National Museum of American History, Archives Center
Historian (Oral), GS-0170-12
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History invites applications for an Oral Historian. This full-time, permanent position will lead the restorative oral history practice at the National Museum of American History, beginning with the Undocumented Organizing Collecting Initiative and community based oral histories associated with Reckoning With Remembrance: History, Injustice, and the Murder of Emmett Till. Work will be in close collaboration with leadership within the museum’s Center for Restorative History (CRH) to research, implement, and maintain best practices for conducting oral histories with historically harmed communities.
Competitive candidates will have knowledge of professional oral history research techniques and technology as well as scholarly knowledge of one or more major themes or topics of American history including but not limited to Black, Latinx, Immigration, Indigenous, Asian Pacific American, or LGBTQ+ studies.
Starting Salary GS-12 - $94,199 per year, plus benefits.
Open through June 20, 2023, on www.usajobs.gov. Please see below announcement for more information and how to apply:
Open to the public
Contact NMAHApplications@si.edu with questions.
The Smithsonian is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Office of Human Resources
POB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517
Washington, District of Columbia 20013-7012
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies