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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.
Port o' Plymouth Museum Director, Washington County Historical Society
The Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director to manage the Port o’ Plymouth Museum. The museum was established by WCHS in 1988. WCHS is a 501 ( c) 3. A primary focus of the museum and its artifacts, exhibits, and special programming is the Civil War Battle of Plymouth fought April 17 – 20, 1864. The museum also features other artifacts from the county’s rich history. Additional properties of WCHS include a nearby battlefield site, and, at the eastern edge of the county near Creswell, the late 18th century yeoman farmer home of Daniel Davenport, the county’s first senator. Currently under development is the “South Shore Agricultural History Project,” which, through interviews and artifacts, is documenting the history of this dominant element of Washington County’s long-time livelihood and economy.
Seasonal Arts Program Assistant, Page-Walker Arts & History Center
The Seasonal Arts Program Assistant works at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, home of the Cary Heritage Museum. The Program Assistant provides administrative and programming support for summer camps at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. S/he develops and supervises lunch and break activities for campers. S/he transports and assists in supervising children during field trips. 20 hours per week, June 8-August 23. $9-10/hour. Complete Town of Cary employment application to apply.
Teen Programs Intern, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Intern will take primary responsibility for the Junior Volunteer program: training, supervising, scheduling, and evaluating teen volunteers. Intern will work closely with two Youth Programs staff and will interact with other Education and Museum staff. Work dates: June 15-August 21, 2015. Compensation: $1500 stipend to be paid in thirds
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Adult Education Program Coordinator, North Carolina Museum of History
The Adult Education Programs Coordinator is responsible for researching, planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a wide range of public programming for college-aged, young adult, adult, and senior audiences including workshops, lectures, symposia, seminars, classes, and special events. The Adult Education Programs Coordinator will oversee the museum's internship program. The Adult Education Coordinator Manages also assists in identifying potential sources of program support.
Makery Exhibit Fellows, Kidzu Children's Museum
Do you like to Tinker or Invent? Are you someone who likes to DIY? Do you want to inspire a new generation of inventors and creators? Kidzu Children's Museum is looking for inventive, handy, creative and energetic makers and STEM 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). Science, design & engineering experience a plus.
Summer Camp Lead Instructor, Kidzu Children's Museum
Kidzu Children's Museum's half day summer camp programs engage children 3-8 years old in a variety of week-long day camps that provide unique explorative opportunities and hands-on activities related to the camp theme. Each camp is taught by a Lead Instructor, supported by an assistant and/or youth volunteer. The Instructor is responsible for all aspects of the camp to ensure a fun, engaging and safe experience for camp participants
News and Resources
Job Listings: Port o' Plymouth Museum Director, Washington County Historical Society, Seasonal Arts Program Assistant, Page-Walker Arts & History Center; Teen Programs Intern, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Thanks for attending the 2015 Annual Conference in Durham! NCMC would like to thank all of the vendors that supported the conference this year. We also have the Award winners, and the student scolarship winners. NCMC will be in Winston Salem for the 2016 Annual Conference!
The Museum Trustee Association's spring Trustee-Director Forum is being held on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Raleigh, NC. Registration is now open. This is another important opportunity for museum directors, staff and board members to strengthen their boards and have important dialogue on museum leadership. This group holds meetings at major museums around the country and it has been about 25 years since a Museum Trustee Forum was held in North Carolina. Representatives from several art museums in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and the Triad are participating although it is not exclusively for art museum trustees and professionals.
The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, an academic organization, will be holding its annual meeting in Raleigh on July 16-19 at the Sheraton Downtown. Attendees are among the biggest names in the study of the United States between 1776 and 1861. You can discover more about the organization at http://www.shear.org/
2014 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)
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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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..