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North Carolina's first permanent capital comes to life every day because of people like you. Find out what it's like to connect with colonial America's past, and continue that legacy into the future, by joining the team at Tryon Palace. 

Development Manager

Registrar of Collections

Security Guard

 

 

Development Manager

JOB CLASS TITLE: Development Associate
POSITION NUMBER: 60083555
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: Archives & History/Tryon Palace
SALARY RANGE:    $39,632.00 - $63,372.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $39,632-$48,000
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 70
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Craven County
OPENING DATE: 04/03/17
CLOSING DATE: 05/12/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

**This position is posted at recruitment range of $39,632-$48,000 and at
salary grade equivalent 70** 
 
This position will be located at:
Tryon Palace
529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC  28562
 
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 the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

Tryon Palace is known for being North Carolina's first permanent state capitol, but we're remembered for capturing imaginations. Walk in the footsteps of colonial governors, stroll through more than 14 acres of beautifully-sculpted gardens, or travel back in time for an interactive experience that blends the 1830's with 21st Century technologies.

Description of Work:
Professional Development position at Tryon Palace, has direct responsibility for collaborative planning of fundraising goals from private sources for capital campaigns, endowment, annual funds, memberships, sponsorships and planned giving. Direct supervision of two positions.  Provides professional leadership, expertise, guidance and direct support to the Tryon Palace Foundation; for management of gift, prospect and donor records. Initiates, plans and manages a wide variety of fundraising and institutional development projects. Oversees fundraising feasibility studies, strategic plans, and case statements. Organizes the process of fundraising, developing prospects, cultivating donors, soliciting financial gifts and donor stewardship. Uses professional methods to achieve fundraising goals through direct contact with private sources. Provides regular public programs to support public outreach and fundraising. Works collaboratively with Executive Director, Foundation President and Commission Chairman.
 
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. **
 
Qualified candidates must possess:
Working knowledge and experience of effective fundraising techniques and procedures, such as Capital Campaigns, Endowments, Annual Funds, Memberships, Sponsorships or Planned Giving.
Thorough knowledge of presentation equipment and PowerPoint.
Ability to initiate, plan, organize and follow-up on fundraising projects.
Must have the ability to target potential statewide funding sources and federal sources.
Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to express ideas clearly and persuasively in writing and speaking.
A valid NC driver's license is needed.
Management Preference (But not required):
An established career professional with demonstrated success and expertise working with capital fundraising, planned giving, annual giving, membership, sponsorships and grants.
Knowledge of museum methods and practices.
Leadership of successful fundraising; and
Knowledge of Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge software.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a degree in communications and three years of experience in public relations, communications or fund-raising; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:

To apply for this position, please apply at http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/. In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form.   Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.  Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application.  Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.  Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference.

 

Registrar of Collections

JOB CLASS TITLE: Museum Specialist
POSITION NUMBER: 65010816
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: Archives & History/Historic Sites
SALARY RANGE:    $34,190.00 - $53,063.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $34,190-$34,703
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 66
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Craven County
OPENING DATE: 04/26/17
CLOSING DATE: 05/17/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

This is a reposted vacancy announcement. Previous applicants MUST REAPPLY in order to be considered.

Recruitment Range:  $34,190 - $34,703 
Salary Grade:  66
 
This position will be located at:
Tryon Palace
529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC  28562

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 the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. 

Division Information:
Tryon Palace is known for being North Carolina's first permanent state capitol, but we're remembered for capturing imaginations. Walk in the footsteps of colonial governors, stroll through more than 14 acres of beautifully-sculpted gardens, or travel back in time for an interactive experience that blends the 1830's with 21st Century technologies.

Description of Work:
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as museum registrar.  Core job responsibility is the record keeping for the museum collection of Tryon Palace, which consists of objects from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.  Also includes furnishings, decorative arts, textiles, clothing, books, maps, architectural elements, architectural equipment and archeology.  Tasks include processing new acquisitions, compiling files and records, organizing and updating information about the objects.  The Registrar coordinates all donation and acquisition paperwork, including deposit receipts and deed gifts, and the creation of object files and donor files.  The position is responsible for all steps of processing new acquisitions, including assignment of artifact ID numbers, cataloging, creation of tags and labels, photo documentation, data entry and preparation for object storage or exhibit.  The management of the collection database requires regular updates and the conversion of manual paper records into the electronic format.  All loans, incoming and outgoing are handled by the Registrar.  Position implements annual inventories of all artifacts on exhibit and annual rotating inventories for collections in storage.  Creation of storage plans and maps and reorganization of storage areas will be completed as needed.  The position will have a Monday through Friday work week.  Additional evening, weekends and holidays may be required.

