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06/12/2019

Assistant Director (Education, Outreach & Visitor Services)

Closing date
7/1/19

Service
Excepted

Pay scale & grade
IS 15

Salary
$137,849 to $166,500 per year

Appointment type
Permanent - This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits.

Work schedule
Full-Time, Permanent.

Location
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington, DC

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Telework eligible
No

This job is open to
The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.

Announcement number

19A-JW-304811-TRF-NMNH

Summary

The Assistant Director of Education, Outreach and Visitor Services is a senior management position with the overall museum responsibility to define and to direct the development and implementation of an education, outreach and visitor programs for all of National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), with the goal of expanding the public impact of the museum and providing a first class experience for our visitors.

Responsibilities

Leads and manages a strong, central interpretive and education and outreach function, consisting of programs that further the stated goals of the office and strengthen the Museum’s educational mission.

Oversees the ongoing conception, development, and implementation of a museum-wide audience plan.

Develops fundraising proposals for submission to funding agencies within and outside of the Smithsonian Institution for the support of museum education projects, and works with the Development team on other fundraising activities.

Establishes a leadership style that emphasizes open and clear written and oral communications, within the office, between offices, and through appropriate supervisory channels.

Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

To apply please go to the following link
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536071700

Lead Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)Closing date5/17/19Pay scale & gradeGS 14Salary$117,191 to $152,352 per yea...
05/15/2019
Lead Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)

Lead Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)

Closing date
5/17/19

Pay scale & grade
GS 14

Salary
$117,191 to $152,352 per year

Appointment type
Permanent - Federal

Work schedule
Full-Time

Location
Washington, DC

FEW vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to Federal employees - Competitive service Current or former competitive service federal employees.

Clarification from the agency

This position is open to current and former Federal employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply; such as applicants with a disability, former Peace Corps volunteers, certain military spouses, veterans seeking a VRA/VEOA appointment, or veterans who have been separated from armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.

Announcement number
19R-CR-304795-MPA-OHR

Summary

This position is located in the Recruitment Branch of the Office of Human Resources (OHR),Smithsonian Institution (SI). The mission of the Branch is to provide recruitment and placement services, to include classification, to all elements of the Smithsonian with the exception of senior level recruiting. This position will serve as a team lead, to a staff providing the full range of staffing, position classification and position management services for organizations within the Smithsonian.

Responsibilities

Assists the OHR–Recruitment Branch team by providing subject matter knowledge, applying leadership, and emphasizing team building techniques such as group facilitation, coordination, coaching, problem solving, interpersonal communication, integration of work processes and products, obtaining resources and serving as a liaison with the supervisor.

Leads the OHR– Recruitment Branch team in identifying, distributing, balancing and adjusting workload.

Provides strategic advice to staff, managers and supervisors on workforce planning/management and the application of merit systems principles.

Responds to inquiries involving complex problems and/or concerns, recommends solutions and alternative approaches.

Serves as technical advisor/subject matter expert and program manager for the SI staffing/recruitment program.
Program Evaluation

Serves as the senior staffing and classification specialist for SI-wide related policy interpretation.

Analyzes and evaluates the Recruitment Branch progress towards meeting OHR operational goals, leading special projects to meet inefficiencies.

Participates in the preparation for internal reviews and OPM audits, providing feedback on reports of findings.

Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

To apply please go to:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/532656100

This position is located in the Recruitment Branch of the Office of Human Resources (OHR),Smithsonian Institution (SI). The mission of the Branch is to provide recruitment and placement services, to include classification, to all elements of the Smithsonian with the exception of senior level recr...

05/02/2019

Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Trust Branch Manager)

Closing date
5/10/19

Service
Excepted

Pay scale & grade
IS 15

Salary
$137,849 to $166,500 per year

Appointment type
Permanent - This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits.

Work schedule
Full-Time, Permanent.

Location
Washington, DC

FEW vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency
This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.

Announcement number
19R-CR-304757A-TRF-OHR

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Human Resources (OHR), Smithsonian Institution (SI), Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as Branch Manager responsible for directing SI Trust components for operating Human Resources programs.

Responsibilities

Provides management and direction over Human Resources services including classification, recruitment, compensation and benefits.

