Museum Curator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 22, 2019
Closes
Apr 30, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - May require some travel.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • 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.

    All applicants must meet these Basic Education Requirements: (You must submit unofficial school transcripts):

    1. Degree: museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field; or 2. Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education; or 3. Four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown above.

    In addition to the Basic Requirements listed above, you may qualify for this position if you possess the Specialized Experience below:

    For Grade 11:

    You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.  For this position Specialized experience is defined as researching Women’s history and culture, including visual culture in order to develop education programs to attract diverse audiences.

    For Grade 12 :

    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 developing, managing, and executing mission-driven research-based projects and education programs as they relate to the history of women.

    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:

    For Grade 11: 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

    Education cannot be substituted for experience at the GS-12 level.

    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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    Health Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
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    Life Insurance - http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
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    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 Women’s history and culture, including visual culture, to expand and deepen the study and presentation of Women’s topics through museum programs, collection objects, educational materials, and on-line exhibitions.
    2. Skill in curating museum, gallery, or public programs to present themes and examine lives of historical figures for broad public audiences.
    3. Knowledge of education theory and teaching practices related to education in a museum or similar setting that includes the interpretation of historic topics.

    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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