DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Vacancy Announcement Number: NEHT08716002D
Opening Date: July 30, 2008 Closing Date: August 30, 2008
Position: Curator , YA-1015-2
Salary: $47,639 – $107,854 Annual
Place of Work: US ARMY CENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE US ARMY DIV COLLECTIONS ACCOUNT BRANCH WASHINGTON, DC
Position Status: This is a Permanent position. -- Full Time Number of Vacancy: 01
NSPS Position: This position is covered by the National Security
Personnel System. For more information on NSPS, please visit the website at link.
Duties: You will serve as the museum curator for objects (artifacts to include uniforms/equipment, accoutrements, insignias, flags, weapons) for the National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA). You will serve as a team leader in charge overseeing collections management of the NMUSA objects collection; ensure ongoing accountability, care, and preservation of the collection; conduct scholarly research and advise other museum professionals and exhibit designers on the identification and interpretation of U.S. Army historical objects.
About the Position: You will serve as a subject matter expert, advise and collaborate with other colleagues within the Army Museum System, foreign museums and exhibit designers on matters of display, identification and interpretation of objects. Office is sedentary in nature with controlled heat and air.
Who May Apply: (Click on Who May Apply)
All U. S. citizens.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: The resumes of qualified candidates must reflect their experience in the following areas: Collections Management in order to oversee the management of historical artifact collections; Research Support such as detailed systematic research on topics relevant to units that served pre-World War I to present; expertise in matters of display of display and identification and interpretation of historical objects.
Basic Requirements: Degree: museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field. OR Combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major 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 above.
GS-12 and above: Bachelor's degree directly related to this occupation and 1 year of experience directly related to this occupation equivalent to the next lower grade level. The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened for the Office of Personnel Management's basic qualifications requirements, and the skills needed to perform the duties of this position as described in this vacancy announcement. Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualification, education, experience, training, and availability of funds. NSPS positions are excluded from time-in-grade restrictions. Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please include this information in your resume.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - opm.gov/qualifications and
Applicants must demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills,
abilities and competencies required to perform the work identified in the duties description.
Quality of experience relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background and recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must have the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level.
Other Information:(Click on Other Information)
To successfully claim veteran's preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit. The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available on PDF link. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses are not authorized. Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.
Other Advantages: A relocation incentive may be considered up to 25% of salary contingent upon senior management review and approval.
Other Requirements:(Click on Other Requirements)
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. If selected, official college or university transcript must be submitted. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. Direct Deposit of Pay is Required. One year trial/probationary period may be required.
How to Apply: (Click on How to Apply)
Self-nomination must be submitted by the closing date. Resume must be on file in our centralized database. Announcements close at 12:00am (midnight) Eastern Time.
If your resume is currently in our central database, you may click here to Self Nominate
Click here to use the Army Resume Builder to create your resume. Follow the instructions in this vacancy announcement to apply for the job.
Point of Contact: Central Resume Processing Center, 410-306-0137, firstname.lastname@example.org
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