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  • 13 Oct 2021 9:05 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/14/2021]
    Organization Name: Charlotte Museum of History
    Organization Website: www.charlottemuseum.org

    Position Description / Other Info *

    CHARLOTTE MUSEUM OF HISTORY

    EDUCATION SPECIALIST

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    POSITION: EDUCATION SPECIALIST

    Charlotte Museum of History

    Charlotte, NC

    Job Announcement Date: October 12, 2021

    Appointment Type: Full Time Salaried Overtime Exempt Employee

    Regular work schedule is Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday from 10:30 am – 5:00 pm, with opportunities for flexibility. Evening, holiday, and weekend hours are required as needed for programming.

    Compensation: Annual salary starts at $35,000 with an additional annual benefits stipend.

    This position reports to the President & CEO.

    Website: www.charlottemuseum.org

    Deadline to Apply: November 14, 2021

    The Charlotte Museum of History (CMH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that interprets and preserves Charlotte’s unique history, enriching the community through shared understanding of the past and inspiring dialogue about the future. The CMH Education Department engages our community in the history of our region through exhibits, programs, dialogue, stories, and preservation.

    The Education Specialist represents the Museum in a public-facing position with a focus on visitor experience, and acts as a first point-of-contact for partner organizations and the general public. This role will have a specific focus on K-12 and family audiences, serving as team lead and first point-of-contact on all K-12 programming including in-person and virtual field trips, and all events geared toward family audiences.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Educational Programs

    • Manages the development, administration, logistics, and evaluations of all Museum programming for K-12 and family audiences. Designs, presents, and evaluates an annual calendar of educational programs for students and the general public to achieve CMH’s Objectives for Program Outcomes.
    • Delivers a diverse slate of in-person, virtual, and hybrid programming including guided tours, lectures, school programs, special events, and outreach. These programs take place inside the Museum, on our grounds, at the 1774 Alexander Homesite, at the historic Siloam School, at public venues, in schools, and at other partner organizations.
    • Takes an active role in maintaining and presenting the museum’s collections, exhibits, historic buildings, and activity spaces.
    • Builds educational and cultural partnerships with regional museums, community partners, civic organizations, and government agencies.
    • Provides accurate, engaging, and well-organized tours of CMH exhibits and historic resources for the visiting public, tour groups, and school groups.
    • Collaborates with Development and Education staff on fundraising initiatives, works to improve membership engagement and sustainability of public programs. Maintains CMH audience and other education data for use in program evaluation, partnership development, development efforts, and budget preparations.
    • Incorporates new educational approaches and tools in program development; stays up-to-date on museum best practices through professional development and conference attendance. Conducts and directs research to update programs as new and relevant information becomes available.
    • Ensures the safety and security of all visitors while on CMH property at all times; responds calmly and professionally to emergencies. Ensures the safety and security of CMH site and buildings, exhibits, and collections by following CMH policies and procedures and museum industry best practices.

    Volunteer & Intern Management

    • Manages the student internship and volunteer programs.
    • Develops an annual roster of student intern and volunteer positions to support the calendar of educational programs and exhibits. Works with partner institutions of higher learning to provide hands-on learning opportunities for students in related fields.
    • Recruits, trains, oversees, and evaluates CMH student interns and docents.
    • Creates regular communications to schedule volunteers, share news, solicit their views, and celebrate successes of the volunteer program.
    • With the Development Director, plans and executes volunteer appreciation events / activities.

    Marketing

    • Engages with CMH audiences via digital marketing tools, assists with the management of social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). Stays current on best practices and builds the organization’s effectiveness at audience engagement through these tools.
    • Works with team members to publicize CMH events through e-newsletter and explores new opportunities to improve audience awareness of CMH events. Learns from other cultural organizations’ successes in inspiring audience enthusiasm for cultural programs.

