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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: Monday, October 29, 2001
Neukom Family Foundation Conservation Fellow, DS-1001-5
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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 regard to race,
sex, color, creed, age, marital status, national origin,
non-disqualifying handicap conditions, or any other non-merit

Announcement Number: DON-02-04
Opening Date: October 18, 2001
Closing Date: December 18, 2001
Full Performance Level: GS-5
Salary: $24.192 per annum


    Office of Museum Programs
    Division of Collections
    Branch of Conservation Services
    Washington DC

Area of Consideration: All Qualified Persons

Type of Appointment:This is a Restricted Grant Full-time Term
Appointment with Benefits Not-to-Exceed 13 months. 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

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of
the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The
decision granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case

Statement of Duties: The primary purpose of this internship is to
provide a broad-based experience with the intern'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 intern will work directly with the
conservator of his or her field of specialization, under the
supervision of the Chief Conservator.

Summary of Qualifications Required: Applicant must possess one (1)
year of specialized experience equivalent to DS-4 or four (4) years
above high school. Specialized experience is experience that has
equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform successfully the duties for the position, and
that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be

All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met within
30 calendar days after the closing date of the announcement.

Knowledges, Abilities, Skills and Other Characteristics (KASOCS):

    1.  Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and
        techniques of the conservation of museum objects.

    2.  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.

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

How to Apply: Applicants should submit a resume, which demonstrates
their possession of the specialized experience required for this
position. Applicants are also encouraged to prepare a narrative
addressing the knowledges, skills and abilities required for the
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 received in the Human Resources office by the
closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted.

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