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Student Trainee (Museum Curator) [Puget Sound Navy Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on August 13, 1972 in job announcements |

Job Title:STUDENT TRAINEE (MUSEUM CURATOR) – INTERNSHIP

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Job Announcement Number:NW21099-09-721736K1405846-P

SALARY RANGE:

$33,414.00 to $65,812.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 10, 2012 to Monday, August 20, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1099-05/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Internships

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Bremerton, WA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Individuals accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in museum work or an applicable subject-matter program from a qualifying educational institution.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

 

This position is located in the Navy Museums Northwest, Museum and Collections Division, Naval History and Heritage Command. As a Student Trainee (Museum Curator), you will ultimately be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing the curatorial programs of the Puget Sound Navy Museum.

   

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in school.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.

DUTIES:

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As a Student Trainee (Museum Curator), your duties will include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assisting the senior curator with the overall management and direction of the museum collections including the acquisition and display of objects associated with significant events, important developments, and notable achievements of the Navy.
  • Conducting research which encompasses the history of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Northwest from 1841 to the present.
  • Developing themes, scripts, labels and related scholarly material to support the creation and presentation of temporary and permanent exhibits.
  • Identifying, acquiring, and documenting current U.S. Navy equipment and operations which have potential historical significance.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of accessioning and registration procedures, artifact nomenclature, and computer databases to employ artifact information.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.   Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

 

The Office of Personnel Management has identified the following minimum educational requirements for this position:

 

A Bachelor’s degree in museum work or in an applicable subject-matter field OR a combination of education and experience – courses equivalent to a major, as shown 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.

 

For positions requiring positive education requirements, you must list required courses, semester and/or quarter hours on your resume.  The absence of this information will result in an ineligible rating.

For more, please see the job posting: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/323534800

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