The Registrar is an integral member of the Exhibit Team.  Tasks include collaboration with team on exhibit planning, preparation of objects for exhibit and transport, pre and post condition checks, exhibit strike and installation.  Additional responsibilities of this position are to respond to collections based research requests from staff and the public. Supervise interns and volunteers on collection management related tasks and projects.  Also responsible for budgeting, purchasing and organizing supplies needed for processing and storage of collections.  May need to assist with curatorial and collection management tasks such as packing and moving artifacts between locations.  Assist with annual large scale cleaning in exhibits and historic house period rooms, assist with seasonal furnishing changes in the historic houses and provide assistance to conservation technician and education staff as needed.
Management preference: Knowledge and experience with Re-Discovery and Proficio.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:

Must have immense degree of accuracy in assigning correct numbers and marking objects and records with the corresponding number is essential for work in the Collection.
Must have ability to use computers and have an understanding of databases, particularly collection management software systems.
Must have knowledge of standard museum object nomenclature and numbering systems as well as standard practices in collection management and artifact registration.
Must have ability to conduct basic research on historical objects for cataloging and object file information.
Ability to interact with staff members at Tryon Palace and the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, professional colleagues in the field and the general public.
Must be self-motivated and self-directed and focuses on moving the organization forward and serving the public good strengthening its collection and management practices.
This position requires a wide variety of physical activity; assist in packing and moving artifacts; Must be able to lift at least 35 lbs, and climb ladders.
Must have the ability to drive company van to transport artifacts and knowledge of basic tools (level, box cutter, hammer and screwdriver).
Demonstrated knowledge of basic artifact storage requirements including environmental concerns and appropriate storage materials, and safe artifact handling.
Must have knowledge of North Carolina history and material culture.
Familiarity, and preferred experience, with AAM accreditation, procedures, deaccessioning, comprehensive collection inventory, and storage moves.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a major in history, art/history, museology, or closely related field and one year of experience in progressively responsible museum work in specific area assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum Education and Experience for Trainee Appointment: Graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a major in history, art/history,museology, or closely related field; 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).
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: 
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone:  919-807-7373

To apply for this position, please apply at http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/. In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form.   Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.  Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application.  Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.  Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference.

 

Security Guard

Salary Range: $7.25 per hour
Hiring Range: $7.25 per hour
Department: Department of Cultural Resources
Division:  Archives & History
Type of Appointment:  Temporary Part-time
Location:  New Bern, NC
Posting Date: 5/2/17
Closing Date: 6/9/17
Number of Positions: 1

Description of Work:

Temporary employees at Tryon Palace work an average of 29 hours or less and are temporary employees (i.e., without benefits) of the State of North Carolina with starting pay at minimum wage.

How to Apply:

Pick up an application at the North Carolina History Center Ticket Desk at 529 South Front Street in New Bern, NC or at the Tryon Palace Waystation Ticket Desk on George Street, New Bern, NC and return completed application to either Ticket Desk to the attention of Laurie Bowles, Human Resources Coordinator. Or you can mail the completed application to: Tryon Palace Attention: Laurie Bowles-Human Resources Coordinator, 529 South Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562.

This Security Guard will work at Tryon Palace on a temporary (without benefits) part-time basis.  Schedule may vary, dependent on department needs, schedules and deadlines.  Duties include, but are not limited to performing protective, security and public contact work in the operation of Tryon Palace. This position will be responsible for patrolling facilities, for protecting life and property against fire, damage and theft. Tryon Palace is open to the public seven days a week, 360 days a year and in addition to its normal operations, there are special event and programs that occur during evenings and weekends. This position would also monitor control areas containing closed circuit television panels (CCTV), card reader access system and fire/intrusion alarm panels. Guards are responsible for manning the entrance gates, patrolling the site and facilitating pedestrian and vehicular traffic on site. 

Training & Experience Requirements:

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED.