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Posted: 09/17/2011

Employer
The Conservation Center
Objects Conservationb

As one of the nationís leading private art restoration and conservation laboratories, The Conservation Center has cared for fine art from some of the countryís most prestigious museums, galleries, corporations, and private collections. The Center is the largest facility of its kind in the nation. For more information, please visit: www.theconservationcenter.com.


Position
Senior Objects Conservator
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Chicago, IL
Details
 

Senior Objects Conservator

The Conservation Center is soliciting applicants to join the companyís Objects Department. This department provides conservation treatments on different types of materials including ceramic, glass, wood, leather, metal, plastic and stone - as well as a wide variety of artifacts ranging from decorative arts, archaeological and ethnographic objects, modern and contemporary art and sculptures. See: www.theconservationcenter.com.

The qualifications listed below are representative of the skill and ability required to perform the job successfully:

* The candidate must have an advanced degree in art conservation with a specialization in object conservation or comparable training and a minimum of four years post graduate experience.

* Interest in decorative, modern, and contemporary art is desirable.

* Interactions with the other departments and staff members are an essential part of the job. The conservator will be given independent responsibilities, concentrating on examinations and proposals, bench treatments and consultation with clients.

* The candidate should demonstrate good communication, organizational and managerial skills and have the ability to multitask and work within deadlines.

* Experience in private practice strongly preferred.

* The position involves occasional travel.

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 apply and should send a confidential cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to heather.b@theconservationcenter.com Attn:

Heather Becker, CEO, The Conservation Center

OPen until
09/30/2011

How to apply
Aply by emailing: Heather.b@theconservationcenter.com

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