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This position is located in the Naval History and Heritage Command Curator Branch at the Washington Navy Yard, DC. The Curator Branch is responsible for the management of Navy properties of historical and inspirational value, including artifacts, shipboard equipment, ordnance, uniforms and ephemera.


Manages Department of the Navy’s collection management database, Department of Navy Heritage Asset Management System (DONHAMS) thereby maintaining an accurate inventory of the Naval History and Heritage Command Headquarters Artifact Collection and ensuring the creation and maintenance of required documentation. 

Acts as the representative for the Program Manager, Curator Branch, NHHC enterprise museum system and other interested parties in discussions with NHHC IT Branch, contracting, software vendors, and others in all matters concerning Department of Navy Heritage Asset Management System.

Responsible for the Curator Branch loan program.  Works with the Loan Curator to ensure all loans are current and all artifact movement is properly documented.

Responsible for compiling metrics on all aspects of the Headquarters Artifact Collection including, but not limited to, artifact acquisitions, processing, loans, and losses for use in official reports and data calls

Supervises Curator Branch Registrar Section staff assigning, reviewing and evaluating the work of the staff. Provides oversight and technical guidance on daily assignments as needed. 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Site visits as required

Relocation Authorized

  • No