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Subject: Positions at IMLS

Positions at IMLS

From: Maxwell Eileen <emaxwell>
Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2000
Program Assistants, Part time
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

Job Description: Student employment opportunity with potential for
conversion to permanent status at end of program
Eligible Applicants: Graduate students enrolled at least half-time
Hours:  20-24 hours per week
Salary: $23,304 - 28,886 (pro-rated) depending on experience
Open:  Until filled

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal
agency that provides grants to the nation's museums and libraries,
has three part-time program assistant positions available to assist
in the Office of Museum Services (OMS).  This opportunity provides
students with experience in an office that interacts with all types
of museums throughout the United States.

Students will work under the general supervision of OMS Program
Officers. Responsibilities will include a variety of tasks in
support of the management of the programs, including coordinating
special projects, developing logistical arrangements for program
meetings and workshops, collecting, organizing and preparing
statistical data; gathering and synthesizing information about the
application review process; locating and assembling information for
various reports, briefs, and conferences; preparing and reviewing
outgoing correspondence; maintaining complex filing systems, and
performing other assigned clerical duties.

Eligible students will be enrolled in a graduate academic program at
least half-time during their time of employment.  Preference will be
given to students enrolled in graduate museum studies programs or
areas that correspond with museum disciplines (art, history,
science, anthropology, historic preservation, zoology, etc).
Preference will be given to students who have experience working in
museums, including volunteer experience.  Preference will be given
to students with computer experience.

Open until filled.  To apply, send a resume, an updated SF-171, or a
document with the equivalent information, by September 15, 2000, to:

    Mary Estelle Kennelly
    Director, Office of Museum Services
    Institute of Museum and Library Services
    1100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 609
    Washington, DC  20056

For more information, contact Steve Shwartzman, Program Officer, at
202-606-4641 or Dan Lukash, Program Officer, at 202-606-4644.  Also,
they may be e-mailed at sshwartzman [at] imls__gov and dlukash [at] imls__gov.

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                  Distributed: Friday, August 18, 2000
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Received on Wednesday, 16 August, 2000

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