Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
US Citizenship Required.
This position requires a background investigation.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
This position may require completing a one-year probationary period.
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
Three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in museum studies.
FACTOR: MANDATORY SELECTIVE FACTOR - KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES of the museum field and/or the cultural sector, INCLUDING THE ROLES, PURPOSE, AND VALUE OF MUSEUMS WITHIN COMMUNITIES; THE ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND FUNCTIONS OF STAFF WITHIN MUSEUMS; AND THE TYPICAL ACTIVITIES WITHIN A MUSEUM SUCH AS COLLECTIONS STEWARDSHIP (E.G., CARE, MANAGEMENT, ACCESS) AND PROGRAMMING (E.G., SCHOOL PROGRAMS, EXHIBITIONS, PUBLIC PROGRAMS).
Carefully read the following descriptions of experience. This position requires that candidates demonstrate work experience involving knowledge of the principles and practices of the museum field and/or the cultural sector. Examples of such experience would include:
(1) Understanding of the roles, purpose, and value of museums within communities;
(2) Experience with the roles, responsibilities, and functions of the staff within museums; and
(3) Experience undertaking activities within a museum or cultural organization such as collections stewardship (e.g., care, management, access) and/or programming (e.g., school programs, exhibitions, public programs).
Make sure your resume supports the mandatory selective factor and describes your qualifications and experience for the position. Failure to show evidence of this experience will result in disqualification.
Eligible for Student Loan Repayment Program
Eligible for Tuition Assistance Program
This position is telework eligible
Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
Other Special Appointment Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
The referral list developed from this announcement may be used for up to 90 days from the closing date of the vacancy announcement to fill similar jobs.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):