Exhibits Specialist (Graphics)
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as: experience planning, securing, producing and installing aesthetically pleasing object mounts for exhibitions; producing digital graphics and text; installing graphic products for exhibitions, public spaces and programs within a museum or cultural institution; and provides guidance for intellectual property rights and permissions.
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.
Or Education: Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PhD. or equivalent doctoral degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirements.
Educational Requirements for the 1010 Series:
Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- illustrative design, commercial art, fine arts, industrial design, architecture, drafting, interior design, or other fields related to the position. Advanced training in vocational school, technical institute, or art institute above the high school level in one of the fields listed above is creditable as general experience on a month-for-month basis.
- 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.
- 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.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
- Knowledge of best practices and procedures in mount making and object handling in museums or cultural institutions.
- Skill in using hand and power tools to create and install panels, artifact mounts, signs in two-and-three dimensions, mats and frames.
- Ability to read, interpret and modify drawings, blueprints, layouts, and/or sketches or other design specifications.
- Knowledge of industry standard design software and hardware used in graphics production.
- Knowledge of intellectual property (IP) regulations and requirements.
- Knowledge of budget, procurement, contracting principles and practices.
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: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume 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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