Exercises managerial authority to strategize and oversee complex human resources initiatives, programs or projects.

Serves as principal advisor to the highest levels of management within SI on all recruitment, sourcing, and related program issues.

Represents the Director, OHR, as necessary at conferences and meetings and speaks authoritatively on issues related to the areas of specializations.

Provides oversight and develops alternative pay for SI/Trust to include the reward salary, salary benchmarking, pension arrangements, benefits management, and annual compensation events.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15

If you are interested in applying to this position please do so at:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529972200

Administrative OfficerOpen & closing dates4/17/19 to 5/1/19   Pay scale & gradeGS 11-12    Salary$69,581 to $108,422 per...
04/17/2019
Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

Open & closing dates
4/17/19 to 5/1/19

Pay scale & grade
GS 11-12

Salary
$69,581 to $108,422 per year

Appointment type
Permanent - Federal

Work schedule
Full-Time, Permanent

Location
Landover, MD

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Telework eligible
Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to

Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Veterans

Clarification from the agency

This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals (including Veterans recruitment). 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 #19R-JC-304723-MPA-SIE.

More than one selection may be made from this announcement.

This job is also open in another announcement to:

Individuals with disabilities
Federal employees - Competitive service
Military spouses
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Special authorities
Veterans

Announcement number
19R-JC-304723-DEU-SIE

Summary

This position is located in the Administrative Office, Smithsonian Exhibits (SIE), Smithsonian Institution (SI). The employee provides executive program management and administrative support services for SIE.

Responsibilities

Coordinates all personnel management activities in SIE. Monitors recruitment, interviewing, selections, promotion, disciplinary and adverse actions, employee recognition and grievance processing. Communicates, interprets and advises on Federal and Trust personnel policies, regulations and procedures.

Manages an office of 40-50 employees (Federal and Trust), plus interns, volunteers and contractors. Proposes, revises and shares office management policies and procedures with all SIE staff. Serves as the HR Payroll Administrator for WebTA. Maintains and updates employee and supervisor profiles, and manages payroll accounts.

Serves as the approving official for procurement, travel, purchase cards and other administrative and management functions. Provides guidance and instructions on proper steps to be followed in procuring goods

Maintains and updates SIE projects in ERP. Sets up employee WebTA profiles to conform to planned project activities and ensures that WebTA entries are timely and accurately reflects assigned work activities for every SIE project.

Travel Required
25% or less - Travel is 25 % or less of the incumbent's time.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

To apply to this position please do so through:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530784300

This position is located in the Administrative Office, Smithsonian Exhibits (SIE), Smithsonian Institution (SI).  The employee provides executive program management and administrative support services for SIE.

ArchivistOpen & closing dates2/11/19 to 2/15/19This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be s...
02/12/2019
Archivist

Archivist

Open & closing dates
2/11/19 to 2/15/19

This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date.

Pay scale & grade
GS 11

Salary
$68,036 to $88,450 per year

Appointment type
Permanent - Federal

Work schedule
Full-Time

Location
Washington, DC

Relocation expenses reimbursed
No

Telework eligible
No

This job is open to
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
The public
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Veterans

Clarification from the agency

This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals (including Veterans recruitment). Excepted Service employees may also apply to this announcement. More than one selection may be made from this announcement.

Announcement number
19R-RA-304491-DEU-FSG

Summary

This position is located in the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The position will serve as a Archivist in the Collections Management Department and reports to the Department Head. The incumbent is responsible for development, care and management of the more than 160 collections in the Freer Sackler Archives. The incumbent also supports F|S staff in the development of exhibition and assists researchers from within and outside the Museum.

Responsibilities

Applies knowledge of archival principles, methods, and procedures and historical research methods, using subject content matter and interrelationships to process, appraise, access, arrange and electronic description according to current professional archival standards.

Assures cataloging, documenting and maintenance procedures are adequate and adhered to in both the automated and manual archival systems.

Provides reference and research services in response to requests for that information contained in F|S archival records.

Develops and oversees the implementation of acquisition plans to enhance F|S archives holdings.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523951700
Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

This position is located in the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. The position will serve as a Archivist in the Collections Management Department and reports to the Department Head. The incumbent is responsible for development, care and management of...

Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment) Open & closing dates10/18/2018 to 10/26/2018   GS 12-13$81,548 to $119,794 per ...
10/24/2018
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)

Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)

Open & closing dates
10/18/2018 to 10/26/2018

GS 12-13
$81,548 to $119,794 per year

Work schedule
Full-Time

Washington, DC

FEW vacancies

Telework eligible as determined by agency policy

This job is open to Current or former competitive service federal employees.

19R-CR-304302-MPA-OHR

Summary

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

Responsibilities

Provides consultative and technical services to program managers and all levels of management on a broad range of human resources management services.

Performs classification of positions as required for the recruitment activity.

Rates and reviews applications and makes determinations on eligibility for appointment.

Completes the entire hiring process for Federal and non-Federal appointments: confirming the selection, initiating the background investigation process, obtaining agency record checks and release dates, making the job offer, setting pay, processing the entrance on duty, and conducting new employee orientation.

Documents and completes tasks associated with the recruit action using an automated HR system for job requisitions.

Performs special assignments including participating in public outreach activities (e.g., career fairs, diversity recruitment outreach, informational sessions on recruitment and staffing, etc.)

Promotion Potential

GS-13

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514386300

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment) Open & closing dates8/6/18 to 8/20/18    Salary$134,789 to $164,200...
08/15/2018
Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)

Supervisory Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment)

Open & closing dates
8/6/18 to 8/20/18

Salary
$134,789 to $164,200 per year
GS 15

Work schedule
Full-Time, Permanent

Location
1 vacancy in Washington DC, DC

This job is open to

Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Veterans
Military spouses
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista

Announcement number
18R-CR-304090A-MPA-OHR

Summary

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

Responsibilities

Plans, organizes, directs, supervises and manages the personnel and activities of the Recruitment Branch.

Exercises managerial authority to strategize, and oversee complex human resources initiatives or projects.

Serves as principal advisor to high levels of management within the Smithsonian on staffing, hiring, position management, position classification, compensation, and other related employment issues.

Develops metrics and reports related to the recruitment function for use by OHR and Smithsonian management.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507389700

The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."

Museum Curator (African American Studies, Science, Medicine, Techn)Open & closing dates6/11/18 to 7/11/18Salary$81,548 t...
06/22/2018
Museum Curator

Museum Curator (African American Studies, Science, Medicine, Techn)

Open & closing dates
6/11/18 to 7/11/18

Salary
$81,548 to $106,012 per year

Work schedule
Full-Time

Location
Washington, DC

This job is open to U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Announcement number
18A-RA-303648-DEU-NMAH

Summary
This position is located in either the Division of Work and Industry or the Division of Medicine and Science, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History. The incumbent is responsible for carrying out research, writing publications, developing and managing collections, developing, exhibitions, and providing public service by responding to inquiries regarding the African American experience as it relates to the historical sub-fields and collections in the Division of Work and Industry or the Division of Medicine and Science. In Work and Industry, these sub-fields can include African American experiences, in labor, business, food, technology (including engineering and transportation), sounds studies, and maritime and agriculture. In Medicine and Science, these sub-fields can include African American experiences in chemistry, biology, medicine, public health, mathematics and environmental history. The incumbent participates in activities across subject areas and organizational divisions, serving on exhibition teams, standing committees and/or ad hoc working groups.

Responsibilities
Researches African American history through objects as well as archival sources in any time period from the American colonial era to present. Fields of research can include one or more of the following: labor, business, food, technology (including engineering and transportation), sound studies, maritime and agriculture, medicine, public health, chemistry, biology, environmental history, or mathematics.

Operates independently to collect and manage large and diverse collections that provide the basis for interpreting AfricanAmerican history.

Plans and develops exhibition concepts for showcase and similar exhibitions or as part of a larger exhibition team.

Develops and maintains scholarly contacts, lectures at professional meetings, develops and participates in public and other educational programs.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501890700

This position is located in either the Division of Work and Industry or the Division of Medicine and Science, Office of Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of American History. The incumbent is responsible for carrying out research, writing publications, developing and managing collections, devel...

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