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    This position is located within the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Office of Audience Engagement. The role of the position is to use American history in creating experiences that encourage meaningful conversation, expand perspectives, and inspire learning, innovation and active participation in civic life.

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    1. Leads the development, scheduling, coordination and administration of NMAH Signature American History Programming that empowers Americans to be active participants in the life of our nation and have national and international impact -- projects include music, food and civic engagement initiatives.
    2. Consults with museum colleagues and partners to conceive, coordinate and conduct engaging, participatory, and diverse signature annual events and program series, related outreach and collaborative activities based on museum and outreach goals.
    3. Leads audience development for the Museum’s programmatic and educational initiatives; identifies audience targets and utilizes innovative digital marketing platforms to meet goals, Sets priorities and plans, develops and monitors annual budgets and spending plans; manages federal and trust funds.
    4. Manages full-cycle projects, including the oversight of permanent and temporary staff and/or contractors; tracking progress of various projects; reporting and/or writing reports on goal achievement; and ensures efficient use of resources to meet project requirements and deadlines.
    5. Performs full-range of supervisory responsibilities such as training, advising, and counseling staff, interns, fellows and contract professionals (musicians, culinary experts, actors, inventors, historians, scholars, marketing professionals, social media experts, etc.), including members of the Office of Audience Engagement staff to fulfill their responsibilities as program producers, working collaboratively with other internal and external partners and stakeholders to implement projects.
    6. Fosters relationships and selects potential collaborators among Smithsonian museums, other organizations and institutions, communities, and individuals nationally and internationally.
    7. Assists the Office of Development by contributing research to fundraising, developing grants and building partnerships for the preservation of program and audience development initiatives.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Excepted Service employees may also apply to this announcement.

    Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement #18R-SB-303169-MPA-NMAH

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/481980600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.