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  • 22 Nov 2021 10:20 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 1/7/2022]
    Organization Name: Tobacco Farm Life Museum
    Organization Website: www.tobaccofarmlifemuseum.org

    The Tobacco Farm Life Museum is hiring six living history interpreters/demonstrators for a new Living History Program to begin in the spring of 2022. We are looking for energetic, personable people with a passion for sharing history with others. Training and education in the specific history and demonstration activities will be provided; however, prior interpretive experience or knowledge of a historical trade/task/craft is a plus! For a few activities, such as blacksmithing, fabric arts, and historical cooking, prior experience is required.

    The Living History Program will take place on Saturdays from March through October from 10 am to 2 pm with interpreters expected on site at the Tobacco Farm Life Museum from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm each Saturday. Interpreters would be expected to work most Saturdays with some flexibility in rotating with other interpreters. Training may begin in January 2022, but will take place primarily in February and March 2022.

    Living history interpreters will present historical information about the time period from around 1900 through the 1930s and demonstrate a historic task, trade, or craft for visitors to the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. Most demonstration and interpreting will take place outside or inside the museum’s historic and reproduction buildings which do not have HVAC. Interpreters will be responsible for setting up the materials needed for their demonstrations as well as clean up each day.

    Required Skills/Experience

    -Public speaking - Comfort and skill with speaking with the public including people from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages, and knowledge levels

    -Interest in history, particularly the history of agriculture and farm life in the period between 1900 and 1930

    -Demonstrated experience working with the public and providing satisfactory customer service

    -Ability and willingness to learn about the time period and activity being interpreted/demonstrated (study materials and training will be provided)

    -Must be comfortable working outdoors or in historic buildings

    -Must be willing to wear period attire (which will be provided to you)

    Preferred Skills/Experience

    -Experience interpreting history to the public

    -Experience working in a museum or historic site setting

    -Experience with one of the trades/crafts/tasks to be interpreted (below)

    -Coursework in history at the college level

    Specific Possible Trades/Tasks/Crafts to be Demonstrated/Interpreted


    -Teaching in one-room schoolhouse

    -Homestead chores (butter churning, sweeping yard, candlemaking, etc.)


    -Farming/Gardening (working in row crop garden, tying and stringing demonstrations, etc.)

    -Fabric Arts* (sewing, quilting, etc.)

    -Traditional Woodworking*

    *Requires some existing knowledge and skill for safety and quality control reasons.

    Hiring Salary Range: $10-17/hour

    Apply via:

  • 19 Oct 2021 3:34 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/30/2021]
    Organization: North Carolina Pottery Center
    Organization website: www.ncpotterycenter.org

    The North Carolina Pottery Center, located in Seagrove, NC, is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Educational Program Manager & Project Coordinator.

    Reporting to the Executive Director, this is a full-time position. The normal work schedule will be Tuesday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 and Saturday from 10:00-4:00. Given the nature of educational programming and project coordination, some occasional evening work should be expected. The schedule will allow for flexibility (including some off Saturdays) based on comp time and other considerations.

    About the North Carolina Pottery Center

    The mission of the center is Sharing North Carolina’s Clay Stories, Past and Present. By doing so, we promote public awareness and appreciation of the history, heritage, and ongoing tradition of pottery making in North Carolina through educational programs, public services, collection and preservation, and research and documentation.

    The North Carolina Pottery Center showcases the remarkable history and ongoing tradition of pottery making in North Carolina. Located in Seagrove, one of the state's key historical and contemporary pottery-producing regions, the Center is your first stop in exploring North Carolina's rich clay heritage. The state's pottery communities range from the mountains to the sea, and it is that wide-ranging diversity of styles, techniques, and history that the Center preserves and protects. Our permanent exhibit & collection of more than eight hundred pieces of pottery, artifacts, and photographs traces North Carolina's pottery history from prehistoric Native Americans to the present. The display interprets the impact of social, technological, and economic change on the state's most unique cultural resource. Changing exhibitions of historical and contemporary work are also on display.

    Position Responsibilities:

    Educational Program Manager

    • Supervise and work with the center’s Artist(s)-in-Residence on educational programming, as well as other things.
    • Coordinate and administer the annual Traditional Arts Program in Schools (TAPS) program with local 5th-grade students.
    • Devise and implement additional educational programming and outreach activities for a range of audiences – children, young adults, adults, seniors, people with disabilities, etc.
    • Help devise and implement multi-media and interactive educational programming.
    • Work with, and co-supervise (along with the Director), periodic interns from ECU, with whom the center has a collaboration.
    • Work with the director and others on upcoming exhibitions including possible educational programming associated with those exhibitions and help facilitate any educational programming. The center has 2-4 temporary exhibitions/shows a year in addition to its permanent exhibits. Assist the director with the collections as needed.
    • Conduct occasional guided tours.

    Project Coordinator

    • Work with the director on the planning and implementation of the annual NC Potters Conference. Coordinate and assist with all preparations for and the implementation of the Potters Conference.
    • Work with the director and others on the planning of the Annual Gala & Auction. Coordinate and assist with all preparations for and the implementation of the Annual Gala & Auction.
    • Help coordinate and facilitate other special projects/fundraisers as they arise.

    As the center has a small staff, this position may also occasionally need to help out with the Front Desk/Gift Shop. Other duties as planned with supervisor.

    Important Note:

    As the Educational Program Manager portion of this position is funded by grants, it is important that the person who fills this position be motivated to do an outstanding job and help justify future funding.


    BA in Arts Education, Public History, or Museum Studies, MA preferred.
    BFA/MFA also likewise acceptable. Equivalent life experience will also be considered.

    Required:  Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience leading a variety of educational programming activities and coordinating sizeable projects. Additionally, given the small staff, it is important that the individual filling this position be very dependable and reliable.

    Bonuses:  Familiarity with pottery, pottery production, NC pottery, and/or NC potters. Prior experience with clay. Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and/or other graphic software. Photography skills. Familiarity with updating CMS/websites.

    Salary & Benefits:

    Hiring Range: $34,000. The center does not offer health or life insurance but offers up to a $1,800 per year health coverage subsidy.

    The center offers eleven paid holidays. Vacation days (10 days in year 1) and sick leave (80 hrs in year 1) are earned on an accrual basis

    Apply via:
    Submit application packages (resume, cover letter, and contact info for 3 references) are to be submitted online to director@ncpotterycenter.org by Nov 20.

    Position open until filled so earlier application packages are encouraged.

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