Chief Financial Officer - North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, NC

  • 18 Jul 2022 9:51 AM
    Message # 12852220
    JOB CLASS TITLE: State Museum Of History Assoc Dir
    POSITION NUMBER: 60083976
    DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
    DIVISION/SECTION: Museum of History
    SALARY RANGE: $58,294.00 - $102,015.00 Annually
    RECRUITMENT RANGE: 58,294 - $95,611
    COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
    APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
    WORK LOCATION: Wake County
    OPENING DATE: 07/15/22
    CLOSING DATE: 08/03/22 5:00 PM Eastern Time


    **Anticipated Vacancy** 

    Salary Grade: NC18

    Recruitment Salary: $58,294 - $95,611


    Position Location:

    Museum of History

    5 E Edenton St

    Raleigh, NC 27601

    Learn about the Division:
    Learn about our employee perks/benefits: 

    Primary Purpose of the Position:
    The primary purpose of this position is to support the Division Director in the fiscal and administrative management of the Division, including day-to-day coordination and management of budgetary, human resource and physical plant issues, representing the Division Director as necessary and serving as liaison with other parts of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and State Government.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Duties include but are not limited to: 
    • Compile budget requests, including continuation, expansion and capital budgets; allocation of the Division’s appropriated funds across two fund codes and 12 -15 cost centers; and coordination of the ongoing management of the Division’s appropriated budget.
    • Human Resources responsibilities include oversight of the personnel administration of the Division’s approximate 150 permanent and temporary employees, providing liaison with the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Division of Human Resources, and ensure compliance with the Department’s and the State’s Human Resource policies and procedures.
    • The position assists the Division’s seven locations with various physical plant issues including liaison with the Office of State Property regarding lease management, insurance, facility maintenance and other building and grounds issues.
    • The position devises and establishes new work methods and programs, interprets rules, regulations and procedures and oversees the training of employees on policies and procedures.
    • The position oversees the Division’s Human Resources Coordinator, the Facilities and Security Staff administrator, two Administrative Specialist I positions, two Administrative Associate II positions, a Special Events Coordinator and a Grant Writer who provides research and implementation of proposals for museum funding for exhibits and educational programs.
    • This position is in charge of maximizing earned income for the museum, including working with the Special Events Coordinator to maximize rental income by overseeing the promotion of rental space, and setting fees and supervising museum rentals. The position will also work with outside vendors, such as the restaurant operator and the museum shop staff to generate new earned income opportunities for the museum.
    • This position supervises the front desk reception personnel, including responsibility for scheduling and coverage when the museum is open. Position is also responsible for training employees on procedures and providing information to staff related to visitor information.
    • The person in this position must be able to work independently and have the ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with diverse personalities on staff, and other groups such as support groups, other state agencies, legislative bodies, and the public.
    • This position requires a high level of discretion in handling sensitive information.
    The North Carolina Museum of History is a history museum located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It is an affiliate through the Smithsonian Affiliations program. The museum is a part of the Division of State History Museums, Office of Archives and History, in the North Carolina Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. 

    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


    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. Demonstrated experience in general business and office procedures, practices, and equipment, and in public administration including basic accounting principles and practices as well as specialized governmental accounting procedures.
    2. Working knowledge of federal, state, county or city government structure, budgeting procedures, and purchasing procedures.
    3. Demonstrated experience in planning and supervising other employees’ work.
    4. Advanced computer skills and experience, particularly with spreadsheets and related accounting software.
    Management preferences:
    1. Five or more years’ experience in working in financial management of a large museum or other cultural institution. 
    2. Five or more years’ experience in personnel, budgeting, public administration, and management.
    3. Broad knowledge of governmental accounting systems, particularly State of NC accounting systems, and knowledge and appreciation of professional museum ethics and practices.
    4. Advanced computer skills relating to financial management software and spreadsheets.


    Master's degree in History, Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, Management, Education, or a closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of progressively responsible experience in planning, directing, and managing all aspects of a business, governmental program, a museum, or a public historical program or institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



    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. 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
    Phone:  919-814-6670
    Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.


    NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting
    An Equal Opportunity Employer, NC State Government
    Position #22-09657 MOH60083976