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    This position is part of the CONSERVATION BRANCH, National Archives and Records Administration. As a SUPVY CONSERVATOR, you will serve as Supervisory Conservator within the Conservation Branch, Preservation Programs Division of Research Services in College Park, MD.

    The closing date of this announcement has been extended to February 5, 2018 due to lack of applicants.

    Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government - more than 10 billion of them.

    Visit our Employee Gallery at www.archives.gov/careers to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

    For more information, visit: https://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/college-park /

    Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted from current and former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible under special hiring authorities such as the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), Disabilities Program, etc.

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    Responsibilities

    As a SUPVY CONSERVATOR, GS-1001-14, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:

    Plans, organizes, manages and directs the work of Research Services, Preservation Programs, Conservation Branch conservation laboratory staff including: conducts conservation and preservation projects to analyze, review, and make recommendations regarding the conservation and preservation of the wide range of documentary heritage in NARA's holdings and implements or directs projects to ensure the continuing conservation and preservation of archival material for which NARA is responsible.
    Serves as technical expert responsible for planning, overseeing, and providing conservation and preservation services for the Conservation Branch and the Agency, including analyzing, reviewing, and recommending NARA conservation and preservation policy, programs and procedures in areas that have Branch-wide, Agency-wide, government-wide and national and international professional impact.

    Serves as NARA technical expert in conservation methodology and treatment of archival materials, preventative conservation and preservation training of program staff and allied professionals, development of preservation-based standards for archival activities, and preservation requirements for exhibition and digitization of archival materials. Develops and reviews proposals for policy development and implementation in these areas.

    Oversees the examination, treatment and care of the rarest and most complex documents in the National Archives holdings. When appropriate, develops new approaches to treatments and applies new developments and experimental theories to solve problems.

    Acts as a primary Agency outreach liaison, as a representative of NARA on interagency groups dealing with issues of major concern, or as an expert working on special projects. Prepares publications and delivers oral presentations to NARA allied communities as they relate to Agency conservation and preservation issues and activities.


    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles): Applications will be accepted from current and former competitive service Federal employees, and people eligible under special hiring authorities such as the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), Disabilities Program, etc.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488493800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.