Employment

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

FULL-TIME

Curator of Indigenous History & Culture
SALARY: $70,000 – $75,000 annually

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) is seeking a Curator of Indigenous History & Culture to lead the scholarship and interpretation of Indigenous history and culture at Jamestown Settlement museum and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. This staff person will play a key role during a time of dynamic change at JYF, including the implementation of a new strategic plan that centers diverse voices and works to create cultural equity in our interpretation. This new position has responsibilities for research, collections development, NAGRPA compliance, advising on historical content, providing staff training, and disseminating this history to public and professional communities.

Qualifications
– Knowledge of 17th century Indigenous Virginia and 18th century Indigenous history as it relates to early America.
– Experience using material culture to interpret Indigenous history and culture.
– Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, research and write articles and interpretive materials.
– Demonstrated knowledge of best museums practices including but not limited to collections management, exhibitions, acquisitions and object handling.
– Ability to cultivate community relations with cultural groups.
– Experience effectively working in groups involving multiple points of view.
– Ability to meet multiple deliverables with exceptional attention to detail.
– Knowledge of provisions for Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act as it relates to museum collections.

Benefits
– State health benefits and 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 and 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 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.


Budget & Payroll Manager
SALARY: $60,000 – $73,000 annually

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is looking for an experienced individual to manage the budget and payroll activities for the Foundation and affiliates. The successful candidate will develop, implement and monitor budget processes including formulating, evaluating, integrating and coordinating operating and capital budgets. They will also oversee payroll processing, assist in policy development, maintain system controls and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.

Qualifications
– Considerable working knowledge of principles of budget planning, formulation, evaluation and execution.
– Knowledge of fiscal administration and payroll processing is preferred as well.
– Effective written and verbal communication skills.
– Demonstrated knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service.
– Ability to exercise appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters.
– Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
– Ability to develop and maintain cooperative and professional relationships with employees and all levels of management.
– Demonstrated experience leading and training other staff.
– Knowledge of state operations to include budget and payroll is preferred.
– Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or public administration or equivalent experience preferred.

Benefits
– State health benefits and 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 and 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 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.


Executive Assistant
SALARY: $45,000 – $50,000 annually

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the work of the Department of Administration. The DAO Executive Assistant will provide high-level administrative support to the Deputy Executive Director/ Senior Director of Administration (DED/SDA). Reporting directly to the DED/SDA, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship with the DED. The position also coordinates weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual report functions; maintains agency wide risk management records, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
– Considerable knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems. Significant executive support experience, including supporting C-level executives.
– Advanced technical proficiency especially in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
– Ability to communicate ideas and proposals verbally and in writing effectively so others will understand; to include the preparation of reports, agendas and policies.
– High degree of professionalism in dealing with diverse groups of people.
– Exercises appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters. Exceptional organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail.
– Considerable knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service.
– An Associate degree and/or a combination of education and prior working experiences in executive administrative roles, preferred.

Benefits
– State health benefits and 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 and 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 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.


Plumber
SALARY: $38,000 – $42,000 annually

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking an experienced plumber to join our Facilities Maintenance team in providing excellent plumbing and customer service at our three facilities- Jamestown Settlement, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and the Philip G. Emerson Central Support Complex. This position will work with a multi-craft team ensuring that all plumbing related maintenance and preventive maintenance tasks, record keeping, communication and safety guidelines are met diligently and with minimal disruptions to operations. This position includes a sign-on bonus of up to $3000.

Qualifications
– Proven experience and skills in all phases of plumbing techniques, backflow prevention and safety standards, including the ability to troubleshoot, test, diagnose and repair a wide variety of plumbing, fire protection and mechanical equipment in a commercial plumbing environment.
– Ability to accurately document and schedule maintenance tasks, as well as maintain inventory records, in a timely and effective manner.
– Good written and oral communication skills.
– Must be able to work effectively with a diverse staff and general public.
– Skilled at assessing and prioritizing unexpected or emergency maintenance issues.
– Willingness to work both indoors and outdoors, in a variety of conditions and weather.

Benefits
– State health benefits and 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 and 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 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.


Director of Major Gifts
SALARY: $50,000 – $60,000 annually

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a Director of Major Gifts with prior development experience in the cultivation of private funds. This position is a front-line development professional responsible for raising private funds and works to attain major/restricted fundraising goals. Position manages a portfolio of prospects capable of making major gifts of $25,000 or more for annual, capital, endowment or special projects in support of our mission and strategic goals.

Qualifications
– Track record of identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors, resulting in gifts of at least $10,000+, preferably with gifts over $25,000.
– Minimum of five years in fundraising, with a demonstrated track record of success in face to face solicitations.
– Ability to identify new prospects, and through successful cultivation and solicitation strategies, move them to major gift donors.
– Ability to meet annual assigned performance metrics for gift officer activity and fundraising results.
– Excellent oral and written communication skills and superb interpersonal skills.

Benefits
– State health benefits and 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 and 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 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.


PART-TIME

Custodian
WAGE: $15.00 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking applicants for the position of Housekeeper. We are looking for a reliable, hard-working individual to join our team! This position is responsible for performing custodial duties on the properties of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.

Qualifications
– Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.
– Ability to perform a variety of cleaning tasks.
– 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.
– Previous demonstrated knowledge of cleaning methods and use of cleaning chemicals, equipment and supplies, and of safety practices related to this field of work is preferred.
This is a weekend position and will generally be scheduled for Friday – Monday each week. Shifts will typically fall between the hours of 6 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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

This position has the opportunity for promotional movement within the 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.


Administrative Assistant
WAGE: $15.00 per hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a dynamic team player to provide administrative and program support and assistance to our Museum Education department. The successful candidate will serve as a front line contact for staff and customers by answering phones, providing information, responding to questions, assisting with the completion and submission of forms, processing payroll, maintaining accurate and organized file systems, scheduling and preparing for meetings, general day-to-day office support, departmental purchases, collaborating with other departments to complete projects, events and programs as needed.

Qualifications
– Ability to work collaboratively and professionally with a diverse staff and public.
– Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and recordkeeping.
– Excellent written, proofreading and editing skills.
– Ability to plan, work independently, organize and manage multiple projects and priorities within prescribed timelines.
– Advance computer skills to include experience with Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint.
– Strong oral and written communication skills, including active listening.
– Experience with photo-editing software helpful, but not 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 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.


Visitor Services Associate
WAGE: $15.00 per hour

We are seeking qualified, enthusiastic individuals to join our team. If you are driven by providing quality customer service and interacting with the public, this is the position for you! Visitor Services Associates work to support daily operations of the Visitor Services department at both Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. Duties would include providing superior quality customer service, processing admission sales, assisting with or performing independently opening and closing procedures, and providing general information about the museum exhibits and area attractions. Frequent weekend & holiday work is required.

Qualifications
– Strong and effective communication skills.
– Excellent customer service skills.
– 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.
– Previous experience in cash handling is preferred.
– Previous experience using a point of sale system is preferred.
– 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 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.


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.