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  • 26 May 2022 7:53 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 7/1/2022]
    Organization Name: Blowing Rock Art and History Museum
    Organization Website: www.blowingrockmuseum.org

    The Associate Director of Development will report directly to the Executive Director and serves as part of the senior leadership team. This position oversees the development plan in close partnership with the Executive Director. Annual support of BRAHM comes from a combination of Trustee contributions, membership including the Daingerfield Society, annual fund contributions, grants, sponsorships and the gala, which provides $130,000 annually. An office assistant assists with the process of donor cultivation and securing support through various development programs including individual giving, annual appeal, membership, legacy giving and other fundraising initiatives. Strong computer skills (including MS Office, Google Suite, Donor View database or similar software) and customer service skills are essential. Bachelor’s degree required; minimum 3 years of development experience is essential. Professional training in development work and a passion for the arts is a plus.

    Hiring Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000

    Apply via:
    leecarol@blowingrockmuseum.org


  • 24 May 2022 2:03 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 6/15/2022]
    Organization Name: The Old Baldy Foundation, Inc.
    Organization Website: www.oldbaldy.org

    Reports directly to the Executive Director - This position is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization’s marketing, marketing communications, and public relations activities. Develops materials, utilizes social media, web site and email in support of the Foundation’s mission.

    Hiring Salary Range: $35,000 to 40,000

    Apply via:
    director@oldbaldy.org



  • 11 May 2022 7:42 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 5/31/2022]
    Organization Name: North Carolina Preservation Consortium
    Organization Website: www.ncpreservation.org

    The Board of Directors of the North Carolina Preservation Consortium is seeking qualified applicants for its Executive Director position. We are looking for applicants who are committed to preserving the cultural heritage of North Carolina, and who enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues across the state. The Executive Director is a critical part of the ongoing success of NCPC. Responsibilities include organizational support, communications, financial management, outreach and promotion, and specific committee assignments. This position reports to the Board of Directors, and receives a stipend that is approved by the Board of Directors each fiscal year. A stipend of $1,500 has been approved for the 2022-23 fiscal year. For a full job description, please visit our website at https://ncpreservation.org/ and scroll down to the Executive Director job posting. Interviews will begin in early June 2022.

    Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and references via email to:

    Carolyn Grosch, NCPC President

    presidentncpc@gmail.com

    Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

    NCPC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of tangible and intangible heritage in the collections of libraries, museums, archives, and historic sites, as well as individual family and community collections. Over the last thirty years, NCPC has been a key supporter of preservation in North Carolina, providing educational opportunities and resources that empower communities to protect their most treasured artifacts, stories, memories, and histories.

    Hiring Salary Range: $1,500 annual stipend in FY2022-23

    Apply via:
    presidentncpc@gmail.com


  • 9 May 2022 12:06 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 6/7/2022]
    Organization Name: NC African American Heritage Commission
    Organization Website: https://aahc.nc.gov

    The Program Coordinator ll will create innovative statewide programs, connect with diverse public audiences in communities across North Carolina, cultivate partnerships within DNCR and with external stakeholders, and grow public awareness of the NCAAHC via digital content. This work will center North Carolina African American history, art, and culture, and will align with the organizational mission, vision, and strategic plan, as well as overarching departmental goals.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Assess, evaluate, and advise NCAAHC leadership on programmatic priorities.

    Supports NCAAHC’s statewide public engagement efforts, connecting with diverse audiences as the NCAAHC’s representative a variety of public events, meetings, and speaking engagements.

    Conceptualizes, plans, and creates multidisciplinary programs that highlight African American experiences in North Carolina.

    Connects statewide audiences to existing NCAAHC initiatives (including the N.C. Green Book Project, Africa to Carolina, and various trail systems) through innovative, community centered programs and experiences.

    Creates programs, resources, and experiences that are responsive to the needs of three core stakeholder groups (grassroots heritage practitioners, artists, and statewide and regional partners).

    Manages logistics for organizational programs, workshops, events, and community meetings alongside of NCAAHC staff.

    Assess, evaluate, and advise NCAAHC leadership on partnership priorities.

    Serves as a liaison to support and advise programming across DNCR.

    Cultivates partnerships with external stakeholders, in collaboration with NCAAHC staff.

    Supports the creation of social content, digital newsletters, web content, and other digital resources alongside the NCAAHC Associate Director.

    Serves on committees for departmental initiatives and programs; including, but not limited to, America 250th, Year of the Trail, Hometown Strong, and African American Cultural Celebration.

    The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission (NCAAHC) was established in 2008 and elevated to the status of a division of the North Carolina Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) in 2017. In recent years, the Commission’s reach has expanded, growing the need to offer programs and resources to more constituents across North Carolina.

    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.

    Please visit our website a www.ncdcr.gov for more information.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    Demonstrated experience and/or expertise in African American history, art, and/or culture.

    Demonstrated experience organizing, facilitating, and/or coordinating programs.

    Demonstrated experience working with diverse organizations and/or individuals.

