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Assistant or Associate Level Object Conservator | Atlanta, GA
The Williamstown + Atlanta Art Conservation Center seeks a qualified candidate in Object Conservation to work in their Atlanta, GA facility. The individual that fills this position will be engaged in an objects survey and treatments tied to a multi-year grant with a high-profile institution.
Duties of this full-time position include:
•Examination, treatment, and documentation of a wide range of three-dimensional objects
•Written and digital documentation of conservation projects
•Collections assessments and conservation planning
•Knowledge of emergency risk management
•Consultation and workshops
•Travel for site projects, including collections surveys, outdoor sculpture, and individual treatments
•An interest in preservation outreach
•Contracting with specialists in case construction, mount making, and other disciplines
A Masters degree in conservation and 2-5 years of post-graduate object conservation experience with supporting experience in preservation and exhibition conservation practices is required. Regional lab experience is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to treat a wide variety of materials as well as knowledge of general object conservation in organic and inorganic materials. The physical ability to work on large projects both indoors and outdoors is necessary. Collaboration on projects with other departments (paintings, paper, and furniture) is common, and the applicant must have good communication and team skills. Applicant must also be comfortable working autonomously.
The Williamstown + Atlanta Centers are non-profit regional laboratories in operation since 1977. We currently serve over 50-member collections in the northeast and southeastern US, as well as a wide variety of nonmember nonprofit, corporate and private collections.
Williamstown/Atlanta is unable to sponsor J1 Visas.
The Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package, information on request. Applications should include a letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for three references. Please send applications to Terry Haskins, Director of Finance, email@example.com