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  • 29 Jul 2021 7:59 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 09/01/2021]
    Organization Name: Asheville Art Museum
    Organization Website: www.ashevilleart.org

    Updated 5/2021

    Organization

    The Asheville Art Museum, established in 1948 by artists, engages, enlightens, and inspires individuals and enriches community through dynamic experiences developed for all ages that interpret its Collection and exhibitions of American art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Anchoring the center of lively downtown Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Museum serves residents of the Southeast and Western North Carolina region, as well as visitors from around the country and the world.

    Position Description

    The Membership & Museum Events Manager is responsible for managing the Museum’s membership program including Member groups, Museum events, and Annual Fund campaigns and is an integral part of the External Affairs Department. This position requires excellent organization, communication, and leadership skills. This position works closely with volunteers and committees. This position reports to the Director of External Affairs.

    Primary Responsibilities & Essential Functions (including but not limited to):

    • Manage the membership database, materials, and brochures.

    • Correspond with Members including welcome calls, thank-you and tax receipt letters, and answering questions.

    • Manage Member retention, stewardship, and lead recruitment efforts, relationship-building, and Member-event planning, coordination, and implementation.

    • Develop new and ongoing Member programs and coordinate with Communications and Visitor Services staff to communicate information and changes.

    • Manage Member files, process membership payments, and issue membership cards and benefit information.

    • Manage Member groups including planning, coordinating, and implementing Member programs and events.

    • Develop and maintain corporate membership program including the recruitment of new Corporate Members.

    • Plan, coordinate, and execute three to four annual fundraising events.

    • Manage event committees and volunteers.

    • Manage event vendors, donations, and auction and raffle items including requests, event coordination, donor records, and acknowledgement.

    • Identify and solicit corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities.

    • Manage and produce Museum events including exhibition opening receptions, volunteer appreciation events, and other Museum events.

    • Maintain records and inventory of all items donated for fundraising.

    • Compose draft letter and materials for the Museum’s biannual Annual Fund appeals, and work with other External Affairs staff to finalize appeal requests.

    • Coordinate Membership & Development Task Force committee which provides support for membership program and Annual Fund.

    • Plan and maintain budget for membership program, Museum events, and Annual Fund drives, tracking income and expenses.

    • Co-manage departmental interns.

    • Work collaboratively with Museum leadership and departmental managers to deliver excellent service to Museum staff, volunteers, Members, and visitors. Collaborate with Museum staff and volunteers on initiatives, projects, and goals.

    • Interact with the arts community and civic bodies as an advocate for the arts and the Museum.

    Compensation & Requirements

    This year round, full-time position with full benefits requires a flexible schedule to accommodate programs, events, and after-hours work including weekend and evening hours. Annual compensation includes a salary range between $38,000 and $41,000 depending on experience, plus paid time off, health insurance, and retirement benefits after required probationary period. The incumbent should have a valid driver’s license and be able to stand, walk, lift items up to 25 pounds, handle tools or controls, use close vision, and travel periodically for meetings or Museum business.

    Education/Experience

    The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in arts management, museum studies, nonprofit management, or related field plus 3+ years’ work experience in membership, development, and/or fundraising. Candidates must have excellent organization, writing, and communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity; excellent computer and database management skills; ability to work independently, collaboratively, and efficiently; ability to multitask, prioritize, and find creative solutions in a fast-paced office environment; and ability to manage an annual budget.

    To apply send resume, cover letter, and three references to mailbox@ashevilleart.org with “Membership & Museum Events Manager” in the subject line. This position is available immediately.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Asheville Art Museum 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. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion

    The Asheville Art Museum’s vision is to transform lives through art, and we welcome all visitors without discrimination. The Museum acknowledges that it is situated upon the ancient, southern Appalachian ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Tribe and that this region is still the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians today. The Asheville Art Museum is committed to being an active leader against racism. We uphold anti-oppressive and equitable practices, while striving to create opportunities for education and action to build a stronger community. The Asheville Art Museum is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, access, and inclusion—now and in the future. The Museum is moving with awareness and commitment, through assessment, training and engagement, to implementation and accountability.

