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TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Associate Director, Marketing & Communications
POSITION: 00309
SALARY: $67,994 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to plan, develop and administer comprehensive marketing and communications strategy to generate broad public awareness for the 2019 quadricentennial commemoration. Maximize opportunities and partnerships to support commemoration marketing investments. Oversee work of external contractors and partners; paid/earned media; public relations; website & social media; diverse marketing & promotional efforts; brand execution and key messaging; graphic design and material production; and, external communication efforts designed to expand the reach, engagement and participation of multiple target audiences and stakeholder groups.

This is a restricted position based on non-recurring funding through June 30, 2020.

TO QUALIFY: Ability to develop, negotiate and implement effective marketing and communication strategies and programs. Demonstrated ability to secure earned media and manage public relations. Developed skills and abilities in social media strategies and millennial engagement. Demonstrated ability to generate paid admissions revenue. Demonstrated ability to maximize marketing investments and manage external contractors. General level of understanding of financial and personnel management. General understanding of national programs, events and tourism industry, including advertising, direct sales, promotions and sponsorships, market segmentation and research, online ticketing, media relations and website marketing and management. Ability to perform work tasks efficiently and effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Ability to work effectively with clients, organization leadership, marketing partners, tourism industry colleagues, vendors and staff at all levels. Ability to work independently. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Management, Tourism Development, Business Administration or related field. Minimum of 5-7 years in national program, event or tourism-related marketing and management.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee 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 virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by May 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Partnership Mobilization Specialist
POSITION: 00313
SALARY: $53,904 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a partnership mobilization specialist to coordinate all external partnerships that leverage resources for the fulfillment of the 2019 Commemoration goals. The partnership mobilization specialist will manage day-to-day relationships; coordinate grant resources; track and deliver results through executing and monitoring memorandum of understanding and memorandum of agreement with public-private-non-profit partners and provide value to partner organizations involved in executing the 2019 Commemoration. The partnership specialist will maintain performance records on partner contributions and recommend adjustments to partnership status as appropriate. The partnership specialist will ensure partners receive support, attention and recognition associated with their contributions to the 2019 Commemoration effort.

This is a restricted position based on non-recurring funding through June 30, 2020.

TO QUALIFY: Knowledge of partnership management and coordination. Knowledge of Virginia institutions aligned with the 2019 Commemoration. Skilled in oral and written communication techniques. Ability to develop, and carry out partnership programs. Ability to operate independently. Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of professionals, management staff, general public, and volunteers. Willingness and ability to travel. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both individually and as a team member. Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Knowledge of partnership valuation and evaluation methods. Valid Driver’s License. Partnership experience at variety of levels including public, private and non-profit partnerships imperative. Bachelor of Science degree in public administration, parks & recreation, or museum services preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee 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 virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by May 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Program Administration Manager

POSITION: 00310

SALARY: $58,923 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to develop, administer, coordinate and implement 2019 Commemoration programs and events including signature events; statewide and national programs; legacy projects; scholarly works; and, education products.

This is a restricted position based on non-recurring funding through June 30, 2020.

TO QUALIFY: Knowledge of programs and event administration and management techniques. Strong communication skills (oral and written). Organization and administrative skills. Considerable knowledge of program and event planning and evaluation techniques. Demonstrated skills in designing education, programs and events, working with the public and other content experts. Ability to handle multiple priorities, supervise staff, develop budgets, write reports and meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability to apply standards of conduct. BS in Recreation and Parks, American History Liberal Arts or Education. Extensive professional development in partnerships; program & event administration and educational resource development.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee 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 virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by May 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Education Specialist

POSITION: 00302

SALARY: $53,904 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF), which operates two world-class museums, Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center, seeks a qualified education specialist to develop and execute legacy projects, including research, scholarly forums, public lecture series, and educational curriculum which expands national public awareness about the 2019 Commemoration themes and raises public awareness of Virginia’s role in the creation of the United States.

This is a restricted position based on non-recurring funding through June 30, 2020.

TO QUALIFY: Knowledge of objectives, curricula, and operation of school system and other educational institutions. Knowledge of American history and civic education techniques. Skilled in oral and written communication techniques. Ability to develop, revise, and carry out educational programs. Ability to operate independently. Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of professionals, management staff, general public, and volunteers. Willingness and ability to travel. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both individually and as a team member. Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing work environment. Knowledge of education evaluation methods. Valid Driver’s License. Teaching experience at variety of levels in classroom and curriculum development imperative. Graduate degree in history, education or museum services preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee 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 virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by May 31, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


 

TITLE: Executive Office Manager

POSITION: 00164

SALARY: $35,000 – $40,000 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide administrative support to the agency head and administrative and liaison support to the second level of agency management. The position manages the office of the Executive Director by supervising office support staff, determining, assigning, and performing work priorities. The position provides administrative and analytical support to the Executive Assistant to the Boards on board issues and logistics and on agency special projects.

TO QUALIFY: Extensive knowledge of business practices, office management, and supervisory techniques. Working knowledge of financial planning, budgeting, and accounting principles. Demonstrated ability to plan and direct the work of others. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and independently effect sound decisions. Demonstrated ability to independently develop, interpret, and implement administrative policies and procedures. Demonstrated writing/composition and editing skills. Graduate from a four-year college or university with a major in business administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. At least five years of experience in administrative support at the executive level and supervisory experience required; familiarity with state government preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee 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 virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by May 22, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


Part-Time

All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

 


 

TITLE: Visitor Services MPAs – Maximum 1500 hours

POSITION: VS00X

SALARY: $8.64 – $9.64/hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking two qualified individuals to be responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of daily operations of the Visitor Services department located at both Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center museums, open 363 days a year. Duties would include delivering superior customer service to all visitors while providing general information and tickets. Based on qualifications, candidates may be asked to provide occasional leadership to Visitor Services staff and oversee efficient daily operations. Weekend & holiday work is required. These are part-time positions working a maximum of 1000-1500 hours in the year; the majority of hours would be spring through fall and additional weekends/holidays throughout the year.

TO QUALIFY: Must possess strong customer service/sales background; knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices; experience in handling large volumes of sales transactions and related payments; experience with computerized point-of-sale system software; experience using Microsoft Office software. A driver’s license and the ability to work a flexible weekly schedule, including weekends and holidays, during a 7 day workweek are required. Leadership skills to include the ability to train, coach, counsel, and motivate staff 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 – for more information and to apply please go to https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  APPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS. Applications must be received by May 24, 2016. Background Check/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:  http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/genlbenefits/benefitsdescription.html. You must complete an online application for employment consideration at the 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 patrick.teague@jyf.virginia.gov.


Commonwealth of Virginia

Check out more information on benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management.