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Full-Time

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

Title: Distance Learning Specialist

Position: 00171

Salary: $36,000-$38,333 with state benefits

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) is seeking a highly qualified individual to provide outreach education programming via distance learning programs in Virginia, nationally and internationally.  This individual will create, develop, promote, implement, and coordinate the Foundation’s new distance learning program.

To Qualify:  

Considerable knowledge of:

Demonstrated ability to:

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:  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 8, 2018. 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



Title
: Marketing Specialist

Position: 00316

Salary: $40,000-$45,000 with state benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide key marketing support to execute a comprehensive marketing plan during the 2019 Commemoration. This includes all aspects of American Evolution merchandise revenue generation program; AE Stories.com, storytelling platform which includes content curation, story sourcing and partner outreach; and, project management ensuring the integration of marketing and communications support for signature events/special exhibitions/education programs/statewide engagement.  This position will also provide critical support to the deputy director for contract management oversight and closeout.

Qualifications:  

-Ability to develop, revise, and execute marketing, program and merchandise plans and promotions. To include integration of various elements, i.e. sponsors, partners.

-Knowledge of relationship management and collaborative working environments.  Ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of professionals, management staff, general public, and volunteers.

-Strong leadership and communication skills.  

-Knowledge of program & project evaluation methods.

-Demonstrated ability to work effectively both individually and as a team member.

-Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing work environment.  

-Skilled in oral and written communication techniques.

-Willingness and ability to travel.

-The successful candidate for this position would be committed to this position through the commemoration year.

-Demonstrated background and experience in strategic planning and execution of marketing plans.

-Knowledge of merchandising, its logistics and metrics.

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 the position is filled. 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:                                  Group Educator

POSITION:                           MP000

SALARY:                              $10.20 per hour

Have you dreamed of a flexible job with part-time hours? Do you want to share colonial American history with students from Virginia and across the nation?  Group Educator positions provide flexible, part-time, seasonal hours to fit your schedule.  Initial training prepares educators to present engaging tours of Jamestown Settlement to students of all ages. Jamestown Settlement features a permanent gallery and costumed interpreters in re-created living-history areas: a Powhatan Indian village, three 1607 ships and a 1610-10 colonial fort. In Spring 2019, paid training dates are February 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 22, 25 and 27.  Employment is dependent on being able to attend all training.

TO QUALIFY:  Required experience working with children, excellent communication skills, proven ability to quickly learn and apply new information, enjoy working with the public, and ability to work outdoors in all reasonable weather conditions. High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred. Successful candidates do not have to have formal teaching experience or a deep knowledge of colonial history. We will train you!

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.”  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 online at https:virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point.  Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background check and E-Verify required. EEO/AA/ADA


TITLEMarketing & Communications Assistant

POSITION: COM08

SALARY: $15-19/hour – no benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide marketing and communications support to the 2019 Commemoration Office. This position will provide local and community media relations and communications support for the 2019 Commemoration Office. This position will be responsible for assisting in efforts to gain visibility for the commemoration and its partners in Virginia media outlets, preliminary outreach and response to local and community media outlets and the development of promotional materials and reports.

This is a wage position and is limited to 1,500 hours of work in the twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30. No state benefits are provided.

TO QUALIFY:  Excellent written and oral communication skills and experience. Knowledge of developing effective media relations and promotional items. Knowledge of effective media relations, production and promotional strategies. A Bachelor of Arts degree in related fields of communications or marketing with 3 years experience with media or public relations; marketing and communications 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 applying for volunteer positions with 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: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted online at https:virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until position is filled. 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


TITLE: Senior Gift Shop Clerks

POSITION: GS00Y

SALARY: $11.00/hour; Max. 1500 hrs. in a 12 month period

This part-time senior clerk position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of the gift shop operations assuring superior quality service to all customers. Applicant must be able to delegate duties and should have ability to follow up, to open and close shops, possess accurate and efficient cash handling and problem solving skills, understand receiving and stocking methods and possess good organizational skills. The applicant must have the ability to perform receiving and stocking responsibilities. The shops are staffed 8am-7pm daily and open 363 days a year. This position requires working at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Weekend & holiday work is required. Applicant should be extremely flexible especially during March, April and May during the Gift Shops busiest months.

TO QUALIFY: Must possess:
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Previous handling of bank deposits, financial reports, and opening/closing procedures
• Previous experience leading and training other staff Previous experience in receiving and stocking responsibilities
• Over 2 years’ experience in high-volume sales using computerized point-of-sale system to ring and track merchandise 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: 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. These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point. 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


TITLE: Gift Shop Clerks

POSITION: GS000

SALARY: $10.00/hour; Max. 1500 hrs. in a 12 month period

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified individuals for part-time hours of work supporting museum gift shops. The shops are staffed 9am-6pm daily and open 363 days a year. This position requires working at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Flexible five hour shifts are available. Frequent weekend & holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance. These positions are responsible for performing a variety of tasks in support of gift shop operations including proper handling of all cash/revenue, receiving and stocking merchandise, ensuring shop cleanliness and providing superior customer service.

TO QUALIFY: Must possess:
• 6 months to 1 year Retail experience
• Previous experience in cash handling and high-volume sales
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Basic computer skills
• Previous experience in receiving and stocking responsibilities
• Ability to perform cleaning responsibilities

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: 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. These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point. 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 Barbra Hoffman at barbra.hoffman@jyf.virginia.gov.

 


Commonwealth of Virginia

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