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Museum Curator [Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on April 26, 1971 in job announcements |

Job Title: STAFF CURATOR (MUSEUM MANAGEMENT), GS-1015-12/13

Department: Department Of The Interior

Agency: Bureau of Indian Affairs

Job Announcement Number: CHR-11-D-008

SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 – $115,742.00 /year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 to Thursday, May 12, 2011

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1015-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time Career/Career Conditional

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy – Reston, VA

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is the lead agency for the United States in carrying on a government-to-government relationship with the tribal nations. A challenging and dynamic place to work, it enhances the quality of life, promotes economic opportunity, and carries out the responsibility to protect and improve the trust assets of American Indian, Indian tribes and Alaska Natives.

STAFF CURATOR (MUSEUM MANAGEMENT, GS-1015-12/13, #6230009
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Facilities, Environmental, and Cultural
Resources, Division of Environmental and Cultural Resources, Reston, Virginia

GS-12: $74,872 - $97,333 Per Year

GS-13: $89,033 – $115,742 Per Year

NOTE: TRAVEL/RELOCATION EXPENSES NOT AUTHORIZED.  ANY RELOCATION EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH REPORTING FOR DUTY WILL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE SELECTED EMPLOYEE. This position is also being advertised under merit promotion announcement number CO-11-21.  Applicants who wish to be considered under both merit promotion and competitive procedures must apply directly to each announcement.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.
  • A BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES.
  • APPOINTMENT MAY INCLUDE A REQUIREMENT FOR ONE YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIOD.
  • APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLINE OR BY FAX.
  • FREQUENT TRAVEL REQUIRED.
  • INCIDENTAL DRIVING REQUIRES VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE

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Duties

Additional Duty Location Info:

1 vacancy – Reston, VA

NOTE: If the position is filled at a lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be processed without further competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the next higher grade level.

DUTIES:

  • Monitors and analyzes environmental and other conditions of museum collections in repositories; identifies preservation and conservation needs; and performs routine preservation procedures.
  • Conducts inventories and site assessments at repositories housing museum collections.
  • Maintains the Interior Collections Management System (ICMS) database and other IA inventory and data collection systems and records.
  • Conducts research, cataloging, and documentation of IA museum collections.
  • Develops and implements guidelines, procedures, and other guidance materials to include housekeeping, recordkeeping, exhibition, storage, and reporting.
  • Researches and develops data for plans and reports.
  • Works with staff to provide professional assistance in managing museum objects. Develops audience-appropriate training materials, coordinates and conducts training sessions for museum property management and accountability.
  • Coordinates exhibits and displays of IA museum property.
  • Reviews and evaluates for completeness and technical accuracy documents for compliance with NAGPRA. Maintains NAGPRA files and records.

Please be aware that this is a semi-complicated job to apply for. There is further information at the Department of the Interior’s website.

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