Employment Opportunities

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  • 26 Sep 2023 11:29 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/20/2023]
    Organization Name: NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures
    Organization Website: www.ncmdtm.org

    Job Description: This position is a central role as the face of the museum, engaging and orienting visitors. The candidate will perform responsible work in the Museum gift shop operations and assist museum staff as needed.

    Essential Job Functions: The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive.

    Greet visitors and give them an overview of current exhibits in a cheerful manner.

    Collect fees, sell merchandise, operate a cash register, and prepare daily cash reports.

    Answer emails and direct phone inquiries for the museum.

    Performing opening and closing procedures for the museum.

    Assist with marketing, mailings, visitor statistics, and special projects as needed.

    Fulfill clerical functions such as typing, photocopying, data entry, and report writing.

    Perform minor maintenance, grounds-keeping, and custodial duties as required.

    Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, we highly encourage you to apply.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to Museum Administrator Saskia Lascarez Casanova at saskia@ncmdtm.org.

    **This position description is a general guideline for work behavior and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all job duties. Therefore, it is also not, nor can it be implied to be, a contract of employment. The contents of this position description may be changed without notice, and employment may be terminated by either party, at will.

    At the NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures, we welcome all talents and value all contributions. We are an equal-opportunity employer and we will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, immigration status, religion, or disability. We believe that when we work together, when we value our employees, and when we care for our customers and each other, we all thrive.

    Hiring Salary Range: $11 - $14 an hour

    Apply via:
    Please submit your resume and cover letter to Museum Administrator Saskia Lascarez Casanova at saskia@ncmdtm.org.

  • 21 Sep 2023 2:37 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 9/29/2023]
    Organization Name: Gregg Museum of Art & Design
    Organization Website: gregg.arts.ncsu.edu

    The Education Coordinator will work with the Curator of Education to support the educational goals of the museum. This position will be responsible for helping to identify opportunities to supplement the University’s courses through exhibitions and objects from the collection, in addition to exploring the development of K-12 initiatives. The Education Coordinator will assist with managing a weekly program series as well as scheduling and leading tours for the community, NC State classes, and K-12 groups. This position will assist in researching objects from the permanent collections for lesson plans, social media posts, and educational content that will appear on the Gregg Museum’s website and YouTube channel.

    Hiring Salary Range: $24/hour

    Apply via:

  • 21 Sep 2023 2:34 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/20/2023]
    Organization Name: Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
    Organization Website: www.blowingrockmuseum.org

    The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum (BRAHM) is seeking candidates for a full-time Collections Manager & Exhibitions Coordinator. This position will manage the over 600 object collection of BRAHM and oversee the movements and handling of all artworks loaned to the museum or in the museum care. The position will also complete the semi-annual inventory, create and keep an active list of preservation priorities, and maintain museum standards as they are outlined in the collections policy. As an Exhibitions Coordinator, this position will oversee all loan documentation, insurance coverage, art handling and transportation, coordination of artwork used in BRAHM’s extensive exhibition schedule, and assist in preparatory and installation-based tasks. The Collections Manager & Exhibitions Coordinator will report to the Curator and the Executive Director, who may assign other duties as needed.

    Title: Collections Manager & Exhibitions Coordinator

    Division: Collections, Exhibitions

    Classification: Salaried, regular full-time

    Reports To: Curator, Executive Director

    Supervises: Volunteers/Interns

    Pay Range: $32,000 – $35,000

    Benefits: $5,200 annual Health Stipend; 10 paid holidays; 3% match on Simple IRA; starting annual PTO of 120 hours (prorated from hire date with biennial increase)

    Job Summary:

    This position manages the Museum’s Permanent Collection and plays a key role in coordinating and facilitating the production and installation of temporary and permanent exhibitions.

    The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver, have strong organizational skills, a team-oriented perspective, and will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary museum. A positive demeanor, cheerful attitude, and the ability to learn new skills quickly are essential traits. We look at each candidate in terms of combined skills; different combinations of skills can serve to qualify for the position.

    Preferred Qualifications • BA/BS in Museum Studies, Studio Art, or Art History; experience with exhibitions and collections preferred. Knowledge of responsive collections management practices • Demonstrated skill in collections management databases (PastPerfect preferred) and MS Office suite. • Demonstrated knowledge of professional museum practices and standards, including registration methods, object loans, safe object handling, conservation, packing and shipping, proper storage, security measures and object numbering techniques. • Experience in collections management procedures: accessioning, retrieval, attributions, documentation, proper storage and handling techniques. • Ability to implement strategic collections management plans and acquisition policies. • Ability to lead and train volunteers and interns. • Experience with museum display, such as mount making, and exhibition production techniques and standards. • Ability to set and meet deadlines, manage projects, and organize exhibitions from inception to completion. • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and oral communication skills. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with fellow employees, volunteers, and general public.

