- Senior Photographer, Digitization Project, Department of Parliamentary Services
- Archivist (Part Time), Anglican Church SQ, Corporate Services
- Studio Manager: Frames, Royal Museums Greenwich, Kidbrooke
- History and Heritage Coordinator, Glen Eira City Council
- Principal Heritage Officer (Archaeology), Heritage, Environmental Policy & Planning
- Senior Digital Archivist, National Library of New Zealand
- Conservation Internship, National Library of Ireland
- Academic Associate in Paper Conservation, State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart
- Research Assistant, Non-Invasive Analysis of Illuminated Manuscripts, Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
- Conservation and Restoration Coordinator, Museu de Arte De São Paulo
- Painting Conservator, Q Art Conservation
1. SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER, DIGITIZATION PROJECT, Department of Parliamentary Services (Australia)
- Applications deadline: August 20, 2017 by 11:30 p.m. AEST
- Salary: salary range for this position is $80,020 – $89,937
- Required ID 19121
- Classification: Parliamentary Service Level 6
- Employment Type: Non-Ongoing (Specified Term)
- Branch: Parliamentary Experience
- Section: Art Collection & Exhibitions
- Immediate supervisor: Assistant Director, Art Collections and Exhibitions
- Security assessment: Baseline Vetting (Protected/Restricted)
The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is recruiting for a PSL6 Senior Photographer within the Art Collection and Exhibitions section, Parliamentary Experience Branch.
Australian Parliament House (APH) is the meeting place of our nation and is one of our nation’s most important buildings. The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) supports the functions of the Australian Parliament and the work of parliamentarians through the provision of professional services, advice and facilities. The digitization project reflects the new and evolving technologies used to control and access collections and will introduce new means in which to share and protect the Parliament House Art Collection (PHAC). The PHAC contains over 6,500 works across a broad range of media and includes several sub collections of historic works, gifts; commissioned art, craft, and photography; significant constitutional documents and contemporary Australian art and craft.
The successful candidate will work within Art Collection and Exhibitions managing the photography program ensuring innovative, best practice museum digital capture standards for the entire collection and associated activities. The role requires a highly motivated, creative and professional individual with extensive experience working in a museum and/or gallery environment. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a small team. Demonstrated knowledge and experience of professional photographic equipment and software is a key requirement of the position. This non-ongoing position will be offered for a specified term of up to 18 months, with the possibility of extension up to 3 years.
Eligibility and/or Job Specific Requirements: Professional qualifications in the field of Digital Photography and/or extensive experience in a museum environment. A high level of expertise with Photoshop is required. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to submit a portfolio of recent work and undertake a practical exercise as part of the selection process.
The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a Baseline Vetting (Protected/Restricted) security clearance.
DPS welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.
How to apply: Based on the duties, qualities, and selection criteria outlined, please tell us in no more than 800 words how your skills, knowledge and experience make you the best person for this job.
Your application is a chance to tell us why you are the right person for the job. We want to know why you want to work at DPS, why you are interested in the role, what you can offer us, and how your skills, knowledge, experience, and qualifications are applicable to the role.
If proof of qualifications, licenses or certificates are required as part of the application process, please incorporate these documents into your resume or within your applicant response before you submit your application.
Contact Person: Samantha Pollock, +61 (02) 6277 5329, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. ARCHIVIST (PART TIME), Anglican Church SQ, Corporate Services – ICT (Brisbane, QLD, Australia)
- Applications close on August 20, 2017
- Job No: S2985
- Fixed Term
The Anglican Church Southern Queensland provides much needed services for the community, including parishes, schools, theological education and financial services, and residential aged care facilities, community care and social service programs through Anglicare SQ.
All services within Anglican Church SQ are strengthened by our ICT team who support over 2500 users across 75 sites and are currently looking for a part time Archivist to manage the Records and Archives Centre, based in Brisbane’s CBD for a contract period of three months. This may be extended.
