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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/06/21

Applications Due10/27/21

Vacancy ID92435

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleResearch and Collections Technician, Box OCE-1218/29109

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $45455 to $58028 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

New York State Museum

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Non-Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree including or supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in archaeology, anthropology, history, or in one of the natural sciences (biology, zoology, geology) AND one year of experience assisting in scientific or historical research in the field or in artifact/specimen care and maintenance in a laboratory or a museum.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for a Research and Collections Technician position in the New York State Museum. Under the supervision of a Museum Scientist 2, the incumbent will be responsible for the identification and care of specimens and artifacts in the Native American archaeology collection. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Physically process the archaeological artifacts in the collection, including cleaning, organizing, labeling, rehousing, and incorporating into Museum storage, using NYSM standard practices;
• Identify and catalogue individual archaeological artifacts, including primarily Native American materials;
• Employ excavators’ notes, diagrams, and reports to determine artifact proveniences;
• Enter catalog and related data into electronic databases;
• Physically process the documentation (such as field notes, reports, maps, images, negatives) for these archaeological materials, including organizing, labeling, rehousing, and incorporating into Museum storage, using NYSM standard practices;
• Photograph objects, scan documents, and incorporate images into electronic databases;
• Assist curators and collections staff with exhibits, public programs, tours, researcher visits and requests, and other educational/research activities related to the collections.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a contingent-permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

* Leads to a maximum salary of 58,028 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 27, 2021 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1218/29109) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NY State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 27, 2021 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1218/29109) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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