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Job Title:Assistant Museum Curator

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Hiring Organization: Office of the Chief Administrative Officer,Curator Division

Job Announcement Number:WP CUR 2013-173

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, September 20, 2013 to Thursday, September 26, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1015-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, Dist of ColumbiaView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Public

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the Architect of the Capitol is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 460 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC delivers professional expertise on the preservation and curation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to our care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.

CORE VALUES

The AOC prides itself on our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism.

The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitment to holding ourselves to the highest standards.

We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence.

We take great PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=RZGLO.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Performs work associated with exhibit planning and development. Contributes expertise associated with the subject matter, latest theories, or characteristics of the collection.

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Performs work associated with public service, educational, and informational activities. Performs duties associated with the preparation, coordination, and delivery of lectures, tours, popular articles, informational pamphlets, and correspondence.

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Curator Division. The Assistant Museum Curator is responsible for museum, historical, archival, research, and educational functions of the AOC, including management of the art conservation program and in collaboration with the Curator.
The incumbent supervises and coordinates the activities of the Curator's Office, the Records Management and Archives Branch, and the Photography Branch and works closely with the AOC Historic Preservation Officer and all jurisdictions to preserve the historical and aesthetic integrity of heritage assets and to support the Strategic Vision and AOC Preservation Policy
Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.

Performs curatorial functions, including advising on potential acquisitions and display and preparing recommendations to the Congress. Oversees conservation of joint fine, decorative, and architectural art, including statues and murals. Maintains inventories, conducts condition assessments, and prepares reports on heritage assets. Maintains reference files and databases on works of art and architectural and administrative history. Works to ensure that works of art, facilities, and projects are documented and that historically significant records are preserved. Performs scholarly research related to the art and architecture of the Capitol and related buildings and grounds for publication, reference purposes, or talks and tours. Assists scholars and manages a fellowship program. Works to educate AOC staff, the Congress, and the public about heritage assets and their preservation. Prepares specialized exhibits and works with the Capitol Visitor Center staff on exhibitions and publications. Collaborates with other congressional and federal curators.




QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of exhibit planning and/or development.

Ability to perform work associated with public service, education, and information.

Ability to supervise.

Ability to analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to conduct scholarly research in art history or a related field.

Knowledge of museum collection development and/or management.

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

A. Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field.

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B. Combination of education and experience----courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

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C. Four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course of study as shown in A above.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-13.

Specialized experience is experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Curator Division.

THIS POSITION IS BEING FILLED THROUGH AN ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM.

To apply, go to www.aoc.gov or http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/aoc/applicant.html (Be sure URL is typed in all lower case).

ANY ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS MUST BE ATTACHED AS TEXT OR IMAGE FILES TO YOUR AVUE JOB APPLICATION. FORMS RECEIVED BY FAX, EMAIL, OR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you are unable to apply on-line, you may visit our Employment Center Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., located at 441 2nd & D Streets, Southwest, Washington D.C., Room 178 for technical assistance in entering your application on the computer. You may call 202-226-7000 for directions.

***Applicants must possess a BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY***

***Possession of a master's or doctoral degree in Art History or related field is desirable.***

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EST (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) ON THE CLOSING DATE.

The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide, and cover the cost for the drug test.

This is an Excepted Service position in the Architect of the Capitol, a Legislative Branch agency of the Federal government. The position does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status.

The Office of the Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This Office prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, or disability.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

BENEFITS: A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holiday; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; subsidized transportation; training and development opportunities, etc.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-VERIFY system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable.

Supervisory trial period required.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=RZGLO.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Paulette Jones
Phone: 2022263066
Fax: 0000000000
Email: jobapps@aoc.gov
Agency Information:
Architect of the Capitol
FHOB, RM. H2-178
2nd and D Street, SW
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20515
US
Fax: 0000000000

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Job Announcement Number:

WP CUR 2013-173

Control Number:

351982900