Open & closing dates
05/18/2022 to 06/08/2022
$92,245 – $119,922 per year
Pay scale & grade
New York, NY
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Permanent – Federal
Full-time – Full-Time, Permanent
12 – This position is at the full performance level.
Job family (Series)
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
Trust determination process
How you will be evaluated
How to Apply
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
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The Smithsonian Institution (SI) is a diverse museum and research complex dedicated to the increase and diffusion of knowledge. Its Archives of American Art (AAA) collects, preserves, and makes available primary sources that document more than two hundred years of our nation’s artists and art communities. This fosters research and connects the public to a uniquely American cultural heritage.
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THIS JOB IS OPEN TO
U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Clarification from the agency
This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
The Oral Historian Oral History Team that defines the Archives’ oral history program, scope, standards, and future direction.
- Collaboratively develop and follow an approved plan for individual interviews to be pursued that aligns with the Collections Stewardship Plan and current initiatives.
- Maintain and develop policies and procedures to support the oral history program.
- Conduct oral history interviews and develop and produces public programs designed to enhance the scholarly use of and public engagement with the AAA oral history collection.
- Manage AAA’s production of new oral history interviews for gift- and grant-funded oral history initiatives.
- Advise, assign, and work with contractors and AAA staff on interviews, methodology and best practices including scheduling, background research, drafting and refining interview questions, overseeing the transcription process and online availability.
- Set grant deadlines, develop grant budgets and prepare reports for sponsors.
- Serve as the contracting officer’s representative (COR) on contracts.
- Perform the administrative and human resource management functions related to staff supervised.