Archivist (Media)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 20, 2019
Closes
May 20, 2019
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • See "Other Information" section regarding Selective Service requirements.
  • All required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM EST on closing date.
  • REQUIREMENTS:

    Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.

    Physical requirements:  Work is primarily sedentary; however, frequent walking is required to go to the other offices in/around the Gallery complex. Must be able to life the boxes weighing up to 40 pounds and walk up/down ladders.

    Candidates must meet the following Qualification Standards Handbook requirements.  For the GS-12 specialized experience is at least one year of experience equivalent in responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service involving the collection, appraisal, analysis or synthesis of information having historical or archival values in any type of archives, such as a cultural institution, non-profit, college and university, or government entity. For the GS-11 specialized experience is at least one year of experience equivalent in responsibility to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service involving the collection, appraisal, analysis or synthesis of information having historical or archival values in any type of archives, sch as a cultural institution, non-profit, college and university, or government entity.

    Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates.  Applicants must describe their possession of each of these factors individually in a one to two page cover letter as a part of their application.

    • Strong command of archival theory and best practices and their practical application in an archival repository.
    • Experience with digital preservation practices, trends and emerging technologies especially as applied to A/V media.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of media archives metadata content, structure, and preservation standards and schema.
    • Experience with A/V media appraisal, inspection and handling.
    • Strong command of video and audio formats, both physical and digital.
    • Experience with digital asset management and collection management systems.
    • Understanding of audiovisual copyright and licensing issues.

    Basic Requirements:

    1. Bachelor's degree in archival science or bachelor's degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history and/or in political science or government, and 12 semester hours in one or any combination of the following: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government.

      or

    2. Combination of education and experience - at least 30 semester hours that included courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.


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

    Best-qualified candidates will be determined by their personal, educational and work experience indicated in your résumé and in their supplemental information relative to the factors listed above.

    If your resume is incomplete or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', for the position accordingly.



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