Careers

CCAHA is an equal opportunity employer. We are a group of passionate problem-solvers, working together to find solutions to preservation challenges. We work to promote principles of equity, access, and inclusion within the field of conservation with our hiring practices and outreach.

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Director of Conservation

CCAHA seeks a senior level conservator with specialization in paper, book, or photograph conservation to serve as the Director of Conservation for our laboratory in Philadelphia, PA.  The Director of Conservation will manage, maintain, develop and strengthen CCAHA’s conservation services while working externally to advance the Center’s position as a national leader in the documentation, treatment, and preservation of cultural heritage.  We seek a strategic thinker with a willingness to embrace innovation in advancing CCAHA’s goals and manage multiple priorities.

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Fellowship in Paper Conservation

CCAHA is pleased to offer a twelve-month fellowship, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, in the conservation of works on paper beginning September 3, 2019.  The candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of paper-based materials, including works of art on paper, manuscripts, maps, archival materials, and parchments from numerous institutions and private clients.  The fellow will work with experienced conservators and technicians in a collaborative environment. The fellow may also have the opportunity to participate in on-site collection surveys, treatment projects, and educational programs.

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