Website Smithsonian Institution
DutiesSummaryThis position is located at the National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC). The NMAAHC is a national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. It acquires, maintains and preserves objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the U.S. related to the African American experience.
Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesServes as Assistant Director of Public Programs in the Office of External Affairs as part of the leadership team which sets engagement and outreach priorities.
program research and development, including overseeing all of the public programs of the museum; program production and management, including managing planning and approval process for all in situ, digital and off-site programs presented by the museum; program administration-managing resources and executing budgets and spending plans; and supervision of staff.
Supervisory statusYes Promotion Potential13 – Position is at full performance level.RequirementsConditions of Employment
Requires career/career-conditional status or eligibility. Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service. May be required to serve an 18-month probationary period for supervisors.
Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications. QualificationsExperience: You qualify for this position if you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined as developing, implementing, evaluating and maintaining multiple on site and digital public programs in a museum, educational, or cultural environment; negotiating with vendors and the talent (i.e., performers, scholars, thought leaders, etc.); collaborating with internal and external partners (i.e., donors, VIPS, scholars, community organizations, cultural, government or other leaders) on cultural events; overseeing and developing a staff or team. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (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.Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.EducationAdditional informationFlexible Spending Accounts –
Company: Smithsonian Institution
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US
Application Deadline: N/A