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Position at Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

From: Valerie Nance <nancev<-at->
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012
Part time conservation technician
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA is seeking a part-time
Conservation Technician to perform support duties, assist with care
of the collections in galleries, and assisting with basic
conservation treatment and photo-documentation in both the Paintings
and Objects Labs under the conservators' supervision. This position
is part-time at an hourly rate, four days per week, and is tailored
for those seeking pre-program experience for the purposes of
entering a graduate conservation program. Other responsibilities
include weekly dusting of artwork in the museum galleries,
monitoring environmental data loggers and insect traps, re-housing
fine arts objects for long-term storage, general cleaning and
organization of the conservation labs, and updating of conservation
reports and files.  We are committed to offering the position to an
individual who is actively seeking to enter the field of

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with a background in art
history, studio art, science or a related field, and be preparing
for a graduate program. Must be familiar with PC computers and basic
digital photography. Must have strong analytical thinking and
problem solving skills, strong writing skills, and be able to work
independently and as part of a team while closely following
instruction.  Other desirable qualifications include: knowledge of
fine art materials and techniques; laboratory and shop tools;
solvent handling; advanced photography editing using Adobe
Photoshop; box making; familiarity with microscopes.

For more information and to apply, visit



Valerie Y. Nance
Employment Specialist
Corporate Human Resources
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Fax: 412-622-5582

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