Job Posting: University of Washington

ASSOCIATE CONSERVATOR FOR PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHS

University of Washington

The University of Washington Libraries and the Henry Art Gallery have an opening for an Associate Conservator for Paper and Photographs.

Reporting jointly to the Director of Preservation Services at UW Libraries and the Deputy Director of Exhibitions, Collections, and Programs at the Henry Art Gallery, the Associate Conservator will provide conservation treatment of photographic and paper-based materials following the AIC Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice.  In consultation with current staff, s/he will set priorities and coordinate workflows for conservation treatment.  The Associate Conservator will work on unique and diverse collections from both the UW Libraries and the Henry and provide professional advice and education to staff, interns, and other libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the region, as needed.

This position is currently funded for three years (September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2020) with the possibility of an earlier summer 2017 start date.

For additional information, or to apply, see

http://goo.gl/Fd5Mrd

Applications submitted by Sunday, April 2, 2017, will receive priority consideration.

This position is supported through a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 

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