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Position at Costume Institute

From: Sarah Scaturro <sarah.scaturro<-at->
Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Conservation Assistant
The Costume Institute
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to
employoppty<-at->metmuseum<.>org with the position title in the subject
line.

General Description: The Conservation Assistant (CA) will assist
with the care and preservation of the Costume Institute Collection.
Additionally, the CA contributes to the preparation, maintenance,
and deinstallation of Costume Institute exhibits and loans.
Additional duties include ordering supplies and maintaining lab
equipment. This position is full-time with an end date of June 30,
2014.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

    Assist in preparing condition reports for incoming/outgoing
    loans and acquisitions

    Assist in ordering conservation supplies and maintaining the
    Conservation Lab and its equipment

    Construction of mounts for re-housing of artifacts in
    conjunction with the Capital Project

    Assist in conservation treatments for CI objects

    Assist with installation and maintenance duties for special
    exhibitions and loans

    Other related duties

Requirements and Qualifications:

Experience and Skills:

    Demonstrated knowledge and experience with treatment of historic
    costumes/textiles

    Sewing experience as well as good hand skills

    Ability to document treatments and carry out condition reports
    and treatment proposals

    Photography skills

Knowledge and Education:

    Master's degree in Textile Conservation, Museum Studies, or
    related field

The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin,
ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or
citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status,
genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status,
gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category
protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not
limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and
apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading,
transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and
conditions of employment.

Sarah Scaturro
Conservator
The Costume Institute
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198
212-396-5298
Fax: 212-570-3970

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