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Associate Conservation Scientist

November 4, 2016


Harvard Art Museums, United States

Job location:Lieu de travail : Cambridge, MA

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Reporting to the Head of the Analytical Laboratory, the Associate Conservation Scientist carries out technical analysis of museum objects in collaboration with conservators, curators, fellows and academics.
This is a 2 year term position.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Select, supervise, and evaluate analytical components of Fellows’ projects.

Direct and instruct casual employees, contractors, or students as appropriate.

Participates in planning for lab activities and special projects.

Practice and promote the Guidelines for Practice and Code of Ethics as established by the AIC.

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Senior Conservator

October 5, 2016


Royal Ontario Museum, Canada

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Permanent, Full time

The Royal Ontario Museum, is seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Conservator specializing in the treatment of organic materials, particularly ethnographic objects, to join the museum’s multi-disciplinary conservation team.

The ROM’s ethnology collection is comprised of more than 50,000 artifacts representing indigenous communities around the world including from Africa, North and South America, Asia, and Oceania. The diverse organic and composite materials and techniques presented are broad in scope with artifacts ranging from early 20th century canoes; to feathered Kayapo headdresses; to Tuareg leathers; to beadwork from the Blackfoot Nation.

Conservation care of the collections at the ROM is largely program driven and includes a busy schedule of conservation assessment and treatment, research, documentation, and work with curators and collections technicians on preventive conservation measures.

Participation in the full range of Museum activities including public consultation, programming, the training of interns and engagement in social media are also important aspects of the job.

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Senior Conservator/Project Manager

September 28, 2016


Conservation Solutions Inc. (CSI), Canada and United States

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The Senior Conservator will bear responsibility for all project management aspects of the delivery of historic preservation design and implementation services by a team of conservation professionals under the guidance and direction of a VP Operations. Responsibilities include scope, schedule, & budget development and management, staffing, directing, and controlling the delivery of assignments. S/he will supervise subordinate staff and sub-contractors assigned to their projects, ensure strict adherence to accepted professional standards and ensure Quality Control throughout the project. The Senior Conservator must provide leadership and expertise for all technical aspects relating to conservation work. S/he will manage and develop client relationships and represent CSI at industry events through technical presentations and workshops which may also be published.

This position requires an extensive knowledge of conservation and restoration principals as well as a thorough understanding of construction project management techniques. Strong time management, team building and leadership skills will be a critical requirement as the individual will be leading and directing a group of professionals in a challenging and competitive business environment. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and resolve conflicts both orally and in writing. Excellent verbal, phone and written skills are required. Previous experience with government contracts is a plus.

The preferred candidate will have at least seven to ten years of experience with increasing responsibility at a senior conservator/project management level, as well as an appropriate professional designation. An advanced University degree in historic preservation or objects conservation is required, although candidates with an architecture or engineering degree with a focus on historic preservation will be considered.
Although the position will be located out of our Washington DC office, the successful candidate will be expected to travel to various job-sites throughout North America. The candidate must have a valid driver?s license and passport, be able to pass government security badging processes, and be legal to work in the US.
Only qualified candidates may submit their resume and cover letter via email to No telephone calls please.


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