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 Trades Position, Old Salem Museums & Gardens
The Historic Trades department is in search of an energetic and sociable individual to help expand our woodworking program. This position involves the interpretation of the 18th and 19th century Moravian experience and Joiners trade while producing historically accurate reproductions. This position requires excellent communication and customer service skills and the ability to manage large groups of visitors.
The work occasionally involves larger carpentry projects which require lifting and carrying in excess of 75lbs. Work is conducted both inside and outside in varying weather conditions.
Old Salem is open year round, position seekers should expect to work Tuesday through Friday and alternating weekends. Employees are expected to work special events and holidays.
Applicants should have either a four year college degree or at least three years in the museum field or related woodworking experience. Training and costumes are provided.
Administrative Associate, Kidzu Children's Museum
Kidzu Children's Museum is seeking an Administrative Associate to provide a wide range of support to Kidzu's Executive Director. This is an ideal position for candidates interested in learning about nonprofit operations, museum administration, data management systems and more. This is a very unique opportunity to work with a highly dedicated team of staff and volunteers and to participate in the development of an outstanding educational resource for our community.
Visitor Services Manager, Kidzu Children's Museum
Kidzu Children's Museum is seeking a manager to be responsible for ensuring that museum visitors of all ages have a positive, high-quality experience and that museum staff and volunteers receive the support necessary to carry out their responsibilities. The VS Manager is responsible for managing daily operations including oversight of admissions, exhibits, special events, and custodial. You must have excellent organizational and customer service skills.
Maker Space Assistant, Kidzu Children's Museum
Like to Tinker or Invent? Do you want to inspire a new generation of inventors and creators? Kidzu Children's Museum is looking for inventive, creative and energetic makers and educators to join our team in our new Maker space. You must have a passion for helping others and interest in sharing your expertise and curiosity to inspire young Kidzu visitors (toddler to tween). Education, science, design or engineering experience a plus.
Park Tech - Education, Historic Oak View County Park
Regularly deliver educational programs for elementary school children, develop new educational programs and exhibits with the requisite research. Supervise part-time and volunteer staff. Welcome visitors, provide information and represent the park in a positive manner at all times. Assist in developing, planning, marketing, and directing special events for the public. Assist in daily livestock care and infrequent light maintenance.
Executive Director, Museum and Archives of Rockingham County
Leads organization's growth and development, oversees operations and programs with Board of Directors, including resource management, community relations, programs, curatorship. Qualifications: master's degree in museum studies, history or non-profit administration, 3 years experience in management of museum, historic site or similar organization. Salary dependent on education and experience. Send resumes focused on responsibilities above: T. Balsley, 312 South Main Street, Reidsville, NC 27320
Web Listing: http://themarconline.org
Academic Director, Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University's Department of Anthropology invites applications for a permanent, full-time, faculty position of Academic Director of the Museum of Anthropology, beginning July 1, 2015. For complete details, and to apply, please visit https://wakejobs.silkroad.com/. Applications will be accepted until February 1, 2015.
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 email@example.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
News and Resources
New Job listings: Historic Tradesperson, Old Salem Maker Space Assistant, Visitor Services Manager & Administrative Associate, Kidzu Children's Museum • Park Tech - Education, Historic Oak View County Park
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. 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, 2013, are eligible. Submission deadline is MARCH 1, 2015. Visit http://about.aaslh.org/awards/ for more information.
2014 Award nominations being accepted. Awards to be presented at the 2015 NCMC Annual conference in Durham.
Apply for Student Scholarships to the NCMC Annual conference!
NCMC is offering funding for an intern at your museum. Find out more!
NCMC Conference Administrator, deadline extended to December 19th, apply now!
North Carolina Preservation Consortium Annual Conference is being held at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill November 7, 2014. More information. Registration Information. Scholarship 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
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
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Updated NCMC By-Laws, 2012
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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..