Humanities Administrator


Vacancy ID: 782270   Announcement Number: 13-004-A   USAJOBS Control Number: 330943200

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Vacancy Identification Number - 782270
1. Title of Job

Humanities Administrator
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

11
12

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Humanities Administrator

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. I possess at least a BA in a discipline of the humanities qualifying me for the position of Humanities Administrator.

A. YES
B. NO


2. From the following descriptions, please select the one (1) statement that best describes your experience qualifying you for the Humanities Administrator, GS-11 position.

A. I possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position: for example, professional experience in the humanities working in organizations and institutions such as cultural organizations, colleges, universities, scholarly or grant-making organizations, or non-profit institutions. Typically, experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level would include work in the humanities performed with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment of moderate difficulty or responsibility requiring professional training equivalent to that represented by graduation from a college or university of recognized standing, and considerable additional professional training or experience which has demonstrated capacity for sound independent work.
B. I do not meet the qualification requirements above.

3. From the following descriptions, please select the one (1) statement that best describes your experience that qualifies you for the Humanities Administrator, GS-12 position.

A. I possess one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position; for example, work in the humanities performed with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, requiring somewhat extended professional training and experience and which has demonstrated important attainments and marked capacity for independent work.
B. I do not meet the qualification requirements above.


4. I possess at least three years' experience in museum administrative or curatorial activities.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please describe.

5. I am familiar with issues relevant to the interpretation of art or historical artifacts for a public audience.

A. YES
B. NO

6. I have experience/knowledge of methods and best practices in museum or historic site interpretation.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please describe.

7. I have presented a paper or chaired a session at a professional conference in the museum or historic site field.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please describe.

8. I have written technical, administrative, or research reports on humanities topics or topics related to exhibitions or interpretive public humanities programs.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please describe.

9. I have held a professional position for at least two years in a museum, historical society, historic site or other non-profit cultural organization related to public history.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

10. I have experience/knowledge of the exhibit development process.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

11. I have experience/knowledge of interpretive public humanities programs.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

12. I have submitted an application to a national organization to fund an exhibition or other public humanities program.

A. YES
B. NO

13. I have served as a panelist or peer reviewer for a national grant competition.

A. YES
B. NO

14. I have experience/knowledge of current issues affecting institutional grant-making.

A. YES
B. NO


15. I have an academic degree in or have written/published in museum studies, public history, U.S. history, or a related field.

A. YES
B. NO

16. I have a MA in a discipline of the humanities.

A. YES
B. NO


17. I have experience communicating with broad and diverse public audiences.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

18. In the past three years, I have presented scholarly work to a public, non-academic audience.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

19. I have experience representing my organization to professional and public audiences.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

20. I have written an exhibition script.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

21. I have published an article or essay for a public audience.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please provide a citation or description.

22. I have written a grant application for funding of an exhibition or public humanities program.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

23. I have prepared administrative reports, analysis, or other kinds of assessments.

A. YES
B. NO

If yes, please specify.

24. I have worked as part of a team in the following capacities (check all that apply).

A. As a member of a collaboration that resulted in an exhibition or interpretive public program
B. In a capacity that required me to present the views of others
C. As a member of a standing, administrative committee
D. None of the above