Job Postings: Digest 12/15/2016

1. Photograph Conservator, National Museum of African American History and Culture
2. Conservation Maintenance Manager West Territory, English Heritage

1. PHOTOGRAPH CONSERVATOR, National Museum of African American History and Culture (Landover, MD, USA)

  • Deadline: December 21, 2016
  • You must apply through USAjobs to be considered
  • Full-Time, Two- year Term with possible extension up to four years
  • Salary range: $64,650.00 to $84,044.00 / Per Year
  • Job Announcement No.  17R-YH-302361-DEU-NMAAHC
  • Series and Grade: GS-1001-11
  • Promotion potential: 11

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes. We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.
Smithsonian Institution, and is located at the Pennsy NMAAHC Facility in Landover, MD. The collections and conservation facility supports the new museum located on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  Incumbent reports to the Supervisory Conservator in the Office of Collections Management (OCM).  The museum’s primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects that document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States; to conduct scholarly research designed to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in the fields of African American history; to publish findings for both scholarly and general audiences; and to interpret historical developments through public exhibitions and programs.
Works under the supervision of the Supervisory Conservator to:
* Design, propose, document, and complete proposed conservation treatments on a wide variety of photographic materials within the collection;
* Provide care, preservation and research on all photographs within the Museum’s collections;
* Research photographs and negatives within the collection, explore photographic processes, artist’s methods and generate scientific data on the properties of the materials;
* Provide preventative care measures such as monitoring and evaluating environmental controls, integrated pest management, and emergency preparedness, response and recovery of collections, product testing and quality control; and
* Provide training of staff, allied professionals, interns, fellows, volunteers and the general public.
Job open to all US citizens 17R-YH-302361-DEU-NMAAHC
Agency contact: Yvonne Humphries, Human Resources,, +1 (202) 633-7448, Fax: +1 (571) 258-4052, TDD: +1 (202) 633-6409.


  • Closing date: January 6, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m.
  • Salary: 40k
  • Ref 9064

Join us as Conservation Maintenance Manager in the West Territory where you will bring great energy and passion to the role by ensuring our heritage is maintained and enhanced for the next generation.
No matter what they do and where they do it, our people play their part in protecting and presenting some of the greatest places in England for the benefit and enjoyment of our visitors.
The repair, enhancement and conservation of buildings, gardens and landscapes is a vital part of preserving our inspirational settings. As a Conservation Maintenance Manager you will be responsible for delivering high quality maintenance, conservation and repair and project works for English Heritage’s National Collection of Historic Properties in the West Territory.
We are looking for you to show technical expertise as well as proven contract management skills and experience, as well as an excellent ability to both influence and lead a multi-disciplinary professional team. Your commitment to high standards and desire to work collaboratively with colleagues and key stakeholders will shine through.
This is an exciting and challenging role requiring technical knowledge of conservation maintenance, financial management and project delivery. You will have excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
You will be joining our charity which through our 400 historic monuments, buildings and sites, brings the story of England to life for over 10 million visitors each year.
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