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All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.



All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

TITLE: Special Event Coordinator


SALARY: $13-$16/hr (Part-Time)

Come join the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s living history museums at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to oversee the planning, coordination and implementation of development events, to include Annual Fund, Cultivation and Fundraising.

TO QUALIFY: Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Raiser’s Edge. Excellent writing skills required. Intermediate knowledge of Non Profit and Development practices. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work with all levels of staff/ management/vendors, demonstrated attention to detail, ability to manage budgets, and demonstrated organizational skills. Bachelor’s Degree required. Previous event coordination experience required. Extensive knowledge of protocol and etiquette required. Knowledge of 17th and 18th Century history preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS. For more information and to apply please go to This position will close on March 31, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Background check and E-Verify required. EEO/AA/ADA


Benefits Summary

Benefits available for full-time employees can be reviewed on the Department of Human Resource Management’s benefit page at: You must complete an online application for employment consideration at: Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

If you have further questions, you may contact Patrick O. Teague at


Commonwealth of Virginia

Check out more information on benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management’s homepage