( open to all ) Conservator (Photographs) (Vacancy #: VAR000537)

  • Opening Date: November 29, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 7, 2019
  • OPM Control Number: 518023400
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000537
  • LC Organization Unit: Library Services
  • LC Organization Unit - Specific Office: Conservation Division
  • Grade: GS-09
  • Series: 1001
  • Minimum Salary: $56,233.00
  • Maximum Salary: $73,105.00
  • Availability: Open to All

The Conservator position is located in the Conservation Division in the Preservation Directorate. The Directorate is responsible for the long-term, uninterrupted access to the Library's collections through a variety of preservation programs. The Conservation Division accomplishes the preservation of the Library's holdings - including rare, valuable and special collections and general research collections - through a variety of activities, which include performing condition assessment, housing, and treatment of collection items; conducting research and analysis of Library materials, and investigating degradative processes and efficacy of treatments. Conservators also undertake a range of other activities including preventive 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 programs; review of guidelines and specifications, and preservation training of staff, allied professionals, interns, fellows, volunteers, and the general public.

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