Donate to Hurricane Recovery

Professional Advancement

Woman gives presentation

Explore available professional advancement opportunities for cultural heritage practitioners. These opportunities range from conferences to workshops, and more! 

Statewide Opportunities

NC Arts Council

Seeks Public Art and SmART Initiative Director

The main responsibility of the position is to manage the SmART Initiative, created to demonstrate how the arts revitalize downtowns and fuel sustainable economic development. The selected candidate will also oversee the state's public art collection and 1-2 additional public art related projects

Application deadline: October 15, 2018. Details.

Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice 

Seeks Programming and Fundraising Assistant

The Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice is looking for a part-time (20hr/week) team member interested in working to lift up the vision and legacy of activist, scholar, feminist, poet, and priest Pauli Murray. The team member will provide fundraising and programming support and perform tasks related to office administration. Work will be completed both remotely and in the offices of Pauli Murray Project at the Duke Human Rights Center/FHI at Smith Warehouse near Duke’s East Campus. 

Application deadline: October 15, 2018. Review job posting here or at the bottom of this page. 

High Point Museum

Seeks Museum Education Curator

Candidate will be responsible for administering museum education programs at the High Point Museum

Application deadline: October 12, 2018. Details.

National and Regional Opportunities

Association of African American Museums 

Seeks Executive Director

Candidate will serve as the chief administrative officer for AAAM. 

Application deadline: October 19. 2018. Details

Jekyll Island Management Institute

Applications being accepted

The Jekyll Island Management Institute (JIMI) seeks to provide affordable leadership and management training to museum professionals. This annual Institute provides an eight-day, total immersion environment for professionals to learn more about general administration and operations. JIMI gives administrators the key resources to gain confidence in pursuing leadership roles and having a greater impact on their institutions. JIMI offers opportunities for participants to learn management skills through presentations, small group discussions, projects and participatory exercises. Participants als discover their management styles through self-tests and activities, group project assignments and presentations.

Learn more about JIMI.

Professionals who are members (individual or institutional) of the Association of African American Museums (AAAM) may be considered for the John Kinard Scholarship Fund. Funding covers JIMI tuition and travel expenses.

JIMI Application deadline: October 21, 2018.

The Great Migration Home Movie Project

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (Washington, DC) is digitizing home movies for free! Learn more about the project.  

Have an opportunity to share? Email us.