Museum Textile Services

PO Box 5004
Andover, MA 01810
www.museumtextiles.com
info@museumtextiles.com

Date Posted:
July 16, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Part-Time

Conservation Technician

Description:

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. 

Qualifications:
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.
How To Apply:
Applicants should respond at museumtextiles.com/technician. For more information please contact leah@museumtextiles.com
Apply by:
September 02, 2019
Salary:
$16-$18/hour
About this Organization:
Museum 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.