Henry Ford Museum, United States
Job location:Lieu de travail : Dearborn MI
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The Henry Ford is seeking a reliable individual to assist the paper conservator in the treatment of 2-D artifacts, with a background in conservation, studio work, art, bookbinding, matting and framing. Good manual dexterity, color perception, and detail-oriented to handle diverse duties such as treatment of paper artifacts under the
supervision of the conservator, writing associated reports, day to day maintenance of lab, equipment, and supplies. Must be organized and be able to take direction and follow through and work well with diverse staff. Photography and good writing skills desirable. Some
knowledge of chemistry and lab practices are preferred.
Summary of purpose: The specialist will be responsible for the movement, examination, documentation, treatment and general preparation of collection artifacts for the general treatments, digitization and exhibition projects Participates in assigned activities that identify, locate, conserve and move artifacts for loans, exhibition, storage upgrades, photography or scanning.
Documents all activities via e-mail and/or the museum’s collections management system. Under the direction of the Supervising Conservator coordinates work with the conservation, collection management, exhibits and digitization staff and others to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks. The specialist will work as a member of or in cooperation with a variety of teams to accomplish
the institutions mission and goals.