    Other Duties

    • Works closely with Education and Facilities staff to assist with non-K12 programming, including but not limited to private rentals, special events, and adult programming, often held on evenings and weekends.
    • Demonstrates enthusiasm for the position and passion for the mission of the Museum; acts as highly motivated team player who is proactive and anticipates needs.
    • Maintains a positive attitude and outstanding work ethic, interacts cooperatively and respectfully with others internally and externally.
    • Assists with other duties as needed to maintain successful operations and programs.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree in Public History, History, Museum Studies, Education, or a related field from an accredited college or university required, Master’s degree preferred.
    • Three years or more successful experience in a similar position, preferably with a cultural institution.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills. Spanish fluency a plus.
    • Experience developing and delivering programs related to North Carolina history and multicultural themes; experience conducting research and evaluation. Digital content creation a plus.
    • Highly organized with the ability to lead projects from concept to delivery to reporting; ability to multitask and maintain exceptional attention to detail at all times; ability to prioritize tasks and commitment to following through.
    • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; demonstrated success at working collaboratively and independently.
    • Strong commitment to excellence and superior customer service; calm and professional demeanor under pressure.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    This position operates in a professional work environment and routinely involves the use of computers, printers, telephones, and filing cabinets. Many programs and activities led by this position take place outdoors and in historic buildings across the Museum’s 8-acre campus, as well as at offsite locations.

    While performing the duties of this job, the Education Specialist is regularly required to talk and hear; frequently is required to stand, to walk, and to use arms and hands to carry. This position requires the ability to regularly lift chairs and folding tables (up to 40 pounds), and the physical ability to navigate through historic buildings with multiple flights of stairs and tight spaces.

    COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

    As a public-facing organization, The Charlotte Museum of History (CMH) requires all staff members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination by the date of hire as a condition of employment. CMH will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 there should have been a two week period after receiving the second dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or a two week period after receiving a single-dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    Email cover letter, resume, and/or CV to Adria Focht at CLTmuseumHR@gmail.com. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position to which you are applying and where you learned of the opportunity. The Charlotte Museum of History values diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates invited for screening will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    Hiring Salary Range: Annual salary starts at $35,000 with an additional annual benefits stipend.

    Apply via:
    CLTmuseumHR@gmail.com


  • 13 Oct 2021 9:00 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/14/2021]
    Organization Name: Charlotte Museum of History
    Organization Website: www.charlottemuseum.org

    POSITION: MUSEUM ASSOCIATE (TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

    Job Announcement Date: October 12, 2021

    Appointment Type: Part-Time Hourly Employee

    Compensation: Hourly rate starts at $12.00/hour, commensurate with experience.

    This position reports to the President & CEO.

    Website: www.charlottemuseum.org

    Deadline to Apply: November 14, 2021

    The Charlotte Museum of History (CMH) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that interprets and preserves Charlotte’s unique history, enriching the community through shared understanding of the past and inspiring dialogue about the future. As the first person a visitor typically meets at The Charlotte Museum of History, the Museum Associate is the critical frontline public-facing staff member responsible for enhancing the Museum visitor’s experience by offering exceptional customer service.

