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    The Smithsonian Institute (SI) is a diverse museum and research complex. Learning at the  National Air and Space Museum (NASM) sparks curiosity and empowers learners to imagine the possibilities of our future. This position is located in the Office of the Registrar, Collections Department.  The incumbent will assist with tasked related to care, maintenance and preservation of artifacts from the National Collection. 

    This position is OUTSIDE the bargaining unit. 

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    TMS technical support and assistance:

    The incumbent provides technical support and assistance on the proper use of TMS in support of the deinstallation, movement, and reinstallation of artifacts at the National Mall Building.

    Registration support of Transformation activities:

    The incumbent assists with the creation or augmentation of artifact records within TMS, adding information to those databases such as object locations, dimensions, condition surveys, or other data as well as digital images of relevant artifacts. The incumbent collaborates with the Collections Processing Unit, Conservation Unit, and Preservation and Restoration Unit with respect to digital descriptive data and photographic documentation maintained in TMS and the Smithsonian Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) and assists Collections Department staff in completion of associated documentation tasks.

    Barcode Manager technical support and assistance:

    The incumbent provides technical support and assistance on the automated barcode tracking system that utilizes the TMS plug-in, Barcode Manager, and barcode scanning hardware. They oversee the use of the installed hardware and software to ensure proper recording of object moves and perform basic training and troubleshooting on issues related to the tracking of artifacts.

    Planning, tracking and reporting Registrarial activities related to Transformation:

    The incumbent supports NASM registration and collections management activities related to Transformation installation and deinstallation. The incumbent complies and reports on information from the Collections Department Units and TMS. The incumbent reviews and provides input during the planning phases of projects to inform the work sequence and communicates to the team members any registrarial or object tracking issues that may impact the project.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    09 - This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/608119200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.