Staff Curator (Museum Management)

Department of the Army Fort Belvoir, VA
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About the Position: Serves as a Staff Curator of the Museum Directorate (MD), provides oversight and management of MD daily operations. Principle advisor responsible for providing staffs guidance, contract oversight, administrative oversight, and program budgeting.

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* Analyzes and advises on the final museum budget and financial plan submissions to the Director, Army Museums and Command, and works with the appropriate resource manager (RM) on their integration, supervision, and execution.

* Collaborates with the Director, Army Museums in the yearly development, formulation, execution, and POM submission of the museum MDEP budget.

* Responsible for the development and preparation of short term and long-range budgets plans based upon broad directorate goals and objectives.

* Executes human resources, to include oversight of museum personnel actions within established timelines and in accordance to regulatory guidance.

* Translates the Deputy Director, Army Museums guidance into operational objectives and tasks, and collaborates with Army organizations to facilitate parallel planning.

* Reallocates resources for accomplishing museum program priorities. Sustains a working record of estimated funds, costs and change orders and recommends and implements the reallocation of funds according to program priorities.

* Prepares the Quarterly Army Museum Enterprise Museum Status Report and other weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as required.

* Executes human resources, to include oversight of museum personnel actions within established timelines and in accordance to regulatory guidance.

* Prepares special reports and studies as Directed relating to operational, administrative and museum functions.

* Oversees administration of Army Museum Enterprise contracts.

Travel Required

25% or less - Business travel maybe required at least 15% of the time.

Supervisory status


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1015 Museum Curator

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Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.


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.

* 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans

* Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

* Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

* Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

* Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

* Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

* People with Disabilities, Schedule A

* Reinstatement

* Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Requirement

A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field such as Museum


B. Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.


C. Experience: Four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four year course of study as shown in A above.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

To qualify at the GS-13 level: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level. Specialized experience is defined as: Oversight of all administrative actions such as: personnel and hiring actions, GSA vehicles, museum safety issues, ICE Program command briefings, the MD GPC Program, Defense Travel System, and Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) submissions for update; Experience performing budget functions involving formulation, execution, and/or analysis of the organization's budget and funding requirements; Monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds; Overseeing administration of contracts; Managing a museum program and interpreting/applying directives governing the program; Preparing reports, information papers, studies, and strategic plans related to museum management and policy development.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

* Administration and Management

* Budget Administration

* Manages and Organizes Information

* Written Communication

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-12).


FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: