Paid Positions

Development Officer

The Development Officer works closely with the President and CEO and Senior Director of Development to maintain and grow the National Constitution Center’s pipeline of annual donors with an emphasis on individual, family foundation and corporate donors. This position also works in collaboration with the development team to reach the Center’s annual contributed revenue goal of at least $9M in general operating and restricted support.

The Development Officer manages a personal portfolio of 100-125 donors. The Officer is passionate about the National Constitution Center’s mission and plays an important role in ensuring the success of a growing annual giving program. The Development Officer is focused on strengthening relationships with the Center’s constituents and helps to expand a robust cultivation and stewardship program. The Development officer is a frontline fundraiser with frequent public contact and regular outreach to donors comprising a large part of the role’s responsibilities.

This position is responsible for securing annual support for the Center’s new and existing education programs, including the Constitutional Ambassadors and Classroom Exchanges initiatives, annual Liberty Medal event, onsite programming including America’s Town Hall, exhibits, and online digital content including the Interactive Constitution, the cornerstone of the Center’s education initiatives, and other key programs.

The Development Officer communicates across all levels of the organization, demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, protocol awareness, and donor relations. In interactions with trustees, individual and institutional donors, and with partners, co-workers, and the general public, the Officer is passionate about serving the Constitution Center’s mission: to educate Americans about the U.S. Constitution.

Director of Institutional Giving

The Director of Institutional Giving works closely with the Senior Director of Development to maintain and grow the National Constitution Center’s pipeline of institutional donors with an emphasis on foundation support. This position is the organization’s primary grant writer and works in collaboration with the development staff to reach the Center’s annual contributed revenue goal of at least $9M in general operating and restricted support. The Director of Institutional Giving interacts regularly with other members of the leadership staff including the President and CEO and the Vice President of Finance. 

The Director of Institutional Giving is the lead grant writer for foundation and government grants and manages an existing portfolio of 50+ institutional donors.  In this role, the Director serves as the project manager for major and multi-year grants to ensure timely fulfillment of grant requirements including the project content, budget, and deliverables.  

The director also works in close collaboration with all development staff to plan and implement a comprehensive institutional fundraising and stewardship program. This position is responsible for securing support for the Center’s new and existing education programs such as Constitutional Ambassadors and Classroom Exchanges, onsite programming including America’s Town Hall, exhibits, and online digital content including the Interactive Constitution, the cornerstone of the Center’s education initiatives, and other key programs.

The director communicates across all levels of the organization; demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, protocol awareness, and donor relations in interaction with trustees, individual and institutional donors, and with partners, co-workers, and the general public on a wide-ranging variety of strategic matters.

Building Engineer

The Building Engineer coordinates the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all necessary building systems. Engineer coordinates and controls a range of sophisticated, stand-alone electrical, mechanical, and digital building control systems. Engineer performs preventative maintenance, changes, improvements, and repairs to building systems as appropriate, utilizing sketches, drawings, and blueprints for proper use of equipment decisions.

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