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    This position is located in the Preservation Services department at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Smithsonian Institution (SI). Preservation Services supports long-term collections preservation and access by managing programs in conservation treatment, documentation, and research; providing preservation training and guidance on collections care and partnering with the Office of Facilities Engineering and Operations (OFEO) to monitor environmental conditions, and managing collections disaster response. The work of this position relates to the organization, coordination, and conservation activities related to NMAH exhibits and loans.

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    1. Serves as the conservation coordinator among the conservation labs and on loan and exhibit teams.
    2. Performs reviews, plans and schedules for conservation projects and tracks the conservation work against the overarching project plan, providing feedback on conservation-related aspects of exhibit and loan plans.
    3. Carries out conservation work on objects with a wide-range of structures, materials, significance, age and condition.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Excepted Service employees may also apply to this announcement.

    Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement # 18R-SB-303164-MPA-NMAH

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481280800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.