Museum Manager - NC Maritime Museum at Southport, Southport, NC

  • 23 Jul 2022 10:51 AM
    Message # 12858620
    JOB CLASS TITLE: Museum Curator II
    POSITION NUMBER: 60083665
    DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
    DIVISION/SECTION: MOH/Maritime-Southport
    SALARY RANGE: $34,084.00 - $59,646.00 Annually
    RECRUITMENT RANGE: $34,084 - $47,274
    COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
    APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
    WORK LOCATION: Brunswick County
    OPENING DATE: 07/18/22
    CLOSING DATE: 07/28/22 5:00 PM Eastern Time


    Salary Grade: NC07

    Recruitment Range: $34,084 - $47,274

    This position will be located at:
    NC Maritime Museum at Southport
    204 E Moore St.
    Southport, NC  28461

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    Primary Purpose of the Position:
    The primary purpose of the position will be to manage a staff of specialized and technical professionals engaged in promoting the understanding of North Carolina maritime history through collection, preservation, exhibition, and educational activities at North Carolina Maritime Museum (NCMM) Southport and is responsible for general administration, day-to-day operations, planning, developing, and marketing. 

    Key Responsibilities:
    Duties include but are not limited to:
    • Ensure established national and international museum standards and best practices are followed. 
    • Lead the development of long-range and annual planning, program development, fundraising, and initiatives, and maintain on-going financial accountability. 
    • Establish social presence to promote awareness of the museum, and monitor the overall image of the museum in local, regional, and state communities.  
    • Develop strategies for increasing sponsorships, memberships, and volunteers, and for marketing the museum to foundations and corporations.
    • Research, design, develop, preserve, and/or maintain collections and exhibitions at the museum.  
    • Oversee the acquisition and interpretation of artifacts, conduct and document research, maintain records of provenance, condition, and artifact status, taxonomic identification, and legal or tax documents.
    • Detect discrepancies in reports and records, communicate effectively (orally and in writing), and speak before community groups, educational institutions, and individuals. 
    • Assist in the development of guidelines for conservation of artifacts, the publication of program activities and brochures, and serve as content expert.
    • Coordinate supplies and mechanics for safety, cleanliness, staff and visitor comfort, and perform other duties as assigned.
    The Division of State History Museums collects and preserves artifacts and other historical materials relating to the history and heritage of North Carolina in a local, regional, national, and international context to assist people in understanding how the past influences the present. The division interprets history through exhibitions, educational programs, and publications available to the visitor on-site or through distance-learning technologies.

    The Maritime Museums Group of the Division of State History Museums is dedicated to the preservation, advancement, and presentation of maritime history, and related natural history of coastal North Carolina. The group’s interpretive region stretches from the Virginia border through Brunswick County including all contiguous sound and ocean waters in coastal counties. These museums preserve, research, exhibit, and interpret their collections for the benefit of the general public and diverse audiences in order to: inspire appreciation; encourage discovery; promote an active, responsible understanding of the maritime history and heritage of the coastal region in a local, regional, national, and international context; and encourage visitors to reflect on their own lives and place in history. The group includes the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum located in Hatteras, the Maritime Museum in Beaufort, and the Maritime Museum at Southport.

    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. Must have supervisory experience.  
    2. Demonstrated knowledge of Lower Cape Fear and/or maritime history.
    3. Demonstrated experience with managing projects, budgets, and accounting practices.  
    4. Demonstrated experience working on committees, boards, and involvement in community outreach.  
    5. Demonstrated knowledge of collection and exhibits.  
    6. Demonstrated knowledge of office/museum administration procedures, methods, and practices, including personnel policies and procedures.
    7. Demonstrated knowledge of facility security systems.
    8. Must have a valid North Carolina Driver's License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment. 
    9. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.


    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.



    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
    Phone:  919-807-7373


    NOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting
    An Equal Opportunity Employer, NC State Government
    Position #22-09612 MOH60083665

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