Conservator Artifacts Job Description Sample
Project Conservator (Term)
Application for Project Conservator (term) Princeton University Library (PUL) seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative Project Conservator to support digitization and collection move projects within the Library's Preservation & Conservation Department. PUL is one of the world's leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,600 graduate students, 853 faculty members, and many visiting scholars.
Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. PUL employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities. Major Responsibilities Reporting to the Preservation Librarian, the Project Conservator provides essential, skilled support for high-priority projects.
This one-year term position focuses on assessment and conservation treatment required for digitization and collection moves. The Project Conservator assesses material selected for digitization, identifies condition problems, and makes a plan for stabilization; consults with Digital Studio staff on special handling or other requirements for safe digitization of fragile materials, and manages the flow of material being assessed; collaborates with Preservation & Conservation Department colleagues to develop condition surveys for collections being moved; carries out condition surveys and develops action plans for safely moving collections; identifies and prioritizes material requiring conservation treatment or housing; carries out housing and stabilization projects to prepare collections to be moved; examines and carries out conservation treatments on bound and unbound materials from both Western and Eastern traditions, and creates thorough written and photographic treatment before, during, and after treatment. Finally, the Project Conservator attends meetings of project planning teams and provides regular updates to stakeholders and to the Preservation Librarian; and participates in Preservation & Conservation Department activities and initiatives.
Required Master's degree in conservation or related area with certificate in conservation, specializing in book or paper conservation, required before start date Demonstrated knowledge of conservation science, analytical techniques, preventive conservation principles, and conservation ethics Demonstrated skill in conservation treatment of paper-based library and archival collections Experience conducting housing and storage projects and planning and carrying out condition surveys Aptitude with MS Office and G Suite tools Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills Ability to plan, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships Ability to stand for hours at a time, to lift 20+ pounds, and to work in an environment which includes exposure to materials containing possible dust and mold Availability for occasional travel and evening/weekend shifts as necessary Must successfully pass a background check Preferred Previous academic library experience Experience with collection moves Experience with East Asian book formats and conservation treatment of Asian papers Knowledge of one or more foreign languages The term of this position is one year with the possibility of renewal depending on project needs. The successful candidate will be appointed to an Associate Professional Specialist or more senior rank depending upon qualifications and experience. To apply visit: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/11541.
Requisition No: D-19-LIB-00011
Thomas Allen is Hiring in our Guardianship Division!
LOCATION: West St. Paul, MN
HOURS AVAILABLE: Monday - Friday, flexible schedule, on-call and some evenings
JOB SUMMARY: In this position, you will manage personal funds as a rep payee/conservator by paying bills, setting up & balancing accounts, organizing financial information, and responding to requests regarding money. You will also maintain accurate records of all transactions.
2 years of experience in the management of financial accounts along with a strong math aptitude or an Associate's Degree in Business Administration/Accounting/Finance
Ability to utilize computer programs and applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and database management
Data entry experience
Exceptional ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
High-levels of integrity, competency and sense of urgency
Flexibility and nimbleness in changing environments and situations
Superior organizational skills
Ability to effectively communicate in English, written and verbal
Driver's license, acceptable driving record and proof of auto insurance required
Must be at least 18 years of age
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Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides person-centered services to individuals with disabilities. Proudly, we offer a diverse array of services including residential group home support, case management, and guardianship.
Thomas Allen is known as a reputable and growing agency that delivers trusted and dependable services, which is made possible through the talent, skills, and commitment shared by a team of over 750 employees. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members who are passionate about providing respectful and responsive services that empower those we support to live meaningful and purposeful lives.
Thomas Allen is Hiring for a Guardian/ Conservator!
LOCATION: West St. Paul
HOURS AVAILABLE: Full-time, flexible 9am - 5pm
JOB SUMMARY: As a Guardian, you will have the primary responsibility of acting as a legal representative for individuals served. You will act as an advocate on behalf of the individuals, visit the individuals served on a regular basis, and ensure that appropriate provisions are made for their care, comfort, and maintenance needs. You will also maintain communication with the court, and make decisions that are in the best interest of the individuals served.
4 year degree in Social Services, Social Work, Psychology or related field
Certified Guardians and Conservators are encouraged to apply.