The role of the Archivist encompasses the management of the Archives of the Anglican Church SQ, including the appraisal, transfer, retention, disposal, accessioning, storage, arrangement and description, preservation and conservation, and reference and access, of records created by the Anglican Church SQ. The position supervises one-part time Archives Assistant, reports to the ICT Director and is supported by a Records and Archive Committee in an advisory capacity.
About you: With a well-established career in records management, your previous experience will include:
- High level competencies in archiving, record-keeping and document management in all formats
- Robust understanding of current legislation requirements
- Previous experience in the development, maintenance and implementation of policies and procedures, particularly in relation to digital records
- Demonstrated knowledge of risk management, cost-effectiveness and efficiency practices
- Capabilities in the provision of both strategic and operational advice and guidance to staff
- Writing and editing skills and maintenance of Archives web pages
- Experience in budget and resource management, including annual reviews
Offering a high level of integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality, you will also be:
- Organised with excellent time management and the ability to prioritise effectively
- A problem-solver who offers innovative solutions within organisational frameworks
- Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
- Experienced in a leadership role and comfortable with the supervision and training of staff and volunteers
- Good at listening and interpreting the needs of clients while supporting their learning
You will be required to hold relevant tertiary qualifications, a National Police Certificate and current membership with the Australian Society of Archivists (or be eligible to join).
What we offer: Anglican Church SQ is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. We also offer:
- Working within a team of dedicated professionals in an environment of continuous improvement
- A chance to support one of Queensland’s largest and well-respected non-profit organizations
- Part time hours, in a short-term contract, enabling work/life balance
- A centralized location, next to St John’s Cathedral in Ann Street
- Easily accessible public transport options, including bus, train and ferry
- Plenty of choice for coffee and lunch with numerous cafes, restaurants and a local Woolies
Show your interest: Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working with an organization that values your professional contribution and personal well-being. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.
To submit an application and to view a copy of the Position Description, visit www.anglicanchurchsq.applynow.net.au/ and refer to job number S2985.
For further information please contact Mathew Tibbett on +61 07 3838 7780.
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.
3. STUDIO MANAGER: FRAMES, Royal Museums Greenwich, Kidbrooke (London, UK)
- Applications closing date: August 20, 2017
- Interview date: August 29, 2017
- Salary: GBP30,000 – 37,000 per year
With sound frames conservation experience, you’ve a proven track record of managing and motivating teams working on complex conservation projects as well as undertaking challenging treatments yourself.
Bring your talents to Royal Museums Greenwich and get hands on with our frames collection, which includes historic carved and gilded frames as well as modern ones. All of which house one of the most significant art collections in Britain telling fascinating stories of the sea, ships, astronomy and time.
As well as an inspiring new role, you’ll enjoy working in a brand-new conservation studio at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre. This purpose-built studio will provide unique opportunities to work alongside the collection and enhanced potential to develop and grow staff expertise.
Leading all aspects of the conservation and preservation of our frame collections, you’ll plan and allocate the work of the studio to undertake treatments and support the Museum’s busy exhibition program. Your role will be to provide leadership for the studio for staff and volunteers, provide expert advice across the museum, carry out high-level conservation treatment alongside developing an understanding and knowledge of the collections.
With considerable experience in frame conservation, you should have wood working machine qualifications and a strong awareness of H&S. The ability to delegate and prioritize across multiple projects is also essential and you should be able to work collaboratively with colleagues across the museum. A flexible approach and a good knowledge of collections management systems is also key.
For a full job description and details of how to apply, please visit www.rmg.co.uk/jobs.
4. HISTORY AND HERITAGE COORDINATOR, Glen Eira City Council (Australia)
- Applications close on August 27, 2017
- 12 Month Term Appointment until 1 October 2018 (Parental leave replacement)
- Full Time
- $80K + super
We are seeking an enthusiastic and experience person for a 12-month parental leave replacement to join our Arts & Culture team.
The role includes strategically developing and managing significant Council material to enhance the preservation and promotion of the history of Glen Eira.
