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.
Historic Interpreter,Historic Stagville
Historic Stagville is seeking an energetic and creative part-time Historic Interpreter to assist with daily tours, education programs and special projects. Our Historic Interpreter will work a 12-15 hour weekly schedule with flexible hours during the week, and will assist in leading education programs for school groups, giving guided tours to visitors, and conducting research. Experience leading school programs a plus. Must be available to work Saturdays.
Interested applicants should submit a resume or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 31.
Executive Director, Orange County Historical Museum
The Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough, NC is looking for an Executive Director to administer the operations of the Museum. This position is considered a full-time, exempt position. The hours worked are flexible and involve occasional evening and weekend work. Hours would be approximately 30 hours per week. Preferred start date: December 2, 2014. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and three references to director@orangeNChistory.org.
Web Listing: http://www.orangeNChistory.org
Site Manager, The Korner's Folly Foundation
Seeking an energetic person for the newly created full-time Site Manager position. Position administers daily operations and visitor services of house museum, adjoining grounds, and gift shop. Responsibilities also include volunteer coordinating, educational programming, and collections management. Hiring range $25,000-$30,000 annually, based on experience. Tuesday through Saturday work week. Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to email@example.com by Nov 3, 2014
Web Listing: http://www.kornersfolly.org/preserve/employment/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Historic Interpreter, Historic Stagville ♦ Executive Director, Orange County Historical Museum ♦ Site Manager, The Korner's Folly Foundation ♦ Executive Director, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum ♦ Museum Assistant, Cowan Museum of History and Science ♦ Registrar, Weatherspoon Art Museum
Hands On! SciGirls Training, Monday, November 3, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm downtown Hendersonville North Carolina. SciGirls Trainings integrate inquiry-based STEM instruction with a commitment to gender equity. Christi Whitworth, Education Director of Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute and the North Carolina Girls STEM Collaborative Lead guides this training. Educators attending SciGirls Trainings will learn the latest research for exciting and engaging girls (and boys) in STEM; experience hands-on STEM activities; and gain access to free materials for hands-on, video-enhanced activities that put a creative twist on teaching STEM.
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!
Do you need help preparing to seek grants or outside funding? Plan now to attend a "Getting Ready to Go" (GR2G) workshop, designed to help cultural institutions demystify the grant writing process. GR2G will present the basics of grant writing. More Information
Museums in a Minute
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..