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  • 11 Aug 2022 1:39 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/15/2022]
    Organization Name: North Carolina Aquarium Society
    Organization Website: www.ncaquariumsociety.com

    President & CEO for the nonprofit NC Aquarium Society

    The North Carolina Aquarium Society is seeking an experienced and passionate leader for the role of President/CEO. This position is based in the Society’s Raleigh, N.C. office.

    The N.C. Aquarium Society is a 501c3 nonprofit that has been joined with the NC Aquariums and the State of North Carolina in a public/private partnership for several decades. Formed in 1986 and based in Raleigh, the Society supports the mission of the Aquariums and their work in conservation, education and research through advocacy, philanthropic engagement and enhanced guest experiences. The Society leads fundraising efforts for capital projects and conservation programs, operates gift shops at the Aquarium and Pier locations, manages membership programs, and advocates for support from government and private sources. The Society does not provide administrative oversight for the NC Aquariums. Learn more at www.ncaquariumsociety.com.

    The N.C. Aquariums at Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores, and Roanoke Island, along with Jennette’s Pier at Nags Head, are among the State’s most popular attractions with 1.3 million annual visitors. Their mission: Inspiring an appreciation and conservation of our aquatic environments. The Aquariums operate under the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR). The Aquariums Division, including the Division Director, share office space with the Society in Raleigh. Learn more about the Aquariums at www.ncaquariums.com.

    The Role of President

    Reporting directly to a statewide, 45-member Board of Directors, the President of the Aquarium Society functions as the CEO of the organization and has the overall responsibility for the management and implementation of Society goals, policies, and procedures. The President provides leadership and direction for Society staff, oversees the organization’s administration, programs and strategic planning, and provides support and direction for retail operations, fundraising, marketing, and outreach.

    The President is expected to live and work in the Raleigh, NC metro area, with frequent travel across eastern NC, especially the coastal region.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provides vision, leadership, and direction for the Society staff and Board
    • Develops and implements strategies to grow the organization’s visibility, influence and

    philanthropic impact

    • Serves as primary liaison for the Society’s public-private partnership with NCDNCR
    • Ensures fiscal responsibility, operational efficiency, growth orientation, fundraising and marketing effectiveness, and transparency regarding projects and programs
    • Effective and open communications with the Board, staff, donors, members and others
    • Leads advocacy efforts, including developing and implementing legislative strategies
    • Supports staff through effective management; promotes collaboration across the


    • Leads the planning and implementation of Board meetings; fosters engagement to maximize Board effectiveness
    • Resource development: leads the Society staff and Board in the implementation of fundraising campaigns; membership programs, gift shop operations, legislative strategies, and other revenue sources
    • Develops and directs annual budgeting process
    • Oversees strategic planning and sets organizational policies and evaluation programs

    Required Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's degree (B. A. / B. S.) from a four-year college or university
    • A minimum of five years of experience as an organizational leader, with a preference for experience leading a nonprofit
    • Demonstrated excellence in organizational and managerial skills; High level communication skills, especially in the areas of proposal writing, correspondence, and public speaking
    • Knowledge and experience in developing and implementing successful fundraising campaigns and sustaining donor relations
    • Preferred Experience with special events planning and management
    • Preferred Experience with managing membership programs and serving members
    • Possess the skills to motivate staff, board members and other volunteers
    • Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships
    • Exhibit personal characteristics to effectively and persuasively engage with a wide variety of individuals, including high-wealth donors, legislators, and civic and community leaders

    Hiring Salary Range: $130,000-$200,000

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  • 7 Aug 2022 11:10 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 8/17/2022]
    Organization Name: City of Raleigh - Historic Resources and Museum Program
    Organization Website: https://raleighnc.gov/parks/historic-resources-and-museum-program-collection

    The Collections Specialist works directly with the Curator of Collections for the Historic Resources and Museum (HRM) Program on collections management tasks such as inventory, record-keeping, moving objects, and database entry. Assists Curator of Collections in maintaining records of accession, condition, and location of more than 25,000 objects in the HRM Program Collection.