2 years of experience working in social services. Examples would be group home supervisor or lead staff. Previous guardianship or conservatorship experience preferred.
Ability to effectively communicate in English, written and verbal
Driver's license, acceptable driving record and proof of auto insurance required
Must be at least 18 years of age
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Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides person-centered services to individuals with disabilities. Proudly, we offer a diverse array of services including residential group home support, case management, and guardianship.
Thomas Allen is known as a reputable and growing agency that delivers trusted and dependable services, which is made possible through the talent, skills, and commitment shared by a team of over 700 employees. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members who are passionate about providing respectful and responsive services that empower those we support to live meaningful and purposeful lives.
Definition: Conservators work as a team in Missouri's only publicly funded conservation lab for treatment of historically significant paper records, primarily from the 19th and early 20th century. Staff provide physical/chemical treatment to stabilize and repair the most significant documents in the State Archives collection and from local government offices primarily of rare and historical paper records (documents, maps, and books), with occasional stabilization of photographs. The primary work is in conservation treatment; occasional work in outreach (training and consultation) may be required. The senior conservator manages Missouri's only publicly funded conservation lab for treatment of paper records. The position supervises three-four treatment conservators, plans training and outreach programs for other government agencies, and manages a calendar of production in concert with the Director of Local Records and the State Archivist.
Job Functions and/or General
Perform ethical and safe conservation treatments abiding by the American Institute for Conservation's Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice and directions of supervisors.
Evaluate paper-based documents and carry out conservation treatments at varying degrees of complexity.
Perform necessary chemical and physical testing to determine treatment needs.
Develop condition reports and treatment proposals, and create photo documentation for work proposed and performed. Maintain tracking records in established computer files.
Perform standard treatments including:
dry surface cleaning; humidification and flattening; removal of tapes, adhesives, backings, fasteners, and old mends, including solvent use when warranted; aqueous treatment to wash and/or deacidify; mending and backing/lining; construction of customized protective enclosures; mold remediation.
Repair non-rare books from the Archives reference collection.
Perform high-volume/minimal-treatment to stabilize paper records for microfilming or digitization.
Perform conservation support functions such as:
preparing pastes and chemical solutions; maintaining equipment; cleaning tools and lab space; storing supplies and monitoring inventories; generating project reports and filing conservation documentation.
Training: Occasionally provide training for in-house staff, volunteers, and interns regarding: safe handling procedures, holdings maintenance procedures (fastener removal, surface cleaning, humidification and flattening, housing), etc.
Outreach: On occasion, provide information and education to outside groups, such as the following:
answer technical questions for state/local agencies, cultural organizations, and the public on preservation topics,
provide onsite consultation to local officials and civic organizations on discrete topics such as storage and housing, care and handling, environmental control, pest management, disaster preparedness, etc.,
formal, hands-on workshops in basic care and repair procedures to local government officials, professional organizations, civic groups, or interns,
educational programs and tours of the conservation lab, and write technical leaflets for the agency website, such as those at http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/localrecs/conservation.
In addition to the above responsibilities, the Sr. Conservator duties include:
Staff supervision includes personnel evaluation, the administration of training and planning projects that include negotiation with vendors and local governments.
Sets scheduling priorities, monitors reporting, and conducts field inspections of problems or issues identified by field archivists or local government officials. Also, extensive consultation by phone and email.
Participates directly in procurement of conservation supplies and equipment. Preparing bids and contracts with the Fiscal Office by writing specifications and identifying vendors.
Hosts state and local government groups in the lab.
Contributory author and editor of SOS Publications (print and Web). The supervisor and staff write and promulgate technical publications on all aspects of preservation practices, available at http://www.sos.state.mo.us/archives/localrecs/conservation or in print.
Drafts sections of grant proposals and SOS press releases, as necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of conservation principles and established conservation practices.
Demonstrated effectiveness performing paper conservation treatments in a production setting.
Excellent manual dexterity and sustained concentration with delicate and occasionally repetitive tasks.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and photo-editing software.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to work with documents that contain dust and mold spores.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, public officials, private groups, and the public.
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely orally and in writing.
Ability to stand, bend, kneel, reach shelves above eye level; lift and carry a forty-pound box; and climb a ladder to retrieve materials.
