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    The NPG is devoted to the research, acquisition, exhibition, care, and management of art relating to American history, biography, and the study of portraiture.

    The incumbent provides administrative and programmatic support to the Departments of Exhibitions, Design and Production, and the Office of the Registrar in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery (NPG). The incumbent performs a full range of procurement, clerical, office, and project tracking assignments and solves a variety of issues for these departments.

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    • Creates purchase orders, requisitions, and purchase card requests, processes invoice payments, and assembles proper supporting documentation for these actions. Maintains hard copy records of purchases according to regulations.
    • Performs administrative and programmatic support activities including answering emails; producing and maintaining office files for general information, exhibition documentation, and other related projects.
    • Processes work requests by selecting and completing appropriate forms. Performs travel support services for exhibition couriers, artists and guest curators.
    • Incumbent assists vendors and contractors with vendor enrollment forms.
    • Advises supervisor or initiators of requests on request status or need for supporting documentation.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This Merit Promotion position is open to Current Federal Employees and Former Federal Employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply such as Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A, former Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and Vista volunteers; certain Military Spouses, or individuals eligible under various programs for Veterans (VRA, VEOA, 30% disabled).

    Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/477342500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.