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USS Monitor Project
The Mariners’ Museum
Newport News, Virginia

Salary: $50,000 base plus benefits

The Mariners’ Museum is looking to hire two full-time conservators to work on the conservation of USS Monitor-related artifacts.

The conservator will undertake the direct treatment and preventive conservation of objects recovered from the wreck of the USS Monitor. This individual will work closely with conservation staff and other museum personnel to conserve artifacts and to prepare them for exhibition and/or long-term storage.

Familiarity with a wide variety of materials including metals and organics is required. A minimum of four years conservation
experience is required, including work with marine archaeological materials.

To view the full position description and apply online,please visit


William Hoffman
Conservation Project Manager and Senior Conservator
The Mariners’ Museum
Newport News
Virginia 23606