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Museum Curator [Puget Sound Navy Museum]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 18, 1972 in job announcements |

Job Title:MUSEUM CURATOR – RECENT GRADUATES

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Job Announcement Number:NW21015-09-743143K1405846-P

SALARY RANGE:

$33,414.00 to $65,812.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, September 13, 2012 to Wednesday, September 19, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1015-05/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Recent Graduates

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

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

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

Recent Graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying Bachelors, Masters, Professional, Doctorate in Museum Studies or Public History 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 Museum Curator, you will ultimately be responsible for planning, developing, and implementing the curatorial programs of the Puget Sound Navy Museum in Bremerton, WA.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.

DUTIES:

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As a 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.
For more details, visit the posting on usajobs.gov

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