    Responsibilities and Tasks

    1. Maintains schedules, budgets, and contracts for temporary, permanent, and traveling exhibits.

    2. Maintains objects and materials in accordance with artwork collections management policy and strategic collections plan.

    3. Provides conservation guidelines for exhibitions and actively assists in installation, which may include mount making and gallery preparation.

    4. Ensure cultural considerations for collections preservation.

    5. Serves on the Museum’s Collections Committee

    6. Actively assists in long-range collections development.

    7. Maintains collections database records and standards.

    8. Initiates grants and other funding sources to assist in ongoing collections maintenance.

    9. Oversees the processing of objects into the collections.

    10. Oversees the environmental quality of collections and exhibits – including daily maintenance and monitoring in galleries.

    11. Responsible for disaster planning for museum collections.

    12. Supervises research related to collections.

    13. Monitors the security of collections.

    14. Prepares objects for exhibition or loans, including transportation, condition reporting, and complete loan documentation.

    15. Creates and maintains complete object and exhibition records.

    15. Directs and trains interns and volunteers.

    16. Prepares and monitors annual budget for collections and exhibitions.

    17. If desired, the opportunity to curate some smaller exhibitions will be available as directed by the Curator.

    18. Follows all Museum policies, procedures, and safety regulations.

    19. Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor.

    The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum is a non-profit institution in Blowing Rock, North Carolina serving the immediate communities of Watauga, Caldwell, and Ashe Counties as well as visitors to the High Country area from across the nation. BRAHM provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

    To apply for this position, please email a resume and cover letter to Gabe Wilson, gabe@blowingrockmuseum.org.

    Hiring Salary Range: $32,000 – $35,000

    Apply via:

  • 13 Sep 2023 9:22 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/10/2023]
    Organization Name: Preservation Greensboro Incorporated
    Organization Website: www.preservationgreensboro.org

    Blandwood Manager
    Part-Time Position/20 hours per week/In person
    Up to $20/hour, based on experience.
    Reports To: Executive Director

    The Blandwood Manager is responsible for the overall management, operation, and programming of the Museum. Blandwood Museum includes the historic house and dependencies, gardens, museum shop and the Carriage House. This position will answer directly to the Executive Director. The Blandwood Manager will work closely with the Community Outreach Director.


    • Act as primary contact responsible for coordinating the care of grounds and contact for contractors/volunteers to make repairs to the grounds and buildings.
    • Manages preservation of the museum following the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
    • Carry out supervisory/managerial responsibilities including interviewing, training, planning, assigning, and directing work of docents establishing deadlines; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Fill in positions when staff is out sick.
    • Design and implement public relations activities that increase awareness of the museum and promote local recreational opportunities through effective marketing, and public events.
    • Present specialized educational programming for school and community organizations; conduct off-site outreach educational programming, and promotional outings.
    • Prepare, administer, and monitor museum budget.
    • Research and apply for grants.
    • Prepare reports and recommendations regarding museum operations using a variety of computer software, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and e-mail programs.
    • Manage curatorial responsibilities including the acquisition, deaccessioning, care, conservation, cataloging, storage, display, and annual audits of collection.
    • Set policy and procedure needed for the care and preservation of the artifact collection.
    • Perform other duties at the direction of the Executive Director.


    Masters or Bachelors of Arts in Museum Studies, Architecture, Historic Preservation, or related field.


    • Experience in preservation planning, architectural history, or museum studies, with demonstrated experience and knowledge of Best Practices in Historic Preservation and Historic House Museums.
    • Cultural competence working with individuals and groups in the community, including businesses, and volunteers.
    • Establishing priorities, strong initiative, organizational, communication, and writing skills.

    Hiring Salary Range: $20/hr

    Apply via:
    Please provide a cover letter and a resume to office@preservationgreensboro.org. The subject line of the email should read Blandwood Manager. In the body of the email please state your intentions and name your favorite historic house museum.

