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Position at National Park Service

From: Jill Trebbe <Jill_Trebbe>
Date: Monday, June 26, 2000
Supervisory Museum Specialist (GS-9 or GS-11)
National Park Service

The Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline,
Massachusetts is seeking a candidate with experience in project
management, archives processing and supervision to serve as a
manager for the off-site archives processing lab in Springfield,
Massachusetts. The position offers a unique opportunity to work with
one of the most widely researched collections in the National Park
Service.  This is a full-time position, not to exceed four years.

The Supervisory Museum Specialist manages a complex, multi-year
project to catalog and conserve select records of Frederick Law
Olmsted, Sr. and his sons, associates and successor firms.
Reporting to the Supervisory Archivist, the Supervisory Museum
Specialist supervises the archives processing lab located in
Springfield, Massachusetts.  This position oversees staff performing
basic paper conservation and cataloguing of a collection of large
format landscape architectural plans and drawings and associated
textual materials dating from 1860s to 1980.

Primary duties include: directing and coordinating technician level
work; supervising staff; scheduling lab activities; carrying out
established intermediate and basic paper conservation treatments;
directing staff in use of collections management software and data
entry; maintaining records systems for collections accountability;
surveying and evaluating museum collections to determine
preservation and processing needs;  human resource management;
recruit and hire of new technicians; training of new personnel;
managing annual budget; assisting with partnership agreements;
managing collections storage areas; managing Local Area Network;
purchasing custom archival storage materials; assuring that safety
procedures are followed.

Secondary duties may include: assisting with project funding
requests and grant writing; preparing reports on project progress;
assisting with establishment of Emergency Operation Plan (EOP) for

Starting salary if filled at the GS-9 is $34,575 (salary range
$34,575-$44,945.00).  Starting salary if filled at the GS-11 is
$41,834 (salary range $41,834-$54,385.00).

The position will be open from June 26, 2000 - July 10, 2000.
Requests for application packages must be received by July 10th.
To obtain an application package please call the U.S. Office of
Personnel Management (OPM) at 256-837-0894 (refer to vacancy numbers
AH0907 and AH0908) or apply online through OPM's web site at
<URL:>.  To be considered, completed
application packages must be received by July 20, 2000.  For
additional information regarding this job, you may call The
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site at 617-566-1689 x414.

The U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:2
                  Distributed: Thursday, June 29, 2000
                        Message Id: cdl-14-2-034
Received on Monday, 26 June, 2000

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