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Position at the National Museum of the American Indian

From: Leslie Williamson <williamson>
Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Assistant Conservator, GS 9/11
The National Museum of the American Indian
Term position, not to exceed 2 years
starting salary $37,783 - $45,716

This federal position is located at the National Museum of the
American Indian, Research Branch in the Bronx, NY and will support
the move of 804,000 objects to Suitland, Maryland.  The collection,
which includes objects from throughout the Western Hemisphere, was
formed by George Gustav Heye and was exhibited in New York for most
of the 20th century.  It is one of the world's largest and finest
collections of Native American cultural materials.

This position will soon be announced for a person with advanced
experience in the conservation field.  The incumbent performs work
associated with the examination, stabilization, cleaning, pest
management and packing of collection objects.  Tasks may also
include constructing specialized supports for transport of
especially fragile objects, and providing conservation information
about techniques and materials for packing collections to other move
staff.

Assists the Head of Move Conservation with daily operation of the
lab including maintaining adequate supplies and assuring that
equipment is in working order.  Assists the supervisor in preparing
budgets, schedules, work plans and administrative documents
necessary to the operation of the unit projects.

The announcement will be available by the end of May through the SI
Job Hotline at 202-287-3102.  Further information is available at
the address and numbers listed below:

    NMAI- Bronx Move Office
    3401 Bruckner Blvd.
    Bronx, NY 10461
    212-514-3900
    Fax: 212-514-3815

Or email inquiries to merritts [at] si__edu

This posting will also be displayed at the AIC annual meeting in
Dallas, with information for contacting NMAI staff available at the
conference to discuss further.

Leslie Williamson
Asst. Move Coordinator/Conservation
National Museum of the American Indian
3401 Bruckner Blvd. Bronx, NY 10461
212-514-3972
Fax: 212-514-3816


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