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Position at Smithsonian Institution

From: Malcolm Collum <collumm<-a>
Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
Objects conservator
Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution has a requirement for the services of a
conservation professional to perform artifact condition assessments,
documentation, treatments and treatment reports for the Milestones
of Flight gallery renovation at the National Air and Space Museum.
The position will be for a not-to-exceed 18 month period.  Work will
be performed in the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory at the
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia and at the
National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall, Washington DC.

The Milestones of Flight gallery contains seventy of the Nation's
most historically significant aerospace artifacts, including the
"Spirit of St. Louis" and the Apollo 11 Command Module.  All of the
artifacts in this gallery will be given thorough evaluations and
necessary treatments as part of a major gallery renovation.  Work
will also be performed in support of the day to day activities of
the Conservation Unit at the Udvar Hazy Center.

Salary Range: $63,091 to $71,504 per year

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: For this position,
specialized knowledge is defined as work performing condition
assessments and remedial conservation treatments on a range of
historic objects and works of art.  Experience with paintings and
painted objects is an additional desired skill set.

Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the
Federal Service or comparable pay band system.  Part-time and/or
unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to
determine the total number of years and months of experience.  Be
sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

Or Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate
education or masters or equivalent graduate degree related to the

Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet
the basic qualifications; for example, a half year of experience and
a half year of education in the field may be qualifying.

EEO Policy: The United States Government does not discriminate in
employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political
affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic
information, age, membership in an employee organization,
retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit

To apply for this position, please send your resume and letter of
interest to Malcolm Collum <collumm<-a t->si< . >edu>.

Malcolm Collum
Chief Conservator
National Air and Space Museum
14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy.
Chantilly VA 20151

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Received on Friday, 24 October, 2014

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