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The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
The position is located in the Gallery Archives of the National Gallery of Art. Its purpose is to support archival programs through specialized administrative management and performance of museum archives activities. The Gallery Archives is responsible for long-term care of permanently valuable historical records of the National Gallery of Art in every physical form including textual, media, and electronic.
The incumbent is responsible for providing efficient and effective administrative management support for the operations of the Gallery Archives office:
Provides support to senior staff with establishing and maintaining digital and analog information management systems.
Oversees acquisition of specialized archival supplies and equipment.
Manages all office requisitions and recording receipts in Oracle.
Determines appropriate application of government and Gallery policies and procedures for office operations.
Evaluates office procedures to identify areas for improvement, assesses the need for alternative methods, and recommends and implements changes as approved by the Chief of Gallery Archives.
The incumbent performs operational support duties directly relating to museum archives program activities which includes:
Providing support in managing the ingest of archival materials in analog and digital form.
Assisting with analyzing, monitoring, and maintaining data on archives projects.
Providing public information and general reference services for archival records.
Monitoring press releases and other on-line sources and creating digital and analog downloads for archival preservation.
Accessioning print items, updating database records and creating up-to-date finding aids.
Creating and managing lists and reports and analyzing data for management
Performing basic preservation activities for archival materials.
Supporting archival presence.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. Citizens and Nationals
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