Job Title: Education SpecialistJob Announcement Number: 13A-LG-298714A-DEU-CHM
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
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Monday, June 24, 2013 to
Friday, June 28, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time, Permanent -
1 vacancy -
New York - New York, NY, US View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities should apply to Job Announcement #13A-LG-298714A-MPA-CHM.
This position is located in Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM). The employee serves as the program manager for professional development and web technology, including large-scale events, hands-on workshops and conferences. Travel across the United States is required. A driver's license is highly desirable since travel will be required to remote areas of the country where this is no public transportation.
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- May need to complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
A. Degree: that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position such as museum studies, museum education with a emphasis on technology or art/design education with an emphasis on technology.
B. Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A above.
In addition to meeting Basic Requirements above, you qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as E-learning applications and processes including Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual education opportunities, and digital collaboration for design and arts-based education. Qualifying experience is working in a museum/cultural institution advising on web technology with experience developing new content for an education website at a museum/cultural institution or serving as a technology advisor on education web-based learning in a museum/cultural institution.
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. Or Education: Three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or PH.D. or equivalent doctoral degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the experience requirements. Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and/or training that address the competencies below:
- Knowledge in developing, coordinating and delivering professional development program for K-12 teachers relevant to design education, design history and design issues with an emphasis on technology.
- Ability to plan and track a budget for professional development & educational web technology programs.
- Ability to represent and speak to diverse groups of educators, city officials and designers regarding professional development programs and initiatives with an emphasis on technology.
- Knowledge of web technology such as E-learning applications and processes including Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual education opportunities and digital collaboration for design and arts-based education.
Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria: Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies above. Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies above. Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a substantive degree. This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position. Important Note:
The review of your resume will determine your final rating and should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed. To preview questions please click here.