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Full-Time

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

 

DIRECTOR, 2019 COMMEMORATION
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia

Job Profile

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF), which operates two world-class museums, Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center, seeks a qualified candidate to direct efforts to commemorate four national landmark historical events of 1619:

 The first representative legislative assembly in British America, at Jamestown,
 The arrival of the first recorded Africans in Virginia,
 Recruitment of women to expand the Virginia colony,
 A precedent for Thanksgiving in America at Berkeley Hundred.

The 2019 commemoration provides the Commonwealth of Virginia with opportunities to expand economic and tourism initiatives, as well as programs and events to educate the public on the importance of Virginia in the creation of the United States.

This position will serve as the principal liaison to the 2019 Commemoration Steering Committee and will provide overall staff direction and management of activities and resources. The individual will work closely with an array of historical, educational and tourism organizations and individuals to maximize opportunities related to the commemorative period. The staff director will develop and implement communication systems to build awareness of the 2019 commemoration and engage key organizations. Focus also will be placed on leveraging public and private resources and providing effective management as projects and events are developed and implemented. The individual will work closely with other state and local agencies and state and national officials, and will manage paid and volunteer staff.

To Qualify: Proven senior management experience working with state and local officials, boards, and educational and tourism-related organizations. History of strategic marketing experience needed. Strong budget and project management skills are required. Outstanding writing and editing skills with experience delivering clear and persuasive oral, written and digital communications. Fundraising experience helpful. Experience planning and executing events with national significance is a plus.

Salary: $125,000 with state benefits package. This is an excepted and restricted position that will end no later than June 30, 2020.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. To apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by June 7, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA. Contact: Patrick O. Teague, Human Resources Manager at patrick.teague@jyf.virginia.gov or (757) 253-4042.

 

TITLE: MOE Administrative Assistant

POSITION #: 00049

SALARY: $28,000 – $30,804 with State Benefits Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a highly professional individual to manage the administrative office for the Senior Director of Museum Operations and Education. The ideal candidate should have a highly developed knowledge of administrative practices at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and exceptional inter-personal skills.

TO QUALIFY: Extensive knowledge of advanced administrative and office management principles/practices; proven ability to plan, organize, manage and complete multiple projects and priorities within prescribed timelines; independent worker, takes initiative, and exercises judgment and decision making skills; gathered and analyzed data to generate report for all levels of professionals, senior management, board of directors, staff and the public; draft and interpret policies and procedures; experience organizing and executing special events while coordinating committee groups and meetings; previous experience as an administrative assistant for senior leadership required; demonstrated supervisory skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; advanced computer skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience training others on new software/applications. Business school/college degree preferred; Knowledge of museum operations 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: 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 June 14, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


Part-Time

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

 

TITLE: IT Specialist-Desktop Applications Support Specialist

POSITION: IT004

SALARY: From $14.50/hr (Max. 1500 hours in a year)

Come join the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation’s living history museum at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center. This position provides end user technology solutions, hardware problem resolutions & information relative to Foundation software & specialized hardware; provides support in postings to the Agency websites.

TO QUALIFY: Strong knowledge of PC desktop and laptop hardware & applications support; Knowledge of cellular smart-phone and flip-phone technologies; Understanding of networking & network architecture and security preferred, as well as wireless technology and wifi security; Ability to function in a managed network environment; Ability to update & modify existing web pages; Minor troubleshooting of networked printers; Ability to assess user requests, prioritize & translate to work scope; Understand application requirements & constraints; Knowledge of MS Windows 7 operating system and MS Office 2010; Knowledge of Web development packages such as Adobe Contribute or Notepad++; Apple Macintosh operating system and application experience is a major plus; Ability to quickly learn and understand new software packages; SQL Server and SSRS experience desirable; Previous experience delivering training to groups desirable; Must be a self-starter; Must be a team player; Effective oral communication and written documentation skills required; College or technical degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

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 virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com Applications must be received by June 7, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. 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: 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’s homepage