    The Historic Resources and Museum Program oversees operations, programs, and collections at all of the City of Raleigh-run historic sites and museums. These include: The City of Raleigh Museum, Pope House Museum, Mordecai Historic Park, the Raleigh Trolley, Latta University Historic Park, Moore Square, Top Greene Community Center, Pullen Park, Tucker House, the Borden Building and Stone Circle at Fletcher Park, and Fred Fletcher Amphitheater.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Specific Responsibilities: This position provides support for collections management projects focused on cataloging, photographing, inventorying, numbering, and/or rehousing a variety of objects. Other activities include exhibit maintenance, environmental monitoring, and artifact research.

    Typical Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma and the equivalent of 3 semesters of college credit with a focus in history, art history, or a related field. A valid NC Driver's License and a safe driving record required. Effective oral and written communication, attention to detail, and time management skills required.

    Additional Information

    Preferred candidates have:

    • Basic knowledge of proper artifact handling and museum documentation.

    • Experience working in a museum, historic site, gallery, or related field.

    • Experience using museum collections management software including PastPerfect.

    • Experience monitoring the environment of exhibit and storage spaces.

    • Experience in conducting a museum collections inventory.

    Hiring Salary Range: $15.00 per hour

    Apply via:

  • 26 Jul 2022 12:13 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 8/28/2022]
    Organization Name: Rowan Museum, Inc.
    Organization Website: www.rowanmuseum.org

    The Rowan Museum, Inc. located at 202 N. Main St. in Salisbury, NC is seeking a new Executive Director. The Rowan Museum is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit museum. The museum has been in operation since 1953. It currently owns three major historical sites, leases and operates another, and has additional physical holdings yet to be developed. The office is located at 202 N. Main St. in the Old 1850’s Court House. At present there are five paid employees including the Executive Director, Education Director/Office Manager, Curator, part time Curator, and part time Facilities Manager.

    Other sites and their locations:

    1766 Old Stone House - 770 Old Stone House Rd., Granite Quarry, NC 28146

    1815 Utzman-Chambers House - 114 S. Jackson St., Salisbury, NC, 28144 (Leased)

    1903 China Grove Roller Mill - 308 N Main St., China Grove, NC 28023

    The Rowan Museum is operated by a 21 member Board of Directors. Following are the Vision and Mission Statements as stated in the by-laws:


    The vision of the Rowan Museum, Inc. is to be a fiscally stable, perpetual repository dedicated to educating the public about the history and culture of Rowan County and the Piedmont region of North Carolina.


    The mission of the Rowan Museum, Inc, is to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and educate the public about the history of Rowan County and piedmont North Carolina through the use of its properties, programs and collections.

    The Rowan Museum, Inc. is an active museum with monthly programming and activities. The Executive Director is to be a positive force in this historical community, exercising dynamic leadership.

    The starting salary will be $37,000-$43,000 based on previous experiences of the applicant. Funding for health insurance, as well as the number of paid holidays, can be negotiated when an official contract is developed. The contract agreement will be based upon the experience, skill level, and talents of the candidate.

    To apply, email resume and any additional pertinent information to director@rowanmuseum.org, or mail to Rowan Museum, Inc., 202 N. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144

    Hiring Salary Range: $37,000-$43,000

    Apply via:

  • 6 Jul 2022 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/31/2022]
    Organization Name: Historical Foundation of Hillsborough and Orange County
    Organization Website: www.orangehistorync.org

    The Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough, North Carolina, is looking for an experienced Site Manager to provide oversight and support for all aspects related to the administration of the museum. The site manager will work in conjunction with the Exhibit/Program Coordinator to fulfill the Museum’s mission to to preserve and highlight the history of Hillsborough and Orange County, NC. Find more information here: https://indeedhi.re/3ykMEom

    Hiring Salary Range:  $16/hr

    Apply via:

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PO Box 2603, Raleigh, NC 27602-2603
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