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Subject: Fellowship at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Fellowship at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

From: Jane E. Klinger <jklinger>
Date: Friday, July 2, 1999
Neukom Family Foundation Conservation Fellow

Below is an announcement regarding a new fellowship in Conservation
at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.  Preference will be
given to recent graduates of conservation degree or apprenticeship
programs who have specialized in paper conservation or archives and
library materials conservation. If you have any questions regarding
the Neukom Family Foundation Fellowship and the USHMM call Jane
Klinger, Chief Conservator 202-488-2679.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Selection for this position will be made solely on the
basis of merit, fitness, and qualifications without regards to race,
sex, color, creed, age, marital status, national origin,
non-disqualifying handicap conditions, or any other non-merit

Announcement Number: DON-99-88
OPM Number: IE9643
Opening Date:  June 16, 1999
Closing Date:  July 30, 1999


    Neukom Family Foundation
    Conservation Fellow
        Office of Museum Programs
        Division of Collections
        Washington, DC
Salary: $22,208 per annum
Area of Consideration: All Qualified Persons

Type of Appointment: This is a Restricted Grant Full-time Term
Position With Benefits Not To Exceed Thirteen (13) months.  This
position may be extended one (1) additional year.

This is a Federal Agency.  Any former Federal employee who received
a voluntary separation incentive (buyout), must repay the full
amount of it if re-employed under any type of appointment, or under
a personal services contract, within five (5) years after separation
with a buyout.

Statement Of Duties: The primary purpose of this fellowship is to
provide a broad-based experience with the fellow's chosen
specialization of the conservation of Holocaust materials.  The
incumbent will be given the opportunity to assist in a wide range of
conservation activities.  This includes: exhibits collections care,
condition surveys, preparation for exhibition and/or storage, and
analytical techniques and research, as well as hands-on conservation
treatment projects.  The fellow will work directly with the
conservator of his or her field of specialization, under the
supervision of the Chief Conservator.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of the theories,
principles, practices and techniques of the conservation of museum

Good skills in handling and working with tools and equipment used in
conservation such as binocular microscope, fume hood, brushes,
microspatulas, tweezers, scalpels, etc. and the ability to use them
effectively and without breakage of the tool or equipment and
without damage to the artifacts.

Good oral and writing skills in order to communicate condition,
assessments, treatments, proposals and treatment reports

Applicants should submit a resume, which demonstrates their
possession of the knowledges skills and abilities required for this
position.  Work experience must include the month/year the position
was held, hours worked per week and salary history.  Send your cover
letter and resume to:

    F. Butler
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Division of Human Resources
    100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
    Washington DC  20024

Applications must be post-marked by the closing date and be received
in the Human Resources office within 5 days of the closing date to
receive consideration.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:6
                  Distributed: Wednesday, July 7, 1999
                        Message Id: cdl-13-6-018
Received on Friday, 2 July, 1999

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