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Subject: Position at Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Position at Williamstown Art Conservation Center

From: Rob Conzett <rconzett<-at->
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2012
Conservator of Photographs
Williamstown Art Conservation Center

The Williamstown Art Conservation Center is seeking a full-time,
photograph conservator to manage and run the photograph conservation
division within the paper conservation department. The conservator
will participate in all departmental activities including
documentation, analysis and treatment for the photograph collections
of the WACC's and the AACC's (Atlanta Art Conservation Center)
member institutions and will assist with projects in the paper
conservation lab as work load and deadlines fluctuate.

The candidate should have a degree in graduate-level studies with a
specialization in photographic materials or equivalent education and
work/life experience demonstrating expertise in the analysis,
documentation, conservation treatment and preventive care for all
types of photographic materials. The conservator should demonstrate
knowledge of the history of photography, the evolution of historic
and contemporary photographic techniques and skill in the use of
non-destructive analytical examination techniques for photographs.

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills,
computer proficiency and strong organizational abilities will be
required. The candidate should be willing to travel periodically to
carry out site work for member institutions.

The WACC offers a full benefits package including an annual research
stipend. Title and salary will be commensurate with the successful
applicant's qualifications and experience.

For further information contact: Leslie Paisley, Paper
Conservator/Department Head at lpaisley<-at->williamstownart<.>org.  To
apply, please submit a cover letter and contact information for
three references to

    Thomas Branchick
    Director, Williamstown Art Conservation Center
    227 South Street
    Williamstown MA 01267
    413-458-5741

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