Cultural Center Coordinator, Haskell Indian Nations UniversityFull Time
This position is part of the Haskell Indian Nations University, Bureau of Indian Education (BIE). As a Cultural Center Coordinator you will be responsible for serving as a Cultural Center Coordinator for the Haskell Cultural Center to meet the education goals and objectives of Haskell Indian Nations University (Haskell).
Open & closing dates: 01/17/2023 to 01/31/2023
Salary: $57,941 – $91,131 per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 9 – 11
Location: Lawrence, KS
Remote job: No
Telework eligible: No
Travel Required: 25% or less – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed: Yes—You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-time
As a Cultural Center Coordinator GS-0301-9/11, your typical work assignments may include the following:
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Haskell Cultural Center including scheduling, ensuring supervision and safe operation of the related programs, maintaining exhibits and archives, and ensuring that activities are conducted in accordance with established cultural center and archival standards.
Responsible for campus and community programming including but not limited to workshops, student recruitment tours, and public tours.
Establishes strategic growth of the Haskell Cultural Center which can include short-term and long-term timeframes, in accordance with the Office of the President.
Serves as a point-of-contact to the Division of Academics regarding academic programming such as internships, certificates, and other academic activities as identified by the Academic Deans, the Vice President of Academics, and the University President.
Establishes and maintains publicity and marketing of the Haskell Cultural Center including social media and other avenues of providing information to the public in accordance with University and DOI/BIE requirements.
Oversees academic and other researchers to ensure that research activities are conducted in with established best-practices in cultural center and archival standards.
Responsible for staffing and resource needs of the Cultural Center to include student workers and others as identified, in consultation with the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President of Academics.
NOTE: POSITION IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER BIE-11783592-23-JCJ MP. STATUS APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT.
Conditions of Employment
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES
APPOINTMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO A 2 YR TRIAL OR 1 YR PROBATIONARY PERIOD
VALID STATE-ISSUED DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED
A STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT MAY BE AUTHORIZEDRECRUITMENT INCENTIVE MAY BE PAID WITH A SIGNED AGREEMENT
RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE PAID WITH A SIGNED AGREEMENT
SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MALES BORN AFTER 12/31/1959
Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the OPM Standards. For this position, they are listed below.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
GS-9: I have 1 year of specialized experience that equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Examples include: performing collections management, registration, cataloging, research, preservation, restoration, or conservation of collections of museum material.
Master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.
GS-11: I have 1 year of specialized experience that equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). Examples include: performing collections management, registration, cataloging, research, preservation, restoration, or conservation of collections of museum material; developing programs that educate the general public about Native American culture, assisting with the management of long-term museum collection storage, documenting museum collections with special emphasis on architectural, archeological, archival, and history collections; assisting with project development including planning and management of a unit and/or program, and working with other staff members that deliver museum services and support.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.
Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
EDUCATION: Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, credit hours, major, and grade-point average or class ranking, degree and date awarded. All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Applicants are responsible for providing documentation that the educational requirements have been met. To qualify based on education you must submit a legible copy of your transcripts. Official transcripts are required upon selection if you qualified based on education.
Education must have been obtained from an accredited or pre-accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.
For further information on creditable education visit:
Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP/ICTAP provides placement assistance to permanent Federal employees who are surplus, displaced, or involuntarily separated. Applicants claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit a copy of their most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with their application. To be considered under CTAP/ICTAP, applicants must be well-qualified (i.e., meet the minimum qualification requirements, including any selective placement factors; education, and experience requirements), score at least 85 on the assessment questionnaire, and be able to perform the duties of the position upon entry. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans’ preference, you must also submit an SF-15, “Application for 10-Point Veterans’ Preference” plus the proof required by that form.
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package at: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/699862600which includes:
1. Your resume (must be current/updated and include the following):
Dates of employment (include month/year)
Hours worked per week
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Current supervisor’s name and telephone number
Duties (Please be specific and include any accomplishments)
References (include complete name and telephone number)
Must be employer references for the last years of employment.
DD-214 (member copy 4), SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans claiming preference
Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)?
College transcript(s): Copy of undergraduate education transcripts. Unofficial college transcripts are acceptable but official college transcripts will be required before entrance on duty.
2. Other supporting documents:
Form BIA 4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment (Required for claiming Indian Preference). The form must be completed by the appropriate official with the federally-recognized tribe where the applicant is enrolled as a member. No other form will be accepted.
Indian Children Protection Requirements: https://bie.edu/cs/groups/xbie/documents/collection/idc012837.pdf
Cover Letter, optional
FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.
NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. The applicant is responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian preference, veteran preference, experience, training, and/or education. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FROM THIS OFFICE.
DRIVING REQUIREMENT (Required only at time of appointment): Incumbent may be required, as an incidental duty, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver’s license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submission of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Education.