Associate Museum Curator – State of North Carolina – Carteret
Description of Work
Salary Grade: NC07
Recruitment Range: $34,084 – $48,636
NC Maritime Museum at Beaufort
315 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
Learn about the Division: ncmaritimemuseumbeaufort.com
Learn about our employee perks/benefits: https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits .
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The Associate Museum Curator is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of education programs that fit the museum’s mission. This position will provide program opportunities to the public and special groups, including schools, civic groups, and professionals. The Associate Museum Curator will work with museum staff and guest presenters to increase the diversity of programs offered at the museum. They will assist the Education Curator with management of the Education Section and they will oversee the section in the absence of the Curator.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Development and execution of educational program opportunities that fit the museum’s mission to include lectures, field trips, community outreach, guest speakers, films, festivals, symposiums, and events.
- Work collaboratively with museum staff, partners, and other professionals to develop educational lectures and programs that fit the museum’s mission, serve on exhibit development committees, plan for annual museum events, and create printed or digital materials for educational or promotional purposes.
- Organize content on museum education programs and events for development of an annual calendar, for promotional purposes, and for use in registration procedures.
- Research historical events and natural history topics related to the museum’s mission to generate innovative educational opportunities for varying audiences, and for writing articles for museum publications, newsletters, website content, and social media.
- Keep statistics on program attendance and daily/monthly museum visitation for regularly occurring reports and evaluation.
- Assist education section staff with management of the museum volunteers, conducting educational programs and Summer Science School camps, processing program registrations, coordinating the work of instructors and interns, and with the daily operations of the education section.
- Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, with some evening and weekend work required. Some telework hours may be permitted with supervisor and department approval.
The North Carolina Museum of History Division promotes the understanding of the history and material culture of North Carolina for the educational benefit of North Carolinians and visitors. Through collections, exhibits, and educational programs, its museums encourage citizens and visitors to explore and understand the past: to reflect on their lives and their place in history; and to preserve state, regional, and local history for the future generations.
The mission of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort is to collect, preserve, research, document, and interpret the maritime history, culture, and environment of coastal North Carolina for diverse public and specialized audiences, to inspire appreciation, encourage discovery, and promote an active, responsible understanding for maritime heritage among present and future generations.
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state’s history, conserve the state’s natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state’s diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team. Learn more about our agency: WWW.NCDCR.GOV .
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
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:
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
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.
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, 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.
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
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