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    Summary

    This position is located in the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), Smithsonian Institution, Department of Photographs. The employee provides collections management, acquistions management, procurement assistance, and office-related support to the curators and staff of this curatorial department.

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    Responsibilities

    • Coordinates collection management functions that include accession number requests, photography orders, requests for the movement of objects, and the retrieval and return of artworks to storage.
    • Processes collection catalog records including data entry; supports acquisition process by preparing and editing acquisition reports; uses collection database to track artworks for photography, conservation and exhibition; and manages procurement and travel.
    • Oversees collection storage, developing and implementing collection space plans and participates in periodic inventories.
    • Utilizes specialized knowledge of collections to guide and assist researchers and answer inquiries.
    • Communicates with vendors, contractors, staff, researchers, and general public.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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