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Subject: Position at J. Paul Getty Museum

Position at J. Paul Getty Museum

From: Deborah Hazen <dhazen>
Date: Monday, March 3, 2003
Associate Conservator
The J. Paul Getty Museum

Associate Conservator sought to facilitate planning of loan
exhibitions and manage all conservation aspects related to loan
exhibitions at the J. Paul Getty Museum.  The Antiquities
Conservation Department is responsible for the museum's holding of
over 50,000 ancient Greek and Roman works of art and artifacts as
well as for objects lent to the museum for an active and exciting
special exhibition program.

Incumbent will conserve objects from the collection; participate in
international collaborative conservation; prepare documentation of
condition and conservation activities performed; monitor and
maintain proper environmental conditions for the collections: will
have direct involvement in the installation of the ancient
collection at the newly renovated Getty Villa and new Villa
conservation laboratories.  Will provide input into exhibition and
acquisition processes, assist in the supervision of junior
conservation staff, interns and contractors as well as have direct
involvement with the scientific staff of the Getty Conservation
Institute.  The Associate Conservator is expected to research and
work toward the development of improved understanding of the
collections and methodologies aimed at the long-term preservation of
the collections.  He or she is expected to remain current with
research and advances in the conservation field.

The successful candidate should be a graduate (MA or MSc level) of a
conservation training program (specializing in objects conservation)
or of have equivalent experience. A minimum of 5-7 years experience
in the conservation of ancient material within a museum setting is
required.  He or she must be able to work independently and be able
to travel as required.  Excellent interpersonal skills and
supervisory experience is essential.  Excellent public presentation
skills strongly preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits
package offered.

Please send cover letter and resume to

    Museum Human Resources
    ATTN: J. Meiners
    The J. Paul Getty Museum
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1000
    Los Angeles CA 90049-1687
    Fax: 310-440-6184

Or, you may email your resume to: jobs [at] getty__edu indicating the job
title in the subject line.   No phone calls, please. EOE.

Deborah Hazen


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