Position Announcement: Etherington Conservation Center

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Assistant/Associate Paper and Photograph Conservator Etherington Conservation Services

Etherington Conservation Services invites applicants for the position of Assistant/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 institutions.  The opening is a full-time position in our regional conservation facility in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.

Responsibilities: The 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 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 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 in a group environment are necessary.  Knowledge of preservation theory and standards of conservation practice are required.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package provided. Etherington Conservation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S.

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     336-665-1317

Fax: 336-931-0711

mlee [at] thehfgroup__com

 

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