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NCMC members and non-members may submit employment listings to appear on the NCMC employment webpage. Please use the employment listing form to submit your job listing. Once your listing has been approved it will appear on the page below.

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 NCMC 2015 Conference Administrator
Conference Dates: March 29- 30, 2015
Conference Location: Durham, NC
Term: December 2014 through late March 2015

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Conference Administrator will work closely with the NCMC Treasurer, the Annual Meetings Chair and Professional Development Chair, in the following capacities:

  • • Assist with copying and mailing conference reminder postcards
  •  Compile a list of local museums and related sites open the weekend of the conference, including their hours of operation and admission fees, if any, for posting on website
  • Create and maintain an Excel spread sheet to track conference registrants, vendors, sponsors, etc. and their payments, in addition to tracking which sessions each individual is registered for
  • Communicate with all conference registrants, acknowledging their registration by email and responding to all questions or forwarding questions to appropriate NCMC Board Member
  • Create and stuff conference packets with appropriate materials, which may entail copying
  • Staff the Registration Tables on Saturday, March 28 – Monday, March 30, 2015. Administrator will greet registrants and vendors/sponsors and distribute appropriate conference-related materials. S/he will also collect payment from walk-in registrants and issue receipts for all money collected. Should the registration location change, the administrator will be responsible for shifting all necessary materials.
  • Coordinate volunteers to assist with registration
  • Work with the Program Chair to ensure that each session has a proctor
  • Attend Local Arrangement Committee (LAC) and other planning meetings, if possible
  • Assist with other conference related tasks, as needed

Ideally, the conference administrator will begin no later than December 15, 2014 and be available to attend Local Arrangement Committee and other planning meetings prior to the annual meeting. The majority of the work, however, will take place between January 2015, when on-line registration begins and late March, through the completion of the conference. It is critical that the conference administrator is available for the entire weekend of the conference, from Friday, March 27 through Monday, March 30, 2015.

Desired Qualifications
Successful applicants should have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel and Word. He or she should also be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills. Ideal candidates are gregarious, outgoing, and enjoy interacting with people and problem-solving on their feet.
Compensation: $1,000 – To be paid in installments between December 2014 and March 2015. Since the majority of the work will take place in Durham, NC applicants from the immediate area will be given preference.


Executive Director, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, an art museum in the mountains of North Carolina, seeks a visionary and enthusiastic museum professional to lead and guide the organization. A successful candidate will have experience with both art and history, an appreciation for the region, and a passion for excellence.

For further details and qualifications please contact brahmsearchcommittee@gmail.com


Program Director, Morris Lowcountry Heritage Center

Morris Lowcountry Heritage Center, in 3 historic buildings in Ridgeland SC (opens fall 2014) seeks mature self-starter as first program director. Resps: develop temp & traveling exhibits, create public progs & services for schools, forge p'ships w/ heritage & educ orgs, represent the Center in community, create advisory board. Reports to trustee of Morris Trust. MA + 5 yrs relevant exp. cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and salary requirements to: Morris.Heritage.Trust@gmail.com


Registrar, WEATHERSPOON ART MUSEUM, UNCG

The Chief Registrar is responsible for all aspects of the care and management of works of art owned by or on loan to the Weatherspoon Art Museum, as detailed below. The Registrar supervises an Associate Registrar and two art preparators/installers, graduate assistants, volunteers, and interns within the department. The Registrar develops the annual departmental budget and reports to the Director. To Apply: Submit application to UNCG Jobsearch at: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu, Position 4511.

Web Listing: http://jobsearch.uncg.edu
Expiration: until filled


Museum Director, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

New Hanover County seeks a Museum Director for the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science to be part of a dynamic, professional county organization with a clear vision as a vibrant, prosperous, diverse coastal community, committed to building a sustainable future for generations to come. The successful candidate will be a strategic planner, team builder, collaborator, and respected professional. Cape Fear Museum is the state's oldest history museum and is accredited by the AAM.

Web Listing: http://www.nhcgov.com/HR/Pages/JobOpportunities.aspx


Museum/Library Associate, Stanly County Public Library and Museum

Works under the direction of the Library Director to operate the Stanly County Museum 3 days a week: to educate the public on the history of the county including creating museum exhibits, public speaking, providing tours, program publicity and promotion, working with volunteers, and liaising with the Historical Society. Two days a week will be spent at the library assisting patrons, answering reference questions. Some Saturdays and evening hours are required.

Web Listing: http://www.stanlycountync.gov/job-opportunities/
Expiration: 6/10/14


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News and Resources

New Job listings: NCMC Conference Administrator ♦ Executive Director, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum ♦ Museum Assistant, Cowan Museum of History and Science ♦ Registrar, Weatherspoon Art Museum

2015 NCMC Annual Conference in Durham NC! Hotel Information

North Carolina Preservation Consortium Annual Conference is being held at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill November 7, 2014. More information. Registration Information. Scholorship Information, deadline October 1st.

NCMC Special Announcement: NCMC's Advocacy for State Historical Sites

The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection Mini-Grants for Research in 2014–2015 The Duke Divinity School Library is pleased to announce a special funding opportunity for researchers. A limited number of mini-grants ($500–$1000 each) will be awarded on a competitive basis to support original projects utilizing The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection.
Flyer(PDF) Application(PDF)

2014 NCMC Award winners

Please visit the 2014 Annual Conference Vendors & Sponsors page for a list of companies and organizations that make the 2014 conference a huge success!

NCMC's quarterly newsletter Muse.News Autumn 2013 edition is now available!

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Museums in a Minute
With excellent museums and galleries in every region of North Carolina, it’s easy to make a museum stop part of your travel plans. The Museums in a Minute series shares with you a variety of art collections to experience with family and friends. Whether you’re looking for European or American Art, the art of ancient civilizations, contemporary art, folk art, studio craft, works by artists from our state or from around the world, Museums in a Minute shows you where to find it. Let Museums in a Minute be your guide to experiencing rich collections of art that are just a car trip away!

Special Announcement: submitting material to Muse.News announcement

Updated NCMC By-Laws, 2012

Find a Museum by County has been updated thanks to a great NCMC supporter!

Interested in becoming a FOCoS consultant?

Does your institution need help organizing, managing, and preserving the special collections that document North Carolina’s history and culture? The North Carolina State Archives can help through its Traveling Archivist Program (TAP). The application and instructions are available online on the North Carolina State Archives website.

Board Minutes updated from last meeting.

The Triangle Area Cultural Resources Emergency Network (TACREN) announces the launch of a disaster hot line for area cultural organizations to call when a disaster damages their collections. More info at the TACREN site..