Conservator of Paper 

Balboa Art Conservation Center

San Diego, California

The Balboa Art Conservation Center seeks an Assistant or Associate conservator of paper. The position expands the Center’s programming as exciting new services are implemented. The deadline for applications is June 17, 2019.


The ideal candidate will be collaboratively-minded and have an excellent background in paper conservation with a minimum of 2 years of post-graduate experience (Assistant) and 4 years (Associate Conservator). They will have well-developed practical treatment skills with ability to accurately assess deterioration and damage, formulate appropriate treatment protocols, and undertake treatments.


Position requirements include a Masters Degree from an accredited conservation program or its equivalent, excellent writing ability, and good interpersonal skills. Compensation is commensurate with experience while benefits are excellent. Interested applicants should apply in writing with a letter of interest, resume, three letters of professional reference, and three examples of treatment experience.


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