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Position at Stichting Kroller-Muller Museum

From: Luuk van der Loeff <luuk>
Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2003
Sculpture conservator
Stichting Kroller-Muller Museum
(m/f), 36 hours per week

Stichting Kroller-Muller Museum is internationally renowned as a
museum of modern and contemporary  art and is situated in the Hoge
Veluwe National Park. The museum has approximately 100 employees. To
consolidate its Collections and Presentation Department, the museum
seeks to fill the following post as soon as possible:

We offer a fixed-term contract for one year, with the possibility of
an indefinite extension thereafter.

Job Description: The sculpture conservator has responsibility for
the optimum condition, conservation and restoration of the
collection's 1,450 sculptures (including open-air pieces) and
approximately 2,250 items of applied art. The collection's diversity
requires the conservator to establish and maintain active contact
with specialists and to initiate, supervise and conduct research.

The postholder advises on the material care of this part of the
collection and is responsible for the management of the sculpture
studio. He/she manages two storage technicians and two assistant
conservators, and is the co-ordinator of this division of the
Collections and Presentation Department. In consultation with the
Head of C&P, the sculpture conservator is responsible for policy
decisions for his/her division, conforming to the conservation plan
and the ethical code of the ICOM-CC. He/she is also responsible for
the division's budget.

Requirements:

    *   Completed conservation training
    *   Academic working and intellectual approach
    *   Knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of
        traditional and contemporary materials, proficiency in
        material and technical research, knowledge of production
        techniques and international developments within the
        profession
    *   Practical museum experience
    *   Experience of computer systems (text, image manipulation and
        databases)
    *   Good knowledge of modern languages (spoken and written)
    *   Good social and leadership qualities
    *   The ability to make and maintain professional contacts

The conditions of employment are governed by the CAO
Verzelfstandigde Rijksmusea.

Salary: ORBA scale 10  (min. gross 2,402 and max. 3,143 Euros per
month)

Profile: We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and energetic
person who fits within the culture of the Kroller-Muller Museum. We
offer an interesting and challenging working environment. A short
psychological test may be part of the selection process.

Send your application and CV within 14 days of the appearance of this
advertisement to: St. Kroller-Muller Museum, for the attention of
Drs. P.J. de Jonge (Head of C&P) postbus 1, 6730 AA Otterlo.

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