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Employment Listings

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.

NCMC members can submit a listing at no charge. Non memebers may submit a listing for $25. Please see the employment listing form for more details.



Executive Director, Rowan Museum

The Rowan Museum, Inc. Board of Directors has announced the retirement of our long time Executive Director, Kaye Brown Hirst in late Spring. Through her knowledge, creativity, experience and dedication, the Rowan Museum has grown to include three historical sites and other historical properties. Therefore, the Rowan Museum is, now through February 15th, searching for someone to be the future director of the Museum. The person we are seeking must have a previous background in history museum work which includes but not limited to event planning, collections management, security and safety, leading a non-profit organization, public relations, and a knowledge of the history of Rowan County and Salisbury along with a willingness to work with other staff to follow and implement the vision and mission of the Museum. This will be a salaried position which means the director must be available to manage all Museum activities developed by the Museum staff and Board of Directors and han dle any emergencies that arise at any time. If you have an interest in this position, please send a cover letter explaining why you are qualified, salary/benefits expectations, and a most recent resume to the Rowan Museum at 202 North Main Street Salisbury, NC 28144. These items become the property of the Rowan Museum, Inc. for consideration for employment.

Expiration: Feb. 15, 2016

Part-time Visitor Services, Historic Korner's Folly

Korner's Folly is seeking a mature, punctual, and dependable individual who is comfortable working with the public, to help run the historic house museum and gift shop. Responsibilities include: greet visitors, answer phones, daily record-keeping, conduct historical research, assist with collection management, and weekly house museum maintenance. Part-time position, 17 hours / week, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Please send cover letter and resume and/or inquiries to

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Expiration: February 5, 2016

Executive Director, The Museum & Railroad Historical Center

The Executive Director of The Museum and Railroad Historical Center is a full-time, salaried position that is responsible for business management , staff and all assets. Master's Degree in History, Museum Studies or a related field are recommended. For more information and a full description please visit: Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:

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Expiration: 03/01/2015

Guest Relations Assistant Manager - Birthday Parties, NC Museum of Life and Science

Do you have outstanding customer service skills, management experience and creative aptitude with a high level of attention to detail and organization? We have an exciting opportunity is here to become a part of the Guest manage the birthday party program. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of the program and educator staff and have a keen interest in working with the public. Ability to work quickly, efficiently and enthusiastically in high-volume environment is needed.

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News and Resources

NCMC Annual Conference Update: Poster Session, Conference Program, Conference Registration, Leadership Forum, Hotel Information.  Early bird registration ends February 26th.

The January 29th deadline for submitting Award Nominations is quickly approaching.   This is your chance to recognize, encourage, and promote excellence and professionalism within the North Carolina museum community. Please consider submitting a nomination or encouraging a colleague or friend to do so.

The American Association for State and Local History bestows annual awards to encourage excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history. AASLH encourages all size institutions to apply, and to self-nominate. The awards recognize excellence for projects (including civic engagement, exhibits, multimedia, publications, public programming, and special projects) and individual achievement. All accomplishments occurring since October 1, 2014, are eligible. Submission deadline is MARCH 1, 2015.   Visit for more information. Have questions or need help with your nomination? Contact NC state representative RaeLana Poteat at or 919-807-7960.

New Job Listings: Executive Director, Rowan Museum; Part-time Visitor Services, Historic Korner's Folly;  Executive Director, The Museum & Railroad Historical Center; Guest Relations Assistant Manager - Birthday Parties, NC Museum of Life and Science;

NCMC funds internship opportunity at Asheville Art Museum

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.

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..