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Position at Autry National Center

From: Ozge Gencay Ustun <ozge.ustun<-at->
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Associate Conservator (Objects)
Autry National Center
Los Angeles

The Autry National Center seeks an Associate Conservator (Objects)
with experience in ethnographic and Native American Cultural
Material to manage the treatment and preservation of artifacts
within its collection. Reporting to the Chief Conservator, the
Associate Conservator supervises an Assistant Conservator and
assists in setting and maintaining the policies and procedures by
which artifacts are handled and displayed ensuring the standards
meet or exceed those of the American Institute for Conservation.

Responsibilities:

The Associate Conservator oversees the environmental monitoring of
the collection and institutes storage changes as necessary. He or
she schedules and performs treatments on collection objects and
documents those treatments through written reports, photographs,
etc. The Associate Conservator supervises work done by interns,
volunteers and other staff as appropriate and maintains his/her
knowledge of current conservation techniques through research,
professional memberships, etc. The Associate Conservator also works
with institutional Committees to provide input on the stability and
conservation requirements for the relevant artifacts.

Qualifications:

    Graduate degree in Art Conservation from a recognized University
    program. (Objects Conservation specialization preferred.)

    Three to five years of experience in the conservation field in
    artifact conservation including some supervisory experience.

    Adherence to the Code of Ethics of the American Institute for
    Conservation.

    Ability to supervise staff and volunteers and to organize
    departmental work to meet multiple deadlines.

    Budget management skills.

    Excellent written and oral communications.

Application Information: Please mail or e-mail your resume, salary
history, and letter of interest to:

    Valerie Nelson
    Human Resources
    Autry National Center
    4700 Western Heritage Way
    Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
    hr<-at->theautry<.>org

The Autry National Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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