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    Summary

    This position is located in the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The position will serve as a Archivist in the Collections Management Department and reports to the Department Head. The incumbent is responsible for development, care and management of the more than 160 collections in the Freer Sackler Archives. The incumbent also supports F|S staff in the development of exhibition and assists researchers from within and outside the Museum.

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    Responsibilities

    1. Applies knowledge of archival principles, methods, and procedures and historical research methods, using subject content matter and interrelationships to process, appraise, access, arrange and electronic description according to current professional archival standards.
    2. Assures cataloging, documenting and maintenance procedures are adequate and adhered to in both the automated and manual archival systems.

    3. Provides reference and research services in response to requests for that information contained in F|S archival records.

    4. Develops and oversees the implementation of acquisition plans to enhance F|S archives holdings.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    1420 Archivist

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