Full Time Staff Positions

Seasonal Staff Positions

Updated on December 16, 2016

Development Officer

Status: CLOSED

Download: Position Announcement – Development Officer

Description: The National Youth Science Foundation® invites applications for the position of Development Officer.  The Development Officer supports the Executive Director and Board of Trustees with fundraising operations and activities with a focus on private funding (individuals, businesses, and organizations). The primary function of the Development Officer is securing contributions to the Annual Fund.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Terms: The Development Officer is an at-will, full time, FLSA-exempt employee; limited benefits are provided. The successful candidate will be offered an initial probationary appointment.

How to Apply: To be considered, interested individuals must submit a letter of application, resume with contact information for three academic/professional references to:

Andrew N. Blackwood, Ed.D.
National Youth Science Foundation
P.O. Box 3387, Charleston, WV 25333-3387
1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV 25301

or by E-mail in Adobe Acrobat format (.pdf) to:

Dr. Andrew Blackwood – andrew.blackwood@nysf.com

Organization: The National Youth Science Foundation®, is a non-profit corporation established in 1983 dedicated to inspiring and preparing youth for successful, thoughtful, and ethical engagement in science, technology, and the arts. Its flagship program, the National Youth Science Camp was initiated in 1963 and continues every summer. The NYSF’s administrative offices are located at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston, WV. The NYSF also operates the National Youth Science Center near Davis, WV.

The National Youth Science Foundation has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates. Contact the NYSF’s executive director, Dr. Andrew Blackwood, (304) 205-9724 x91, Andrew.Blackwood@nysf.com, for more information or if you need assistance or reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are subject to a criminal background check.




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