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This position is still open and they are accepting applications.

Associate Paper/Photograph Conservator, Etherington Conservation Services

Etherington Conservation Services invites applicants for the position of  Associate Paper and Photograph Conservator.  The individual will join the three-member staff of the Paper/Photographic Conservation Department and assist with conservation treatments, examination, and preservation  initiatives of client organizations.  The opening is a full-time position in our regional conservation facility in Browns Summit, North Carolina, USA.

Responsibilities: The Associate Paper/Photograph Conservator is responsible for the identification and treatment of a wide variety of artifacts: art on paper, archival documents, and photographic materials. The candidate must have excellent manual skills and be capable of compiling time and cost estimates, as well as, condition and treatment reports.  Professional interaction with clients is expected.  The Associate Conservator will assist  with the supervision and training of technician-level staff members and interns.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from a recognized conservation training program plus a minimum of five years post-graduate experience or a  comparable combination of professional training and experience treating art on paper and photographic materials is required.  Good organizational and verbal skills and an ability to work collegially in a regional conservation environment are necessary.  Knowledge of preservation theory, standards and ethics of conservation practice is required.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package provided. If selected for an interview, the applicant is expected to present a portfolio of completed projects during the interview process.

Please send resume and three references to:

Michael K. Lee

Director of Conservation

Etherington Conservation Services

6204 Corporate Park Drive

Browns Summit, North Carolina 27214

U.S.A.

336-665-1317

Fax: 336-931-0711

mlee [at] thehfgroup__com

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