Interdisciplinary Cultural Resources Manager
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
Open & closing dates
06/22/2022 to 07/05/2022
$76,961 – $100,044 per year
Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
Oyster Bay, NY
Yes—as determined by the agency policy.
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes—You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Job family (Series)
0190 General Anthropology
1015 Museum Curator
Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
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This position is located in the Cultural Resources Division at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in Oyster Bay, New York.
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Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a “surplus” or “displaced” employee.
Federal employees – Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
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Current/former federal employees with competitive/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP/ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; Veteran Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA); Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA); Veterans more than 30% disabled eligible; Persons eligible under Special Hiring Authorities, Schedule A and/or individuals w/disabilities; Public Land Corp eligibles; and Current/former time-limited employees eligible under PL-114-47, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA).
The position provides overall professional and technical direction for the museum collection program, plans for and develops recommendations for priorities of all museum management functions, and ensures that National Park Service and professionally recognized procedures are applied in all operations. The position also advises and works in a variety of related areas including compliance, research, cultural landscape management, exhibits, project development, and relationships with other cultural and educational institutions. The position serves as a member of the park management team.
Supervises and trains technicians, interns, volunteers, and other project staff in management of museum collections, curation standards, data entry and reporting, and procedures as identified among appropriate museum collection operating procedures and policies
Develops scopes of work, creates and maintains all correspondence and memoranda and organizes and completes all reviews for developing and managing museum projects.
Coordinates activities and projects with other professional park management disciplines and teams (Interpretation, Natural Resources, Maintenance, Administration) to accomplish park goals including helping establish the park’s long and short-range strategic planning goals.
Develops strategic plans, prepares budgets, implements work plans, prepare schedules, and determines resource requirements for the successful processing, cataloging, and curation of museum collections
Develops strategy to maintain and manage the Cultural Landscape.
Interacts with other cultural and natural resource personnel, regional museum staff and the public.
Provides leadership direction, guidance, technical expertise and management for Physical Security and Structural Fire management of museum collections, historic structures, and security infrastructure.
Prepares historic preservation documentation, compliance, and background materials as required by Section 106 and Section 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for all park undertakings
Accessions and catalogs objects, verifying the accuracy of information in collection records and files. Annually inventories collections. Recommends acquisitions to the superintendent according to the scope of collections statement.
Maintains all record keeping and documentation for museum collections, maintains automated collections management data using Service-wide systems and according to Service-wide standards, develops reports, provides interpretive and reference services, and analyzes inventory and monitoring data, using automated systems.
Monitors and prepares programs for use of the collections, including research, loans, reference services, enforcement of use policy, and evaluation of collection-related research requests.
Seeks the services of a conservator to assess conditions and provide treatments. Provides recommendations and makes decisions regarding long-term conservation needs and provides plans for meeting these needs. Advises on preservation techniques and the removal of artifacts and specimens from the field.
Serves as liaison with the State Historic Preservation Office, Native Americans and other traditionally associated groups, park partners and community/institutional organizations. Coordinates reviews or projects to assure protection of cultural resources and compliance with applicable federal laws.
Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level and represented as full performance level in duty description.
Additional Area Information: Sagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from 1885 until his death in 1919. During Roosevelt’s time in office, his “Summer White House” was the focus of international attention. Sagamore Hill is a beautiful, 83-acre national park unit with forests, meadows, trails, a natural beach, marshland and orchards. Explore the natural surroundings and become inspired by the legacy of one of America’s most popular presidents.
Dedicated (non-shared) park housing may be available. A guide for prospective employees is available at www.nps.gov/sahi/getinvolved/workwithus.htm