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    Summary

    This position is located in Nicodemus National Historic Site, and is duty stationed at Brown vs Board NHS in Topeka, KS in the Interpretation Division.

    Open to the first 50 applicants or until 06/12/2019 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

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    Responsibilities

    Provides visual media material to support educational and interpretive programming at Nicodemus National Historic Site (NHS) and Brown v. Board NHS. Plans, designs, and often arranges production of the visual and graphic aspects of brochures, posters, handouts, etc. Prepares audio-visual presentations, primarily for on-line consumption. Assists in preparing interpretive displays, either physical or digital installations, assists in creating special visual effects, and assists with incorporating narration, music, or sound effects into presentation materials. Assists in producing plans and products for interpreting park resources/stories. Collaborates to produce common orientation, informational, interpretive materials for the parks.

    Provides visual media material to support educational outreach. Assists and supports maintenance and development of web pages and social media sites. Assists with planning technical details of visual interpretive materials. Maintains the park website and apps on portable devices. Products produced may include digital/web-based eTours, database driven web-features and apps, DVDs, videos, etc. to support operations.

    Leads production or installation of exhibits. Fabricates and installs small, noncomplex informational or interpretive exhibits (generally temporary in nature, with content developed by others). Prepares interpretive material media for streaming as video or computer animations and maintains the media connections for portable devices (tablets, phones, Voice Viewer, etc,). Assists in design and production of visual communication materials for use in speeches, training materials, presentations, etc. to assist other staff. Helps develop cost estimates and assesses cost against project objectives. Selects or assist in selecting common visual materials (photographs, illustrations, maps, etc.) to support publications and presentations and exhibits, etc. that graphically support interpretive messages. Specifies and provides graphic layout of artwork, artifacts, illustrations, etc., and determines appropriate and effective use of fonts, typographic effects, white space and layout, color, textures, and shapes for graphic designs. With NPS-provided training (and when designated as COR), represent interests of the park during the development of exhibits by contracted vendors by assisting Contracting Officer with development of scope of work statements, government cost estimates, assisting with project logistics, and reviewing and monitoring vendor's work.

    As needed, conducts general research using primary sources on park-related interpretive themes to develop visual information projects. Maintains the park's digital image collections, assists with organization and management of digital images, and assists with responses to requests for copies and/or access. Provides occasional assistance with orienting visitors to the park and provides educational or interpretive presentations. Provides visitor orientation and logistical support for park special events. Assists IT Specialist in trouble-shooting minor issues with exhibit A/V and distance-learning hardware and software. Maintains effective communication and working relationships with park staff at all levels.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position, mainly for training purposes.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/535716500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.