Ability to travel, including occasional overnight trips.
Must possess a valid Missouri driver's license, or be able to secure one within 30 days of employment.
Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree required. At least 2 years advanced training in conservation acquired through formal studies or a combination of apprenticeship, advanced courses, and internships. Knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of books/paper and an understanding of the causes of deterioration. Experience with photo conservation is desired, but not necessary. Candidates for Sr. Conservator must have supervisory experience.
Preferred Education/Experience: Advanced degree/certificate in paper conservation through an accredited graduate or equivalent certificate program, formal apprenticeship, or equivalent experience OR Master's degree in library science or archival administration, art, art history, history, historical preservation, or related field, with one year experience in paper conservation. Sound knowledge of organic and physical chemistry.
Applicants chosen for an interview should present a portfolio or examples of their paper conservation work, and may undergo a manual dexterity indicator as part of the interview process.
Park Ranger I (Resource Specialist)
Under the supervision of the Natural Area Superintendent, this position is responsible for planning, preparing, implementing, and monitoring the natural, cultural and recreational resource conservation activities of Government Canyon State Natural Area. Assists with management goals relating to natural, cultural, and recreational resources. Conducts resource inventory, to include endangered avian and karst species. Monitors and ensures compliance in accordance with applicable laws and GIS related technologies. Performs resource site management and monitors activities to include prescribed fire burns, mechanical vegetation removal, invasive plant management and feral animal control. Responsible for resource planning activities to include resource surveys and visitor use planning; conducts field work to include management and training of volunteers, working with partner organizations and independent on-site field work. Provides demonstrations to the public by using a variety of both natural and cultural items, artifacts and/or replicas. May conduct interpretive tours. May collect daily entrance fees and answer phone calls. Provides information and assistance to park visitors and general public. Performs facility, grounds and equipment maintenance. Educates and interprets resources and works with volunteer groups. Performs site promotion, marketing, volunteer recruitment, develops applicable reports. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.
POSTING NUMBER: 19-00630
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.
- No experience required.
- If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license;
- Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification;
- Must possess or be able to obtain within one year of employment, a Non-Commercial Political Pesticide/Herbicide Applicators license issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
NOTE: Retention of position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required certifications.
- Must be able to pass, within one year of employment, the FFTII moderate duty physical fitness standard (walk 2 miles with a 25 lb pack in 30 minutes or less) or the arduous duty physical fitness standard (walk 3 miles with 45 lb. pack in 45 minutes or less).
NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon meeting and maintaining physical requirements.
- One year of experience in interpretation or conducting educational programs may substitute for 30 hours of the required education, with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Park Administration, Recreation & Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Conservation, Range Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology/Archeology, History, or closely related field.
- Experience as a supervisor or team leader;
- Experience in revenue or budget management;
- Experience with customer service;
- Experience in natural or cultural resource management, general maintenance, public safety, promotions or public relations or marketing;
- Experience caving or experience working in potentially claustrophobic conditions;
- Experience with grounds maintenance and/or brush control;
- Experience with use of a GPS unit and GIS software.
- CPR/First Aid/AED Certification;
- ATV Rider Course Certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management;
- Knowledge of environmental education;
- Knowledge of Karst and Cave Management principles and practices related to endangered species habitat;
- Knowledge of invasive plant species management in relation to plant community and habitat restoration;
- Knowledge of native plant communities and natural landscapes;
- Knowledge of exotic/feral animal management techniques;
- Knowledge of general facility and grounds maintenance;
- Skill in utilizing MS Word, Excel, and Outlook;
- Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
- Skill in Adobe Acrobat and/or ArcVIEW software;
- Skill in using personal computers;
- Skill in facility/equipment/grounds repair programs, repair techniques and trail maintenance;
- Skill in all phases of prescribed burning;
- Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
- Skill in presenting environmental education programs;
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
- Skill in training others;
- Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
- Ability to work as a member of a team;
- Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities;
- Ability to work well with diverse groups and age ranges;
- Ability to plan and conduct natural resource surveys and inventories, compile study data, and prepare reports;
- Ability to develop a sound management program for the natural area's natural and cultural resources;
- Ability to effectively and properly present resource management topics to staff, volunteers and the general public;
- Ability to use ARCVIEW and other mapping software;
- Ability to use GPS unit and interface with personal computer;
- Ability to work in confined spaces;
- Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
- Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.
