This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Indian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB) located in Rapid City, South Dakota.

At the full performance level GS-12 the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Manages the documentation, care, preservation, and use of the IACB collections, which are of significant historic, aesthetic, and monetary value.
  2. Proposes and monitors collection policies and regulations regarding risk management, lending, conservation, access, storage, and compliance with applicable statutes.
  3. Plans and coordinates the IACB’s exhibition activities in consultation with the museum curators and IACB Director.
  4. Plans, implements, and oversees a comprehensive museum education program for the IACB’s museums.
  5. Manages the security of collections, collection loan and exhibit policies, visitor admission fees, museum maintenance and utilities, and activities that enhance the visitors’ overall museum experience.
  6. Supervises a staff comprised of museum curators, museum technicians and museum aids who fulfill the mission of the IACB through exhibition activities and completion of day-to-day operations in the museums.
  7. Provides technical input to the Director and Administrative Officer on an annual budget covering all administrative, operational, maintenance, and program activity requirements needed for the upcoming fiscal year for the IACB’s museum program.
  8. Researches and writes scholarly text about the IACB museum collections, as directed by the Director.

The Office of the Secretary has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.

Physical Demands: The work requires mental alertness, better than average manual dexterity, and mobility. Although primarily sedentary, inspections and operations evaluations involve activities demanding a certain amount of exertion such as walking, climbing, crawling, lifting of heavy objects, bending, stooping, and reaching. Incumbent must have accurate color vision because of extensive involvement with the visual arts.

NOTE: Occasional weekend work may be required.

Salary Information
$86,962 – $113,047 per annum

First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

This vacancy may be used to fill additional positions as vacancies become available.

This vacancy is also announced as OS-6020-24-AW-058(MP) for those applicants who wish to apply and be considered under Merit Promotion procedures.

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