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2020 Rocky Mount NCMC Conference Administrator

NCMC is seeking a detail oriented individual to be our conference administrator during the NCMC conference in Rocky Mount on March 29 & 30, 2020. Duties will begin in January 2020 and end in March 2020. Please CLICK HERE for more information and how to submit an application. 

  • 5 Nov 2019 12:09 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/15/2019]
    Organization Name: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
    Organization Website: www.historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/charlotte-hawkins-brown-museum

    Recruitment range: $39,611- $41,413
    Salary grade equivalent GN10

    This position will be located at:
    Charlotte Brown Memorial Historic Site
    6136 Burlington Road
    Sedalia, NC 27342

    Department Information:

    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.

    The Division of State Historic Sites preserves, operates, and interprets significant historic sites, enabling visitors to explore North Carolina's rich and diverse heritage in an engaging, relevant manner.

    Description of Work:

    The Site Manager III at Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum is responsible for the overall leadership of the site. This position is responsible for managing North Carolina's only state historic site that honors an African American and a woman. The site links educator Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown and the Palmer Memorial Institute to larger themes of educational and social history in North Carolina. The site is located on the campus of the old Palmer Memorial Institute and features exhibits, daily tours, special programming, and community events. This position will work closely with the nonprofit Charlotte Hawkins Brown Historical Foundation and the Palmer Memorial Institute Alumni Association. Other aspects of this job include, but are not limited to:

    - long range planning and the development of new interpretive strategies

    generating earned income for the site through the rental program and special programming.

    - coordinating development of interpretive programs and special events

    developing and implementing a marketing plan.

    - supervision of three permanent staff positions.

    - conducting tours and interpretive demonstrations as part of visitor services

    oversite of the overall budget of the site.

    - work with local historical groups, convention and visitor bureaus and with the site affinity groups to promote and raise awareness of the site.

    **Work is performed independently and is evaluated by the West Region Supervisor**

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

    **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. **

    - Must have management and/or supervisory experience.

    - Experience working with non-profit organizations.

    - Experience with planning and implementing public events.

    - Must have experience managing a project budget.

    - Demonstrated knowledge of US History.

    - Must have a valid NC driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

    - Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    - Bachelor's degree in history or a field specifically related to the site of employment from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in managing the operation of a historic site, in historical research or interpretation, or in a field specifically related to the site of employment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Supplemental and Contact Information:

    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 full. Note 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 must be uploaded with your application.

    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

    State of North Carolina

    NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government


    Apply via:

  • 27 Oct 2019 1:48 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/28/2019]
    Organization Name: Wilkes Heritage Museum
    Organization Website: www.wilkesheritagemuseum.com

    The Wilkes Heritage Museum, a non-profit organization, is seeking a full-time Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator. This position will work with museum staff, board of trustees and volunteers to develop and implement special events, fundraisers and facility rental as well as recruit and train volunteers and maintain the museum gift shop. The museum would like for candidates to have previous experience in planning special events as well as excellent communications skills. Non-profit experience is a plus. Applicants must possess great organizational and management skills, PR skills, advanced computer skills and be a team player who shows initiative. The person must have knowledge of visitor services standards and be good at multi-tasking. The position calls for heavy lifting, walking and standing for long periods of time. Requirements are a minimum of a two year degree, four year a plus. The Wilkes Heritage Museum would like candidates to possess three to five years of experience in planning special events and working with volunteers. Accounting knowledge/background would be a plus for the position. This full time position is salaried (salary dependent on experience) and has paid vacation and personal leave. Nights and weekend hours are required.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to the following by November 18, 2019:

    Wilkes Heritage Museum
    Attn: Jennifer H. Furr, Director
    P. O. Box 935
    Wilkesboro, NC 28697

    Apply via:

  • 22 Oct 2019 11:38 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 12/31/2019]
    Organization Name: Hickory Museum of Art
    Organization Website:  www.hickoryart.org

    In keeping with Hickory Museum of Art’s purpose, the HMA Development Manager is a heat seeking fundraising missile, who searches for opportunities to make contacts and develop relationships with people, organizations, and brands that can support the museum’s operations and programs. From upcoming exhibitions to efforts that promote HMA’s long- term sustainability, the Development Manager is a strategic mastermind focused on bringing resources and income into the institution. The Development Manager is an administrative Wiz, who is focused always on best practices in philanthropic and grant management. Love of details, writing, and metrics are a must, but this needs to be balanced with an outgoing nature and drive to leverage connections.

