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Position at Etherington Conservation Services

From: Michael Lee <mlee<-a>
Date: Friday, February 22, 2008
Assistant Paper Conservator
Etherington Conservation Services

Etherington Conservation Services invites applicants for the
position of Assistant Paper Conservator.  The individual will join
the four-member staff of the Paper and Photograph Conservation
Department. The opening is a full-time position in our conservation
facility in Browns Summit, North Carolina. Browns Summit is a suburb
of Greensboro.

Greensboro is a city rich in history, culture, arts, and
entertainment nestled in the center of North Carolina and the
Eastern Seaboard. Great weather, generous hospitality, beautiful
parks and recreation areas, historic buildings, national landmarks,
a superb educational community and award-winning choices for fine
dining and nighttime entertainment gives Greensboro a wonderful
southern character.

Etherington Conservation Services (ECS) North Carolina is the
largest regional center in the southeast with a full staff of 32.
ECS-NC is the primary conservation facility of our three locations
nation wide.  ECS has conservation facilities in Indiana and
California serving the Midwest and West Coast regions. ECS-NC
consists of four major departments which include book conservation,
paper and photograph conservation, digital imaging and scanning
services and a document reproduction department.

Responsibilities: The Assistant Paper Conservator will be
responsible for the treatment of a wide variety of artifacts: art on
paper, archival documents, and oversize materials. The candidate
must have excellent manual skills and knowledge of conservation
theory and standards of practice.

Qualifications: Master's degree from a recognized conservation
training program or equivalent professional training and experience
treating works on paper is required.  Good organizational and verbal
skills and an ability to work in a group environment are necessary.

Skills should include:

    Precision hand-skills

    Excellent communication skills

    Ability to treat fragile, oversized, and historically valuable
    objects

    Ability to work efficiently while maintaining conservation
    standards

    Ability to work in a group environment

    Ability to meet deadlines and assist in coordinating projects

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 27214-9745
    U.S.A.
    336-665-1317
    Fax: 336-931-0711
    mlee<-a t->thehfgroup< . >com

Etherington Conservation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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