Executive Director, Rowan Museum, Salisbury, NC

  • 25 Jul 2022 3:26 PM
    Message # 12860569

    The Rowan Museum, Inc. located at 202 N. Main St. in Salisbury, NC is seeking a new Executive Director. The Rowan Museum is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit museum.

    The museum has been in operation since 1953. It currently owns three major historical sites, leases and operates another, and has additional physical holdings yet to be developed. 

    The office is located at 202 N. Main St. in the Old 1850’s Court House. At present there are five paid employees including the Executive Director, Education Director/Office Manager, Curator, part time Curator, and part time Facilities Manager.  

    Other sites and their locations:

    1766 Old Stone House - 770 Old Stone House Rd., Granite Quarry, NC 28146

    1815 Utzman-Chambers House - 114 S. Jackson St., Salisbury, NC, 28144 (Leased)

    1903 China Grove Roller Mill - 308 N Main St., China Grove, NC 28023

    The Rowan Museum is operated by a 21 member Board of Directors. Following are the Vision and Mission Statements as stated in the by-laws:


    The vision of the Rowan Museum, Inc. is to be a fiscally stable, perpetual repository dedicated to educating the public about the history and culture of Rowan County and the Piedmont region of  North Carolina.


    The mission of the Rowan Museum, Inc, is to collect, preserve, research, exhibit, and educate the public about the history of Rowan County and piedmont North Carolina through the use of its properties, programs and collections.

    The Rowan Museum, Inc. is an active museum with monthly programming and activities.  The Executive Director is to be a positive force in this historical community, exercising dynamic leadership.

    The starting salary will be $37,000-$43,000 based on previous experiences of the applicant. Funding for health insurance, as well as the number of paid holidays, can be negotiated when an official contract is developed. The contract agreement will be based upon the experience, skill level, and talents of the candidate.

    To apply, email resume and any additional pertinent information to director@rowanmuseum.org, or mail to Rowan Museum, Inc., 202 N. Main St., Salisbury, NC 28144 

    Application Deadline: August 28, 2022

    Please contact Amy Pruitt, Interim Director with any questions director@rowanmuseum.org