- Required to work in a public natural area with overnight camping and day use;
- Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
- Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
- Required to work in confined spaces, i.e. caves;
- Required to work in and around natural, outdoor insects, animals, and poisonous plants;
- Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
- May be required to operate a State vehicle;
- Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays;
- Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;
- Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.
In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required:
- Submittal of a completed online application;
- Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application;
- A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable);
- Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference.
NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application. A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.
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Coast Guard MST, 790
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Exhibit Lighting-Interactive Designer
Description of Work
This is a reposted vacancy announcement. Previous applicants MUST REAPPLY in order to be considered.
This position is posted at recruitment salary of $36,677-$43,517 and at
salary grade equivalent GN09
This position will be located at:
Museum of History
5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.
The North Carolina Museum of History Division offers the public an engaging experience to promote a better understanding of the state's history and material culture in collaboration with division staff and museum professionals. We create this experience through comprehensive design of exhibitions, publications, audiovisuals and photography.
The Exhibit Design section designs, produces and maintains gallery exhibits that serve to interpret history and provide learning experiences for visitors. We accomplish this by using text, graphics, photographs, multi-media and environmental elements to display artifacts and support stories related to exhibit topics.
Description of Work:
Design, install, and maintain exhibit lighting as an essential part of exhibit design.
Design, plan and produce interactive components for exhibits including mechanical, electronic, and multi-media elements.
Plan for, install, and maintain audio-visual and multi-media components for exhibits.
Maintain all interactives through-out the museum so that exhibits are presented to visitors in safe, working order as designed.
Supervises contractors and part-time staff, as available, in the production and installation of exhibit interactives, lighting, and multi-media components.
Other duties as assigned, including occasional back-up technical support for special events.
May require occasional night and weekend work.
Requires a valid NC Driver's license or ability to obtain for employment.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.,unassisted.
Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, walk, push, pull and grasp.
Requires fine motor skills, and visual acuity to perform detailed work. Also includes operation of machinery and driving equipment.
Four years' experience with fabrication of custom products using various materials, specifically including woodworking, metal working and working with acrylic plastics.
Demonstrated time management and effective communication skills in written and verbal forms.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.
Demonstrated experience providing lighting plans, installing light fixtures and specifying special lighting for exhibits.
Demonstrated experience in production of interactive exhibits including multi-media and computer platform components.
Demonstrated experience in producing plan drawings with computer aided design software (CAD-Vectorworks) or similar for construction.
Demonstrated experience with electrical service to power light systems, interactive exhibit components and audio-visual units
Demonstrated experience in preparing time and materials estimates, researching and purchasing requests and production/installation schedules.
Demonstrated experience with operating aerial lifts.
Valid NC Driver's License or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
Ability to lift 50 lbs., unassisted and the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, walk, push, pull, and grasp.
Requires fine motor skills, and visual acuity to perform detailed work.
Must have the ability to operate machinery and driving equipment.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in art, art history, design or related field from an appropriately accredited institution with course work in three- dimensional design and two years of experience in museum exhibit design; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.
To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.
Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Administrator - ALF
For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America's heartland. We pride ourselves on being resident focused, encouraging employees to make smart, responsible decisions that are in the best interest of individual residents.
Why belong with our Americare team?
Every employee company-wide is a valued part of the organization, dedicated to their commitment and passion of creating a person-centered home environment for each resident - truly making a difference in the lives they touch.
Each individual facility is a vibrant part of the communities they serve. While our resident benefits from industry leading care, our employees are offered competitive compensation, comprehensive benefit packages, flexible scheduling, free meals and a place they can belong.
We offer comprehensive and competitive medical and dental benefits. Our medical plans offer preventive care services, covered prescription drug benefits, and a large network of doctors and hospitals to help you and your family improve or maintain your health.
Our culture supports team members wherever they are on their health and well-being journey. We offer tools and resources such as Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relief Fund.
Paid Time Off
The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Use PTO for any number of your life events.
We encourage you to continue your professional development. Americare will reimburse you for eligible tuition for approved courses.
