Development Manager - Archives and History, Tryon Palace

  • 18 May 2020 2:29 PM
    Message # 8977574
    invites applications for the position of:
    Development Manager
    JOB CLASS TITLE: Development Associate
    POSITION NUMBER: 60083555
    DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
    DIVISION/SECTION: Archives & History/Tryon Palace
    SALARY RANGE: $39,611.00 - $67,060.00 Annually
    RECRUITMENT RANGE: $39,611 - $43,862
    COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
    APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
    WORK LOCATION: Craven County
    OPENING DATE: 05/18/20
    CLOSING DATE: 06/12/20 5:00 PM Eastern Time


    **This is a reposted vacancy announcement and previous applicants do not need to reapply to be considered**

    Salary Grade: 
    Recruitment Range:  $39,611 - $43,862 
    Position Location:
    Tryon Palace
    529 South Front Street
    New Bern, NC  28562

    The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources' (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina.  The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development.  Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team. 

    Site Information:
    The purpose of Tryon Palace is to to educate growing numbers of North Carolinians and visitors to this state about the contributions made by the inhabitants of New Bern and the central North Carolina coast to the history and culture of this state and the United States from the time of initial European-American contact through the nineteenth century.  This mission will be carried out through historical research; acquisition, interpretation, and preservation of historic objects and buildings; re-creation of period room settings and gardens based on historical documentation; public outreach in the form of tours, symposia, workshops, and seasonal interpretation; and dissemination of historical information through staff presentations and by other means.  All historical interpretation conducted as part of this mission shall be based on factual, balanced scholarship.
    Description of Work:
    The Tryon Palace Development Office works to build rapport with donors and contributors, manage fundraising efforts, and facilitate grant-writing efforts to support the overall mission of Tryon Palace. Private funding development includes initiating and maintaining relationships with prospective funding sources, conducting prospect research, maintaining a donor and prospect database, providing staff leadership for major capital campaigns and annual giving campaign, and soliciting gifts. The development team works within the Tryon Palace Public Affairs strategy to coordinate institutional outreach to the community, state, and nation through careful analysis of target markets. The Development Office conducts prospect research to support fundraising.  It develops and recommends policy on naming opportunities, donor recognition, and fundraising practices that impact the public perception and effectiveness of Tryon Palace.

    The Development Manager is primarily responsible for day-to-day operations of the Tryon Palace Development team. This position is a management position that has direct responsibility for managing the Development team efforts, providing guidance and assistance to the Tryon Palace Foundation Board of Directors, and supporting the daily operation of the Foundation. This position is responsible for setting meetings, writing correspondence, and scheduling assignments on behalf of and for Foundation Board of Directors to support fundraising efforts in capital campaigns, endowment, annual funds, corporate sponsorship, and planned giving programs. This position will assure Development Team compliance with nonprofit organization standards of donor relations, record keeping, budget tracking and management, and stewardship. The Development Manager serves as an integral member of the Tryon Palace Public Affairs team and represents Tryon Palace Public Affairs in the absence of the Director of Public Affairs. The person in this position must have a friendly, enthusiastic, professional, and helpful attitude. This person must also have a high level of grammatical accuracy while being able to write and speak in an exemplary manner.


    To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. 
    In order to qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSA's listed below:

    1. Must have experience in fundraising from private sources for capital campaigns, endowment, annual funds, corporate sponsorship, and/or planned giving.
    2. Demonstrated experience managing multiple employees or volunteers.
    3. Must have administrative skills to include writing communications, scheduling meetings, taking meeting minutes, and budget tracking.
    4. Demonstrated experience in meeting new people and attending social events.
    5. Demonstrated experience in basic accounting while accurately maintaining expenses and generated revenue by using budget tracking methods.
    6. Demonstrated knowledge of office equipment and technology, including Microsoft Office Suite, data management software and donor research software.
    7. Valid NC Driver's License or be able to obtain one within 30 days.
    Management preference:
    1. Demonstrated success and expertise working with capital fundraising, planned giving programs, annual contributions, memberships, sponsorships, and grants.
    2. Established professional with Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) certification.
    3. 3 – 5 years managing a team.
    4. Knowledge of Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge software.


    Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, business, or a related degree from an appropriately accredited institution, and three years of experience in public relations, communications, or fund-raising or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Management preferences:
    Bachelor's degree in communications or nonprofit management.



    The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
    Please be sure to complete the application in fullNote the following: 
    Resumes and cover letters:  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application nor will it be considered for qualifying credit.  "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will not be accepted with your application being rejected as incomplete.  Cover letters are highly encouraged but not required.    
    Transcripts:  Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and a copy of your transcripts indicating the degree received can be uploaded with your application.  If the position you are applying for requires verification of classes taken for the position, then your transcripts must be uploaded to be considered.   
    Veterans Preference:  To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders. 
    Americans with Disabilities:  Applicants requesting an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax.  Please call the human resources office for assistance.
    Please refrain from submitting multiple applications, however; If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
    Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.  Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.  
    It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment.   We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
    N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
    Division of Human Resources
    4603 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
    Phone:  919-814-6670


    NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting
    An Equal Opportunity Employer, NC State Government

    Last modified: 24 May 2020 11:09 AM | Susan Perry