Topic ID #34405 - posted 1/13/2015 4:42 AM

Museum Specialist (Registrar), GS-1016-12 - Silver Spring, MD

Jennifer Palmer

Job Title:Museum Specialist (Registrar)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NEBB151360261293925
SALARY RANGE:    $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 to Tuesday, January 13, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:    GS-1016-12
POSITION INFORMATION:    Full Time - Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS:    1 vacancy in the following location:
Silver Spring, MD View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
Serves as the Museum Specialist (Registrar) for the National Museum of Health and Medicine and is responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive analytical catalogue and control system of collections for the National Museum of Health and Medicine’s (NMHM) reporting requirements. Position requires extensive working knowledge of NMHM registration and cataloging policies and procedures and legal and policy aspects thereof. Incumbent will maintain an extensive working knowledge and understanding of museum classification and nomenclature systems using quantitative and qualitative techniques for analyzing and measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of the Registrar program. Incumbent is also responsible for sustaining a comprehensive, object type-specific conservation program.

Who May Apply:
Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job.  You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.  See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 
Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army
Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)
Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)
Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement
Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP)
Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
Eligible for military spouse preference under Executive Order 13473
Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse) registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position
Occasional Travel
Business travel may be required approx. 5% of the time
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·         Management, maintenance, and preservation of National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) collection records.  Utilizes existing software (KE Software Electronic Museum [KE Emu]) and physical arrangement and security systems to establish and implement all aspects of collections records management, to include that which requires demonstrable experience with protected PII, PHI, and otherwise HIPAA-protected information.
·         Management, maintenance, and preservation of NMHM collections.  Implements and executes all aspects of collections management and conservation, to include work which requires demonstrable experience with legal and ethical consideration related to human remains and compliance with related federal laws.
·         Acquisition, disposition, availability and accountability of collections and records.  Accountable   for all collections and related items at all times, to include any movement, loan management, couriering, and management assessments for pest management and risk mitigation.
·         Museum collections management policy development and implementation.  Oversees and chairs collections committees, working with existing collections management software (KE Emu), developing registration policies and procedure, planning for and familiarity with responding to multiple-agency official federal and other inquiries in accordance with federal law.
·         Lead preservation officer for NMHM collections.

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