The Smithsonian Institution is looking for an Assistant Director for Collections Care in Washington, DC.
This person develops short and long-range plans for the collections care and preservation management programs at SIA, serving as the principal advisor to the Director on creation, maintenance, and sustainability of a range of services for the conservation/preservation community. They also form and chair committees and special focus groups to address pan-Institutional issues relating to the Smithsonian’s collections preservation, access, and management programs, providing expertise to assist in the development of SI policies and procedures relating to those functions. They assume a leadership role in coordinating facilities management, public services, administrative staff and archival staff in the development, implementation and evaluation of processes, procedures and systems for environmental control.
To learn more, and to apply online, visit the Smithsonian job posting here.