Employment Opportunities

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

Please use the Employment Listing Form to submit your job listing. Once your listing has been approved, it will appear below. Please allow up to 48 hours for your listing to be approved. Thank you.

Institutional and Individual Members may post listings for free. Nonmembers are requested to pay a $25.00 fee to post a listing. Click here to pay if you're a Nonmember. After paying the fee (if applicable), click the button below to fill out the Employment Listing Form.

Employment Listing Form 

  • 24 May 2021 7:31 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 6/4/2021]
    Organization Name: Gaston County Museum of Art & History
    Organization Website: www.gastoncountymuseum.com

    This full time county position provides daily administrative support for director and staff as needed; assist with scheduling meetings and calendars reminders for directors; coordinate director's travel arrangements and expense reports; execute Human Resource documents; process county payables through MUNIS; allocate transactions and maintain paper files; monitor department budgets; process all payables and receivables for the museum's 501c3 nonprofit through Quickbooks; attend bi-monthly board of trustees meetings, record meeting minutes, and forward to the director to review; maintain museum financial and organizational records; oversee the storage of yearly minutes, receipts, payables, and institutional information in designated systems; work with the director to organize past records and assist in any licensing requests and accreditation documents needed for department partnerships and institutional memberships; assist the director and the supervisor team in managing grants, sponsorships, and financial gifts for the museum; maintain grant database, track receipts of grants and sponsorship expenditures and provide updates to supervisors; act as point of contact for the director and the administration department by answering calls, pick up and process mail, and maintaining office orders; manage museum's membership/donor database by sending renewal reminders, preparing thank you letters, and updating database as needed; process museum store sells and record information in appropriate files and make weekly bank deposits.

    Hiring Salary Range: $16.80 to $26.04 per hour

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  • 17 May 2021 8:00 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 6/4/2021]
    Organization Name: North Carolina Museum of Art
    Organization Website: https://ncartmuseum.org

    The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA), a division of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, is recruiting for a Chief Art Handler. The Chief Art Handler is responsible for the safe handling, installation, packing, and transportation of all art in the NCMA collection and all work on loan to the museum. Work usually takes place at the museum but on occasion will occur offsite. The position is responsible for preparing works for hanging or storage with minimal to no risk to the object.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Supervising all art handlers and temporary, contract art handling labor.
    • Supervising and participating in the installation and deinstallation of 2D, 3D, and digital works of art while working collaboratively with others to determine the best and safest installation strategies.
    • Supervising and participating in the movement of art within the museum, other institutions, galleries, private lenders’ homes and offices, the Executive Mansion, and other offices as required.
    • Managing the proper loading of art objects into trucks and overseeing the safe transit and delivery in the museum’s custom art delivery truck.
    • Working collaboratively with Collections Management department to provide a safe, clean, and secure environment for works of art.
    • Facilitating day-to-day operations and maintenance in art storage and tracking art movements.
    • Working collaboratively with the Conservation Department to determine the most appropriate means for packing art objects. This includes communicating crating needs to outside vendors, designing and constructing protective packing for art objects, and retrofitting existing crates for reuse.
    • Executing the framing and unframing of works of art for photography and the cutting and installing of backing boards and mats.
    • Acting as courier for loaned works nationally and internationally, as needed.
    • Consulting and coordinating with exhibition and registration staff on exhibition logistics and production schedules.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    • Demonstrated knowledge of the physical nature of art and demonstrated experience in art preparation and handling techniques.
    • Demonstrated experience of carpentry, basic fabrication, and the familiarity with hand tools and installation hardware.
    • Demonstrated experience with the installation of large outdoor sculptures.
    • Demonstrated the ability to manage multiple complex projects and/or guard confidential information.
    • Demonstrated the ability to develop and/or manage long and short-range installation schedules.
    • Demonstrated the ability to plan and work within budgets and deadlines.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Boom, forklift, and scissor lift training will be required once applicant starts position.
    • Demonstrated the ability to work at heights up to 50 feet in a motorized personnel lift and up to 18 feet on a ladder.
    • Demonstrated the ability to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Demonstrated the ability to drive and oversee the transport of works of art.

    Management Preferences:

    • Management prefers applicants with excellent communication and teamwork skills with the ability to collaborate and/or consult with other Museum departments.
    • Management prefers applicants with the ability to judge risk and effectively minimize the danger to valuable art.
    • Management prefers applicants with the ability to work effectively with staff, outside vendors, contractors, and couriers.
    • Management prefers applicants with matting and framing experience.
    • Management prefers applicants with mount-making experience.
    • Management prefers applicants with collections database system experience.
    • Management prefers applicants with supervisory experience.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

    Bachelors degree in Art History, Biology, Botany, Conservation, Education, History or Zoology from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of museum or related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants must apply online at the following website by the closing date of 5:00 PM on June 4, 2021:


    Hiring Salary Range: $39,611 - $56,195

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  • 19 Apr 2021 11:37 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 9/1/2021]
    Organization Name:  Port Discover: Northeast North Carolina's Center for Hands-on Science
    Organization Website: www.portdiscover.org

    Port Discover is a small hands-on science center located in beautiful, downtown Elizabeth City. The Executive Director at Port Discover is responsible for running all aspects of the small 501c3. Including, but not limited to, the following:

    • Identifying and applying for appropriate grant opportunities
    • Grant expense tracking
    • Basic bookkeeping
    • Generating Executive Director reports for the BOD
    • Generating financial statements
    • Grant reporting
    • Hiring and managing employees, including payroll
    • Training employees on best practices for Port Discover
    • Creating and implementing new educational programs and exhibits in center
    • Developing curriculum for Saturday STEAM programs
    • Pursuing outreach opportunities
    • Working with local schools to provide field trip opportunities
    • Teaching field trips that take place in center (or find suitable educator when necessary)
    • All aspects of center care, including, but not limited to: program development and implementation, animal care, cleaning, building care and upkeep.
    • Should be capable of using Quickbooks
    • Coordinating with other area non-profits and network museums to offer joint program opportunities
    • Managing and creating original content for social media
    • Managing membership at Port Discover
    • Administering and developing website content and square purchasing site
    • Maintaining relationship with local library to provide free community passes

    Pay is commensurate with experience.

    Hiring Salary Range: $35-40,000

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