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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 15, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) was established by the Smithsonian Institution in September 1967 as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum in Southeast Washington, D.C. Its vision is to challenge perceptions, generate new knowledge, and deepen understanding about the ever-changing concepts and realities of communities. The Museum’s mission is to enhance understanding of contemporary urban experiences and strengthen community bonds by conserving the past, documenting the present, and serving as a catalyst for shaping the future through the development of collections, exhibitions, and research, education and public programs. ACM collects artifacts, works of art, photographs, documents and paper records, audiovisual media.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Experience for GS-09: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as: coordinating, documenting and conducting the documentation of museum collections including the following: maintaining an accession register for a museum, documenting the accession and deaccession of collections, cataloguing and describing museum object collections for access and preservation, inventorying museum object collections, instating insurance of museum object collections, using collections information systems, documenting domestic and international loans.

    Or Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s or equivalent degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the experience requirements.

    Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards.

    Experience for GS-11: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as: coordinating, documenting and conducting the documentation of museum collections including the following: maintaining an accession register for a museum, documenting the accession and deaccession of collections, cataloguing and describing museum object collections for access and preservation, inventorying museum object collections, instating insurance of museum object collections, using collections information systems, documenting domestic and international loans, and advising on development of collections policies and procedures, and independently developing collections-based projects and carrying them out to completion.

    Or Education: PhD or 3 full years of progressively higher level education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree related to the position may be substituted for the experience requirements.

    Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.

    Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

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