Conservation Technician (Tucson, AZ, USA)

The Center for Creative Photography (the Center) is seeking a Conservation Technician to assist the Senior Photograph Conservator with a wide range of duties in support of the preservation and conservation of the Center’s Fine Art and Archive collections. This is an extended temporary employment position (6 to 24 months.)

The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) is the premiere research collection of American photographic fine art and archives, promoting creative inquiry, dialogue, and appreciation of photography’s enduring cultural influence. The Center for Creative Photography is a world- renowned leader in preservation, teaching, learning, scholarship, and the appreciation of archival material and works of art by North America’s greatest photographers.

This position requires thorough knowledge of professionally accepted preservation and collection management practices and procedures including but not limited to: preventive conservation, rehousing, fabricating custom storage enclosures, conducting collection surveys and laboratory maintenance. The ideal candidate is highly organized and detail oriented and processes excellent hand skills. The candidate is able to prioritize multiple projects, skillful at problem solving, and an interest in mentoring UA students and interns.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:

Dana Hemmenway
Arthur J. Bell Senior Photograph Conservator
Center for Creative Photography
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: 520-626-5222

Applications will be reviewed starting June 19th, but the posting will be held open until the position is filled.

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