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Subject: Position at National Air and Space Museum

Position at National Air and Space Museum

From: Malcolm Collum <collumm<-at->
Date: Thursday, June 4, 2009
The Smithsonian Institution
National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum seeks a Conservator in the
Conservation Unit of the Collections Division. This position
provides technical and administrative support to the NASM Chief
Conservator in the preparation of reports, collections of data, and
care of the National collections.  Applicants must have:

    Skill in conducting basic collections care tasks including
    artifact condition  examination,  conservation treatment,
    preventative conservation, use of a collections  information
    system data base, and preparation of object condition reports

    Knowledge of the operation and calibration  of environmental
    monitoring equipment, such as  visible light meters, ultra
    violet radiation meters, hygrothermographs, and
    temperature/humidity data loggers

      Knowledge of artifact collections care issues  such as
      artifact handling, environmental  conditions, artifact storage
      and cleaning

     Skill in the use of stationary and power hand tools to
     construct custom artifact supports  and to clean and
     disassemble complex artifacts

     Ability to assemble complex  reports with narrative, data
     charts, images and graphs; an

     Ability to communicate orally  to work effectively in a team

This is a federal civil service position, grade 11, $60,989 - $79280
annually, dependent on education and experience.

Job closes: June 16, 2009.

For application information, go to: announcement
#09A-JP-295214-DEU-NASM for non-federal status candidates. Those
with federal status use #09A-JP-295214-MPA-NASM.

EEO--Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

Malcolm Collum
Chief Conservator
Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum
Paul E. Garber Facility
3904 Old Silver Hill Road, Bldg. 10
Suitland, MD 20746

                  Conservation DistList Instance 23:3
                   Distributed: Friday, June 5, 2009
                        Message Id: cdl-23-3-011
Received on Thursday, 4 June, 2009

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