Job Title:Advancement Specialist
Job Announcement Number:13R-JL298249-TRF-ACM
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/ Per Year|
|Tuesday, November 20, 2012 to
Tuesday, December 04, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full-Time, Permanent. -
This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirements and benefits.|
|FEW vacancies -
Washington, DC, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.
Additional selections may be made from this announcement.
This position is located in the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), Smithsonian Institution. The Anacostia Community Museum is a leader in the community museum movement that documents and interprets the impact of historical and contemporary events and issues on urban communities throughout the world. The employee supports and performs all aspects of fundraising associated with gift accounting, stewardship, door relations, communication, research, special projects and events.
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- Complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Experience: One year of full-time experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes supporting all aspects of the fund raising efforts by assisting advancement staff with high levels of support functions associated with gift accounting,stewardship, donor relations, communication, research, special projects and events.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Or Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's or equivalent degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the experience requirements.
Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications; for example, a half year of experience and a half year of education in the field may be qualifying. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and/or proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
- Knowledge of fund-raising strategies and techniques, including matching needs with the appropriate private funding sources, prospect and project tracking, prospect research and gift and grant stewardship, gained the work experience.
- Ability to communicate in writing to develop funding proposals and grant applications for non-profit organizations that have resulted in grant approvals by donor organizations.
- Ability to develop a network of local, regional and national funders gained through work experience.
- Ability to manage the logistics of meetings and special events, understands the programmatic activities of a non-profit organization, and experience in coordinating, analyzing, and disseminating information generated from meeting and events.
Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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BENEFITS:Back to top
The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, commuter benefits, health/life insurance, and accidental insurance.