[listing expires 11/15/2019]
Organization Name: Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Organization Website: www.historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/charlotte-hawkins-brown-museum
Recruitment range: $39,611- $41,413
Salary grade equivalent GN10
This position will be located at:
Charlotte Brown Memorial Historic Site
6136 Burlington Road
Sedalia, NC 27342
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.
The Division of State Historic Sites preserves, operates, and interprets significant historic sites, enabling visitors to explore North Carolina's rich and diverse heritage in an engaging, relevant manner.
Description of Work:
The Site Manager III at Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum is responsible for the overall leadership of the site. This position is responsible for managing North Carolina's only state historic site that honors an African American and a woman. The site links educator Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown and the Palmer Memorial Institute to larger themes of educational and social history in North Carolina. The site is located on the campus of the old Palmer Memorial Institute and features exhibits, daily tours, special programming, and community events. This position will work closely with the nonprofit Charlotte Hawkins Brown Historical Foundation and the Palmer Memorial Institute Alumni Association. Other aspects of this job include, but are not limited to:
- long range planning and the development of new interpretive strategies
generating earned income for the site through the rental program and special programming.
- coordinating development of interpretive programs and special events
developing and implementing a marketing plan.
- supervision of three permanent staff positions.
- conducting tours and interpretive demonstrations as part of visitor services
oversite of the overall budget of the site.
- work with local historical groups, convention and visitor bureaus and with the site affinity groups to promote and raise awareness of the site.
**Work is performed independently and is evaluated by the West Region Supervisor**
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **
- Must have management and/or supervisory experience.
- Experience working with non-profit organizations.
- Experience with planning and implementing public events.
- Must have experience managing a project budget.
- Demonstrated knowledge of US History.
- Must have a valid NC driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.
- Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in history or a field specifically related to the site of employment from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in managing the operation of a historic site, in historical research or interpretation, or in a field specifically related to the site of employment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Note the following:
Resumes and cover letters: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application nor will it be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will not be accepted with your application being rejected as incomplete. Cover letters are highly encouraged but not required.
Transcripts: Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and a copy of your transcripts indicating the degree received must be uploaded with your application.
Veterans Preference: To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.
Americans with Disabilities: Applicants requesting an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.
Please refrain from submitting multiple applications, however; If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
State of North Carolina
NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting
An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government