You will have:
- Tertiary qualification in history, museum studies, archives management or relevant related discipline
- Experience in reviewing and managing historical material, including its preservation, access and promotion
- Experience in historical collection development, assessment and recording, together with knowledge of archival principles and practices, including digital and hard copy practices
- Demonstrated strong writing skills for documentation of research, preparation of reports, correspondence, and project documentation
For further enquiries please call Tori on +61 9524 3371. For a copy of the position description please click here: History and Heritage Coordinator Position Description.DOCX.
All applications must quote “Ref 17/128” and address the key selection criteria. Applications are preferred online via www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/careers, or mail to People and Culture, PO Box 42 Caulfield South 3162.
Glen Eira City Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.
5. PRINCIPAL HERITAGE OFFICER (ARCHAEOLOGY), Heritage, Environmental Policy & Planning (Brisbane Inner City, Australia)
- Application closing date: August 28, 2017
- Job reference: QLD/250463/17
- Classification PO4
- Yearly salary: $89321 – $96230
This position in the Heritage Branch provides high-level professional advice implementing the state’s strategic approach to identify, conserve and protect significant historic heritage places, shipwrecks and aircraft throughout Queensland. The position is located within the Strategy Heritage Projects team – a highly-skilled, multidisciplinary team responsible for administering the assessment of Queensland Heritage Act 1992 including the discovery and protection of archaeological artefacts and underwater cultural heritage artefacts in Queensland.
Responsibilities – Specifically, you will:
- Lead & manage the development & coordination of strategic programs and protocols to promote the appropriate management of the state’s historic archaeological heritage.
- Assess & advise on potential archaeological issues with development on State heritage-listed places including reported discoveries & development within Priority Development Areas.
- Lead the delivery of the Historic Shipwreck Program for the whole of Queensland.
- Represent EHP at forums & in negotiations creating strategic links within the department, with other government agencies, local government, universities, communities & the private sector.
- Contribute to the recording & management of data relating to heritage places in Queensland including archaeological state heritage places.
- Provide strategic support & advice to the registration team on the archaeological potential of places nominated to the Queensland Heritage Register.
- Provide advice to the Queensland Heritage Council, other Government agencies, local governments, industry & the community on heritage policy, conservation procedures & the legislation governing heritage, particularly historical heritage.
- Build the capacity of the community & local government in the identification, understanding and conservation of places of historical heritage significance.
- Lead & manage highly qualified, multi-disciplinary & innovative teams in the delivery of heritage projects (maritime & terrestrial archaeology).
- Oversee all permitting, maintenance & contract management associated with the management of departmental maritime mooring infrastructure.
- Prepare Ministerial & other correspondence, reports, submissions, presentations & briefing papers relating to the management & protection of heritage places.
- Develop & maintain constructive working relationships with clients, stakeholders & multi-agency/disciplinary project teams & represent the Department when required.
The person we are looking for – Within the context of the duties described above, the ideal applicant will be someone who has:
- High level knowledge of the Queensland Heritage Act 1992, the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976, the Planning Act 2016, Economic Development Act 2012 & other relevant Acts, & of technical requirements and assessment procedures for the development of places in the Queensland Heritage Register.
- High level ability to analyze development documentation & assess the impact of changes cultural heritage significance of State heritage places, particularly those with archaeological values.
- Knowledge of or the ability to acquire the knowledge of Heritage Branch operations, practices & procedures relating to the administration & management of historic archaeological heritage values.
- High level ability to manage complex heritage projects, business processes & lead and manage multi-disciplinary teams.
- Please refer to role description for further information.
- Applications to remain current for 12 months.
Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below:
- 250463 17 – Role Description (Word, 269KB)
- 250463 17 – Role Profile (PDF, 189KB)
- Off line Application form (PDF, 739KB)
Contact person: Nicole Mulholland, +61 (07) 3330 5856.
6. SENIOR DIGITAL ARCHIVIST, National Library of New Zealand (New Zealand)
- Applications close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017
- Type: Permanent
- Hours: Full time
- Location: Wellington
- Business Group: National Library
- Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
- Salary: $70,661 – $95,600
The Senior Digital Archivist is a significant role that supports and improves the Library’s efforts to collect and manage the born digital documentary heritage and taonga that is important to research in New Zealand.
