collaboratively within a dynamic team.
Familiarity with Macintosh platforms is preferred, and a working
knowledge of Filemaker, InDesign, and Photoshop is ideal.

Interested applicants should email with a cover letter, resume,
contact information and three professional references as well as
three sample treatment reports.  Please send all documentation to
studiomanagercc<-a t->gmail< . >com.  Incomplete applications will not be

Deadline for applications is September 15, 2014. Please do not call
about this position.

Contemporary Conservation offers competitive salary to commensurate
with experience, and a total compensation package that includes
health care and a matching 401(k) program.

CC is an equal opportunity employer.

Illana Hester
Studio Manager
Contemporary Conservation Ltd.
Christian Scheidemann, President
460 West 34th Street, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10001
Fax: 212-675-4250

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