Friday, August 8, 2014

Job Posting- Orange County NC

Museum Coordinator – Part Time
Orange County Historical Museum
The Orange County Historical Museum is seeking a part-time Museum Coordinator to work approximately 15 hours per week, Wednesday – Friday and on occasion to work evenings and weekends.  Compensation:  $8.25 per hour
The Museum Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that daily Museum operations tasks are completed. These include opening the Museum, greeting and providing visitor services, ensuring the Museum is clean, answering visitor and researcher inquiries, facilitating gift shop sales and closing the Museum. The Museum Coordinator works to recruit, schedule, train and oversee volunteers to complete Museum projects and maintain daily Museum operations. The Museum Coordinator works with the Executive Director and committees to coordinate details for special events and public programming. The Museum Coordinator assists the Executive Director in creating, updating and maintaining Museum publicity, marketing, and social media efforts.
Preference will be given to candidates who have a B.A. or higher in History, Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, American Studies, or a related field.  Past experience managing/scheduling people, customer service and marketing experience a plus.  To be successful in this position the candidate should be self-motivated, organized,  possess excellent communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and social networking sites, and should have a working knowledge of American social and cultural history.  Knowledge of PastPerfect and LittleGreenLight or other types of database software a plus.  A successful candidate for this position must be comfortable and enjoy interacting with the public and speaking to small and large groups.
The Orange County Historical Museum, located in Hillsborough, NC, enlightens and engages its community and visitors from around the world by preserving and interpreting the history of Hillsborough and Orange County. The Museum houses and displays unique Orange County artifacts and documents, provides hands-on history programs for children, and offers a variety of events and exhibits. To learn more about the Museum, visit our site at and our blog,
To be considered for this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Brandie Fields at  Email questions to

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