In this role, you will act as subject matter expert for the systems and processes used to acquire and manage born digital collections. You’ll lead efforts to assess, test, and improve workflows, processes, access and use of born digital collections. You will also manage the work of the Digital Archivist, perform ingest and technical appraisal, and lead or coordinate efforts to resolve complex born digital ingests. You will work collaboratively with the curatorial, arrangement and description, and digital preservation teams within the Library on issues relating to born digital collecting, preservation, and access.
To succeed in this role, you will need to have:
- Post graduate qualification in the field of library and information science, archival studies, or related field or demonstrated relevant experience
- Strong command of archival theory and practices
- At least 5 years’ experience in a research library, archive, or cultural heritage organization
- Experience processing and working with analogue and born digital or electronic archives and records
For this role, you will be:
- An excellent communicator and influencer, with the ability to work independently, as a team member, and across organisational boundaries
- A problem solver and critical thinker
- Highly organised and able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you!
For more information please contact: Jessica Moran on +64 04 460 2862 or email@example.com.
7. CONSERVATION INTERNSHIP, National Library of Ireland (Dublin, Ireland)
- Applications deadline: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017
- Stipend: €27,000 (subject to normal statutory deductions)
- Applicants should ensure that they are eligible to live and work in Ireland
- Applications from non-conservation graduates will not be considered
The National Library of Ireland offers a one-year Conservation Internship, jointly funded with the Heritage Council of Ireland. The internship is part of the Heritage Council’s commitment to the promotion of best practice for conservation in Ireland. The intern will work alongside experienced conservators in the NLI’s busy conservation studio. The internship will combine studio practice and research and preservation, and will develop and broaden the intern’s knowledge and experience. He/she will work on a variety of collections from the manuscript, printed and visual collections of the National Library of Ireland, as well as assisting in the preparation and installation of exhibitions and loans. The intern will be encouraged to publish and present their work to different and diverse audiences.
- Recent graduates of a recognized book &/or paper conservation training program (2015-2017)
- Theoretical understanding and practical experience of conservation treatments (paper and/or book or parchment)
- Experience in surveying/ dealing with large collections
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Excellent written, verbal & IT communication skills
To apply, post 3 hardcopies of completed application form to Human Resources, National Library of Ireland, 4 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017.
8. ACADEMIC ASSOCIATE IN PAPER CONSERVATION, State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart (Stuttgart, Germany)
- Application deadline: September 28, 2017
The State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart is seeking to fill the permanent position of academic associate for the conservation of works of art on paper, archives, and library materials (pay scale 13TV-L) optimally by January 1, 2018.
Responsibilities: The BA and MA study program is focused on the conservation of works of art on paper and includes archives- and library materials. The academic associate will support students in practical and theoretical education modules, guide them towards independent scholarly work, contribute in the guidance of students in BA-, semester- and MA-projects and contribute in projects of the study program. An interest in cooperating also within the institute for conservation sciences of the Academy and external partners is expected.
Prerequisites: successful completion of a diploma- or masters-level education in paper conservation and specialized skills in conservation practice and didactics, creative initiative, willingness for team work, planning and organizational talent, participation in events, contribution to internal administration of the academy, fluent German language proficiency, good IT- and English language knowledge.
The equal opportunity act requires the Academy to increase the employment of women in artistic/scientific positions. The university therefore welcomes respective applications.
Individuals with disabilities are treated preferentially providing equivalent qualifications.
Applications including CV and information illustrating the professional career (e.g. professional projects, focus areas, etc.) must be received by postal service at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Sachgebiet Personal, Am Weißenhof 1, D-70191 Stuttgart, Germany; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 28, 2017. If you have any questions, please use this email.
9. RESEARCH ASSISTANT, NON-INVASIVE ANALYSIS OF ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK)
- Applications closing date: October 20, 2017 at midnight
- Planned interviews: w/c 13 November 2017
- Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation, MINIARE Fellow
- GBP 25,298 – 29,301
- Twelve-month contract starting January 2018
The Fitzwilliam Museum houses the principal collections of art and antiquities of the University of Cambridge, and holds over half a million objects in its care. The Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books (MSSPB) preserves one of the finest collections of illuminated manuscripts in the world, dating from the tenth to the sixteenth century.