    The Museum Associate maintains a working knowledge of Charlotte’s history and Museum content to answer questions from visitors. The Museum Associate is able to work with minimal supervision and is comfortable opening and closing the Museum and the 1774 Alexander Homesite. Occasionally, the Museum Associate leads tours. In addition, the Museum Associate performs a variety of administrative tasks including data entry, sales reporting, and visual merchandising. This is a part-time position, approximately 21.5 hours per week, with a regular work schedule including two days during the week (between Tuesday – Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, schedule TBD at time of hire) and every Saturday from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm, with opportunities for additional hours, including evening and holiday hours for special events.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Act as the Museum’s first ambassador, warmly greeting visitors to the Museum and those who call or email with questions.
    • Process Museum admissions, event registrations, and Museum Shop sales accurately and thoroughly.
    • Tally visitor attendance accurately.
    • Reconcile daily sales reports accurately.
    • When visitors arrive at the Museum for business meetings with other staff, greet them warmly and alert Museum staff to their arrival.
    • Ensure the safety and security of all visitors while on CMH property at all times; respond calmly and professionally to emergencies. Ensure the safety and security of CMH site and buildings, exhibits, and collections by following CMH policies and procedures and museum industry best practices.
    • Answer calls and emails, route calls and emails to staff effectively and courteously.
    • Assist Museum staff with marketing, draft e-newsletters, add Museum event listings to public calendars, create upcoming events flyers, etc.
    • Assist with filing and data entry, e.g. enter email addresses into Constant Contact, assist with Talisma donor database management, track event registrations, prepare mailings, etc.
    • Support staff in delivering a diverse slate of in-person, virtual, and hybrid programming such as guided tours, school field trips, special Museum events, and private rental events. Assist in setup and breakdown for programs and special events, greeting guests, and providing general events operations support.
    • Assist with inventory controls and inventory re-orders.
    • Restock the Museum Shop and maintain a neat and orderly store.
    • Maintain a positive attitude and outstanding work ethic, interact cooperatively and respectfully with others internally and externally.
    • Assist with other duties as assigned to maintain successful operations and programs.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Qualified candidates will have the following capabilities and qualities at minimum:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree).
    • A minimum of two years’ experience in retail and/or the customer service industry.
    • Outstanding customer service ethic: a bright, engaging demeanor with the ability to remain calm under pressure.
    • Refined attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Familiarity with point-of-sale systems, experience with / ability to learn Square.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
    • Demonstrated ability to calculate sales and collect money accurately.
    • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    In addition to the required qualifications listed above, ideal candidates will have the following capabilities and qualities:

    • A passion for history; enthusiasm and knowledge about Charlotte’s history a plus.
    • Experience or ability to learn basic graphic design for Museum marketing using Canva, Constant Contact, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
    • Working knowledge of databases, particularly Talisma Donor Database, a plus.
    • Resourcefulness and the ability to anticipate needs.
    • Spanish fluency a plus.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    This position operates in a professional work environment and routinely involves the use of computers, printers, telephones, and filing cabinets. While performing the duties of this job, the Museum Associate is regularly required to talk and hear; frequently is required to stand, to walk, and to use arms and hands to carry. This position requires the ability to regularly lift chairs and folding tables (up to 40 pounds), and the physical ability to navigate through historic buildings with multiple flights of stairs and tight spaces. The Museum Associate will assist with programs that will take place outdoors and in historic buildings across the Museum’s 8-acre campus.

    COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

    As a public-facing organization, The Charlotte Museum of History (CMH) requires all staff members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination by the date of hire as a condition of employment. CMH will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 there should have been a two week period after receiving the second dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or a two week period after receiving a single-dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    Email cover letter, resume, and/or CV to Adria Focht at CLTmuseumHR@gmail.com. Please indicate in the subject line of your email the position to which you are applying and where you learned of the opportunity. The Charlotte Museum of History values diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. Only candidates invited for screening will be contacted. No phone calls please.

    Please note: The Museum Associate job posting has changed since 2020. Previous applicants should reapply using the directions listed above.

    Hiring Salary Range: $12.00/hour

    Apply via:
    CLTmuseumHR@gmail.com


  • 6 Oct 2021 1:19 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 11/5/2021]
    Organization Name: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Organization Website: www.unc.edu

    Reporting to the University Archivist, the Assistant University Archivist for Outreach and Engagement plays a vital role in efforts to engage with the campus community around university history and records. The Archivist will work in close collaboration with the University Archivist and with colleagues in Wilson Special Collections Library. They will develop expertise in the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and assist in developing new partnerships and collections, with a focus on records that document the student experience at the university. These complementary responsibilities are within the departmental mission to support education, research, and public service through stewardship of university records and open engagement with the evolving historical record of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    The Assistant University Archivist will participate in and often lead efforts to engage with students, faculty, alumni, and researchers on projects and programs related to the history of UNC-Chapel Hill. They will lead the development and maintenance of digital exhibits and guides, plan and oversee programs and events, and share campus history through blog posts and social media. They will prioritize outreach and programming that highlights student voices and focuses on traditionally underrepresented or misrepresented stories and communities.

    The Assistant University Archivist will also play an important role in collection development, leading efforts to document student life at the university through partnerships with student organizations, training, and programming. They will work with current students and alumni in to build a more robust and inclusive record of student life in the University Archives and work with faculty to evaluate, appraise, and collect selected faculty papers. Much of this work will require close collaboration with colleagues throughout Wilson Library.

