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  • 28 Feb 2024 12:32 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/29/2024]
    Organization Name: Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
    Organization Website: https://moreheadplanetarium.org/learn-more/employment

    Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, a department of UNC Chapel Hill, seeks experienced applicants for the position of Admissions and Retail Coordinator to manage our museum store retail operations and box office/ticket sales operations. Preferred applicants will have 3 or more years of related retail operations or admissions experience. Interested applicants may view the position and apply here: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/275369.

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Hiring Salary Range: $40,922-50,015

    Apply via:
    https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/275369

  • 28 Feb 2024 10:21 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/7/2024]
    Organization Name: President James K. Polk State Historic Site
    Organization Website: https://historicsites.nc.gov/all-sites/president-james-k-polk

    The Historical Interpreter II will assist in the care and maintenance of the collections, including the early 19th century historic structures, the development of the Polk Cemetery Preservation Plan and the recruitment, training, and supervision of the volunteers.

    Hiring Salary Range: $31200-$34091

    Apply via:
    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/4344763/historical-interpreter-ii?department%5B0%5D=Dept%20of%20Natural%20and%20Cultural%20Resources&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

  • 28 Feb 2024 10:18 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/31/2024]
    Organization Name: Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
    Organization Website: museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov

    OPEN UNTIL FILLED: The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex is seeking a dynamic, efficient, and enthusiastic individual to join our Museum Education team. This position is responsible for assisting the Curator of Education with the development and presentation of educational programs for school field trips and student groups in grades K-12. Additionally, this position assists and participates in planning, promoting, and implementing other special events and programs, and assists with visitor services as required.

    Hiring Salary Range: $17/hr

    Apply via:
    https://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/job-opportunities#MuseumEducationAssistantPartTime-415


  • 28 Feb 2024 10:15 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/31/2024]
    Organization Name: Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
    Organization Website: museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov

    POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED - The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex is seeking a dynamic, efficient, and enthusiastic individual to serve as our social media coordinator. This position is responsible for working with the Education staff to develop and implement consistent and creative social media content across all platforms. Additionally, this position assists and participates in planning, promoting, and implementing other special events and programs, and assists with visitor services as required.

    Hiring Salary Range: $17/hr

    Apply via:
    https://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/job-opportunities#SocialMediaCoordinatorPartTime-416


  • 28 Feb 2024 10:09 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/6/2024]
    Organization Name: Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
    Organization Website: museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov

    The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the Education Coordinator for the 1897 Poe House. This position supervises daily tours and conducts tours as needed; plans, develops, publicizes, implements and evaluates special events and programs; monitors the house to maintain historic integrity based on research and historic preservation guidelines; conducts on-going research relative to the Poe House, the family, and the time period; trains and supervises volunteers and part time staff providing Poe House tours; acts as the point of contact for all private special events on Poe House grounds; and contributes to the day-to-day management of visitor services. This position also conducts a myriad of administrative and other duties for the Museum of the Cape Fear to include grant writing and management; general historical research and writing; collections management; exhibit design to include conceptualizing, curating, and implementing new exhibits; and promotional work through social media, press releases, and media interviews.

    Hiring Salary Range: $33,272-$46,833

    Apply via:
    www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina/jobs/newprint/4366445

  • 22 Feb 2024 3:29 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 5/31/2024]
    Organization Name: Blandwood Museum, Preservation Greensboro, Inc.
    Organization Website: www.preservationgreensboro.org/blandwood-museum

    Blandwood Museum Mission

    The mission of Blandwood Museum is to engage and activate Greensboro citizens and visitors through the promotion and preservation of the house, its grounds, and the stories of all people who lived and worked on the site from 1846 to 1866.

    Docent Roles and Responsibilities

    Blandwood Museum Docents are responsible for providing a safe and informative visitor experience for those who tour Blandwood Museum. Docents are responsible for interpreting the material culture, architectural history, and social history of Blandwood, including the history of the Morehead family and the over 30 people that were enslaved here.

    Docents report directly to the Executive Director of Preservation Greensboro or a designated staff person. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 11am till 4pm, and on Sundays 2pm till 5pm. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills, and an interest in social or architectural history, decorative arts, museum studies, education, or other related field.

    This is a paid position that must perform the following:

    1. Open and close museum according to established procedures.

    2. Collect admission fees and accurately record income and visitation statistics.

    3. Lead visitors on tours of Blandwood (refer to document Blandwood Docent Manual).

    4. Sell merchandise in Museum Shop.

    5. Safeguard the building and museum collection while on duty.

    6. Arm and/or disarm security system when required.

    7. On occasion work special events or provide off-hours tours with advanced notice.

    Duties

    Procedures

    1. Arrive on time to allow for opening procedures. You will be scheduled 10-15 minutes before opening to make sure the museum is well-lit and the main entry is neat and orderly (brooms and other cleaning supplies are found in the front hallway closet).

    2. Employees are expected to dress in business casual attire unless the day’s tasks and responsibilities require otherwise, or they are told otherwise by the Supervisor. Employees must present themselves in a clean and professional manner. Clothing should be free of holes, tears, or rips. Clothing should be without offensive language or inappropriate designs. Hats are not permitted indoors.

    3. Wear comfortable, soft-soled shoes. High heels are not permitted as they can damage the floor.

    4. Do not handle or move items in the museum collection unnecessarily.

    5. Stay current on changes to the collection and updates to the historical interpretation of Blandwood (refer to document Blandwood Docent Manual).

    Security

    1. Notify the Supervisor immediately of any security problems noted on arrival. Before leaving, make sure all doors and windows are secure and the security system is armed.

    2. If the temperature is expected to drop below 25 degrees, please leave hot and cold faucets dripping in all restrooms and the Docent Office.

    3. Blandwood keys are to be used only during weekend tour hours and normal PGI office hours.

    4. Smoking is prohibited inside Blandwood.

    Administration

    1. Accurately record hours worked on timesheets.

    2. Docents are responsible for responding to all email and phone communications from the Supervisor.

    3. Refrain from using your phone or other electronic devices during tours. Keep phones concealed and on your person during the duration of your shift in case of emergency.

    4. Do not use PGI offices (other than the Docent Office) without prior approval from the Supervisor.

    5. Visitor restrooms are located on the back porch using a separate key. The staff restroom is upstairs.

    6. Food and drink are permitted only in the Docent Office. Please make sure all food items are taken away at the end of your shift. Mice and ants are definitely a problem in a 225-year-old building!

    7. Professional conduct is always required while representing Blandwood Museum.

    Attendance

    Blandwood is open year-round except for major holidays, a three-day period in November in order to decorate, and the first week of January to un-decorate. Docents are expected to work regularly scheduled shifts year-round, despite school holidays and breaks.

    If you are unable to work your shift due to illness or an accident, you must contact the Supervisor as soon as possible prior to your shift. Please remember that it is the mission and responsibility of the museum to be open to the public during our posted hours of operation, when a docent does not arrive for work at the scheduled opening time or misses a shift, we often must close the museum. Thus, arriving late or missing shifts are grounds for dismal. Each docent will receive one verbal and written warning after the first offense; the second offense will be grounds for dismissal.

    About Preservation Greensboro Incorporated

    Preservation Greensboro Incorporated serves as the only donor-supported organization dedicated to saving the Gate City’s historic and architectural treasures. Since 1966, the organization has worked to preserve historic buildings, neighborhoods and landscapes that provide Greensboro with a unique sense of history and place. As a result of these efforts, Greensboro has developed an enhanced sense of heritage through a series of landmarks, sites, and historic neighborhoods and maintains a vibrant tradition of preservation, adaptive reuse, and renovation.

    Preservation Greensboro has several programs that help preserve Greensboro’s unique character and identity by raising awareness of the importance and value of historic preservation and reuse, including informative Walking Tours; Architectural Salvage of Greensboro, a vintage materials recycling program; Blandwood, a National Historic Landmark house museum; the Carriage House, a two-level rental pavilion; and Educational and Advocacy programming through events and publications.

    How to Apply

    To apply, please send an email with your cover letter and resume attached, as well as your favorite museum, to Kat Hertelendy, Blandwood Manager, at blandwoodmanager@preservationgreensboro.org.

    The Preservation Greensboro Incorporated Employee Handbook shall be provided for you as an easy-to-use reference. It explains expectations, rules, benefits, and policies. Read through the entire handbook so that you understand the material covered. Your employment relationship with PGI is voluntary; therefore, there is no specified length of employment. Either you or the company may terminate this relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time. This Handbook is neither a contract for employment nor a legal document.

    Hiring Salary Range: This is a part time position. Compensation is $10/hour with no benefits.

    Apply via:
    blandwoodmanager@preservationgreensboro.org

  • 22 Feb 2024 3:26 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 5/31/2024]
    Organization Name: Blandwood Museum, Preservation Greensboro, Inc.
    Organization Website: www.preservationgreensboro.org/blandwood-museum

    Blandwood Museum Mission

    The mission of Blandwood Museum is to engage and activate Greensboro citizens and visitors through the promotion and preservation of the house, its grounds, and the stories of all people who lived and worked on the site from 1846 to 1866.