Our Administrator is responsible for administration and management of nursing facility within authority of established company policies and state and federal regulations: Administers fiscal operations, such as budget planning, accounting for health care services. Directs hiring and training of personnel. Negotiates and oversees improvement of and additions to buildings and equipment. Directs and coordinates activities of medical, nursing, and administrative staffs and facility services. Develops or enforces policies and procedures for various establishment activities. May represent facility at community meetings, and promote programs through various news media. May develop or expand facility programs involving residents, staff or family members.
- Minimal of 18 years of age
Current state administrators licensure or Adult Home Operators certification
Meet education criteria required by state to update license. Ongoing education to update license and keep abreast of industry changes.
Responsible for nursing service in the institution and the caliber of care given to the residents.
Responsible for control, utilization and conservation of the physical and financial assets of the facility and for public and community relations.
Responsible for compliance with all operating rules, laws, and regulations and for the principles and policies and institutions practices to see that these are ethical and sound.
Organize, direct and coordinate business and nonmedical activities with medical services.
Responsible for procurement and direction of adequate and competent personnel.
Responsible to provide the facility with daily operations at all times by designating a competent individual.
Represent the institution's place in the community at large and perform other related tasks.
Responsible to see that all ASI directives are followed.
Perform other related duties as assigned by operations director.
Assume 24 hour "on-call" status and be prepared to assume all responsibilities of staff in emergencies.
Possess effective communication skills to carry out these essential job functions.
Expectations of Executive Director:
Regulatory Compliance – understands the Survey Processes
Medicare and Managed Care Management – Utilization; Cost out; RUG; ADL;
Customer Service Driven – The Ritz Carlton experience
Health Care Reform – ACO development and Partnership Building; Data Based; C-Suite Meetings
Culture Change – understands the components of Artifacts to Culture Change
Leadership Track – 3 year experience with leadership skills. Able to set a vision and follow through the processes of setting goals and achieving them. Team Builder, motivator, Coach
Long Term Care – experience; High # of Medicare/Rehab Management experience
Outcomes – history of strong outcomes survey results, QA results, turnover results, etc
Budget/Operations – control of and able to understand PPD regarding supplies, and labor
Strategic Planning – goal setting and driving the Strategic Plan
Articulate at communication
Motivator – team builder, have fun
Customer Service – strong relationships and able to establish and connect with families, professionals, etc
Management by Walking Around – visible and available
Advocate for Front Line Staff –
Celebrate Success -
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ACE Epic NPS TN: Great Smoky Mountains Education And Outreach Internship (Cades Cove)- Americorps
Summary: American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) is seeking Four Education and Outreach Interns interested in dedicating 18 weeks in support of the National Park Service in delivering inquiry-based programs in environmental education and stewardship to students grades K-8, as well as interacting and engaging park visitors in the resources of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park out of the Cades Cove Visitor Center.
This excellent opportunity is ideal for an enthusiastic young professional who is deeply committed to the preservation of our national parks. Applicants must have strong interest in a career in natural resource management, history and education.
Great Smoky Mountains is unique among America's National Parks. Located on the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is renowned for its rich diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of the ancient mountains and forests, and its preservation of the Southern Appalachian mountain culture.
This position has two start date options. Please note your preferred start date in cover letter.
Start Date: June 9th, 2019 End Date: October 13th, 2019
Start Date:July 21st, 2019 End Date: November 24th, 2019
An 18-week commitment is required
Location: This position will be based out of Cade Cove, Tennessee.
Project Website: For more information regarding Cades Cove and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or the National Park Service, please visit: http://www.nps.gov/grsm/index.htm and http://www.nps.gov/grsm/historyculture/cades-cove-history.htm. For more information regarding the ACE Internship Program, please visit: www.usaconservation.org.
Compensation: The ACE intern will serve 40 hours/week and receive a living allowance of $165/week, dispersed bi-weekly, for food and incidentals. Shared housing will be provided by NPS. Cell phone reception is not always reliable and personal vehicle required due to the site being remote with no reliable public transportation. The Intern will have use of a government vehicle for project-related travel.
AmeriCorps: This position may be eligible for a 675-hour ($2,215.24) AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of internship service hours. Additional enrollment is required.
