RESEARCH & PRESERVATION SPECIALIST I
|Department||MDP Museum Services|
|Date Opened||4/20/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||5/4/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$36,557.00 - $57,808.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Cindy Mann|
THIS IS AN INTERNAL RECRUITMENT FOR JEFFERSON PATTERSON PARK & MUSEUM and MARYLAND HISTORICAL TRUST EMPLOYEES ONLY
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Carry out condition and conservation surveys for Federal Collections submitted to the MAC Lab by the Federal Curator
Documentation and Photography
Record technical information into the conservation database for the purpose of producing Conservation Reports for external clients and JPPM collections.
Take before and after treatment photographs as part of the Conservation Report submittal.
Carry out passive and interventive conservation treatments, including but not limited to mechanical cleaning, desalination, structural fills, environmental packaging and reconstruction.
Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with the American Institute of Conservation’s Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice.
Perform quantitative tests throughout chemically interventive treatments such as vacuum freeze drying, desalination and PEG impregnation.
X-ray artifacts in conjunction with conservation surveys of Federal collections or as needed to perform specific conservation treatments.
Perform material characterization tests to assist archaeologists and curators in their research of artifacts or to identify materials for the purpose of determining appropriate conservation treatments.
Correspond with clients to determine conservation needs and to develop appropriate conservation strategies.
Keep client up to date regarding treatment progress and developments.
Package or mount artifacts for transport, storage or display.
General lab maintenance.
Assist with JPPM sponsored events.
Education: Applicant must have a degree in the conservation of Objects, from an accredited conservation degree program. Current students seeking a minimum 12-month internship either post-graduate or as a graduation requirement, are eligible.
1. Equivalent work experience of two years practical conservation of archeological materials maybe excepted in lieu of a conservation degree.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.
The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred. If on-line application process is not available, you may submit a paper application, supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:
ATTN: Chris Langley
Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston St., Suite 608
Baltimore, MD 21201
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.
Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay