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Vacancy Details

Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

Due to the high volume of applications received for Smithsonian vacancies, we are unable to confirm receipt of online application packages including faxed documentation and may not be able to respond to your inquiry on the status of your application. After you complete the online application process, you will receive an automated email message as proof of receipt of application. You may view the status of any faxed supporting documentation by following the steps in the "How to Apply" section of the announcement. We appreciate your patience, as the staffing process to identify highly qualified candidates may take up to four weeks or more to complete. After the announcement closes and application reviews are done, you may be contacted by the hiring office if further evaluation or interviews are required. You will receive an e-mail notification on the final status of the vacancy.
1 Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Individual referral (friend, relative, Smithsonian employee, school counselor, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Job fair or informational session
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Other online source (USAJobs, Smithsonian website, Internet employment search)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Community or professional organization
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Mass media (magazine, newspaper, radio, television, poster, telephone job hot line)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
2 Choose the answer that best describes your education and experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in museum work; or in an applicable subject-matter field.
  • I have appropriate combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major as shown 1. above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • 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 1. above.
  • I do not have the basic experience for the position.
3

Do you have experience working at a scholarly level in the field of American history as it relates to music, with a research focus and expertise on at least one of the following areas: American Roots music, Rock and Roll, Jazz, and the American music industry?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4

Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position? This specialized experience is defined as researching, collecting or exhibiting American material culture in music, including musical instruments, recordings and scores, in historical context, demonstrated through a range of research products such as scholarly articles, teaching, lectures, oral histories, archival holding, museum collections, exhibitions, and/or public programming and musical performance.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No