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Subject: Position at NEH

Position at NEH

From: Laura Word <lword<-a>
Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
The Division of Preservation and Access has an opening for a
Humanities Administrator (program officer) who would work with
potential applicants in the development of proposals, help carry out
the evaluation of applications, and participate fully in
administrative, financial, program policy, and other matters for the

The Selective Placement Factors for this position are as follows:
Experience in a professional position at either a museum, library,
or other cultural heritage organization; or working as a consultant
for at least one year at either a museum, library, or other cultural
heritage organization.

In order to be found minimally qualified for this position,
applicants must possess at least a BA in a humanities field.  A MA
or PhD degree is preferred.

As part of the online application process you will need to respond
to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the
following knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies:

    Knowledge of preservation and access issues and trends in
    museums, libraries, or other cultural heritage organizations

    Knowledge of preservation, conservation, or collections
    management focused on humanities collections in cultural
    heritage institutions

    Knowledge of preventive conservation focused on humanities

    Experience in education, in grant activities, and in cultural
    heritage institutions

    Educational background in the humanities

    Ability to communicate orally

    Ability to communicate in writing

Applications must be received by December 15, 2014.

Full details are available at


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.  The National Endowment for
the Humanities is an independent grant-making agency of the U.S.
government dedicated to supporting research, education,
preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

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

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