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    This position is located in the Gallery Archives (GA), Secretary General Counsel (SG), National Gallery of Art (NGA). The primary purpose of the position is 1) to apply high-level specialized knowledge of architectural records to the most difficult issues relating to documentation of the entire National Gallery of Art campus and recent renovations 2) to strategically apply new technologies to management of digital objects in accordance with high-level archival strategies and principles and 3) to support and maintain a secure archival digital repository in accordance with national standards and 4) to perform other tasks requiring high-level archival understanding and experience.

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    If selected, you will:

    • Analyze the most complex records and information resources to identify key National Gallery of Art architectural information in archival records to provide information for the most significant and difficult architectural projects and immediate emergencies.
    • Establish standards and monitor archival storage for digital materials, including digital photographs and architectural records, and for archival materials in every physical form in a traditional archival setting. Serve as archives security and preservation officer.
    • Appraise records in every physical form for permanent evidential and informational values.
    • Anticipate record-keeping changes, establish guidance for architects and other record-keeping offices, and oversee digital and analog records transfers.
    • Manage archival databases and ensure security for archival descriptive materials.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens and Nationals

    This position is also being advertised to all status candidates via Merit Promotion procedures procedures. The announcement number is: NGA-15-105B

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    1420 Archivist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418124900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.