MUSEUM CURATOR - RECENT GRADUATES


Vacancy ID: 743143   Announcement Number: NW21015-09-743143K1405846-P   USAJOBS Control Number: 326071100

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying Bachelors, Masters, Professional, Doctorate, Vocational or Technical Degree or Certificate in Museum Studies or Public History from a qualifying educational institution? (Note: To support your claim you must attach all required documentation as indicated in the "Applicant Checklist - External" link located within the "Required Documents" section of the announcement. Failure to attach required documentation will result in an ineligible rating).
If you are a Veteran unable to apply within two years of receiving your degree, (due to military service obligation), you have up to six years after degree completion to apply.
Any individual who completed his or her educational requirements between December 27, 2010 (the date E.O. 13562 was signed, which established the Pathways Program) and July 10, 2012 (the effective date of the final Pathways Program regulation) will have 2 years from the effective date of the regulation to apply to the Recent Graduates Program.

A. Yes
B. No

2. Please select one response that best describes how you meet the basic education requirement for the GS-1015, MUSEUM CURATOR occupational series. (PLEASE NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts or other appropriate documents to verify your claim).

A. I have a Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies or Public History.
B. I have a combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I have four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in A above.
D. I do not have education and/or experience, as described above.

3. For GS-05: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1015-05, MUSEUM CURATOR. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify your claim).

A. I have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent graduate degree in Museum Studies or in Public History.
B. I have a combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I have four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in A above.
D. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

4. For GS-07: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1015-07, MUSEUM CURATOR. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify your claim).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-05) in the Federal service performing support tasks in the management of a museum collection. Experience may include such duties as: accessioning, labeling, recording and storing, packing or otherwise handling collection material; performing simple housekeeping duties in maintenance of established exhibits; and performing routine filing and record keeping in libraries of pamphlets, films, slides and other material maintained for the information of the public.
B. I have successfully completed one year of graduate-level education in Museum Studies or Public History.
C. I have completed a bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies or Public History with superior academic achievement.
D. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
E. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

5. For GS-09: Please select one response that best describes how you meet the minimum qualifications for a GS-1015-09, MUSEUM CURATOR. (PLEASE NOTE: If you are substituting education for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify your claim).

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-07) in the Federal service handling museum collection items, following established policies and procedures, to ensure the care and maintenance of historical artifacts. Experience may include such duties as: storing or packing collection materials, housekeeping duties in the display and maintenance of established exhibits, or recording and cataloging artifacts.
B. I have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree in Museum Studies or Public History.
C. I have successfully completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree in Museum Studies or Public History.
D. I have a combination of experience and graduate education as described above that equates to one year of experience.
E. I do not have any of the experience or education as described above.

6. Your ratings in this Occupational Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit.  Deliberate attempts to falsify or inflate your responses may be grounds for not referring you.

Please take this opportunity to review your rating to ensure the accuracy of your answers and that they are supported by your resume.  Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation does not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.

B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.