Museum Textile Services (MTS), a full-service textile conservation
studio located in Andover, MA, is looking for a part-time technician to work two or three days per week. This
vital team member will have a working knowledge of museum materials and how to
prepare them for conservators.All MTS staff follow the Code of
Ethics and Standards for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation. Competitive
salary and benefits include health insurance and retirement contributions.
Job activities include cutting, framing, carving, and crating, as well as rehousing, surface cleaning, and photographing artifacts. Candidates must have demonstrated experience with hands-on collections care, including storage, moving, and examining artifacts. Excellent vision or vision correction is required. The technician must be able to climb stairs and carry 40 lbs. Basic computer skills and lab sensibilities are necessary. Must be eligible to work in the United States.
September 02, 2019
About this Organization:
Textile Services is an independent art conservation studio in Andover,
Massachusetts with full-time, part-time and volunteer staff. Over the last 20
years, we have developed strong relationships with museums, cultural agencies,
military branches, and private collectors who recognize our world-class
treatment and unique working relationships. Our studio is a vibrant and
stimulating work environment, and we look forward to adding another member to
our close-knit team.