University of Utah Job Description
Plans and carries outall aspects of conservation treatment on collections. Researches and administers conservation, preservation and documentation of analysis. Resulting decisions impact short and long-term strategic conservation practices.
Bachelor's degree in History, Art, Humanities, Library Science, related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) plus one year directly relatied experience required. Knowledge of conservation and preservation principles; ability to implement proper preservation packing and shipping procedures; experience supervising, teaching and training others is also required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are required in order to effectively work with volunteers, employees and the public.
Bachelor's degree in a related field and additional years of experience may be required for some assignments.
An advanced degree in a related field or Certification preferred.
This poisition does not provide patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position defines all treatment specifications for a variety of collections. The research and subsequent techniques that are implemented must be analyzed and adjusted for each collection. Results of the conservation practices are influenced by the way the technique is executed or directed by the incumbent. Therefore, skill in administering the preservation, as well as knowledge of what is supposed to be successful, strongly influences the preservation of the collection.
Guidelines have been established for two levels that have been developed for this position and are attached to this job description.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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