Position Description: Great Smoky Mountains NP has a long-standing curriculum-based education program. The Parks as Classrooms (PAC) program offers nationally recognized K-12 inquiry- based education programs for students to help them achieve academically and to inspire in them a sense of stewardship in national parks and their communities.
Cades Cove is one of the most popular sites to visit in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Here, visitors are able to learn hands on about both the rich cultural and natural history of the area by exploring the on-site historic buildings scenic mountain views, outstanding wildlife viewing and numerous interactive and backcountry trails.
In support of the mission of the National Park Service, the fundamental duties performed by Education and Outreach Intern are:
Resource Education and Visitor Services Educating area children, teachers and parents about the significance and uniqueness of park resources, conservation, and ecologically sound practices and the laws, rules, and regulations developed to protect park resources and provide for their safe and non-consumptive use. This will be through interpretive programs, Parks as Classroom programs and visitor outreach and engagement at the Cades Cove Visitor Center.
Resource Protection Preserving the natural and cultural resources of the park by preventing degradation of ecosystems, historical structures and artifacts and by preventing the loss and theft of objects, flora, and fauna through information and education. Use wildlife management techniques to ensure safe visitor/wildlife interactions
This will be achieved through the implementation of curriculum-based education programs. The park programs enhance classroom learning by using the cultural and natural resources as teaching tools. Through place-based learning, students make real-world connections with science and history as they explore our National Parks!
Scope of Work: This internship position is 40 hours/week. Education interns serve closely with National Park rangers to deliver and evaluate programs in the park and in the classroom, as well as interact with park visitors and perform public outreach in the Cades Cove Visitor Center.
Projects include developing/designing new educational and interpretive programs, maintaining program statistics, and creating interpretive visual media, as well as roving the Cable Mill Visitor Center area providing information to park visitors.
Lessons are guided by Tennessee state and national standards and emphasize science and cultural and history education. Lessons and field trips are provided at no cost to schools or teachers. The NPS also provides coaching throughout the internship, allowing interns the chance for continuous improvement.
The Intern will serve the NPS Great Smoky Mountains' mission by enthusiastically serving to fulfill the following responsibilities:
- Provide and deliver outreach education programs to K to middle school aged students (70%)
- Provide public outreach and interact with park visitors at the Visitor Center (20%)
- Developing and researching program elements (lesson revision, lesson development) (10%)
Training Provided: The intern will receive training in park resource knowledge, delivery of curriculum- based programs, report writing, and other position related skills, as well as safety training and oversight. ACE and NPS are committed to providing the most educational, rewarding, and challenging experience possible to best prepare interns for future careers in the stewardship of America's parks and public lands.
Applicants for the position will hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree and/or experience in environmental education, interpretation, biological sciences, natural resource management, ecology, history, education, cultural resources, park management, or a related discipline.
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Must be 18 to 35 years old
Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with resource professionals within NPS
Must have effective communication skills with diverse audiences; ability to serve alone and in a group
Must have a valid driver's license, clean driving record, and ability to provide documentation; personal vehicle required
Enthusiastic about serving with students in grades K-8
Knowledge of, or willing to research and learn more about the natural and cultural history of the Southern Appalachians
Must be able and willing to serve outdoors, in varying weather conditions, and capable of participating in physical labor
Candidate is anticipated to have recurring access to vulnerable populations during this position
Ability and willingness to undergo a federal criminal background check is required
Knowledge and skills in the principles of education and interpretation
Familiarity with the National Park Service
Excellent public speaking skills
Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged and welcome
The Intern must be willing and able to represent ACE and the NPS in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner. Drug users should not consider applying, as ACE reserves the right to require drug testing.
EOE: American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
To Apply: Please submit a thoughtful resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here: https://usaconservationepic.applicantpool.com/jobs/
NOTE: Early consideration will be given as applications are received; this position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact NPS Recruitment Specialist Dave Hecker, email@example.com or (801) 386-1629.
Assistant Collections Manager - Invertebrate Paleontology
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking an Assistant Collections Manager for our Research & Collections – Invertebrate Paleontology department at the Natural History Museum. The Assistant Collections Manager is primarily responsible for the curation, physical conservation, and management of the Invertebrate Type Collection in support of a IMLS-awarded Museums for America grant to refurbish and improve physical and digital access to that collection.
