This position is located in the Division of Exhibits at the National Zoological Park (NZP). The employee is responsible for the coordination of all interpretive exhibits at NZP, including content development and coordination of internal and external designers and fabricators.
Coordinates all interpretive exhibits at NZP, including content development and coordination of internal and external designers and fabricators.
Supervises typewriting, design and production teams, permanent interpretive, writing/editing staff, as well as the temporary employees, student interns and volunteers.
Oversees all interpretive exhibition budgets, as well as the expenditure of federal operating funds and requisitions of all equipment and supplies needed by the Unit.
Manages all aspects of the exhibits project and for delivering the product on time and on schedule.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
The following Smithsonian Institution employees may apply: Current employees with Federal career/career-conditional status or eligibility.
Requires career/career-conditional status or eligibility.
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess 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 reviewing and analyzing design and constructing documents, producing sketches, drawing and layouts; fabricating and installing structures, and leading a diverse workforce.
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, 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.
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What To Expect Next
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