Buy Tickets

Employment

Full-Time

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



TITLE: Administrative Specialist

POSITION: 00130

SALARY: $34,000 – $38,000 with State Benefit Package

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a highly qualified individual to provide administrative and clerical support to the Deputy Executive Director of Administration, and in some instances, on behalf of the Facilities Manager, Capital Outlay Project Administrator, Human Resources Manager, and Director of Finance.

TO QUALIFY: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, computers, PowerPoint projectors, and laser printers; knowledge of office management skills, excellent grammar and typing skills; written and oral communication skills; demonstrated effective working relationships with other staff and the public; courteous manner; ability to understand and adhere to policies and procedures; ability to critically evaluate and resolve common office challenges; ability to identify potential problems and issues for the Deputy Executive Director of Administration’s review.
Ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise sound judgment; excellent organization and administrative skills required for managing multiple tasks and projects.

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. 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 to FCPS 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: Candidates must fully complete an online Commonwealth of Virginia employment application at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on December 4, 2016. Background Check/E-Verify required. Please see website for full description of background investigation. EEO/AA/ADA

 


TITLE: Administrative Assistant—Executive Director’s Office

POSITION: 00019

SALARY: $24,969 with State Benefit Package

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a highly qualified individual to provide administrative and clerical support to the Executive Director’s Office by planning and coordinating daily functions and activities of the Executive Director as related to the agency and the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors. Assists with planning and coordinating board and agency related meetings and functions. Assists with all logistics and compilation of materials for all Board of Trustees, and Boards of Directors meetings. Assists with any special projects as assigned, and acts as liaison to all department and public inquiries to the Executive Director.

TO QUALIFY: Considerable experience in office operations, administrative processes and secretarial field, accounting and procurement procedures. Strong computer skills including word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets, database management and graphics software applications. Calendaring, record keeping, and oral/written communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, manage, and perform multiple priorities in a fast paced environment while giving special attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of professionals, elected and appointed officials, and the general public. Position requires the ability to handle confidential information. Graduation from high school or equivalent, with supplemental courses and training in office practices/procedures or business administration. Considerable administrative and secretarial experience involving diverse responsibilities. Prior experience in an agency head or director’s office preferred. Extensive word processing experience and considerable experience in proofreading, editing, writing skills, and fiscal processes 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. 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 to FCPS 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: Candidates must fully complete an online Commonwealth of Virginia employment application at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/.  Applications must be received by 5:00 PM on December 4, 2016. Background Check/E-Verify required. Please see website for full description of background investigation. EEO/AA/ADA


 

TITLE: Museum Historical Interpreter

POSITION: 00010 and 00039

SALARY: $24,969 and State Benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals to present costumed interpretation and to demonstrate craft and nautical skills which depict the culture, events and concerns of 17th-century English mariners and Virginia colonists to educate museum visitors and school groups.

TO QUALIFY: Public contact, historical interpretation or teaching experience a must. Knowledge of and ability to learn teaching methods and techniques and apply these methods. Strong and effective oral and written communication skills. Strong knowledge of 16th and 17th century maritime history. Experience in teaching and demonstrating maritime related historic skills. Experience working aloft and sailing on traditionally rigged ships preferred. Demonstrated coaching and mentoring skills. Ability to work outdoors in all weather, with extensive standing, walking, heavy-lifting, and climbing in the rigging of a ship. Weekend and holiday work required, including Sundays. Ability to assume leadership positions when required. Degree in history, anthropology, education, communication or museum studies preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All applicants 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 criminal violation. This is above and beyond the requirements of Code of Virginia §22.1-296.1-C regarding conviction “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 to FCPS 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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https:virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on December 18, 2016. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. 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: Financial and Curatorial Assistant

POSITION: CUR08

Salary: $14.68 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a Financial and Curatorial Assistant to manage budgets related to collections care, acquisitions and loans; position will also facilitate procurement of goods and services for the curatorial department.

TO QUALIFY: The successful applicant will have proven experience in the Principles of Accounting; State or government procurement; budget and project management: inventory control management; and excellent communications and interpersonal skills required to serve as liaison between multiple departments.

The successful applicant also will have knowledge of accounts receivable/payable; familiarity with curatorial archival products and services; ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise independent judgment; excellent organizational and administrative skills required for managing multiple tasks related to national and international artifact loans to include coordinating secure transit with art handlers and couriers.

Familiarity with and ability to apply best museum practices for artifact collections handling, management, documentation and artifact preservation preferred.

Proven experience and knowledge in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; familiarity with databases preferred.

Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred. Interest in history a plus. Valid U.S. driver’s license required.

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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on December 1, 2016. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. 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/employeebenefits. You must complete an online application for employment consideration at the Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System. All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.
If you have further questions, you may contact Carole Moore at carole.moore@jyf.virginia.gov.


Commonwealth of Virginia

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