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Positions at Cleveland Museum of Art

From: Lauren Lees <llees<-a>
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2008
Objects Conservator
Conservation Technician
The Cleveland Museum of Art

Objects Conservator

    This full-time temporary position is available July 1 and can be
    renewed up to four years. Under the supervision of the Chief
    Conservator, this position will work in close collaboration with
    various departments and staff members (including the curatorial
    and conservation staff) to examine, document, and treat the
    Museum's vast and diverse object-based collections.

    In addition, the Objects Conservator works with the design and
    collection management departments to ensure proper handling,
    preparation, mounting and display of these collections.  Duties
    will include overseeing as needed: collection photography for
    various purposes; packing art for transit; temporary and
    permanent installations.  The position may also require
    couriering art to other institutions.

    The successful candidate must have a Bachelor's degree and has
    completed a graduate-level course of study in Conservation, or
    equivalent education and training, along with at least two years
    of experience working as an Object Conservator prior to
    application. The requirements of outstanding interpersonal,
    writing and organizational skills as well as the ability to work
    independently or in a team environment are essential.  The
    applicant should have excellent hand skills and visual acuity
    and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

    Application deadline for the position: May 30, 2008

Conservation Technician
The Cleveland Museum of Art

    The Cleveland Museum of Art seeks candidates for Conservation
    Technician.  This temporary position is available July 1 and can
    be renewed up to four years.  Under the supervision of the
    museum's Paper Conservator, the Conservation Technician will
    assist in the care of the Museum's print and drawing
    collections.

    Collection care tasks will include the preparation of works of
    art on paper for storage, transit and display.  As such, the
    candidate must have a background in matting and framing and
    working in the capacity of a preparator/technician for works of
    art on paper.  The Conservation Technician will be expected to
    become fully conversant in preparing works of art on paper to
    the highest museum standards: specifically the hinging and
    mounting of works of art on paper using museum quality materials
    and methods.

    The conservation technician will oversee as needed the handling
    of this collection including: installations; moving art for
    various purposes within the facility; maintaining prints and
    drawings storage; numbering works for registration purposes;
    monitoring light levels for display; packing for transit. Duties
    will also include assisting the paper conservator with incoming
    examinations and documentation reports and couriering works to
    other institutions as needed.

    Qualifications: BA or equivalent degree; a firm background in
    matting and framing works on paper; museum experience preferred.
    The candidate must have excellent manual/fine-hand skills and
    should be prepared to show samples of her/his work. The
    candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and possess
    excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Application deadline for the position: May 30, 2008

For Consideration: Qualified applicants should send resumes,
curricula vitae, three professional references or other relevant
credentials to:

    Human Resources
    The Cleveland Museum of Art
    11150 East Boulevard
    Cleveland, OH 44106-1797
    resume<-a t->clevelandart< . >org
    No Phone Calls Please

EOE/M/F/D/V

Lauren E. Lees
Human Resource Generalist
The Cleveland Museum of Art


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