Employment Opportunities

Manager of Collections and Exhibits


Posted: May 23, 2017, 3:03 pm


This is an exciting time for Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. We are seeking a Manager of Collections and Exhibits to be part of our growing organization to help guide the implementation of our newly adopted strategic plan. This is a unique opportunity for an imaginative, creative, and experienced museum leader who will be working on innovative concepts with an exceptional team. The successful candidate will oversee the management of the Museum's collections, exhibits, research, and facilities and the supervision of staff assigned to accomplish the mission of the Exhibit and Collections Units. The Manager will also oversee and implement initiatives developed as part of a recently-completed strategic plan to better serve existing and new audiences in the museum and the community. Project initiatives will include building and exhibit renovations and the development of pop-up exhibits and digital collections. Essential to the position is an adherence to the highest museum standards and best practices, and the ability to work collaboratively and to contribute meaningfully to the museum's strategic plans and overall mission. Cape Fear Museum collects, preserves and interprets objects relating to the history, science, and cultures of the Lower Cape Fear. The Museum makes those objects and their interpretation available to the public through educational exhibitions and programs. Cape Fear Museum is a department of New Hanover County. For more information and to apply for this position, please visit our website at http://humanresources.nhcgov.com/employment/