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Jill Rydberg <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
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The Archives Partnership Trust seeks to fill two key positions in its Development effort:

Director of Development and Program Advancement:
A senior management level position, reporting to the Trust Executive Director/Assistant Commissioner - New York State Archives.  The Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the Development Office, which includes two full-time associates, and works in coordination with the State Archives' Public Programs and Education Office.  Director manages all components of raising endowed gifts and on-going special project funding, an emerging membership program, and an annual giving program.  Travel required.  Qualifications:  At least 5 years successful management experience in foundation, corporate and major gift fund raising and/or program advocacy, preferably including some experience with NYC constituencies and with government.  Experience with identifying New York statewide constituencies also preferred.  Skilled in the stewardship of key stakeholders, donors and potential donors, and in working with consultants and diverse constituents.  Demonstrated experience in building relationships between public and private partners.  Proficiency with microcomputer word processing, and fundraising (Raiser's Edge) and e-mail applications required.  Prior experience in an organization supporting history, education or archives, library or museum collections use desired.

Membership and Special Initiatives Manager:
A professional position, reporting to the Trust Director of Development and Program Advancement.  Plans, executes and manages special initiatives, including an emerging membership program, that are designed to expand the State Archives' public supporters and to generate gifts to the Archives Partnership Trust.  Under the direction of the Development Director, creates proposal packets, newsletters, correspondence, and outreach mailings to foundations, corporations and individuals.  Some travel required.  Qualifications:  At least 4 years of progressively responsible work experience in development, constituency relations and/or program advocacy.  Strong communications skills, both written and oral.  Sophisticated computer skills, working in a LAN environment using word processing, database management, fundraising (Raiser's Edge) and graphics/presentation software packages required.  Prior experience in an organization supporting history, education or archives, library or museum collections use desired.

The Archives Partnership Trust is an innovative public-private partnership created in 1992.  It is a 501(c)(3) public-benefit corporation for the sole benefit of the New York State Archives.  The Trust enhances the Archives in the areas of education, public programs and research, and by growing an endowment.  The Archives Partnership Trust is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

For more complete information, email [log in to unmask] or fax 518-473-7058.  If interested, send a cover letter and resume to:  Ms. V. Chapman-Smith, Archives Partnership Trust, Attn:  (reference position title), 9C49 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230.