Assistant Director for Exhibitions

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Closes
Sep 08, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

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  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
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  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • May be required to serve an 18-month probationary period for managers.
  • Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.



    *Must include the size in (sq. ft.) of exhibitions you have worked within your resume.*

    Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined asoverseeing all aspects of exhibition design and production of specimen or artifact-based exhibitions for a major museum or gallery complex, including short and long-term planning, content development, architectural and engineering plans, conservation, contracting, cost estimating, budgeting, fabrication, installation, graphics, and audio-visual production.

    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.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    All applicants must meet the required Screen-Out-Factor to be minimally qualified.
    SELECTIVE FACTOR: Ability to manage the full cycle of major multi-year, multi-million dollar artifact or specimen-based exhibition projects from start to finish.
    For applicants that meet the Selective Factor above, your resume will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and/or training that address the competencies below:

    1. Skill in all areas of exhibit planning for large, complex, specimen or artifact-based exhibitions, including content development, visitor testing, design, lighting, conservation, graphics, audio-visual, project management, cost estimating, production, and exhibition space planning that includes security, electrical, mechanical and structural engineering requirements.
    2. Knowledge of budget development and financial accounting sufficient to develop budgets for multi-million dollar exhibit projects, and to monitor spending and controls.
    3. Ability to develop short and long-range strategies and to effectively communicate exhibition ideas to senior management and staff in terms of mission relatedness, design, fabrication and budget., and to effectively negotiate timeframes, responsibilities, and resources.
    4. Ability to supervise a diverse staff directly and through subordinate supervisors.
    5. Skill in development and oversight of large, complex contracts to assure appropriate fulfillment of contract terms, typically through subordinate COTRs.
    Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria: Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies above. Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies above. Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a substantive degree. This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position. Important Note: The review of your resume will determine your final rating and should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.

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