The successful candidate, supported by the MINIARE Fellowship of the Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation, will join the cross-disciplinary team of the research project MINIARE (Manuscript Illumination: Non-Invasive Analysis, Research and Expertise, www.miniare.org). Based at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, MINIARE focuses on the non-invasive analyses of the materials and techniques used in medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts.
Under the supervision of the Fitzwilliam Museum’s Research Scientist and the Keeper of Manuscripts and Printed Books, the Zeno Karl Schindler / MINIARE Fellow will analyze medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts with a combination of non-invasive analytical tools. He/she will be trained in the combined, mutually complementary use of different imaging and analytical methods. He/she will become fully aware of the conservation needs of unique and exceptionally fragile manuscripts, as well as of the broader cultural and historical questions that the Museum’s cross-disciplinary research endeavors to clarify.
Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in physics, chemistry, materials science or cultural heritage science. Those who have recently completed a PhD in any of these fields will also be considered. They should be familiar with a range of analytical and technical imaging methods.
A collaborative, supportive and flexible team working style is essential. The ability to deal with people at all levels and in a professional manner is crucial. A high degree of IT literacy, preferably including the use of software for data acquisition and analysis and image processing, is required. A strong interest in art and art conservation would be an advantage.
To submit an application for this vacancy, please click on the link in the “Apply online” section of the advert published on the University’s Job Opportunities pages www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
Any queries should be directed to email@example.com or Tel: +44 01223 764840.
Offers of employment will be conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of a Security check. Whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University
10. CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION COORDINATOR, Museu de Arte de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)
The Conservation and Restoration coordinator will be responsible for the preservation, conservation, and restoration of artworks belonging to the MASP collection.
- Conservation and care of the museum collection.
- Perform restoration treatments, keeping proper documentation.
- Evaluate artworks utilizing stereo-microscope, infrared reflectography, X-ray fluorescence analyses, among other techniques.
- Write condition reports of the collection.
- Design and execute micro-climate vitrines for display of paintings and sculptures.
- Travel as a courier accompanying works of art nationally and internationally.
- Support the loan department regarding conservation topics.
- Evaluate and record the condition of paintings being considered for acquisition.
- Develop conservation projects in partnership with other international museums.
- Consult with and oversee the shipping companies regarding the proper packing requirements and safe shipping of artworks.
- Support temporary exhibitions: check incoming and outgoing artworks, write condition reports when necessary, work with the collection and exhibition staff regarding safety of exhibiting works, lighting, temperature, and relative humidity requirements.
- Oversee the preventative conservation of the collection, advising colleagues on the care, storage, and conservation of the collection.
- Provide assistance to the staff regarding the fragility of artworks when handling the works for framing, mounting, attaching backing boards, etc.
- Periodically monitoring the condition of the collection.
- Collaborate with other museum staff and curators, offering orientation regarding the condition, conservation and care of the collection.
- Carry out anoxic treatment of insect infested artworks.
- Monitor and control insect infestation and problems with mold, when necessary.
Background, Knowledge, And Previous Experience Required
- Postgraduate degree in arts conservation with specialization in paintings conservation from an internationally recognized institution.
- Five years minimum previous practical experience in painting conservation, preferably in art museums;
- Experience in examination and treatment of paintings;
- Basic knowledge of imaging techniques for record keeping: digital photography including UV, infrared reflectography, X-ray, etc.
- Experience in both the treatment of old masters and modern paintings is desirable.
- Digital photography for making condition reports. Basic knowledge of chemical and technical methods of analyses of art works
- Basic knowledge of biology of microorganisms found in museum collections.
- Fluency in writing, speaking, and reading Portuguese and English; knowledge of other languages desirable.
- Availability for frequent domestic and international travels.
