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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Media & Technology Supervisor

Agency:Smithsonian Institution

Job Announcement Number:14R-CR-299004-TRF-SAAM

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 to Wednesday, November 20, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

IS-1001-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time, Permanent. - This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

This position is open to all Smithsonian employees.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located in the Media and Technology Office of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). The employee serves as Web Content and Social Media Manager and as Deputy to the Chief in implementing technology strategy and leading the Museum's digital initiatives.

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • May be required to serve an 18-month probationary period for supervisors.

DUTIES:

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  • Assists with department management including the supervision of staff.
  • Proposes and develops strategies for web and media content and activities.
  • Coordinates and develops web and new media content.
  • Manages production, review, editing and approval processes.
  • Coordinates with staff to distribute content via email and social media.
  • Oversees social media sites and consults on the creation of new sites, accounts or channels.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Experience:
Grade 12: One year of full-time experience equivalent to at least the Grade 11 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes activities such as planning and developing content and media for web, social media, gallery kiosks and other museum interactives; developing strategies for best use of media and technology in museums; overseeing staff and contractors in media and web production; and coordinating media initiatives with internal and external stakeholders.
Grade 13: One year of full-time experience equivalent to at least the Grade 12 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes activities such as planning and developing content and media for web, social media, gallery kiosks and other museum interactives; researching, proposing and developing strategies for best use of media and technology in museums; overseeing staff and contractors in media and web production; and coordinating media initiatives with internal and external stakeholders.
 
 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.


Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

  1. Knowledge of media and technology concerns for museums.
  2. Knowledge of project management.
  3. Ability to supervise.
  4. Ability to develop web and social media strategies.
  5. Ability to develop content for the web & social media.
  6. Knowledge of media production and editing.
Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed 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.


BENEFITS:

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The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, commuter benefits, health/life insurance, and accidental insurance.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Please see Benefits at www.sihr.si.edu for a complete description.

HOW TO APPLY:

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Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of the page. Please Note:
  • You must apply for this position online through the 'Apply Online' button and submit required supplemental documents (if they are relevant to you).
  • You may submit required documents by uploading them online during the application process; OR You may manually fax required documents. Faxes are received by an automated system, not a physical fax machine. Documents that are faxed as part of the application process must be sent with the system generated cover sheet by the closing date. Documents faxed without the system generated coversheet are not retrievable and cannot be considered as part of the application package.
  • The complete application package, including any required documents, is due in the Smithsonian Office of Human Resources on the closing date of the announcement by 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
  • If you are unable to apply online, paper applications may be accepted with prior approval of the Contact Person listed below.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Your application package should include the following documents:
  • Detailed resume created in the USAJOBS Resume Builder.
  • Unofficial school transcripts, if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify. If selected for the position, you must provide an official transcript before appointment.
  • Proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study, if applicable.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Connie Royal
Phone: 202-633-6342
Fax: 571-258-4052
TDD: 202-633-6409
Email: royalco@si.edu
Agency Information:
SMITHSONIAN
Office of Human Resources
POB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517
Suite 5060
Washington, DC
20013-7012
US
Fax: 571-258-4052

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt. The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing vacancy.info@si.edu; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed. Additional Information:
  • Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available at www.sihr.si.edu/jobs.cfm.
  • The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.
  • The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity (www.si.edu/oeema).

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Job Announcement Number:

14R-CR-299004-TRF-SAAM

Control Number:

354861800