Jamestown Yorktown Foundation
Jamestown Yorktown Foundation
Jamestown Yorktown Foundation
Jamestown Yorktown Foundation

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All positions must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing date.


POSITION:  00047


The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide purchasing, budget and administrative services to the Foundation’s Outreach Education and Special Services department, including outreach, safety and security, volunteer services, training and development services, group reservations, and customer research; also provides support to Museum Operations & Education Department. The ideal candidate should have a highly developed knowledge of administrative practices at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and exceptional inter-personal skills.

TO QUALIFY: Agency Employees Only.  Excellent administrative skills including demonstrated ability to plan, organize and manage multiple projects and priorities within prescribed timelines; ability to work independently, take initiative, and exercise independent judgment and decision making skills; budgeting, fiscal management and bookkeeping skills; ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing, and using computer graphics; proofreading skills and attention to detail; advanced computer skills including Microsoft 2010; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively, effectively and professionally with staff at all levels of the organization, and with the general public; ability to plan and execute special events. Occasional weekend and evening work required. Business school/college degree 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 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 – For more information and to apply please go to http://jobs.agencies.virginia.govApplications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2014. Background Check/E-Verify required.   Please see website for full description of background investigation.  EEO/AA/ADA


All positions must be received by 5 p.m. on the closing date.

A Benefits Summary is available for full-time employees at the Department of Human Resource Management. You must complete an online application for employment consideration on the Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System. All applications must be received by 5 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

Learn more about benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management.

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