    Docent Roles and Responsibilities

    Blandwood Museum Docents are responsible for providing a safe and informative visitor experience for those who tour Blandwood Museum. Docents are responsible for interpreting the material culture, architectural history, and social history of Blandwood, including the history of the Morehead family and the over 30 people that were enslaved here.

    Docents report directly to the Executive Director of Preservation Greensboro or a designated staff person. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 11am till 4pm, and on Sundays 2pm till 5pm. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills, and an interest in social or architectural history, decorative arts, museum studies, education, or other related field.

    This is a paid position that must perform the following:

    1. Open and close museum according to established procedures.

    2. Collect admission fees and accurately record income and visitation statistics.

    3. Lead visitors on tours of Blandwood (refer to document Blandwood Docent Manual).

    4. Sell merchandise in Museum Shop.

    5. Safeguard the building and museum collection while on duty.

    6. Arm and/or disarm security system when required.

    7. On occasion work special events or provide off-hours tours with advanced notice.

    Duties

    Procedures

    1. Arrive on time to allow for opening procedures. You will be scheduled 10-15 minutes before opening to make sure the museum is well-lit and the main entry is neat and orderly (brooms and other cleaning supplies are found in the front hallway closet).

    2. Employees are expected to dress in business casual attire unless the day’s tasks and responsibilities require otherwise, or they are told otherwise by the Supervisor. Employees must present themselves in a clean and professional manner. Clothing should be free of holes, tears, or rips. Clothing should be without offensive language or inappropriate designs. Hats are not permitted indoors.

    3. Wear comfortable, soft-soled shoes. High heels are not permitted as they can damage the floor.

    4. Do not handle or move items in the museum collection unnecessarily.

    5. Stay current on changes to the collection and updates to the historical interpretation of Blandwood (refer to document Blandwood Docent Manual).

    Security

    1. Notify the Supervisor immediately of any security problems noted on arrival. Before leaving, make sure all doors and windows are secure and the security system is armed.

    2. If the temperature is expected to drop below 25 degrees, please leave hot and cold faucets dripping in all restrooms and the Docent Office.

    3. Blandwood keys are to be used only during weekend tour hours and normal PGI office hours.

    4. Smoking is prohibited inside Blandwood.

    Administration

    1. Accurately record hours worked on timesheets.

    2. Docents are responsible for responding to all email and phone communications from the Supervisor.

    3. Refrain from using your phone or other electronic devices during tours. Keep phones concealed and on your person during the duration of your shift in case of emergency.

    4. Do not use PGI offices (other than the Docent Office) without prior approval from the Supervisor.

    5. Visitor restrooms are located on the back porch using a separate key. The staff restroom is upstairs.

    6. Food and drink are permitted only in the Docent Office. Please make sure all food items are taken away at the end of your shift. Mice and ants are definitely a problem in a 225-year-old building!

    7. Professional conduct is always required while representing Blandwood Museum.

    Attendance

    Blandwood is open year-round except for major holidays, a three-day period in November in order to decorate, and the first week of January to un-decorate. Docents are expected to work regularly scheduled shifts year-round, despite school holidays and breaks.

    If you are unable to work your shift due to illness or an accident, you must contact the Supervisor as soon as possible prior to your shift. Please remember that it is the mission and responsibility of the museum to be open to the public during our posted hours of operation, when a docent does not arrive for work at the scheduled opening time or misses a shift, we often must close the museum. Thus, arriving late or missing shifts are grounds for dismal. Each docent will receive one verbal and written warning after the first offense; the second offense will be grounds for dismissal.

    The Preservation Greensboro Incorporated Employee Handbook shall be provided for you as an easy-to-use reference. It explains expectations, rules, benefits, and policies. Read through the entire handbook so that you understand the material covered. Your employment relationship with PGI is voluntary; therefore, there is no specified length of employment. Either you or the company may terminate this relationship at will, with or without cause, at any time. This Handbook is neither a contract for employment nor a legal document.

    To apply, please send an email with your cover letter and resume attached, as well as your favorite museum to Kat Hertelendy, Blandwood Manager, at blandwoodmanager@preservationgreensboro.org.

    Hiring Salary Range: This is a part time position. Compensation is $10/hour with no benefits.

