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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Fellowships in paper conservation are posted in January.



Paper Conservator

CCAHA is seeking a Paper Conservator for a full-time, permanent position. The Conservator will build relationships with clients, discuss treatment options and desired outcomes, write condition reports and treatment proposals including estimated costs of treatment, execute conservation treatments, and occasionally travel to participate in preservation assessments and on-site projects.

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Conservator and Preventive Conservation Specialist

We are seeking a full-time Conservator and Preventive Conservation Specialist with a specialization in paper, photograph, or book conservation to work with our clients in the Southeastern United States. This is a grant-funded two year position, which CCAHA expects will become a permanent position at the end of the grant period. Working closely with CCAHA’s senior management team, the selected candidate will be responsible for identifying and cultivating clients in the Southeast by carrying out surveys and assessments, educational programming, business development activities, examinations and estimates, and conservation treatments. After a training period at CCAHA’s main office in Philadelphia, the Conservator and Preventive Conservation Specialist will work remotely but can expect frequent communication, collaboration, and in-person contact with the Philadelphia-based staff. Frequent travel is a requirement of this position.

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