The Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts is a graduate program within New York University for the study of the technology and conservation of works of art and historic artifacts. Students at NYU-IFA-CC graduate with a dual degree, an MS in the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works and an MA in the History of Art and Archaeology.
Manage laboratories: supervise students, staff and faculty in correct handling of chemicals, including hazardous waste, emergency response procedures and overall compliance with regulatory agencies. Oversee laboratory supply purchasing and regular equipment maintenance. Maintain chemical inventory and communicate closely with relevant departments within NYU (Environmental Health & Safety).
Manage art study collection: accession artwork and facilitate community use of collection. Serve as registrar for artwork loans from other institutions and individuals. Manage study collection inventory and ensure safe storage and handling. Lead special training sessions for students in art handling. Manage digital storage of reports on treatment documentation of artwork.
B.A. in natural sciences or art management / museum studies with course work in biology, chemistry or related physical science
Excellent organizational, time management, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to effectively communicate and to develop and implement policies and procedures. Ability to supervise and ensure safety of laboratories / manage art collections. Ability to work both independently and in teams.
Compensation: $50,000 - $60,000 based upon experience level.
Application: please submit cover letter / statement of interest, CV / resume, and contact information for two recommenders by January 15, 2021 through the NYU portal https://uscareers-nyu.icims.com/jobs/7640/laboratory-manager-ii/job?mobi...
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