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  • 21 Jun 2019 7:41 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 07/12/2019]
    Organization Name:  Gaston County Museum
    Organization Website:  www.gastoncountymuseum.org

    Appointment Type: This is a Part-Time, Permanent position with limited benefits for 29 hours per week. Benefits include retirement, vacation and sick leave.

    General Statement of Duties

    The Gaston County Museum of Art & History is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Museum Registrar. This position is responsible for compiling and maintaining legal documents relating to Museum collections and for maintaining the development and implementation of collection management policies and procedures in accordance with best practices established by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum Registrar reports to the Curator and will provide assistance with exhibit development and installation. The Registrar will also work closely with the Director and Assistant Director in providing research for Interpretive Planning.

    Illustrative Tasks

    • Compiles and maintains legal documents relating to the Museum’s collections by ensuring completion of accessioning, follow-up and issue resolution, filing and retrieval to keep legal proof of ownership, documenting preservation and conservation, tracking collections, and ensuring insurance levels are appropriate.

    • Maintains collections database by updating and troubleshooting software, ensures data standards are being met, performs data entry and supplemental backup to ensure database is accurate and up to date.

    • Processes and houses collection acquisition and current holding by following industry standards and ethics, preparing descriptions and condition reports, taking identification and damage photos, and storing objects in appropriate materials to ensure the collection is properly documented and safe for the future.

    • Responsible for care and control of collections on and off site by monitoring temperature and relative humidity, ensuring that proper security measures are in place, verifying standards of conservation, maintaining proper light levels and mitigate agents of deterioration to protect the collections.

    • Assists Curator with exhibit preparation and installation by helping with research, compiling possible object choices, helping with exhibit design and layout, helping to create object mounts, hanging art and panels and installing objects, and helping to strike exhibits and prep gallery space for next installation.

    • Responsible for Integrated Pest Management by implementing the program, monitoring its progress and resolving any issues to prevent pest infestations and protect collections.

    • Assists Curator with transportation of collections and loaned objects by ensuring objects are properly packed to prevent damage and physically transporting the objects by vehicle.

    • Responsible for coordinating, shipping, and receiving of exhibit materials, ensuring proper insurance levels, and coordinating labor force.

    • Maintains research and reproduction requests records for museum and County staff, as well as the public, by data recording, filing and retrieval to document collection use.

    • Responsible for exhibit cleaning and maintenance by using appropriate materials for preservation.

    • Provides training and supervision of collections and archives interns and volunteers.

    Knowledge, Abilities & Skills

    Applicants must possess a general knowledge of the principles and methods of art and history collections as well as strong skills in research, writing and editing, and organization. The ability to organize work load with minimal supervision and to effectively train and supervise volunteers/interns is preferred. Applicants must be able to work positively and effectively in a close environment with a small staff and volunteers.

    Desired Training & Experience

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in History, Museum Studies or a related field is essential. A Master’s degree is preferred. Formal course work in the area of collections or other museum related experience is desired. Experience in exhibit design and/or graphic arts is a plus. Candidates must have knowledge of, and the ability to manage museum collection management software. Knowledge of PastPerfect museum software is strongly preferred.

    The Gaston County Museum is committed to ensuring equal opportunity employment and seeks to hire talented staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations and gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, and national origins.

    Special Requirements

    The ability to lift at least 25 pounds overhead, and walk up stairs is required.

    Application Procedures:

    This position opens Monday, July 24th.

    Visit https://egov.gastongov.com/JobApplications/ to fill out an application and submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, July 12th at 5pm. Only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

    Apply via:

  • 21 Jun 2019 7:37 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 07/15/2019]
    Organization Name:  DNCR/Tryon Palace
    Organization Website:  www.tryonpalace.org

    Description of Work:

    The Director of Educational Services (Museum Curator II) is responsible for overall direction and administration of the Branch which spans education and outreach, and interpretation. Develops program goals and assesses program needs, sets priorities. The position's major duties include development, refinement, and presentation of all educational experiences, materials, demonstrations, tours, programs, events and outreach to enhance the learning experience of all visitors, thus expanding audience and increasing visitation to Tryon Palace and making Tryon Palace a leader in the museum field. Responsible for developing, submitting & monitoring the overall branch budget. Plans, supervises and evaluates work of professional staff. Position directly supervises 7 employees, temporary employees and a growing number of volunteer interpretative staff that presents the history of the site and region to the public. Supervisory functions include: recruitment, training, scheduling, performance management, time monitoring and approval. Integral member of the management team and Program Committee; coordinates with other sections and managers on site-wide projects and events, and for the benefit of Tryon Palace as a whole.

