Job posting: Conservation Manager, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House (Grosse Pointe Shores, MI)
The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House is seeking a Conservation Manager. 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 performs a wide range of advanced conservation and administrative duties requiring specialized knowledge of the collection. They provide both strategic guidance and practical experience about the collections’ long-term preservation and oversee the day-to-day workload of the collections care team. They will also work with the Archivist and Collections Manager to assist prioritizing and ensuring completion of conservation needs.
Complete details about the position and application instructions can be found in the attached document.