- Professionalism, management and teamwork experience, proactivity
11. PAINTING CONSERVATOR, Q Art Conservation Pte Ltd (Singapore)
Q Art Conservation Pte Ltd is part of Q Framing Group in Singapore. Q Framing Group provides Fine Art Framing and Conservation Services to Singapore’s Museums, Galleries and Private Collections.
We provide local transportation, crating and packing, installation, Fine Art Custom Framing, and conservation services to museums, galleries, auction houses, private and corporate collections.
As part of our growth, we now have a vacancy for the position of Conservator of Paintings. Qualified candidates will have academic credentials from a recognized conservation training program and specialized experience beyond the degree in the study, care, and treatment of paintings. This position is responsible for carrying out the examination, documentation, and treatment of paintings on behalf of Q Art Conservation Pte Ltd. This position requires experience in the typical range of conservation activities involved in optimal preservation and presentation of a large and varied range of paintings originating in South East Asia.
The Conservator of Paintings has direct responsibility for conservation of paintings spanning many cultures across South East Asia. Candidates must possess outstanding visual and manual aptitudes, strong written and oral communication skills, a sound art-historical and technical knowledge of painting, and demonstrates ability to deal with the complexities and dynamic pace of a private conservation studio.
- Carry out physical examination and documentation of paintings on behalf of Q Art Conservation by:
- carrying out surveys of the physical condition of paintings to assist in the planning of treatment proposals
- performing detailed examination of the materials, structure, and condition of paintings;
- prepares written reports on the materials, structure, and condition of paintings, and on treatments proposed for those works and estimated costs
- performing slide and digital photography as well as image processing
- adhering to accepted professional standards in all aspects of examination and documentation
- Carry out complete conservation and restoration procedures of minor to major complexity on paintings, by:
- performing such treatments as solubility testing, consolidation, reduction of deformation, facing, lining, lining removal, surface cleaning, varnish removal, overpaint removal, infilling, inpainting, and surface coating application
- implementing preventive conservation measures, provide feedback and assist in frame modification, re-framing, and others, to prepare paintings for display, exhibition, loan, photography, or storage
- operating specialized equipment such as the heated suction table during paintings conservation treatment
- recording photographically the various stages of treatment to create a permanent documentary record
- maintaining accurate records and preparing written final reports of the treatments carried out
- maintaining an awareness of hazardous materials and performing duties in accordance with accepted standards of health and safety; ensuring that junior staff and interns follow safe procedures
- adhering to accepted professional standards in all aspects of conservation treatment
- Contribute to the safe display, storage, and movement of paintings, by:
- recommending framing and hanging systems to ensure the physical safety of paintings
- recommending safe environmental levels of light, temperature, and relative humidity
- recommending safe packing methods for art works being stored or transported
- advising on safe handling procedures
- Perform other related duties, as required, including but not restricted to:
participating in periodic inspections of works of art
- collaboration on projects with other conservators, proposal writing, and site-visits
- assisting other conservators in the examination and/or treatment of works of art
- assembling specialized equipment such as humidity chambers, temporary stretchers, work surfaces, and maintaining laboratory equipment and tools as required
The ideal candidate will possess the following as minimum qualifications:
- Master’s degree in Art Conservation, or equivalent combination of conservation training and experience.
- Three or more years’ experience in the examination and treatment of paintings,
- Advanced skills in: examining paintings to establish their physical condition; distinguishing between original materials and later additions, recommending conservation measures and carrying through to completion restoration operations of minor to major complexity.
- Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the materials and techniques of traditional easel paintings on canvas, wood, and related supports.
- Thorough understanding of the mechanisms of physical, chemical, and biological deterioration of materials making up paintings
- Sound knowledge of the principles, processes, and practices involved in the preservation and treatment of paintings, both traditional and the most recent developments
- Understanding of safe handling, framing, crating, and shipping practices
- Ability to adhere to deadlines.
- Ability to perform the physical labor as required for specific treatments.
- Previous experience in private practice is an advantage.
If you feel that you possess the experience and qualifications outlined, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements to our HR department at firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
This is a full-time salaried position, which requires relocation to Singapore. Compensation will commensurate with qualifications and experience – benefits include medical insurance and annual paid leave.