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Subject: Position at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Position at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

From: Jane E. Klinger <jklinger>
Date: Thursday, December 20, 2001
Senior Conservator, Paper and Photographic Materials Conservator
GS-1001-11/12
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Announcement Number:  HMM-02-08

The United States Holocaust Memorial Council 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
factors.

United States Citizenship is required for Federal Employment

Salary:
    GS11:  $44,352 - $57,656 per annum
    GS12:  $53,156 - $69,099 per annum

Statement of Duties:  The incumbent serves as the Senior Conservator
responsible for performing the full range of conservation and
preservation work concerned with technical treatment and related
research for a wide variety of photographic materials and
paper-based objects with special attention to those objects
possessing the highest level of historic and intrinsic value.  Plans
and provides ad hoc  and recurring conservation and preservation
programs and activities for paper-based and photographic materials
for the Collections Division.  Works closely with curators to
determine proper treatment of the most important objects and keeps
the curatorial staff informed of current and future conservation
developments and preservation policies affecting material in their
varied and most special collections.  Provides quality control over
conservation and preservation treatment of paper-based and
photographic artifacts of high intrinsic value.  Seeks modern
scientific answers to problems connected with conservation and
preservation.  Examines objects of special historic significance by
various methods to determine their condition, causes of damage, and
previous treatments.  Conducts research and experimentation
concerning the progress or condition of treated objects.  Provides
guidance, assistance and training to junior conservators in
conservation methods and techniques.

For the full vacancy announcement and application procedures, contact:

    Faith Butler
    Division of Personnel
    100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
    Washington DC 20024
    202-314-7878
    TTY: 202-488-0406

Or, go to <URL:http://www.ushmm.org/museum/employ/>

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