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    This position is located in the Moving Image Section, Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Library Services at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in Culpeper, Virginia.

    The position description number for this position is 383074.

    The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

    This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

    Relocation expenses are not authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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    Under the direction of the head of the Moving Image Section and in coordination with other supervisors, executes the plans and operations of the section in creating and maintaining a uniform system of archival and physical controls over the division's moving image collections. Directs the daily operations of processing technicians, volunteers, and interns, in processing moving image materials according to established archival and local procedures. Activities include oversight of their work arranging, describing, preserving, and storing moving image collections in analog and digital formats.

    Leads individual as well as group efforts, and carries out the recommendations of managers, area specialists, and project archivists concerning the arrangement, description, movement, and storage of the materials being preserved. Devises, recommends, approves, and/or directs procedures for the accessioning and technical processing, conservation, and preservation of such material. Helps schedule the overall flow of processing within the division, especially as it relates to the production of processing staff. Consults with other supervisors, subject and period specialists, and project archivists relating to the assignment of tasks and their completion. Coordinates the preparation of descriptive material for incorporation into finding aids, inventories, and other controls used to manage the storage and use of collections. Provides preliminary review of written work products in the section. Collects, maintains, and compiles statistical work records of the staff under his/her supervision.

    Supervises a group of employees performing work up to the GS-8 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision relative to the staff supervised. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of work; Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees; Observes workers' performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff and clearly communicates these through the formal employee performance management system. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Resolves informal complaints and grievances. Recommend appointment, promotion, or reassignment and develops work improvement plans, recommending personnel actions as necessary. Provides advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters. Effect minor disciplinary measures, such as warnings and reprimands, recommending other action in more serious cases. Reviews and approves or disapproves leave requests and certifies time and attendance records for staff. Assures that subordinates are trained and folly comply with safety regulations and safeguard sensitive and personally identifiable information (PII) of employees. Furthers the objectives of diversity and inclusiveness by taking positive steps to assure the accomplishment of diversity and inclusiveness and by adhering to nondiscriminatory employment practices in regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, age, or other non-merit factor.

    In consultation with preservation specialists, analyzes, determines, and prioritizes preservation requirements. Surveys collections, identifying and inventorying groups of materials for preservation and physical security. Develops and proposes long-term strategies for the preservation of collections. Assesses collections and archives considered for acquisition by the Library with regard to condition, contents, scope, storage history, and other aspects pertinent to the conservation and long-term survival of material.

    Works with other staff in the division and the Library to improve archival techniques and knowledge of archival procedures. Coordinates as necessary with collection curators and staff in other divisions relating to the transmission, handling, description, and storage of division material housed off-site or transferred elsewhere. Maintains contact with developments related to archival control and preservation practices in comparable institutions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1420 Archivist

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