Supervisory Museum Curator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 14, 2022
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The major duties of the Supervisory Museum Curator include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Serves as the Program Manager to a multi-disciplinary team performing the full range of supervisory duties.
  • Oversees program needs, supports regions and the parks, and develops program goal priorities for the NPS museum program.
  • Oversees the provision of expert technical advice on the efficiency, effectiveness, productivity, quality, and professional adequacy of curatorial activities.
  • Assists the Deputy Associate Director, Park Programs and Heritage Areas, in supporting and administering the work of the Directorate.
  • Monitors the obligation, use, and expenditure of allotted funds throughout the fiscal year and sets priorities using a cost benefit approach.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
  • Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males
  • Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
  • Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal civilian employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.
  • You may be required to travel overnight away from home up to five nights per month. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes.
  • You will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450 on an annual basis.


Qualifications

All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement-01/14/2022-unless otherwise stated in this vacancy announcement.

Credit will be given for all appropriate qualifying experience. For current Federal employees, if hours worked per week are not included on your resume, you must submit a non-award SF-50 for each federal position listed as part of your application to be used to validate your work schedule and determine the amount of qualifying experience that you will be granted. An award SF-50 will not be acceptable documentation for which to consider your amount of qualifying experience . For all other applicants who are not current federal employees, your resume must state either "full-time" (or "40 hours a week") or "part-time" with the number of hours worked per week to ensure proper crediting of specialized experience. Failure to adequately provide information needed to determine number of hours worked in each position may result in that time not being credited when evaluating qualifying experience.

For periods of time that reflect military service, the DD-214 or Statement of Service is sufficient to meet the full and/or part-time hours requirement as the service dates will be reflected.

To Qualify for the Museum Curator Series, 1015, you must meet one of the following BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
  • A degree: museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field.
  • OR
  • A combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • OR
  • 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 in A above.

-AND-

To qualify for this position at the GS-14 grade level, you must possess all of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:

EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience includes activities such as: Managing a professional staff and a museum program, including accomplishing program objectives; and resolving issues associated with the management of cultural and natural resources. You must include hours per week worked.

Volunteer Experience: 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.

You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies". Experience listed as full-time will be credited at 40 hours per week.

Education

To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

There is no substitution of education for experience at the grade level(s) of this announcement.

Additional information

Physical Demands: The work is mostly sedentary though it requires frequent travel. The work requires intensive mental effort and concentration to meet objectives or to provide professionally valid solutions to assignments. Some stress may result and some physical exertion may be required.

Working Conditions: The primary environment is an office setting. Travel to parks, laboratories, and museums is required. During travels a wide range of out-doors environments at varying altitudes, temperatures, and weather extremes may be encountered.

The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information, https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information .

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