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[BKARTS] Position at CCAHA: Book Conservator, Philadelphia, PA



From: Chris Bruno <cbruno@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Position at CCAHA

Book Conservator
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)
<URL:http://www.ccaha.org>, the regional paper conservation
laboratory located in Philadelphia, is seeking a book conservator
for its staff.  This position offers potential for professional
growth through varied and challenging treatment.  The candidate
should have demonstrated ability in both single item and collection
care book treatments.  Ability to work with peers as part of a team
is essential, as is the ability to plan and structure one's own
treatments according to a schedule.  The Conservator will work with
clients in accessioning objects for treatment, write condition
reports/treatment proposals, advise clients, and occasionally travel
to participate in preservation assessments and on-site projects. The
ability to assist in presenting educational materials in a workshop
setting is desirable.

The candidate should be a graduate of a recognized conservation
training program or have equivalent apprenticeship training, with a
minimum of two years of additional experience.  Salary is
commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send resume, three sample treatment
reports, and three professional references to:

    Glen Ruzicka
    Director of Conservation
    Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
    264 S. 23rd Street
    Philadelphia PA 19103

Christina Bruno
Preservation Services Administrator
Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts
264 South 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-545-0613
Fax: 215-735-9313

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