    Hiring Salary Range: $38,000-$41,000

    Apply via:
    www.ashevilleart.org/about/careers


  • 29 Jul 2021 7:54 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 09/01/2021]
    Organization Name: Asheville Art Museum
    Organization Website: www.ashevilleart.org

    Updated 7/2021

    Organization

    Established in 1948 by artists, the Asheville Art Museum engages, enlightens, and inspires individuals and enriches community through dynamic experiences developed for all ages that interpret its Collection and exhibitions of American art of the 20th and 21st centuries. Anchoring the center of lively downtown Asheville in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Museum serves residents of the Southeast and Western North Carolina region, as well as visitors from around the country and the world.

    Position Description

    The Museum is seeking an experienced Director of Learning & Engagement to lead its continued growth as a leading cultural institution in the Southeast and WNC with national impact. This position leads the Learning & Engagement team, advocating for personally meaningful and visitor-centered experiences through onsite, outreach, and virtual programs for all ages and abilities. This position ensures that educational programs and opportunities advance the Museum’s mission, vision, and values, and align with leading-edge museum practices in diversity, equity, access, and inclusion.

    This position is a member of the senior leadership team and reports to the Executive Director. This position oversees Learning & Engagement staff, interns, docents, and volunteers.

    Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions (including but not limited to):

    Leadership/Management

    • Set overall vision and goals for Learning & Engagement team that align with Museum mission, vision, and values. Represent departmental priorities and projects to Museum leadership, staff, and outside parties as member of senior leadership team.

    • In consultation with Director of Finance & Operations and Learning & Engagement team, lead efforts to set annual budget for department. Oversee expenditures to ensure that Learning & Engagement department operates within approved budget including approval of purchase and check requests, acting as cardholder for departmental expenditures, etc.

    • Supervise School & Family Programs Manager, Education Programs Manager, and Learning & Engagement Assistant. Work with team members to set individual goals and direction.

    • Manage regular operations of Learning & Engagement department including recruitment, training, scheduling, leave requests, annual reviews, etc.

    • Interact with the arts community and civic bodies as an advocate for the arts and the Museum.

    Adult Programs

    • Develop and implement onsite, outreach, and virtual programs (access programs, gallery talks/tours, lectures, panel discussions, reading group, classes and workshops, films, performances, speakers bureau, travel, etc.) relating to special exhibitions and Museum’s Collection for a diverse range of college-age, adult, and older-adult audiences.

    • Lead docent program. Liaise with docent executive board and oversee recruitment. With School & Family Programs Manager, develop tour curriculum based on NC Standard Course of Study and best practices in visitor engagement and diverse learning styles. Implement and deliver both new-docent training and continuing education for established docents.

    • Manage internship program including recruitment, professional and project development, and placement with staff supervisors. Supervise Learning & Engagement interns.

    • Act as Learning & Engagement team’s primary liaison with the Curatorial team for exhibition and interpretation-related activities, ensuring strong connection between departments.

    • Liaise with area college/university faculty on curriculum-related opportunities.

    • Initiate and maintain partnerships with local arts organizations and businesses.

    • Collaborate with Development team on fundraising for Learning & Engagement programs, projects, and initiatives, including grants and gifts.

    • With Communications team, maintain and contribute Learning & Engagement content to Museum’s website and social-media platforms.

    • Engage college-age and adult visitors with guided tours, gallery talks, workshops, and outreach.

    • Design and implement Museum-wide visitor research and evaluation efforts.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Special Requirements & Compensation

    This year round, full-time position with full benefits may at times requires a flexible schedule to accommodate programs, events, and after-hours work including weekend and evening hours. Annual compensation includes a salary range of $53,000 and $56,000 depending on experience, plus paid time off, health insurance, and retirement benefits after required probationary period. The incumbent should have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift items up to 30 pounds, handle tools or controls, use close vision, and travel periodically for meetings or Museum business.

    Education & Experience

    The ideal candidate is both an exceptional educator and a tactful manager with an undergraduate degree, academic training, and work experience in art education, art history, material culture, museum education, museum studies, studio art, or related field; 10+ years experience in museum education or closely related field, with progressively increased responsibility for program, staff, and volunteer management; excellent writing, editing, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills including public speaking; the ability to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity; and awareness of critical social issues and their relationship to inclusive and equitable decision-making in the arts. Graduate degree and experience creating engaging, interactive programming for American and/or contemporary art are highly desirable. The incumbent must be flexible and able to work independently, collaboratively, and effectively in a fast-paced, creative environment.

    To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and three references to mailbox@ashevilleart.org with "Director of Learning & Engagement" in the subject line.

    Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Asheville Art Museum 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. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion

    The Asheville Art Museum’s vision is to transform lives through art, and we welcome all visitors without discrimination. The Museum acknowledges that it is situated upon the ancient, southern Appalachian ancestral homeland of the Cherokee Tribe and that this region is still the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians today. The Asheville Art Museum is committed to being an active leader against racism. We uphold anti-oppressive and equitable practices, while striving to create opportunities for education and action to build a stronger community. The Asheville Art Museum is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, access, and inclusion—now and in the future. The Museum is moving with awareness and commitment, through assessment, training and engagement, to implementation and accountability.

    Hiring Salary Range: $53,000-$56,000

    Apply via:
    www.ashevilleart.org/about/careers


  • 8 Jul 2021 8:17 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 7/30/2021]
    Organization Name:  North Carolina Museum of History
    Organization Website:  www.ncmuseumofhistory.org

    This position will be located at:
    North Carolina Museum of History
    5 East Edenton Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

    Learn about our employee perks/benefits: https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits

    Primary Purpose of the Position:

    Do you appreciate history? Are you highly experienced in writing and editing? Come join our team!!

    The North Carolina Museum of History is looking for a Historical Publications Editor that will provide editorial services for the Museum of History staff to include substantive reviews, copyedits, and proofing of materials. This position will also manage the production of two publications from development to print/posting: the museum magazine Circa, which is published twice a year, and the Program Calendar, which is normally printed every two months. This position will also serve as the editor for the museum’s website and for social media platforms. In addition, this position will edit materials, as needed, for the regional museums and the NC Museum of History Associates support group and the NC Museum of History Foundation. The Historical Publications Editor facilitates meetings and prioritizes projects. The Historical Publications Editor is detail oriented and organized and communicates and writes effectively.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form.

    Qualified candidates must have or be able to do:

    Demonstrated experience in evaluating, editing, and proofreading materials.

    Demonstrated experience using style manuals, preferably the Chicago Manual of Style, and grammar books.

    Demonstrated ability to develop and implement project timelines and meet deadlines.

    Demonstrated knowledge of North Carolina history.

    Demonstrated knowledge of museum interpretive philosophy.

    Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite software.

    Demonstrated knowledge of desktop publishing programs, such as InDesign.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Master's degree in English, journalism, history, or related field from an appropriately accredited institution; or

    Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, history, or related field from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in a profession requiring research and/or editing as a major job skill; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Supplemental and Contact Information

    The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), disability, National Guard or veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.

    Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.

    Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.

    Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. To receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the "Work Experience" section of the application, to support your answers.

    Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.

    To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.

    Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.

    If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

    Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.

    It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

    CONTACT INFORMATION:
    N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
    Division of Human Resources
    109 E. Jones St., Raleigh NC 27601
    Phone: 919-814-6670

    Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.

    Agency
    State of North Carolina
    Address
    NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting
    An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government
    Website - http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/index.html

    Hiring Salary Range: $39,611 - $42,987

    Apply via:
    www.governmentjobs.com


  • 19 Apr 2021 11:37 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 9/1/2021]
    Organization Name:  Port Discover: Northeast North Carolina's Center for Hands-on Science
    Organization Website: www.portdiscover.org

    Port Discover is a small hands-on science center located in beautiful, downtown Elizabeth City. The Executive Director at Port Discover is responsible for running all aspects of the small 501c3. Including, but not limited to, the following:

    • Identifying and applying for appropriate grant opportunities
    • Grant expense tracking
    • Basic bookkeeping
    • Generating Executive Director reports for the BOD
    • Generating financial statements
    • Grant reporting
    • Hiring and managing employees, including payroll
    • Training employees on best practices for Port Discover
    • Creating and implementing new educational programs and exhibits in center
    • Developing curriculum for Saturday STEAM programs
    • Pursuing outreach opportunities
    • Working with local schools to provide field trip opportunities
    • Teaching field trips that take place in center (or find suitable educator when necessary)
    • All aspects of center care, including, but not limited to: program development and implementation, animal care, cleaning, building care and upkeep.
    • Should be capable of using Quickbooks
    • Coordinating with other area non-profits and network museums to offer joint program opportunities
    • Managing and creating original content for social media
    • Managing membership at Port Discover
    • Administering and developing website content and square purchasing site
    • Maintaining relationship with local library to provide free community passes

    Pay is commensurate with experience.

    Hiring Salary Range: $35-40,000

    Apply via:
    portdiscoverdirector@gmail.com


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