Senior Asian Paintings Conservator

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Seattle Art Museum
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Wednesday, 15 June, 2022 - 00:00

OVERVIEW: Provide leadership and undertake specialist conservation treatment and mounting procedures for Asian Paintings at the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Conservation Center at the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Advise on preventive conservation and preservation issues pertaining to these collections and play a leading role in the education of conservation fellows, the development of scholarly and educational projects, and shaping the direction of the center.

SAM is dedicated to racial equity and strives for employees, volunteers, and interns who are passionate, qualified, and offer diverse perspectives. SAM prioritizes racial equity in the workplace because we know that people of color are the most impacted when it comes to inequities. We are particularly interested in engaging with historically under-represented groups in the museum field as we strive to be inclusive and equitable. SAM is responsive to cultural communities and experiences, and our strategic plan goals address the role art plays in empowering social justice and structural change to promote equity in our society.

REPORTS TO: Jane Lang Davis Chief Conservator, Seattle Art Museum
COMPENSATION: $100,000-$115,000 annual salary DOE, full benefits package.

This position is made possible thanks to the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and The Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation.

TO APPLY: Please visit
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Deadline: Open Until Filled