The Office of Senate Curator has an opening for a collections specialist. This is professional, technical, and administrative work supporting the registration and collections management programs for the Office of Senate Curator on behalf of the Senate Commission on Art. Responsibilities include implementing standards, policies and procedures for the registration, inventory, movement, placement, protection, storage and care of the Senate’s permanent collections of art, historical furnishings, and memorabilia.
Conservation Project at the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory
Maryland Department of Planning/Maryland Historical Trust/Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
Opening Date: March 20, 2017
Closing Date: April 10, 2017
Salary: Not to exceed $7,200; $15/hour
Employment Type: Temporary
Work Location: St. Leonard, Calvert County, MD
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