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Full-Time

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


TITLE: EDUCATION DIRECTOR

POSITION #: 102

SALARY: $78,000-$83,000 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to develop, administer and coordinate education services for Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center, including living-history interpretation and historic clothing; on-site education for school, youth and adult audiences; and outreach education to Virginia schools and new audiences. This position is responsible for leading development and implementation of education programs and events that keep pace with trends in 21st-century visitor experiences, and student curriculum and learning, to expand the educational reach of the Foundation.

Key responsibilities:
• Working with Museum Operations and Education senior director and leadership team, identifies new education initiatives, and leads development of assigned programs, and plans to achieve desired impact for various audience segments.
• Directs education staff of approximately 270 full-time, part-time and volunteer staff working in living-history interpretation, historic clothing services, on-site education, and outreach education, including overseeing hiring, training, coaching, supervision, evaluation, performance management, staff communications, and compliance with all State-required policies and requirements.
• Directs daily delivery of living-history interpretations, demonstrations, programs and events including five living-history areas – Powhatan Indian Village, James Fort, and Ships at Jamestown Settlement and the Continental Army Encampment and Farm at Yorktown Victory Center (which will become the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown in late 2016). Work includes development of staffing plans, program schedules, and ensuring adequate materials and supplies needed for a 363-day annual operating schedule.
• Leads education team in development, revision and promotion of student and teacher on-site and outreach programs that keep pace with changing education demands; directs daily on-site and outreach service including development of staffing and other plans required to meet annual service goals.
• Oversees educational media production and development of education resources for the Foundation’s website.
• Develops and manages various budgets from State and private sources to meet Foundation goals, including project management of assigned grants.
• Represents and promotes Foundation programs and services to the community, schools systems, travel industry, donors, and other external groups; serves as contact for individuals, organizations, and others interested in the Foundation’s educational services.
• Coordinates special events, projects, and other initiatives.

TO QUALIFY: Requirements include graduation from an accredited college/university with course work in history education, museum studies or education; extensive and progressively responsible management experience working in museums. Required knowledge, skills and abilities include:
• Extensive knowledge of museum visitors and education audiences.
• Knowledge of museum living-history interpretative techniques and program management.
• Knowledge of curriculum, educational and instructional techniques and the operation of school systems.
• Demonstrated ability to develop broad organizational goals and implementation plans.
• Demonstrated ability to lead creative and innovative program development and implementation teams including interpretive programs for the general public, education programs for students, workshops and seminars for adult audiences, and special events.
• Skills in marketing educational programs to schools and other groups.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information to individuals or groups including writing reports and making formal presentations.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively recruit, train, supervise and evaluate employees and volunteers; ability to direct multiple work groups.
• Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multifaceted projects and meet challenging timelines.
• Ability to develop and administer a variety of complex budgets from different funding sources.
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of Foundation staff, as well as Board members.
• Demonstrated ability to work with education community and represent the Foundation effectively to external audiences.
• Experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Demonstrated ability to enforce standards of conduct and other required policies.

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 applicationAPPLICANTS 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 February 28, 2016 at 11:59PM. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA



TITLE: Exhibit Services Assistant Manager

POSITION #: 180
SALARY: $43,000 to $49,000 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide exhibition services at both Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center to develop awareness of the important role played by Virginia in the creation of the United States of America. Working for the Exhibition Design manager you will provide leadership and expertise in the areas of, design, construction and maintenance of gallery exhibitions for two museums as well as contracting and managing special exhibition project. You will lead exhibition design and fabrication for gallery installations and special exhibitions ensuring budgets and schedules are met. The position manages the Audiovisual department and its staff and will represent and communicate projects to all levels of the Foundation.

TO QUALIFY:
Considerable knowledge of exhibition design and construction, knowledge of state procurement and capital projects rules and coordination. Considerable knowledge of project management and bid procedures. Knowledge of multi-media programs/exhibits. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously supervise multiple projects, staff and contractors. Demonstrated ability to resolve exhibit, construction, graphic, signage, and interior design issues. BFA in Art, Art History, BA in Communications, Architecture, or similar field of study preferred. Considerable experience supervising design and fabrication staff and contracts and designing exhibitions. Requires management experience supervising projects with significant budgets and maintenance of schedules, preferably within a government agency.

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 March 6, 2016 at 11:59PM. 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: GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER (part-time)

POSITION: FM001

SALARY: $10.27/hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals to provide grounds maintenance support at all inclusive sites as designated by the Foundation’s Grounds Maintenance Supervisor. Position performs all related assigned and implied tasks as directed by the designated Grounds Maintenance Lead Worker and performs all duties in accordance with applicable safety guidelines and procedures without exception. Position utilizes applicable Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) at all times. Applicant must be able to perform minor preventive maintenance operations on vehicles/equipment under the direction of the Grounds Maintenance Lead Worker in accordance with Foundation Plans, Policies and Procedures. Must be able to document and maintain applicable maintenance/utilization records for all designated equipment. Must be able to ensure all assigned equipment is maintained in good working condition and correctly stored. The regular schedule is 6:00 am to 2:30 pm working approximately 25 to 30 hours per week not to exceed 1500 hours in a calendar year.

TO QUALIFY: Applicant must have a basic knowledge of grounds maintenance/landscape procedures & operations; ability to operate/maintain assigned equipment; ability to lift 50 lbs. and perform manual labor for extended periods under varying conditions. Demonstrated use of Personal Protective Equipment. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license. High school diploma or equivalent 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. 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.”

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.comApplications must be received by February 21, 2016. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA


 

TITLE: Housekeeper

POSITION: FM008

SALARY: $10.27/hr (Part-Time)

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time position of Housekeeper, not to exceed 1500 hours in a year, at available to work at any of our three locations including; Yorktown Victory Center, Jamestown Settlement or Central Support Complex.

TO QUALIFY: Successful candidates will possess some knowledge of cleaning methods and use of cleaning chemicals, equipment and supplies and of safety practices related to work; working skills in the operation of manual and power cleaning equipment; demonstrated ability to read and follow oral and written instructions; to perform a variety of cleaning tasks; and to tolerate contact with a variety of cleaning products and solutions; demonstrated ability to lift heavy objects; to stand for extended periods; and to perform manual labor. Individual must be able to lift over 50 pounds. Some weekend and holiday work 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: 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.comApplications must be received by February 21, 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.