Job Overview

Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
The National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) inspires interest in and promotes the understanding of medicine, past, present, and future, with a special emphasis on tri-service American military medicine. As a National Historic Landmark recognized for its ongoing value to the health of the military and to the nation since 1862, the Museum identifies, collects, and preserves important and unique resources to support a broad agenda of innovative exhibits, educational programs, and scientific, historical, and medical research.

Who May Apply:

Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job.  You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.  See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

Duties

  • Serve as the central point of communication and review for all media, public inquiry, and official communication on museum matters for Army, Department of Defense, and Congressional, necessitating a thorough understanding of Museum-related federal policy and law.
  • Develop and implement all communication plans in order to prioritize and evaluate museum communication issues, including  issues related to the handling of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act covered information, Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) compliance, and collection of human remains.
  • Plan, implement, manage, and analyze all strategic and emergency communication initiatives to remain consistent with mission, museum best practices, and policies and procedures.
  • Supervise activities related to National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) public programming and exhibitions curation, planning, development, implementation and evaluation, coordinating all resource management for physical and virtual exhibitions and social media consistent with museum best practices and policy.
  • Develop and implements communication plans, addressing museum best-practice and community issues, exercising a thorough knowledge of museum operations, including those related to the NAGPRA compliance and collections of human remains.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • This position requires temporary duty travel 20% of the time to CONUS and OCONUS locations.

Relocation Authorized

  • No