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    This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. As a Supervisory Conservator, responsible for supervising a portion of the Conservation Branch staff, managing conservation services, and providing technical expertise in preventive conservation, digitization, and conservation treatment. All responsibilities support the mission and strategic directions of Preservation Programs. The current Preservation Strategy is available at Archives.gov/Preservation.

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    As a Supervisory Conservator, you will:
    -Plan, manage and direct the work of RXC lab staff in coordination with the other Supervisory Conservator including evaluate staff performance, promote team building and staff morale, establish laboratory policies as appropriate and lead laboratory health & safety priorities and training;
    -Oversee laboratory purchasing and efficient use of available resources as well as ensuring conservation laboratory equipment is fully functional, maintained and serviced;
    -Oversee the examination, treatment and care of the rarest and most complex documents in the National Archives holdings;
    -Serve as a NARA technical expert in multiple areas: conservation and preservation methodology and treatment of archival materials, preventive -conservation, conservation and preservation training, records emergency response and preparedness, and preservation requirements for exhibition and digitization of archival materials.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Frequent local travel and occasional travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580235000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.