In this capacity the ACM will utilize a digital collections management system, and develop and implement workflows and protocols for efficient and useful generation of digital data from this collection.
In addition, the Assistant Collections Manager will train, supervise, and support the professional development of a team of volunteers and student interns as a core component of that grant. It is anticipated that the Assistant Collections Manager will work closely with Invertebrate Paleontology staff, the NHMLAC Collection's Office, and other collection's staff at NHMLAC when feasible to provide student interns and volunteers access and experiences in other areas of the museum.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Digital Collections Management: Maintains and generates digital collection records, supplies data for research projects /reports, and develops and enhances the collections management system.
Collections Care: Participates in curation and collections management activities including identifying, preparing and preserving objects and specimens for research, exhibition, and education.
Contributes to conservation of objects as it relates to storage and/or display. Exercises independent judgment in the classification of artifacts and specimens under the general direction of a Collections Manager or Curator. Acts as liaison with the Collection's and Registrar's offices as directed by the Collections Manager or Curator.
Collection Work Space Maintenance: Coordinates refurbishment and routine maintenance of the Invertebrate Paleontology & Malacology type collections room.
Public Programs and Researcher Support: Participates in the Museum's Public Program activities where and when relevant, including but not limited to, assisting in educational programs.
Assists visiting scientists by providing access to the collections as directed by the Collections Manager or Curator. Conducts collection and lab tours as needed.
Staff and Volunteer Coordination: Provides operational coordination, training, and professional development to staff, volunteers, work-study students, interns, and contractors as needed.
This position has the following requirements:
A B.S., B.A., or M.S. in biology, geology, paleontology, or a related discipline.
Experience working with natural history collections, competence using computer databases of natural history collections and mapping software, and knowledge of fossil invertebrates.
Readiness and competence to supervise and training part-time interns, volunteers, and work-study students.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion at culturally diverse audiences in museum and in sciences. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is
commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time temporary (12-month assignment), non-exempt position. We will be accepting application until Friday, May 17th 5:00pm (PST).
A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any application inquiries.
Product Manager (Data Platform)
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Position:Product Manager (Data Platform)
This position will have the role responsibilities defined below for the Product Management Data and Analytics team. Primarily focused on developing and enhancing the foundational data platform used to support our population health reporting and workflow tools. You will be responsible for setting and executing on the strategy for the data platform. This includes owning capture/ingestion of data from a wide range of sources, ETL processing to map and transform the data, map and standardize data to common set of terms and golden records, store and enhance data according to our data model and developing data services to allow for extraction of data through APIs to be made available to wide range of audiences presented through web based applications. You will own Data Governance insuring high quality tracking and monitoring of data across the Data Platform. You will ensure underlying data and data model support the overall business objectives and use cases.
PRIMARY ROLE RESPONSIBILTIES:
The Product Manager will be part of a team of business analysts, product managers, and domain specialists responsible for the creation, delivery, and continuous improvement of product and service offerings for the domain identified above. The team is accountable for (1) creating and maintaining the strategic vision for their assigned domain; (2) translating that vision into defined pragmatic, executable program, product, and service deliverables; (3) driving execution and delivery of defined offerings through collaboration with other marketing, program management, product development, and sales resources; (4) pursuing continuous improvement in the success and quality of released offerings.
The product manager serves the team by providing subject matter knowledge and process expertise needed to convert raw ideas into vetted concepts and approved executable programs, and is accountable for driving this process. The product manager works in collaboration with other team members to execute the following actions and activities.
Analyze/monitor market conditions, industry and technology trends, and competitive offerings, and understand their impact on Lumeris offerings.
Identify opportunities, user needs, and define potential value propositions.
Determine product requirements and develop user scenarios and stories.
Define product strategy, structure, competitive positioning, packaging, and pricing.
Develop business plans and determine implementation resource requirements.
Manage concepts through organizational approval process needed for resourcing.
Coordinate with development to assure integrity of product concept and delivery of target value proposition.
