Exhibits Specialist

Full Time Landover, MD Smithsonian Institution

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Smithsonian Institution is seeking candidates for a position of Exhibits Specialist on Full Time basis located at Landover, MD. Do not forget to review the job posting carefully before apply online.

Job Title: Exhibits Specialist
Company Name: Smithsonian Institution
Job Location: Landover, MD
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Museums
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
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Summary The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo—shaping the future by preserving heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world. This position is located in the Fabrication Shops of Smithsonian Exhibits (SIE), Smithsonian Institution, in Landover, Maryland. Responsibilities The Lead Exhibits Specialist serve as a lead collection specialist coordinate and facilitate the day-to-day technical operation of the shop and monitor the shipping and receiving of materials and exhibitions. In this position you will: Establish project deadlines and schedules, coordinates all phases of the Fabrication Shop’s production work, and oversees all projects’ timely and on-budget execution. Provide instruction, transparency, and understanding of projects to staff in the fabrication shop. Serves as coach, facilitator and/or negotiator. Work closely with SIE’s Director, Deputy Director, Chief of Production, supervisors, project managers, and other SI staff in all areas of exhibition design and production, with special focus on exhibit fabrication. Interpret scopes and technical specifications for exhibit fabrication, preparing material takeoffs and managing purchasing schedules to facilitate a timely exhibit fabrication process. Requirements Conditions of Employment Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation May need to complete a Probationary Period Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service. Conditions of Employment COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS: For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccination requirements and its impact on your application, click on Smithsonian Institution’s Frequently Asked Questions. Qualifications Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date. For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions on OPM website. Experience: You qualify for this position if you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position specialized experience is defined serving as an exhibit specialist leading and executing complex museum exhibit projects through the pre-production, fabrication and installation phases; mentoring, overseeing, and scheduling staff; and integrating computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software and techniques into fabrication process workflow. 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week. Education There is no education requirement for this position. Additional Information This position is included in the bargaining unit. Current or Former Political Appointees: Beginning January 1, 2010, agencies must seek prior approval from OPM before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. If you are currently or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you MUST disclose that to the Office of Human Resources. Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment: Position title; Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee); Agency; and, Beginning and ending dates of appointment. Recruitment Incentive: Recruitment incentive(s) may be authorized for this position. However, approval for incentives are contingent upon various availability. If authorized, certain incentives will require the incumbent to sign a service agreement to remain in the Federal government for a certain time period. Note: This statement does not imply nor guarantee an incentive will be offered and paid.

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