Washington D.C.
Mar 25, 2019
Mar 25, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - Travel 1 - 2 trips per year.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • 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.
  • Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

    Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.  For this position Specialized experience is defined as researching, writing, editing, and proofreading a variety of print and electronic projects (newspapers, magazines, press releases, blogs, books, speeches, etc.) for the public; employing print production experience for publications projects, and ensuring that all projects conform to content development and educational 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.

    Flexible Spending Accounts - https://www.fsafeds.com/
    Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
    Leave - http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
    Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
    Long Term Care Insurance - http://www.ltcfeds.com
    Retirement Program - https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/

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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 applicants that meet the basic qualifications will have their resume evaluated further against the following criteria:

    1. Knowledge of accepted principles and practices used to edit book manuscripts, exhibition scripts, and other museum materials, especially those that contain material related to modern and contemporary art and culture.
    2. Knowledge of the procedures for designing, editing, and publishing commercial books, preferably art books or other museum catalogs, and of the companies that publish and distribute such books.
    3. Knowledge of image rights and reproduction clearance procedures for commercial and museum use.
    4. Ability to distill complex art historical information for a variety of art museum audiences, including general public, collectors, and art critics.
    5. Knowledge of the editorial process to include knowledge of the publishing industry and a working familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style and Associated Press Style or other recognized style books.
    6. Ability to communicate effectively with writers, designers, publishers, proofreaders, and staff of a contemporary art museum, to coordinate the editing and publication processes, secure approvals or gain consensus for modifications to manuscripts, and keep staff informed of problems affecting project quality, publication costs, and deadlines.

    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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    Drug test required No

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