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JOB TITLE: Assoc/Full Conservator, Library
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 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, librarians, educators and scientists and may direct the work of other staff. The Associate Conservator is professionally aware of changes and trends and stays 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 profession. He/she will engage in patron development under the guidance of senior staff.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: A master’s degree in conservation. Minimum knowledge/skills: 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 experience: 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.
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