    Apply via:

  • 17 Oct 2019 7:14 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/15/2019]
    Organization Name: Rocky Mount Historical Association
    Organization Website: www.rockymountmuseum.com

    Rocky Mount Historical Association, a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered by the State of Tennessee, invites applications for the position of Executive Director.

    The Association operates Rocky Mount State Historic Site, which includes 37 acres, multiple structures, sheep and a museum, all under a contractual agreement with the Tennessee Historical Commission. The site is located near Piney Flats, Tennessee, and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

    The Executive Director works for the association while maintaining a professional liaison with the Tennessee Historical Commission in Nashville, Tennessee. For this reason, the Executive Director is required to attend mandated meetings and to file periodic financial reports with the Commission.

    Position Summary

    The Executive Director is responsible for the professional leadership and strategic management of Rocky Mount and serves under the direction of the Rocky Mount Board of Trustees. The position reports to the Board and has overall supervision of the Association's operating budget, personnel and day-to-day operations. In addition, the Executive Director supervises thirteen full-time and part-time employees, as well as a group of dedicated volunteers. The Executive Director also, and very importantly, makes recommendations and assists the Board of Trustees in developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising and marketing strategies. This includes development and cultivation of positive relationships with members, current and potential donors, as well as state and local governments, corporate benefactors and individual prospects.

    Required Skills

    The ideal candidate for this position should have management experience, especially regarding collection care, finance, fundraising; and, grant application and administration. A knowledge of regional history is helpful in administering the "first-person" interpretation of the site's history and heritage. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, PastPerfect or similar programs is essential. The successful candidate should possess strong written and oral communication skills, be a team player with the ability to work well under pressure, while managing multiple projects and deadlines in a diplomatic and professional manner.

    Employer's Reserved Rights

    This job description does not list all duties of this professional position. The 
successful candidate may be asked by members of the governing authority to perform other necessary duties. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either the chosen candidate or the employer may terminate employment at any time.

    Salary will be set commensurate with experience and qualifications. The applicant should indicate an expected salary in the cover letter or resume.

    Application Process

    Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to rmha.search@outlook.com. Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2019. All applications will be treated as confidential. After a thorough review, the Association will determine a list of candidates to be considered and interviewed. The Association seeks to fill this position by the end of 2019.

    Rocky Mount Historic Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. More information about Rocky Mount is available at www.rockymountmuseum.com.

    Questions about the search process should be directed to wphicks@outlook.com.

    Questions about Rocky Mount Historic Site should be directed to our President at jimwozniak72@yahoo.com.

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  • 17 Oct 2019 7:08 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/27/2019]
    Organization Name: North Carolina Museum of History
    Organization Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org

    The primary purpose of this position is for the planning, administrative, and managerial work to develop, produce, and implement all museum exhibitions, educational programs, marketing activities, and historical publications for the North Carolina Museum of History, and to support the Division Director in the planning and management of the Division's regional and maritime museums. Position chairs directs, and oversees the museum's strategic, annual, marketing, and interpretative planning by setting institutional priorities, by identifying and setting long-and short-term goals and objectives, resource needs and funding opportunities, interpretative and marketing strategies, project schedules, and staffing assignments; directs special project teams and section chiefs in the development and completion of mission-driven work that utilizes the museum collection and historical research to interpret the collection and the state's history; monitors, facilitates, and evaluates project work to ensure that the staff accomplishes strategic plans and annual goals. Oversees staff in the development, documentation, and preservation of the museum's artifact collection, ensuring that all professional standards are adhered to regarding stewardship of the museum's collection; reviews interpretative content and evaluates project work results; collaborates with other professionals and outside peer organizations to identify and utilize relevant collections and historical research to develop exhibitions, programs, publications, and to provide quality patron assistance. Ability to collaborate with peers, advisory boards, and focus groups in developing appropriate exhibitions and programs. Must have the ability to make public appearances and presentations at professional conferences, meetings, and events.

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