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Position at NEH

From: Laura Word <lword>
Date: Friday, March 3, 2006
Humanities Administrator (Program Officer)
The National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, DC.
<URL:http://www.neh.gov> has announced an employment opportunity in
the Division of Preservation and Access. The following information
is excerpted from the full job announcement, which can be found at
usajobs.gov. More than one position of humanities administrator
(program officer) may be filled. The Closing Date is March 27, 2006
for Vacancy Announcement: 06-010. The Area of Consideration is All
Sources Schedule B--Excepted Service Position. The position is a
GS-1701-12-13 ($65,048 - $100,554)

The Division of Preservation and Access provides leadership and
support for a sustained national effort to preserve and increase the
availability of resources essential for research, education, and
public programming in the humanities.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the incumbent works
with potential applicants in the development of proposals and
participates fully in administrative, financial, program policy, and
other matters for the division. The incumbent reviews grant
proposals and assesses their eligibility and consistency with
Endowment goals; arranges for their review and evaluation by expert
panelists; and administers the continued evaluation and payment for
current grants. The incumbent represents the division at
professional meetings and conducts site visits to promote the
division's programs and to evaluate the accomplishments of the
current projects it supports. A B.A. in a discipline of the
humanities is required (an M.A. or Ph.D. is preferred).

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria: (1) An M.A. or
a Ph.D. in the humanities (for at least one of these positions, an
advanced degree in U.S. History or American Studies is preferred);
(2) Broad knowledge of issues and trends in the library, archives,
or museum field at the regional or national level; (3) Familiarity
and experience with issues of digital resources in the humanities;
(4) Demonstrated speaking and writing ability, as evidenced by
recent (3-5 years) presentations at professional meetings or other
public gatherings or by written reports, articles, or other
documents prepared for public occasions; (5) Administrative
experience in higher education, libraries, archives, museums, or in
other non-profit or grant-making organizations. Application
Procedures are described in the full job announcement.

Laura Word
Senior Program Officer
Division of Preservation and Access
National Endowment for the Humanities


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