Humanities Administrator


Vacancy ID: 795686   Announcement Number: 13-008   USAJOBS Control Number: 332237000

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1. Title of Job

Humanities Administrator
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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10. Lowest Grade

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Humanities Administrator

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

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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, one or more years of experience working in a library or museum; teaching classes in the humanities; or working as a team member in a humanities project.
B. 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
C. I have completed a combination of education and experience that meets the requirements for the position. (Please refer to the vacancy announcement, other information item 5, for complete information on combining education and experience.)
D. 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 that 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, experience working for a year or more in a library or museum; teaching classes in the humanities; or working as a senior team member in a humanities project.
B. My education and experience are not described above.

4. I have worked on a project to digitize a collection of cultural heritage materials.

A. Yes
B. No

5. I have helped develop or manage an institution's content or digital asset management system, such as ContentDM or Fedora.

A. Yes
B. No

6. I have used online resources, such as electronic databases and historical GIS (Geographical Information Systems) in humanities research or teaching..

A. Yes
B. No

7. I am proficient in one or more metadata standards (such as MODS, METS, EAD) or markup languages (TEI).

A. Yes
B. No

8. I have helped develop or adapt digital tools that have enhanced access to cultural heritage resources.

A. Yes
B. No

9. I have experience/knowledge of methods and best practices in conservation treatment.

A. Yes
B. No

10. I have experience/knowledge of current best practices in disaster preparedness and response.

A. Yes
B. No

11. I have experience/knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in preservation environments for collections.

A. Yes
B. No

12. I have experience/knowledge of emerging trendsand best practices in preservation management.

A. Yes
B. No

13. I have experience/knowledge of current methods and best practices in digital preservation.

A. Yes
B. No

14. I have experience/knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in library cataloging.

A. Yes
B. No

15. I have experience/knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in archival arrangement and description.

A. Yes
B. No

16. I have experience/knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in the organization and description of museum collections.

A. Yes
B. No

17. I have experience/knowledge of issues and best practices in the management of intellectual property (copyright) and privacy rights.

A. Yes
B. No

18. I have experience/knowledge of software and tools used to facilitate the management and dissemination of library, archival, and/or museum collections.

A. Yes
B. No

19. Have you held a professional position for at least one year at either a library, archives, or museum?

A. Yes
B. No

20. I have taught a course, workshop, or seminar on a topic relevant to the humanities or preservation and access.

A. Yes
B. No

21. I have experience working collaboratively to develop ideas and recommendations related to humanities activities.

A. Yes
B. No

22. I have served as a peer reviewer or program officer for a grant-making organization.

A. Yes
B. No

23. From the following descriptions, please select the one (1) statement that describes your educational background in a discipline of the humanities, library and information science, archival studies or museum studies.

A. I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a discipline of the humanities, library and information science, archival studies or museum studies.
B. I possess a MA or equivalent master's degree in a discipline of the humanities, library and information science, archival studies or museum studies.
C. I possess a BA or equivalent bachelor's degree in a discipline of the humanities, library and information science, archival studies or museum studies.
D. My education is not described above.

24. Do you have an advanced degree in U.S. history?

A. Yes
B. No

25. Do you have advanced degrees in non-Western history or culture?

A. Yes
B. No

26. I regularly (several times per year) speak before audiences on topics related to the humanities or preservation and access for cultural heritage.

A. Yes
B. No

27. I have published-in print or online-work on humanities topics or on preservation and access for cultural heritage.

A. Yes
B. No

28. I have completed a dissertation or other terminal-degree writing requirement.

A. Yes
B. No

29. I have written technical, administrative, or research reports on humanities topics or topics in preservation and access in the humanities.

A. Yes
B. No

30. I have published at least one article on a humanities-related topic or on preservation and access in the humanities in a peer-reviewed journal or edited publication.

A. Yes
B. No

31. I have published a peer-reviewed monograph or monograph-length work in the humanities.

A. Yes
B. No

32. I am eligible for a Special Hiring Authority for non-competitive appointment based on one of the following selections. (If you select this option, you must indicate the type of special appointment you are seeking on your application and provide appropriate documentation supporting your eligibility).

A. Authorized persons who are severely disabled, such as certain veterans.
B. Returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or VISTA.
C. I am not eligible under special hiring authority.