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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/22/24

Applications Due03/07/24

Vacancy ID151833

NY HELPNo

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleMuseum Exhibit Specialist 1 (Prep/Fab), Box OCE-1393/81055

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $56355 to $68269 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

NYS Museum

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: One year of permanent, non-competitive service as a Museum Exhibit Specialist 1 (Prep/Fab).

Non-Competitive Appointment: Candidates must have five years of production experience in exhibit fabrication, art handling and object preparation.

Duties Description The New York State Museum (NYSM) is seeking to fill a Museum Exhibit Specialist 1 (Preparation/Fabrication) position within the Museum Exhibitions unit. Under the direction of the Museum Exhibit Specialist 2, the Museum Exhibit Specialist 1 (Preparation/Fabrication) will support exhibit construction and installation, object mounting, art handling, and assist with transport of exhibits and exhibit components. Other duties of these positions will include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Construct and install exhibit architecture and elements, such as cases, bases, mounts, and walls;
• Produce specialized exhibit elements as designed and complete painting and/or finishes for galleries, furniture, and other exhibit components as required;
• Handle art and artifacts for internal and external entities;
• Prepare objects, specimens, art, and artifacts along with frame work for paper and photographs;
• Install exhibit graphics for NYSM exhibitions and programs, such as vinyl cuttings, printed graphics, and other signs;
• Collaborate with other NYSM staff to install and maintain exhibits in the NYSM galleries by rebuilding, repairing or re-matting worn or broken exhibit components;
• Assist in the transport and uncrating of works of art received for temporary exhibition and also transport works of art within the NYSM while observing security precautions and approved fine art and artifact handling techniques;
• Fabricate and pack shipping containers to house traveling exhibits, artifacts, and specimens for movement both locally and around the United States; and
• Participate in the preparation of exhibits for installation or travel and also provide assistance in the movement of crates and cases to and from secure storage within the NYSM as well as on and off trucks.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This will be a contingent permanent, non-competitive appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of work history and training will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

This position leads to a maximum salary of $68,269 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by March 7, 2024 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OCE-1393/81055) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

New York State Education Department (NYSED) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, prior conviction records, prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications, or sealed records.

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• https://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/
• https://www.cs.ny.gov/pio/publications/gettingajob.pdf

Generous benefits of working for New York State, including, but not limited to, the following:

Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave in year one, increasing to 20+ days with additional years of service.
• Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually.
• Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA and eight (8) days paid sick leave annually for M/C.
• Annual professional leave and educational leave opportunities for eligible staff.

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can choose from a variety of affordable and generous health insurance programs.
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost.

Additional Benefits
• Enrollment in the New York State pension system which has earned the distinction of being one of the best-managed and best-funded plans in the nation OR Optional Retirement Defined Contribution Plan with 8% salary match (eligibility requirements apply).
• NYS Deferred Compensation and an exclusive 403(b) Optional Retirement Savings Plan.
• Paid Parental Leave for all employees and Paid Family Leave (M/C Only).
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
• Opportunities for telecommuting.
• Eligibility for various life insurance options.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by March 7, 2024 to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OCE-1393/81055) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

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