Exhibits Conservator

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Library of Congress
Job location: 
Washington DC
Contract type: 
Application deadline: 
Thursday, 30 April, 2020

The Library of Congress solicits applications for an Exhibits Conservator, a three-year position at a GS-12 with benefits, in the Conservation Division in Washington, DC. Those interested may view the full posting and application instructions at USAJOBS at the following link. The title of the position is Librarian (Preservation Specialist). The deadline for applications is April 30, 2020.


Reporting to the Head of the Paper Conservation Section, the successful candidate will join the team of exhibits conservators and shepherd the Library's varied collections through the exhibits and loan process. The Library is expanding its exhibition and gallery spaces to showcase more of its world class collections. Conservation professionals with a specialty in book, paper, or object conservation and experienced with preparing materials for exhibition are encouraged to apply. In addition to exceptional knowledge of conservation practice and principles, the Conservation Division values communication, research and outreach.