81423 Requisition #
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  • MA in conservation or equivalent degree
  • 4-6 years of practical experience in conservation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated abilities in the examination, analysis, documentation and treatment of paper-based objects
  • Advanced knowledge of chemical and physical properties of paper and photographic materials, conservation materials and deterioration processes
  • Expert hand skills including manual dexterity, color acuity, and sensitivity for objects
  • Familiarity and experience with institutional preventative conservation practices for collections and exhibition conservation are required
  • Advanced knowledge of analytical techniques and a record of successful conservation treatments
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills including written, verbal and listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and direct teams across disciplines and to build long‐term relationships
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of EmbARK desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of preservation issues in cultural institutions preferred 
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in conservation research and writing preferred 
  • Experience with emerging technologies in conservation practice preferred 
  • Knowledge of art history preferred

Physical Requirements*
  • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping. 
  • Frequently stand, walk, and write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
  • Occasionally lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Working Conditions:
  • May work extended or non-standard hours, weekends and holidays based on business needs.
  • Occasional local and overnight travel may be required.
  • May work in areas with exposure to dust, paint, chemicals and other toxins.

Work Standards:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
  • Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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