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Subject: Position at Getty Conservation Institute

Position at Getty Conservation Institute

From: Luann Manning <lmanning<-a>
Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Senior Project Specialist (Built/20th-century Heritage)
Getty Conservation Institute

The Getty Conservation Institute
<URL:> is seeking a conservation
practitioner to fill the position of Senior Project Specialist
(Built/20th-century Heritage).

NB: This job search has been extended.  The deadline for
applications is now October 10, 2014.

The Senior Project Specialist (Built/20th-century Heritage) will
lead the Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI), a
comprehensive, long-term, and international program of the GCI.  The
goal of the CMAI is to advance the practice of conserving
twentieth-century heritage, with a focus on modern architecture,
through research and investigation, the development of practical
conservation solutions, and the creation and distribution of
information through training programs and publications. The CMAI
works with international and local partners, including professional
and organizational networks focused on modern architecture
conservation, to expand the existing knowledge base.

Responsibilities:  The Senior Project Specialist will explore,
develop and manage potential projects that address thematic areas in
the context of conservation of twentieth-century heritage and
specifically modern architecture.  This includes designing,
implementing, and monitoring projects that apply and test new
research and practical approaches.  The Senior Project Specialist
will demonstrate a broad knowledge of the issues and best practices
associated with the conservation and management of historic
buildings and sites, specifically twentieth-century heritage; and
will provide advice and guidance about these issues to staff from
other departments of the GCI.

The Senior Project Specialist will conduct needs assessments,
identify strategic issues, develop, interpret, communicate, and
execute project plans and budgets to meet international needs.
She/He will provides direction to project staff, external partners,
and consultants related to built and urban heritage; and will
undertake research, teach, write, publish, or present results at
professional venues.

Qualifications: The Senior Project Specialist must have: 7-10 years
combined practical and management experience in the areas of either
architecture and historic building technologies, urban planning and
preservation.  A Master's degree or equivalent graduate education in
architecture or architectural conservation is required, as is
knowledge and a demonstrated engagement in conserving
twentieth-century heritage. She/He must be adaptable, analytical, a
positive problem-solver, and a creative thinker.  Skill and
experience in designing, initiating and managing conservation
projects with multi-disciplinary teams is essential.  Experience in
working in broad contexts including the international sphere an
advantage.  Knowledge of the international organizations working in
the fields of twentieth-century heritage needed.  Excellent oral and
written communication skills are also necessary.  She/He must be
available for frequent international travel. An ability to read,
write, and speak a foreign language is preferred.

An excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with
experience will be provided.  International candidates welcome.

To apply, please see


All applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter and
curriculum vitae as a single file (either a PDF or a Word document)
when prompted to "upload a Resume" online.  Candidates who
successfully complete the online application process will receive an
automated message from "autoreply<-a t->icims< . >com".

If you have specific questions about the Senior Project Specialist
(Built/20th-century Heritage) position, please email
gcistaffing<-a t->getty< . >edu

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