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    This position is located in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Office of Curatorial Affairs. The employee assists the supervisor with research, collections development (including acquisitions, documentation, and management), exhibition development, public service and programming related to the visual art collection.

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    Work assignments may require duty locations either at the NMAAHC offices in Capital Gallery building and the National Mall in Washington, DC or the Smithsonian's Pennsy Collections and Support Center in Landover, Maryland.  This position reports to a Supervisory Museum Curator.  Duties and responsibilities include:

    • research and writing on topics, themes, graphic images and objects within the Smithsonian, outside museums, private collections, universities, libraries and other cultural and educational organizations associated with American history and visual art;
    • collections including collaborating with collections management and curatorial staff in the long-term development of the visual art collection and information pertaining to it; and
    • acquisitions and loans support by preparing justifications, researching potential acquisitions, and communicating with vendors.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    11 - Position is at full performance level--GS-11.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593868500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.