    As charged by the “The University Libraries’ Role in Reckoning with Systemic Racism and Oppression,” the Wilson Special Collections Library team is undertaking initiatives to interrogate and repair the legacy systems that perpetuate oppressive structures and to create new systems that advance racial and social equity and justice in our spaces, collections, programs, and services. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate commitment to this work in their professional practice.

    Qualifications

    Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or advanced subject degree in a relevant field. Demonstrated ability to excel both independently and as a team member in a collaborative working environment. Strong project management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills. Interest in learning and sharing the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Commitment to creating a more inclusive historical record and to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

    Preferred: Prior experience working in an academic research library, archival repository, museum, or public history setting. Demonstrated experience with outreach, community engagement, or customer service.

    The University and The Libraries

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, social work, information science, and law. The University Libraries, one of the largest research libraries in the south, is an essential part of the University’s educational and research efforts. It includes 9 libraries on campus, including the Health Sciences Library, Walter Royal Davis Library, Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library, and the R.B. House Undergraduate Library. The University Libraries hold approximately 9.2 million volumes and extensive collections of manuscripts, audiovisual, microforms, graphics, government documents and rare books. The Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Council on Library and Information Resources, and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, healing, and service missions of the universities.

    The University Libraries are committed to increasing the diversity of its staff, and therefore welcomes applications from candidates who bring additional dimensions to our mission and work. The University Libraries invest proudly in our employees, strive to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourage vision and innovation.

    The Region

    The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains or the seashore are less than half day’s drive from Chapel Hill.

    Salary and Benefits

    This is a twelve-month EHRA Non-Faculty Professional Librarian position. The salary range for this Librarian position begins at $50,000. The University Libraries intends to hire at a minimum of $55,000, with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or Optional retirement plan.

    Deadline for Application

    Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by November 5, 2021.

    To Apply

    Please visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/198975 and complete the online application. Please include a resume of relevant experience, a cover letter highlighting your interest in this position and Carolina’s libraries, and the names, titles, and contact information for three professional references. Additionally, please indicate in your cover letter where you first learned of this position.

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

    Hiring Salary Range: $50,000 +

    Apply via:
    https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/198975


  • 27 Sep 2021 11:40 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 10/15/2021]
    Organization Name: Gaston County Museum
    Organization Website: www.gastoncountymuseum.org

    This position is Part Time, less than 20 hours per week and has no benefits.

    The duties listed below are not all of the duties that may be assigned but are those that are considered as essential for an employee to perform.

    • Greets and acknowledges Museum visitors and guests.
    • Provide information about the museum and orientate all guests on available offerings on a daily basis.
    • Gather statistical data and record operational information as directed by the Museum Director.
    • Answer all incoming calls to the Museum and transfer calls to appropriate staff.
    • Take appropriate steps to ensure guests and visitors are able to experience exhibits in a safe and orderly manner, monitoring guest interaction with exhibits to maintain established museum protocol.
    • Operate gift shop as directed by the Museum Director, maintaining gift shop appearance and restock merchandise when needed.
    • Provide scheduled guided tours/gallery talks as directed. Assist in educational programming and special events when assigned.
    • Open and close all museum facilities. Check galleries daily for any exhibit disturbance or maintenance issues.
    • Provide other related guest service responsibilities as directed by the Museum Director.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalency and some experience working with the public. Prior experience or college course work in American History, Anthropology or other areas related to the nature of the work is desired. Experience in security would be helpful.

    The candidate selected must undergo and pass a drug screening test prior to employment.

    MINIMUM PHYSICAL OR ABILITY REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work varying work schedules between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Tuesday through Friday and between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm on Saturdays. Some additional evening hours will be required to accommodate events/rentals. Must have the physical ability to lift and move exhibits and other artifacts and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to climb ladders and lift at least 25 lbs.

    Hiring Salary Range: $12.87 per hour

    Apply via:
    Job Opportunities (gastongov.com)

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