  • 13 Sep 2023 9:17 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/3/2023]
    Organization Name: Preservation Greensboro Incorporated
    Organization Website: www.preservationgreensboro.org

    Preservation Greensboro, Inc. Restore. Explore. Connect.

    Job Title: Executive Director
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Based in: Greensboro, NC

    The Organization:

    Preservation Greensboro Incorporated is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to serve as the city’s primary voice for advocacy of historic preservation. Our project portfolio includes Architectural Salvage, Blandwood historic house museum, the Blandwood Carriage House special events center, a preservation resources library, the annual Tour of Historic Homes, and community advocacy. We promote architecture and neighborhoods through our activities such as educational tours, special events, seminars, and publications.

    Since 1966, Preservation Greensboro Incorporated has served to preserve historic sites, neighborhoods, and streetscapes that provide the Gate City with a unique sense of history and place. As the city’s only non-governmental membership organization dedicated to this cause, Preservation Greensboro has provided resources to enhance our distinctive sense of heritage and has helped the city maintain a tradition of adaptive reuse, renovation, and recycling.

    Job Description:

    The Executive Director of Preservation Greensboro Inc. is responsible for creating an atmosphere in which volunteers and staff can successfully meet the objectives of the organization’s mission. This action-oriented professional is responsible for day-to-day leadership, financial management, and growth of the organization. S/he will cultivate and

    sustain a strong team-oriented culture with an emphasis on collaboration, results, and accountability. A successful Executive Director will ensure organizational financial sustainability, maintain a reputation for excellence, and identify opportunities for mission-related impact in the community.

    Key Responsibilities:

    - Strategic Leadership:

    *Provides inspired and motivating leadership to the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers; mobilizing the varied talents and resources available to plan for and deliver growth in mission impact. This involves developing overall goals, timelines, and budgets in partnership with the Board and ensuring goals are achieved and performance meets

    or exceeds expectations.

    - Fundraising:

    *Leads the execution of strategic revenue plans to drive diverse and sustainable growth; consistently delivering against established revenue/expense targets. This includes ensuring that the responsibilities and accountabilities are well-defined in the functions of relationship management, cultivation, stewardship, and pipeline development.

    - Board Recruitment & Development:

    *Nurtures ongoing development of an engaged and high-performing board by fostering mutual trust and respect, emphasizing shared leadership and responsibility, and providing thoughtful reflection on performance. Keeps board leadership current on all PGI communications and programs.

    - Public Policy and Advocacy:

    *Positions PGI as an effective, vital, historic preservation organization. Represents Preservation Greensboro at all appropriate public meetings and functions and makes effective public presentations. Establishes and maintains relationships with key individuals in both the public and private sectors. Works for strong communications with local elected officials and related nonprofit organizations.

    - Marketing, Communications and Public Relations:

    *Oversees the development of all promotional and communications strategies. Leads all public relations efforts and serves as the Preservation Greensboro spokesperson.

    - Staff and Financial Management:

    *Establishes administrative policies and procedures for all day-to-day functions and operations for a full-time staff of three plus contracted services. Preserves the fiscal responsibility by operating within the approved budget; maximizing resource utilization and maintaining financial records and forecast reports. Oversees submission to the board of annual and monthly statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. Performs personnel management functions including but not limited to performance management, training,

    supervision, and hiring/termination.

    Desired Qualifications:

    ● At least 5 years’ professional nonprofit experience, with a clear record of achievement in a complex, mission- driven organization; minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity preferred.

    ● Bachelor's degree in disciplines related to business, public administration, communications, planning, and/or historic preservation. Advanced degree in historic preservation or related fields is preferred.

    ● Record of success in a fundraising leadership role, particularly in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies, and volunteers. It is anticipated PGI will conduct a capital campaign in the near future so professional or volunteer experience is a plus.

    ● Experience with managing a preservation revolving fund and/or preservation projects is desired.

    ● Strong financial management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision making, and reporting.

    ● Exceptional management skills and the ability to inspire, lead, and motivate a talented staff team; developing and sustaining an inclusive and respectful work environment through all interactions with staff and volunteers.

    ● Ability to be a passionate spokesperson/representative of PGI’s mission.

    ● High degree of energy, integrity, transparency, and creativity.

    ● Proven track record of success and accomplishments.

    Benefits: PGI offers reimbursement for medical insurance and paid leave (sick time, vacation, and holidays).

    Hiring Salary Range: $70,000-$80,000

    Apply via:
    For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to Esther Hall with Executive Director in the subject line by September 22,2023.

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