    This position is responsible for overseeing the research, development, implementation, and evaluation of costumed first- and third-person interpretive programs and tours for schools and adults. This position has responsibility to ensure that the public receives an accurate and engaging interpretation of the history of the site, region, and state in line with Tryon Palace's mission. This position is responsible for overseeing the quality of the visitors' experience and maintaining the highest level of customer service standards.


    To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.

    In order to qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSA's listed below: 1.Must have considerable knowledge of standard museum practices regarding educational experiences at a historic site.

    2.Must have considerable knowledge of the 18th and/or 19th Century history of the English-speaking world.

    3.Demonstrated experience in planning and/or maintaining a budget.

    4.Must have supervisory experience in managing and motivating employees, including permanent, temporary and volunteer staff, and/or have ability to provide constructive criticism and discipline to staff when needed.

    5.Must have immediate computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office software.

    6.Demonstrated experience in familiarity with educational and/or interpretive programming to meet the curriculum requirements of public-school systems.

    7.Demonstrated experience in researching, planning, writing, training, and/or scheduling staff, along with time approval

    8.Must have willingness to work some weekends for educational special events and programs.

    9.Must have a valid NC Driver's License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

    10.Must be able to walk on over 14 acres of land.


    Bachelor s degree in Art History, Biology, Botany, Conservation, Education, History or Zoology from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of museum or related work, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Management preferences: 1.A bachelors degree in Museum studies, education, history, public history and architectural history.

    2.Five years of progressively responsible work as a professional educator at an accredited museum & a background in colonial & expertise in NC history.


    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, age, disability, 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.

    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.

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

    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.

    Please refrain from submitting multiple applications, however; 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).

    N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
    Division of Human Resources
    4603 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
    Phone: 919-814-6670

    Apply via:
    https://agency.governmentjobs.com/northcarolina/job bulletin.cfm?jobID=2399068&sharedWindow=0

  • 10 Jun 2019 7:44 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 07/12/2019]
    Organization Name:  Gaston County Museum
    Organization Website:  www.gastoncountymuseum.org

    Post-Graduate Archival Collections Intern
    Gaston County Museum of Art and History
    Six Month Internship, 20 hours per week, with potential for extension
    August 2019- January 2020
    $3,000 stipend for six months


    The Gaston County Museum of Art and History is currently seeking a Post-Graduate Archival Collections Intern to focus on accessioning the Museum’s extensive archive. Responsibilities of the archival inventory project will include updating current archival records in PastPerfect to accurately reflect archive holdings, accessioning archival collections into PastPerfect, and overall reorganization of the current museum archive. The end goal of the archive inventory project is to have a completely updated and searchable archive within the museum’s collection. The Archival Collections Intern will also work with the Curator and Register in aiding research and installation of exhibits when necessary.


    The successful candidate will be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently and within a team. Willingness and proficiency with data entry is essential. A strong sense of self-motivation is key. The intern must be able to work with and meet deadlines, lift up to 30 pounds, and climb stairs and ladders. Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in History, Museum Studies or Library Science, and wishing to pursue a career in museums or archives. Knowledge of PastPerfect Museum Software is a plus.

    Time Requirements & Location:

    Intern will report to the Collections Department at the Gaston County Museum of Art and History in Dallas, NC. This is a six month internship offered at 20 hours per week, with the potential for extension. Stipend for the six month period is $3,000, to be dispersed monthly. Internship dates are August 12th, 2019-January 31st, 2020.

    Application Process:

    Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, 2 letters of reference, and a one page cover letter detailing related experience and interest in museum archival collections to Assistant Director Alexandrea Pizza at alexandrea.pizza@gastongov.com by Friday, July 12th, 2019.

    The Gaston County Museum is committed to ensuring equal opportunity employment and seeks to hire talented staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations and gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, and national origins.

    Apply via the following Email Address/URL:

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