Job Opportunity: Preventive Conservation Specialist

October 14, 2022

Job Opportunity: Preventive Conservation Specialist

The Image Permanence Institute (IPI) is pleased to announce its opening for a Preventive Conservation Specialist. The Preventive Conservation Specialist will provide information and guidance to a range of collecting institutions on preventive conservation, the role of environment in preservation, and best practices for sustainable environmental management through a variety of consulting, outreach (teaching and publication), research, and technical support activities. IPI provides on- and off-site environmental consulting services which include environmental monitoring and data analysis, mechanical system analysis, identification of energy-saving opportunities, suggestions for mechanical system design and operation, and preservation commissioning. This position requires the ability to work independently and within cross-disciplinary collaborative environments, including with other IPI staff and external clients. Outreach activities include the development and presentation of workshops, seminars, webinars, and conference presentations on IPI’s environmental projects, research activities, products and services. The Preventive Conservation Specialist will also be expected to prepare articles for both peer-reviewed journals and practical educational publications. Potential research activities include contributing to the development of research initiatives and successful grant applications in the area of preventive conservation, assistance with the implementation of ongoing IPI research, evaluation and analysis of research data, and preparation of reports.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Learn more about the position (RIT Career Zone, 7335BR) and apply

Questions

Please contact Jae Gutierrez, Executive Director and Chair of the search committee, if you have any questions about the position: jjgpph@rit.edu

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