Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Smithsonian Institution Archivist in Washington, District Of Columbia

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 with the National Postal Museum (NPM). Through the preservation and interpretation of our postal and philatelic collections, the National Postal Museum educates, challenges, and inspires its audiences on the breadth of American experiences. Responsibilities The Archivist is responsible for assessing, organizing, cataloging, and providing access to NPM’s archival holdings at the museum and at off-site storage. In this position you will: Gain intellectual and administrative control over archival material at the National Postal Museum. Survey, reappraise, and physically consolidate archival holdings and make recommendations on space needs for storing, processing, and providing access to NPM’s archival holdings. Implement best practices, create workflows, and provide guidance for public access to archival collections and provide research service in the area of postal history promptly and effectively to staff, to research scholars, and to members of the general public. Manage archival collections in a database and produce finding aids. Consult with colleagues in Curatorial and Collections to develop and execute on a Collecting Plan that incorporates research needs and identifies gaps. Serve as liaison to Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives. Requirements Conditions of Employment Requires career/career-conditional status or eligibility. Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service. Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation. Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer. May need to complete a Probationary Period. READVERTISEMENT - This position is being re-advertised. Applicants who applied previously to 23R-TK-308011-MPA-NPM MUST reapply to be considered for this vacancy. 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 Basic Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree in archival science or bachelor's degree with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history and/or in political science or government, and 12 semester hours in one or any combination of the following: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government. OR Combination of education and experience - at least 30 semester hours that included courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. In the addition to meeting the Basic Education Requirements above, you must have the following: Experience: You qualify for this position if you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized Experience is defined as: Demonstrated experience assessing, organizing, and cataloging archival holdings in a museum-related, cultural, educational, or historical organization in the processing and appraising of collections, describing archival collections in finding aids, and making collections available to staff, researchers, and the public. Or Education: 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or LL.M., if related. 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. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on OPM Website. Education This position has positive education requirements. Additional Information This position is included in the bargaining unit. More than one selection may be made from this announcement. This position is also open in Job Announcement 23R-TK-308530-DEU-NPM. 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.