Employment


Full-Time

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

   

 


Part-Time

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


TITLE
:                Development Assistant

POSITION:          DEV02

SALARY:             $13.00-$15.00/ hourly

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to support and assist the Development Team with administrative duties, events and fundraising efforts. 

Some of the responsibilities of this position will include assisting the team with planning and implementing Annual Fund appeals, correspondence, and materials; gift processing; providing support for donor cultivation and fundraising events; assisting with the telefunding program to include the supervision of callers as needed; and adding actions or updates to the Raiser’s Edge database.

TO QUALIFY:   We are looking for a candidate with basic knowledge of development/fundraising practices and familiarity with museums or non-profit organizations. Previous experience with event planning is preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and able to compose effective, grammatically correct correspondence. The successful candidate will have attention to detail and be a team player! Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising Databases is preferred. 

Some evening work and occasional weekends will be required as needed. 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. The state benefits package will not be provided. 

TO APPLY:   A completed application must be submitted on-line at Jobs.Virginia.Gov for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. 

PLEASE NOTE:   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 does not 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. JYF 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. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete 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 beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C.

 


 

TITLE:                HR Assistant – Data Entry

POSITION:          HR001

SALARY:             $12.00-$13.00/ hourly

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to support and assist the Human Resource department. 

Some of the responsibilities of this position will include providing customer service, entering data, processing background checks, verifying I9 forms, and maintaining employee records and files. In addition, this position is responsible for various monthly reports, annual tasks, and assisting the HR Analyst II and HR Manager in all other duties as assigned.

TO QUALIFY:   We are looking for a candidate with knowledge of human resources activities and programs; strong organizational and computer skills; and experience with Microsoft Office programs, specifically Microsoft Access is preferred. The successful candidate must be able recognize discrepancies in data/records and possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing environments and strict due dates in a professional manner.

The selected candidate will be required to maintain confidentiality of all topics and communications within the HR team.  Minimum of 3 years work experience in the HR field, or equivalent coursework, is preferred. HR certification is also preferred.

This is a wage position and is limited to 1,250 hours of work within a year. The state benefits package will not be provided. 

TO APPLY:   A completed application must be submitted on-line at Jobs.Virginia.Gov for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. 

PLEASE NOTE:   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 does not 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. JYF 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. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete 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 beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C

 



Title
: Gift Shop Clerk

SALARY:             $10.00 per hour

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 may require working at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. 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.

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:  Successful candidates must have previous experience working in customer service and experience with POS registers/accurate cash handling. Basic computer skills required. Must be able stand for long periods of time and lift. 

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 APPLYA 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: Senior Gift Shop Clerk

SALARY:             $11.00 per hour

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.

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:  Successful candidates must have 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. 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 APPLYA 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.


Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Hiring Guidelines