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1.04.2013

Job Opportunity: Museum Curator, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Passing along this job opportunity... The Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC is looking for a Museum Curator for the Asian Pacific American Center, which produces educational programs, exhibitions and research about the Asian Pacific American experience and works in partnership with museums and centers across the Smithsonian and beyond to enrich collections and activities about the APA experience.

The position serves as Curator for APA digital and emerging media. That sounds pretty cool. But what exactly does that mean? Here are a few more details about the job:

Job Title: Museum Curator
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
Job Announcement Number: 13A-JL-298396-DEU-APAC
SALARY RANGE: $74,872.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, January 04, 2013 to Friday, January 18, 2013
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1015-12
POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time, Permanent - Federal
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 13
DUTY LOCATIONS: Washington, DC, US
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities should apply to Job Announcement #13A-JL-298396-MPA-APAC.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is located in the Asian Pacific American Center (APAC), Smithsonian Institution (SI). APAC produces educational programs, exhibitions and research about the Asian Pacific American (APA) experience and works in partnership with museums and centers across the Smithsonian and beyond to enrich collections and activities about the APA experience. The purpose of the position is to serve as Curator for digital and emerging media and for APA digital and emerging media.

The employee conceives, conceptualizes, develops and implements programmatic content for the Asian Pacific American Center digital and emerging media initiatives, including social media activities. The employee also develops and maintains partnerships with other Smithsonian units as they relate to curating and digitizing exhibitions, collections, research projects, and public programs about Asian Pacific American history, art and culture.
I'm confident that one of you awesome, smart readers of this blog would be a good fit for this job. For further details about the position, including duties, required qualifications and how to apply, go to the USAJOBS listing here. (Thanks, Konrad.)

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