    Demonstrated experience utilizing digital tools and platforms.

    Demonstrated experience with public engagement and/or community engagement.

    Management Preferences:

    Demonstrated excellent written communication and public speaking skills.

    Bachelor’s in African American studies, museum studies, public history, cultural studies, arts administration, fine arts, history, art history, anthropology, American studies, folklore, cultural resources management, education, public administration, (or a related major).

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Bachelors degree from appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Hiring Salary Range: $33,960-$46,713

    Apply via:
    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/3514496/program-coordinator-ll?department[0]=Dept%20of%20Natural%20and%20Cultural%20Resources&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

  • 9 May 2022 9:16 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 5/27/2022]
    Organization Name: The Charlotte Museum of History
    Organization Website: www.charlottemuseum.org

    Are you The Charlotte Museum of History’s next President & CEO?

    The Charlotte History Museum is seeking a dynamic President & CEO to champion the Museum’s mission to inspire community engagement and create common ground through education and inclusive storytelling.

    As the guardian and cheerleader of the Museum’s mission, the President & CEO serves as the organization’s chief advocate, administrator, innovator, collaborator, and spokesperson. Can you…

    • Think strategically, with a bias toward making the greatest impact?
    • Lead with an entrepreneurial spirit with high standards for yourself and your team?
    • Bring a passion for making local history relevant and accessible?
    • Build relationships and gain resources?

    Who is The Charlotte History Museum?

    The Charlotte Museum of History is a cultural institution offering educational programming and tours for thousands of children, teens, and adults with regular community and private events, and a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits.

    The Charlotte Museum of History’s roots date to the 1940s. The museum and its grounds (8 acres) are home to Mecklenburg County’s oldest surviving house, a 1774 rock house built by early settler Hezekiah Alexander, a local Revolutionary War leader, who served on the committee that drafted North Carolina’s 1776 constitution and bill of rights. In 1949, the Daughters of the American Revolution worked to restore the house, and today the Hezekiah Alexander Home Site is on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1999, the Museum built a 35,000-square-foot museum building to feature the history of the Charlotte area through exhibits and hosting events.

    The Charlotte Museum of History is also engaged in a $1 million community fundraising effort to save and preserve the historic Siloam School, built around 1920, one of Mecklenburg County’s oldest remaining African American schoolhouses, and one of our community’s last standing Rosenwald era schools.

    With a passionate staff and dedicated board, the museum is moving forward with its strategic plan, which calls for increased focus on the following five areas:

    • EXHIBITS & COLLECTIONS: Leading the Charlotte region in the management and preservation of historic collections, exhibits, and building.
    • INCLUSIVE PROGRAMS & PEOPLE: Expanding the diversity and inclusivity of our programs, people, and audience.
    • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Raising engagement, visibility, and community awareness.
    • INVEST IN PEOPLE: Investing in the growth and development of our staff, board, and volunteers.
    • FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY: Strengthening our financial sustainability

    Charlotte Museum of History has a board of nineteen and staff of six. The operating budget is around $700,000 with approximately 70% contributed revenue and 30% earned revenue.

    To learn more about Charlotte Museum of History, visit: www.charlottemuseum.org

    What will you do as the next President & CEO?

    Reporting to the board of trustees, the President & CEO leads the organization in executing all aspects of its mission and leading positive relationships among staff, volunteers, partners, donors, and the community. The President & CEO will be called upon to fulfill the following key responsibilities:

    Leadership and Strategy: Serve as the primary advocate, visionary, fundraiser, and spokesperson for the organization. Develop relationships and a strong understanding of the organization’s impact with volunteers, government officials, partner organizations, donors, and prospective donors with a constant focus on prioritizing the greatest impact. Bring a strong understanding of principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging to ensure the Charlotte Museum of history is a place for everyone.

    Resource Development & Fundraising: With support from the development director, lead resource development efforts, strategically engaging the board of trustees in the fundraising process. Ensure short- and long-term fundraising plans are developed and executed. Advocate for government partnerships and support.

    Community Engagement and Collaboration: Grow the Charlotte Museum of History’s status as a leader, convener, and collaborator. Lead coalition building to achieve ambitious goals in partnership with other community leaders.

    Staff Leadership: Maintain a positive organizational culture that supports a productive and professional work environment. Oversee the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff. Ensure staff members work effectively toward shared goals and a unified vision for the organization. Provide intentional staff development opportunities.

    Operational and Financial Oversight: Oversee the financial integrity of Charlotte Museum of History, ensuring the strategic creation of and adherence to the budget, and diligently following approved financial policies and accounting ethics and financial best practice.

    Board Governance: In collaboration with the board, identify, recruit, train, and retain highly effective board members. Maintain regular communications with the board of trustees and provide them with the necessary support, counsel, and information required for effective governance. Ensure a quality process for supporting the board and their involvement in fundraising, strategic planning, program delivery, and increasing overall organizational visibility.

    Program Oversight: Work in collaboration with education specialists to develop, implement and coordinate year-round museum programming and outreach efforts, conducting ongoing assessments regarding the effectiveness of planned curriculum and programming. Think creatively and analytically about how to increase the impact of the organization.

    Key attributes, and skillsets sought in the President & CEO

    • A firm commitment, understanding, and passion for Charlotte Museum of History’s mission
    • Visionary leadership that connects vision and tactics into a working plan
    • Five or more years in a leadership position, or commensurate experience, with demonstrated success in organizational management including strategic planning, fundraising, operations, and/or program development
    • Experience raising contributed revenue in the nonprofit sector
    • A proven track record in relationship building
    • Inspiring communication skills, orally and in writing
    • Strong business acumen with a solid understanding of operations budgeting and the ability to create a strong organizational culture including all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • A working knowledge of museum trends, professional standards, and best practices for developing or improving operations, programs, exhibits, and collections care would be a plus
    • Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in museum, history, nonprofit administration/management is preferred

    Think you are the next Charlotte History Museum President & CEO?

    Armstrong McGuire & Associates, based in North Carolina, is conducting this search in partnership with Charlotte Museum of History’s board of trustees. To apply, please go to the position profile at www.ArmstrongMcGuire.com/jobs and clink on the link to the Charlotte Museum of History’s President & CEO. You will see instructions for uploading your cover letter, resume, and professional references. In the event of technical problems, contact katie@armstrongmcguire.com. No phone calls please, and no applications will be accepted by email or through third-party sites.

    The preferred application deadline is May 27, though the position will remain open until a hiring decision has been made.

    Salary offered for this position is $85k-$95k and benefits include a medical stipend for health insurance, paid-time-off (PTO), company paid holidays, cell phone reimbursement, and parental leave. This full-time (40 hours per week) position requires occasional evening meetings and weekend work.

    Charlotte Museum of History is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in its work and staff. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law. Charlotte Museum of History encourages candidates of all groups and communities to apply for this position.

    Hiring Salary Range: $85,000 - $95,000

    Apply via:
    www.ArmstrongMcGuire.com/jobs


  • 6 May 2022 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 6/1/2022]
    Organization Name: NC African American Heritage Commission
    Organization Website: https://aahc.nc.gov

    The NC African American Heritage Commission Education and Interpretation Specialist develops educational resources and initiatives for stakeholders of the NCAAHC. This position also works with curriculum, toolkits, educator trainings, and educator workshops. These resources must meet the needs of a diversity of stakeholders—from families and students to public school educators and museum educators. The education and interpretation specialist cultivates relationships with internal and external education partners to conceptualize and implement initiatives and resource development opportunities that meet the needs of some of the division’s core stakeholder groups: public schools, colleges and universities, and cultural institutions. This position will also offer guidance in best practices for interpreting African American history, arts, and culture spaces across North Carolina.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Cultivates relationships with external partners and stakeholders (including colleges and universities, statewide public-school systems, the Department of Public Instruction, libraries, and cultural institutions); connect division resources to, and implement relevant initiatives with, these partners.

    Develops curriculum to meet the needs of diverse stakeholders, including families, educators, and museum educators.

    Conceptualizes, plans, and implements educator trainings and workshops centered on North Carolina African American history, art, and culture.

    Creates family and youth programs for diverse statewide audiences centered on North Carolina African American history, art, and culture.

    Creates newsletters, toolkits, blogs, and other informational resources for families, youth, and educators.

    Crafts and implements a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Outreach Plan to grow connections with faculty and students focusing on African American history, art, heritage, and culture.

    Shares interpretive resources and execute interpretation trainings across DNCR divisions and among external stakeholders, providing colleagues with best practices for developing materials, resources, and programs centered on North Carolina African American history, art, and culture.

    Creates and maintains interpretive guides, plans, and other resources centered on best practices for interpreting and sharing North Carolina African American history, art, and culture in statewide cultural institutions.

    The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission (NCAAHC), a division of the N.C. Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR), was established in 2008. The Commission has consistently produced informational and educational resources and interpretive materials, like lesson plans and exhibits, for statewide audiences.

    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.

    Please visit our website a www.ncdcr.gov for more information.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    Demonstrated knowledge of and/or expertise in African American history, art, and/or culture.

    Demonstrated experience developing educational resources.

    Demonstrated experience working with or in diverse organizations and/or individuals.

    Demonstrated experience organizing and implementing public and/or large-scale programs.

    Management Preferences:

    Familiarity with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

    Bachelor’s or Master’s in education, teaching, elementary education, higher education, adult education, library and information science, history, public history, museum studies, African American studies (or a related major), or certification in curriculum development.

    Familiarity with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

    Excellent written communication and public speaking skills.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Bachelors degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two (2) years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Hiring Salary Range: $36,667-50,450

    Apply via:
    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/3514609/nc-african-american-heritage-commission-education-and-interpretation-specialist?department[0]=Dept%20of%20Natural%20and%20Cultural%20Resources&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


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