National Museum of American History, Archives Center
Head of Archives
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
|Position:||Archivist, Department Chair|
Head of Archives
National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History invites applications for Head of Archives. The Archives Center is home to more than 1,500 collections with strengths in the history of technology, invention and innovation, business and consumer culture, American music, popular culture, and more. The Head of Archives will oversee the daily operations of the Archives Center and its staff, as well as help shape the future of archival collecting and access at the museum. The incumbent will provide leadership within a department that aligns digital access and archives, enabling new collaborations and projects in emerging areas.
Competitive candidates will have experience leading others in the application of archival principles, practices, and techniques; full knowledge of the principles of archival work, including contemporary methods and models such as born-digital collecting and post-custodial collecting; and experience writing policies and procedures.
Starting Salary GS-14 - $126,233 per year, plus benefits
Open through December 27 2022, on www.usajobs.gov. Please see Supervisory Archivist announcements for more information and how to apply:
Open to the public
Current & former Federal status employees & special appointing authorities should apply to the announcement # below & may also apply to the above public announcement
The Smithsonian is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Contact Abigail Karow with questions: NMAHApplications@si.edu or (202) 633-3584
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies