Employment Opportunities

NCMC's Employment Opportunities page aids both employers and job seekers.

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  • 15 Jan 2021 9:10 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 02/01/2021]
    Organization Name:  Old Baldy Foundation
    Organization Website:  www.oldbaldy.org

    Reports directly to the Executive Director, this position is responsible for scheduling and managing guided historic tours, school field trips, and annual educational programs. This position is responsible for maintaining the historic accuracy of all programs, labels, and marketing associated with the Old Baldy Foundation. Collaborates with Collections Coordinator to curate museum exhibits, audio/visual aids, and archives. Includes scheduled gift shop duties.

    Hiring Salary Range:  $30,000 - $40,000

    Apply via:

  • 13 Jan 2021 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 03/10/2021]
    Organization Name:  BRAHM
    Organization Website:  www.blowingrockmuseum.org

    BRAHM is a mid-sized museum located in the resort community of Blowing Rock, NC nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains. The museum opened to the public in 2011 although was founded as an organization in 2001. The museum building is a LEED certified, state-of-the-art, 25,000 square foot building located just off of Main Street. It has a staff of ten full and part-time people and operates on a budget of around $750,000 per year. The museum is healthy financially and survived 2020 without any layoffs of staff and without using any funds from cash reserves. The museum staff are very collaborative.

    BRAHM is seeking a Curator of Exhibitions and Collections. This position is full-time, salaried, and exempt. A successful candidate needs a Bachelors Degree in Art History or Art Management (Master’s Degree preferred) and at least three years of experience as a Curator or Curatorial Assistant. This person must have knowledge and experience in all aspects of exhibitions and collections management. We are a small staff that are doing big things, and staff members are encouraged to strive for greatness. We have a number of significant upcoming exhibitions, as well as a growing permanent collection, that require the expertise of a museum professional and need someone who is ready to jump in and take the reins. We seek a person dedicated to art and history who works well with others, is a skilled multitasker, and has strong managerial skills.


    • Conceptualize the exhibitions, perform needed scholarly research, select artworks and objects for display, create exhibition layouts, arrange transportation, create all written and visual content for the exhibition
    • Oversee the development and production of exhibitions that have guest curators and exhibitions that are travelling to the museum on loan
    • Lead gallery preparations, gallery design, installations and deinstallations.
    • Collaborate with other staff and Docents as needed for marketing, programming, education, and interpretation
    • Manage all paperwork for incoming and outgoing loans
    • Participate in and oversee installation and deinstallation
    • Conduct regular gallery checks and work with the appropriate staff on issues with HVAC, security, lighting, etc.
    • Be available for some afterhours and weekend events


    • Manage the care, interpretation and organization of the museum’s collections.
    • Maintain all paperwork and documentation of objects in the collections
    • Ensure the safe storage and display of objects in the collections to best museum standards
    • Manage all records related to gifts and loans with the donors and lenders
    • Continue to refine the scope of collection
    • Continue to refine the Collections Policy and Procedures

    Docent Program

    • Oversee the volunteer Docent Program
    • Create Gallery Guides for Docents to use to study the exhibitions and guide them through all new exhibitions
    • Manage the tour scheduling

    Graphic Design

    • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
    • Create or collaborate on all graphic design for the exhibitions from design to printing to installation

    Budgeting and Fundraising

    • Set budgets for each exhibition
    • Assist in grant writing and fundraising to support exhibitions

    Collaborate with Staff

    • Curator helps with the planning for a comprehensive experience for our visitors. Curator works with other staff to help with the development of programs, educational programs, and marketing that coordinate with the exhibition schedule


    • Curator serves as an ambassador for the museum by regularly engaging with members, being a positive member of the community, speaking on behalf of the museum, and in general representing the museum well in public.

    Have fun!

    Salary commensurate with experience, $35,000 - $41,000. Healthcare stipend, Simple IRA match, generous PTO, and the benefit of working in wonderful community in the mountains of North Carolina

    Hiring Salary Range:  $35,000 - $41,000

    Apply via:

  • 2 Dec 2020 2:19 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 02/27/2021]
    Organization Name:  The Mitford Museum
    Organization Website:  None

    The Mitford Museum of Hudson, North Carolina, located in the newly restored Hudson Uptown Building (HUB) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Mitford Museum Director. Reporting to a Board of Trustees, the Director will participate in the final planning and installation of the collection as well as oversee all aspects of museum management. The Director will also supervise and develop the Museum Bookstore/Gift shop.

    The Mitford Museum plans to open its doors to the public in June 2021. The Museum Director will have responsibility for curatorial and financial decision making in consultation with the Board of Trustees and have wide latitude in the development and implementation of museum educational programming both live and digital, fund raising, and retail operations. It is anticipated that the Museum Director will recruit and lead a cadre of volunteers.

    The successful candidate will possess the personal qualities necessary to interact with and engage museum visitors, donors and potential donors, collaborators, educators and the Board, as well as leadership skills and familiarity with the intricacies of running an active museum. Experience in managing and promoting a Museum Bookstore is a priority. Prior knowledge of the literary works of Founder Jan Karon will be a plus.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    Individual must have substantial experience in the areas of financial development and management including grant writing, fundraising, budget preparation, and administration. Additionally, the Director must display the capacity to supervise, motivate, and work effectively with staff, Board of Trustees, members, vendors, volunteers, visitors, and the general public. The ideal candidate has experience as part of a visitor-centered museum and is dedicated to the development of self-supporting walk-in visitor experiences that create a level of comfort for all visitors.

    Educational/Experience Requirements:

    Masters degree or equivalent in museum studies, history, public administration, or related field of study Experience in museum or historical site administration, exhibit design, community relations, and fundraising is required Excellent oral and written communication skills and comfort with technology is required Knowledge of regional and American history is desired.

    Physical Demands:

    Able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs as needed. Ability to handle and/or supervise daily housekeeping responsibilities.

    Hiring Salary Range: $48,000 and up, commensurate with qualifications. Benefits: Health insurance allowance.

    Apply via:
    Send cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to The Mitford Museum, 145 Cedar Valley Road, Hudson, North Carolina 28638 Attention: KGoss. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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