5 February 2013

1) Public Affairs Specialist, closes 10 February

This position serves as a Social Media Expert will monitor, maintain, develop, and produce digital content for all the Naval History and Heritage Command’s official social media sites, as well as monitor and mentor all the official US Naval Museum’s social-media activity to ensure quality control, communication message alignment, and limit frequent numerous postings.

2) Historian, closes 10 February

This position is for the Lead Historian, located at the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), Washington Navy Yard.  The mission of the Naval History and Heritage Command is to: collect, preserve, protect, and make available the artifacts, documents, and art that best embody our naval history and heritage for present and future generations; advance the knowledge of naval history and heritage through professional research, analysis, interpretation, products and services; make naval history and heritage “come alive” for our Sailors and Marines to enhance readiness and esprit de corps; and remind America of its need to maintain a strong Navy and Marine Corps to protect its citizens, their freedoms, and the nation’s maritime commerce.

3) Archivist, closes 10 February

This position is located at the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC.

This position is located in the Archives Branch at the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). The Archives Branch is responsible for the management and service of Navy records and documents of historical value, including Navy records sent to the NHHC in accordance with SECNAV M-5210.1. Work encompasses accessioning, arranging, describing, preserving and servicing of the photograph and film records in the archive.  This responsibility includes providing reference service that employs (1) knowledge of archival library and other research resources, (2) grasp of the subject matter and substance of the inquiry, and (3) an understanding of the point of view and the needs of the researcher.  Reference services range from providing specific images in response to explicit inquiries, to providing professional research support, advice and consultation to government officials or scholars concerned with locating and studying photographs and other visual records related to broad or complex subjects.