Manage transfer of knowledge to other organizational units (sales, support, marketing) including related tools and artifacts (user documentation, training manuals, support forums)
Assist in development of sales tools, marketing collateral, and promotional material.
Monitor customer, market, and user feedback and response.
Evangelize vision and benefits of offerings across the organization.
Develop strategies and programs to remove adoption barriers.
Develop plans for continuous improvement in product quality and feature sets.
KEY BEHAVIORS AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
- Acts with Integrity
- Demonstrates sound business ethics; shows consistency among principles, values, and behavior; inspires trust in others through own authenticity and follow-through on commitments. Places organizational success over individual gain, lives up to commitments, maintains high standards of personal integrity.
- Shows Drive and Commitment
- Set high personal standards of performance; drives for results and success. Assign proper priority to key activities that impact bottom-line performance. Persist in the face of obstacles. Readily do what it takes to get the job done.
- Demonstrates Technical Expertise
- Possesses and uses extensive formal training and experience in the product management discipline. Keeps up to date on professional/technical developments. Presents technical information in easily understood terms. Stay informed about industry practices and new developments.
- Analyzes issues and uses sound judgement
- Approaches issues from a broad perspective, considering a wide range of information and factors; learns new information quickly. Understands the big picture, seeing complex concepts and relationships among problems or issues. Digs deeply and probes to get the necessary information for decision making. Evaluates cost, risk, and benefits of alternatives. Applies appropriate knowledge and experiences to address critical issues and applies accurate logic in solving problems.
- Fosters open dialog and collaboration
- Promotes a free flow of information and communication throughout the organization (upward, downward and across); actively listens; encourages open expression of ideas and opinions. Involves others in shaping plans and decisions that affect them. Seeks appropriate input before making decisions. Promotes ideas and proposals persuasively; provides compelling rationales.
- Drives Execution
- Organizes and prioritizes work activities based on links identified between the company's strategic goals and required business unit objectives; delegates responsibility; monitors progress. Identifies specific action steps and accountabilities. Develop contingency plans to address potential problems. Establish effective and efficient procedure for getting work done. Monitor progress of others and redirect efforts when goals are not being met. Translate business and corporate strategies into clear objectives and tactics for the local organization.
- Builds organizational relationships
- Cultivates an active network of relationships inside and outside the organization; relates well to key colleagues (i.e. bosses, peers, direct reports); stays in touch with employees at all levels; collaborates with other domain teams; builds a broad base of support among key decision makers and influencers; delivers clear, convincing and well-organized presentations.
- Focuses on Quality and Customer Satisfaction
- Anticipates needs of customers and diverse group of stakeholders; seeks customer feedback; continually searches for ways to increase quality and customer satisfaction. Defines clear expectations for quality of products, services, and processes.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Technology related field
Minimum of 3-5 years of product management and data tools experience. Strong balance between business minded mentality and ability to articulate technical solutions
Prior experience working on diverse teams, external clients, and multiple concurrent projects
Previous experience in the healthcare Industry
Comfort and understanding with healthcare specific data
Knowledge of platform technologies, software architectures, APIs, integration techniques, mobile data management, and extract, transform and load processes.
Proven ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms
Ability to run effective meetings and conservations with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
Strong knowledge of requirements analysis techniques and tools
Experience working with development teams day to day
Demonstrated capacity to drive complex software products from inception to completion
Degree in a technology related field, with an advanced degree in business related field.
Prior software development experience.
Prior application platform development experience.
Knowledge of Healthcare payer (claims) and Provider (EMR) datasets
Functional level understanding in using SQL, SAS, R or similar data querying and analysis tools for data profiling and data validation
General understanding of various open source tools: Mirth, Drools, Elastic Search, etc..
General understanding of Data Models including new standards using FHIR
Knowledge of industry standard healthcare message specifications, including HL7, FHIR and EDI X12 (e.g. 834, 270, 271, 837, 835, 999), and file formats (CCD, CCDA, CCR, etc.)
Continuing education training such as Pragmatic Marketing
Prior experience with software as a service delivery model.
Agile development methodology experience.
Exposure and understand of Accountable Care and Population Health
Understanding of Product Life Cycle management
Lumeris is an EEO/AA employer M/F/V/D.
Location:Research Triangle Park, NC
Time Type:Full time
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