ob Title:Museum Director
Department:Department of the Navy
Agency:Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Job Announcement Number:NE50301-14-1417791NM116759
|$98,633.00 to $128,223.00 / Per Year
|Friday, May 29, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time – Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 14
|1 vacancy in the following location: Naval Air Station Pensacola , FL View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current Federal Employees, VEOA, Reinstatement, and ICTAP eligibles
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This position serves as the Director of the National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) in Pensacola, Florida, under the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). The mission of NNAM is to preserve and enhance the relevance, heritage, and image of Naval Aviation through acquisition, collection, preservation, and exhibiting articles of significance relating to the history and mission of Naval Aviation. In addition to presenting the historical aspects of Naval Aviation, the museum is responsible for the representation of the Naval Aviation community as a whole to the American people, Navy family, and visiting public, as well as for present and future potential members of its community. The Director also serves as the Navy representative to both the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation (NAMF), a non-profit, non-federal entity chartered to provide charitable support to the NNAM; and the National Flight Academy (NFA), a limited liability corporation chartered to support the NAMF and NNAM.
- You must be a US Citizen.
- Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
- Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
- Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Oversee the operation of the largest and most visited museum within the Navy museum system.
- Manage the four cornerstones of a public museum: research, collection, exhibits, and education. Outreach includes broadcasting the naval aviation story through a variety of promotional venues. This includes the museum’s aircraft loan program, approved event participation and active liaison with the naval aviation community.
- Oversees and leads a highly diverse and complex work force of federal employees, volunteers and gratuitous service persponnel in meeting NHHC and NNAM mission objectives.
- Oversee the growth, care, loan, display and security of a collection of over 1,000 aircraft, and over 34,000 additional artifacts, as well as 3,200 linear feet of archival materials.
- Oversee the acquisition of historic aircraft and other objects, materials and services, including making recommendations for the aircraft trade program.
- Represents NHHC and the naval aviation community to the general public, military constituents and various other entities that are supporters of or stakeholders to the museum.
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.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:
1) Analyzing and evaluating program data to determine the effectiveness of museum or equivalent organizations operations and to identify areas for improvement;
2) organizing and leading others in comprehensive studies or projects and preparing accurate, technically sound recommendations;
3) managing, maintaining and preserving acquired items, such as equipment, material and collections, that are associated with a modern museum;
4) apply concepts of a modern museum’s mission by utilizing knowledge of the role of naval aviation within the context of Navy operations;
5) communicating program objectives to key high-level officials and project officers in support and defense of mission critical museum initiatives, objectives and activities;
6) utilizing knowledge of standards and best practices for museums, non-profits, or similar organizations to provide vision and strategic direction.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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 clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click on the following link: View Assessment Questions.
Generally, current Federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
1. Knowledge of museum operations.
2. Skill in collections management.
3. Ability to communicate.
4. Ability to lead others.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible:
Current DON Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP) Eligible: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating of 85 or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:
Veteran’s Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):
Military Spouse Preference (MSP):
HOW TO APPLY:
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: – Complete Resume. – Complete Assessment Questionnaire. View Occupational Questionnaire.
- Other supporting documentation as required. Please see the “REQUIRED DOCUMENTS” section and review the applicant checklist link to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.
Failure to submit a complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, June 19, 2015, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully as missing application information will not be requested.
If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.
If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
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This Vacancy ID is 1417791.
Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.