$40,000 to $45,000 per year
As a member of the Material Culture team reporting to the Director of Material Culture, the Conservation Manager is the primary person responsible for the care, preservation, and conservation of Ford House’s collections, which include furnishings, decorative arts, textiles, paintings, outdoor sculptures, vehicles, and architectural features and historic finishes both interior and exterior.
The Conservation Manager leads the conservation staff by performing a wide range of advanced conservation and administrative duties requiring specialized knowledge of the collection. As leader of the conservation team, s/he provides both strategic guidance and practical experience about the collections’ long-term preservation and oversees the day-to-day workload of the collections care team. S/he will also work with the Archives and Collections teams to assist in their conservation needs.
Considering the unique needs and challenges of Ford House, whose collections are housed in historical buildings with features and finishes that are part of the historic fabric of the site, the Conservation Manager will be involved in the conservation and preservation of the collections.
This position does not require a uniform, but the manager must present a clean, professional appearance. A uniform shirt will be provided to wear at specific events, and the shirt should be maintained by the Manager.
Training, Education, and Experience
Other Job Requirements
Email resume, salary requirements, and application to email@example.com. Indicate in subject line, “Conservation Manager.” Please, no phone calls.
Ford House is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Posted on 2/12/2020