Employment

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

FULL-TIME

TITLE: Communications Specialist – Digital Content (Full-Time)
SALARY: $46,000 – $51,000 plus State Benefits Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to join our Marketing & Public Relations department to maximize public awareness of and interest in the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and its two museums, education programs and other services. The primary role of this position is to support and enhance JYF digital marketing efforts to stimulate media and consumer interest through the website, social media platforms and publications, including writing, editing and reviewing content for public distribution, while working collaboratively and effectively with internal and external partners.

Qualifications
– Experience in developing and creating website content focusing on user interface/engagement design, and knowledge of analytic tools and programs.
– Proficient in social media platforms and website design.
– Able to work collaboratively and effectively with all levels of staff and the public. Organized, with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills.
– Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop programs. Knowledge of digital publishing, digitizing and editing photographs for website and print publications, and following elements of AP Style Manual.
– Minimum of five years recent work experience, with a tourism/museum/education/marketing focus, in writing for publication and broadcast, producing publications, social media and website management, and coordinating media and filming and photography projects is strongly preferred.

Additional knowledge and skills desired: A bachelor’s degree in communication or liberal arts field is preferred.

Benefits
– State health benefits & flexible spending accounts.
– Paid leave including sick leave, personal leave, annual leave accruals, and 12 holidays.
– Some telework & alternate work schedule options available.
– Professional development opportunities.
– Retirement savings plans with limited employer match available (VRS).
– Life & Long-Term care insurance.
– Employee Assistance Program.
– Employee discounts for companies including Verizon, Enterprise, Choice Hotels and many more.

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction.

To Apply
Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources at hr@jyf.virginia.gov for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until November 4, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Applicants only will be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in a manner consistent with legal requirements. JYF complies with Executive Directive #18 – Ensuring a Safe Workplace.


FULL-TIME

TITLE: IT Specialist – Software Administrator (Full-Time)
SALARY: $65,000 – $73,000 plus State Benefits Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking an IT Specialist—Software Administrator. This position provides end user technology solutions, hardware problem resolutions, and information relative to Foundation software and specialized hardware. This position also provides support in posting updates to the Agency’s websites. The IT Specialist will provide this support in offices and public areas at three locations: The Jamestown Settlement, The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and the Emerson Central Support Complex.

Qualifications
– We are a Microsoft Windows / MS Office 2016 shop, with some Apple OS products in the mix. A strong knowledge of PC & Mac applications support and understanding of computer application requirements & constraints is required.
– Must be able to learn multiple software platforms quickly; how to install, configure, upgrade and maintain various COTS applications.
– Ability to create ODBC connections within MS Windows.
– Demonstrated ability to create and manipulate databases within SQL Server as well as use of SQL Server Management Studio.
– Demonstrated ability to create and identify server and network firewall rules.
– Ability to work with multiple teams and 3rd party vendors including VITA to ensure agency requirements are met.
– Ability to analyze customer business needs, troubleshoot complex application issues, and identify solutions or make product recommendations.
– Must be able to communicate effectively through oral and written communication.

Benefits
– State health benefits & flexible spending accounts.
– Paid leave including sick leave, personal leave, annual leave accruals, and 12 holidays.
– Professional development opportunities.
– Retirement savings plans with limited employer match available (VRS).
– Life & Long-Term care insurance.
– Employee Assistance Program.
– Employee discounts for companies including Verizon, Enterprise, Choice Hotels and many more.

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction.

To Apply
Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources at hr@jyf.virginia.gov for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until November 4, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Applicants only will be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in a manner consistent with legal requirements. JYF complies with Executive Directive #18 – Ensuring a Safe Workplace.


PART-TIME

TITLE: Visitor Services – Museum Program Assistant (Part-Time)
WAGE: $15.00 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking qualified, enthusiastic individuals to be the first impression for our museums. If you are driven by proving quality customer service and interacting with the public, this is the position for you! Our Visitor Services MPAs work part-time hours supporting daily operations of the Visitor Services department at two living history museums, Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Duties would include providing superior quality customer service, processing admission sales, and providing general information about the museum exhibits and area attractions. Frequent weekend & holiday work is required and monthly schedules are posted well in advance. These positions will work between 1000 – 1500 hours over a twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30.

Qualifications
– Demonstrated strong, effective communication skills.
– Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
– Previous experience in cash handling in a high volume setting.
– Previous experience using a point of sale system.
– Ability to work effectively and respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds.
– Willing and able to learn quickly on the job with provided training.
– Weekend/holiday work is required, including some Sundays.
– A valid driver’s license is required.

Benefits
– Complimentary admissions to reciprocal museums.
– American Alliance of Museums Membership.
– Café discounts.
– Professional development opportunities.
– Opportunities to work in multiple departments through our Workforce Maximization program.
– Career skills training.

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction.

To Apply
Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources at hr@jyf.virginia.gov for additional application options. Applications will be accepted until November 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Applicants only will be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in a manner consistent with legal requirements. JYF complies with Executive Directive #18 – Ensuring a Safe Workplace.


PART-TIME

TITLE: Project Supervisor – Archaeological Archives (Part-Time)
WAGE: $25.00 per hour

We have an exciting opportunity here at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. The Governor’s Land Archaeological Collection Project must be completed within two years and concerns the curation of 15 archaeological sites from the Governor’s Land Archaeological District that were excavated in the 1970s. The sites span the Pre-Contact through Early National occupation periods and comprise an unparalleled archaeological resource for understanding the growth of colonial America. This project will contribute to the accessibility of the materials and contribute greatly to the collection’s value as a tool for both scholarship and public education.

This is a grant-funded position.

Qualifications
– Advanced knowledge of the types of artifacts found on Virginia’s archaeological sites dating from pre-contact to the early 19th century.
– Excellent organizational and administrative skills required to collect and organize information, plan and execute projects, maintain records and document activities.
– Ability to effectively manage volunteers.
– Demonstrated ability to provide diligent attention to detail.
– Ability to work independently and exercise independent judgement; make sound decisions; take initiative.
– Previous archaeological laboratory experience and knowledge of standard curation method is strongly preferred.

Benefits
– Complimentary admissions to reciprocal museums.
– American Alliance of Museums Membership.
– Café discounts.
– Professional development opportunities.
– Opportunities to work in multiple departments through our Workforce Maximization program.
– Career skills training.

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation and other agencies within the Commonwealth of Virginia. We believe that long-term career growth is a key aspect of job satisfaction.

To Apply
Please submit an application either online at virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com or by contacting Human Resources at hr@jyf.virginia.gov for additional application options. Applicants only will be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in a manner consistent with legal requirements. JYF complies with Executive Directive #18 – Ensuring a Safe Workplace.


BENEFITS SUMMARY

Benefits available for full-time employees can be reviewed on the Department of Human Resource Management’s benefit page at: 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 Human Resources questions, please contact coy.mozingo@jyf.virginia.gov.

For more information on benefits from the Commonwealth of Virginia, visit the Department of Human Resource Management.


JAMESTOWN-YORKTOWN FOUNDATION HIRING GUIDELINES

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin or disability (Civil Rights Act, 1964 and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990).

Job applicants are screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, which doesn’t include any candidate-related references to potential discriminatory factors. A background and E-Verify checks are required.

Third-person interpretive practices (not actors) are used in interpretive areas. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation hires persons who can effectively share the important stories of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability.