Open Regular Full-Time Positions
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Current Open Regular Full-time Positions
JOB TITLE: Assistant Director of Major Gifts
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the guidance of the Director of Major Gifts, the Assistant Director of Major Gifts will manage the activities, including travel and events planning and execution, and membership solicitation of the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle. Work as a team member in the Development Division in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts prospects. He/she will have quantitative goals which will be determined and reviewed regularly. This position will identify new prospects, support events and activities as needed and assigned by the Director of Major Gifts.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Min 2 yrs. experience in development/Membership/Museum Decorative Arts BA/BS Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive letters. Good editing skills. Attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of fundraising information sources. Strong contributor in team environments.
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JOB TITLE: Associate Conservator
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Job Description: The Associate Conservator is responsible for a wide range of activity within the employee’s conservation discipline. The Associate Conservator demonstrates competency in conservation technology, hand skills, preventive conservation and collection work. The individual will serve as an adjunct professor for the Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) by being capable of researching, mentoring and teaching graduate students at a high professional level. He/she will collaborate with other collections staff and faculty including conservators, curators, educators and scientists and may direct the work of other staff. The Associate Conservator is professionally aware of changes and trends by staying current with conservation literature and standards. He/she demonstrates professional involvement by engaging with established conservation publications and organizations and is an ambassador for the museum and profession. He/she will engage in patron development under the guidance of senior staff.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Job Requirements: A well-developed understanding of the individual’s conservation discipline and its application to the care, treatment and assessment of collection objects. Strong conservation technology and hand skills. Good knowledge of museum practices and procedures. Strong knowledge of preservation housing of decorative and fine art, library and archival material. Good knowledge of treatment techniques such as stabilization, surface cleaning and loss compensation. Good knowledge of the fundamental principles and practices of conservation. Able to complete research, writing, publication and teaching within the discipline. Detail oriented, organized. Minimum MA/MS - 7 years in conservation discipline with 5 of the 7 years in a conservation dept., with PhD, 4 years in conservation discipline with 3 of the 4 years in a conservation dept. Preferred: In addition, supervisory experience.
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