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U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Museum Specialist (History) in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Summary About the Position: Assists collections manager with the management of the historical properties, archives, and photographs of the museum collections. Responsibilities Develops long range storage, acquisition, and conservation plans to ensure collection is properly managed and developed to support the museum's three themes. Conducts or coordinate the use or loan of objects in support of training. Completes monthly pest management duties and relays any issues to the Museum Curator for awareness and management. Identifies objects requiring conservation efforts, performs needed artifact preparation or maintenance or designates suitable sources for more complex conservation of selected objects. Assists with research in selection of objects for exhibit in support of the museum's three themes, special projects, or classroom instruction. Prepares draft story lines for permanent, temporary, and traveling exhibits. Trains volunteers and interns, assigns tasks and provides input regarding the performance of the volunteers. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes 1.) Providing complex information on historical artifacts to interns and the general public; 2.) Maintaining data records on historical artifacts to ensure proper handling and care; 3.) Communicating with the general public, teachers and scholars on aspects of history on historical artifacts. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). OR Education: Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as a degree in art, history, museum studies, scientific subjects, or other courses related to the position. OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the first year (total graduate semester hours minus 18) by 18. Add the two percentages. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Education & Training History and Archaeology Technical Credibility Written Communication Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/ Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is an Education and Information Sciences Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.