    Apply via:
    blandwoodmanager@preservationgreensboro.org

  • 15 Feb 2024 9:00 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/1/2024]
    Organization Name: NC Museum of History
    Organization Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org

    The Education Section at the North Carolina Museum of History engages visitors of all ages, allowing them to discover, learn, and connect with North Carolina history in meaningful ways. The Adult Education Programs Intern will work closely with the Adult Education Programs Coordinator in all aspects of adult programming. The intern is also expected to work with staff members from all sections of the museum, including executive-level staff, when necessary.

    The intern will gain valuable behind-the-scenes experience in assisting with the setup and implementation of both virtual and on-site lectures, author talks, curator talks, film screenings, and other adult programs. The intern will also assist with and gain experience making these programs accessible to a wider audience through caption and video editing.

    Projects

    The Adult Education Programs Intern will assist with the following tasks:

    • Scheduling Zoom Webinars and Meetings for upcoming meetings and programs
    • Editing captions from previously recorded adult education programs using Rev.com
    • Assisting the adult educator with virtual adult education programs, including serving as a co-host on Zoom platforms
    • Assisting with setup and implementation of in-person education programs
    • Attending Education Section meetings
    • Attending Programming Committee meetings
    • Taking notes during the Program Committee meeting and distributing those to the committee after the meetings (2 meetings per month)
    • Other duties as assigned

    Skills Needed

    The Adult Education Programs Intern must:

    • Have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
    • Be able to work both collaboratively and independently
    • Have strong computer skills; experience with Zoom and caption editing is preferred
    • Have excellent visitor services skills and the ability to engage effectively with museum visitors of diverse backgrounds
    • Have knowledge of/experience in public history, history, museum studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, education, and related disciplines and want to gain hands-on experience in museum-related work

    Time Commitment

    This internship is hybrid, with the intern allowed to telework for a portion of their duties with some on-site work required. While the work schedule is flexible dependent on the successful candidate’s academic requirements and availability, some evening and weekend availability is preferred.

    *Position is an unpaid, volunteer internship*

    Hiring Salary Range:  $0.00

    Apply via:
    www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/internships-nc-museum-history

  • 15 Feb 2024 8:55 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 3/1/2024]
    Organization Name: NC Museum of History
    Organization Website: www.ncmuseumofhistory.org

    The Collections Management section is responsible for the stewardship, safety, and care of the Museum of History's (MOH) collection, which contains over 150,000 artifacts that tell the story of North Carolina. Interns will gain unique behind-the-scenes experience in basic collections management practices and protocols, including cataloging, object inventory, object handling, condition reporting, database management, and digital imaging. Interns will work with the MOH collection while developing relationships with the Collections Management section registrars, conservators, and artifact preparators, as well as other sections of the museum. Interns will collaborate closely with an assistant registrar and registrar on a variety of hands-on projects.

    Projects:

    The Collections Management intern will assist with projects such as:

    • Digitization and object photography
    • Cataloging and documentation
    • Object-handling, inventory, packing, and object re-housing
    • Registration tasks including filing, database entry, and digital file organization
    • Cleaning and organizing storage and exhibition spaces
    • Assisting with other projects as needed

    The Collections Management Intern must:

    • Have excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
    • Be able to work both collaboratively and independently.
    • Have strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with Re:discovery Proficio or other collection management databases is a plus.
    • Be comfortable bending and lifting (up to 15 pounds) and the use of a ladder may be necessary.
    • Able to work with delicate or fragile materials, including manual dexterity.
    • Have knowledge of/experience in public history, history, museum studies, anthropology, archeology, art history, and related disciplines and want to gain hands-on experience in museum-related work.

    Time Commitment:

    This internship is in-person and on-site at the North Carolina Museum of History. Hours are flexible on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Some remote work may be possible depending on the project. The schedule will be determined based on the intern's availability and agreements with MOH staff.

    *Position is an unpaid, volunteer internship*

    Hiring Salary Range:  $0.00

    Apply via:
    www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/internships-nc-museum-history


  • 6 Feb 2024 7:57 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 03/01/2024]
    Organization Name: Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justic
    Organization Website: www.paulimurraycenter.com/opportunities

    The Communications and Programming Coordinator (CPC) will work under the guidance of the Director of Education and Outreach, and in alignment with the vision of PMC Executive Leadership. The CPC will conceptualize, plan, and implement programs and shape and implement strategic communications for diverse public audiences. The CPC will leverage their experience and ideas to activate and amplify the Center as it navigates a growing team and a transition to a visitor-ready cultural site. The ideal candidate will value social justice and community engagement; possess strong executive functioning skills; and be internally motivated, creative, and strategic.

    Hiring Salary Range: $45,000-47,000

    Apply via:
    www.paulimurraycenter.com/opportunities

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