Education Coordinator – Gregg Museum of Art & Design, NC State University

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The Gregg Museum of Art & Design is the collecting art museum of NC State University. It is one of the six primary units of Arts NC State within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. The Gregg’s holdings reflect the wide-ranging curricula of the university, with a permanent collection of more than 54,000 objects, including crafts, applied and decorative arts, industrial design, architectural drawings and works on paper, photography, ceramics, paintings, sculptures, textiles, clothing, furniture, archaeological artifacts, tribal and ethnographic objects, and works by self-taught artists. In addition to maintaining and making available this major resource for the purposes of research and teaching, the museum presents six to eight exhibitions each year, accompanied by exciting performances, activities, and educational programs, all with zero admission fees. The Gregg inspires creativity, innovation, and the expression of ideas by making its collections and activities freely accessible to the university community, and to the public.

Position Overview

The Education Coordinator will work with the Curator of Education to support the educational goals of the museum. This position will be responsible for helping to identify opportunities to supplement the University’s courses through exhibitions and objects from the collection, in addition to exploring the development of K-12 initiatives. The Education Coordinator will assist with managing a weekly program series as well as scheduling and leading tours for the community, NC State classes, and K-12 groups. This position will assist in researching objects from the permanent collections for lesson plans, social media posts, and educational content that will appear on the Gregg Museum’s website and YouTube channel.


Work with the Curator of Education to implement museum programs including management and set up as needed; as well as schedule, develop, and lead virtual and in-person tours.

Develop a K-12 program initiative by creating lesson plans, customizing age-appropriate tours, and connecting with K-12 instructors in the area.

Assist with NC State faculty outreach, and coordinate work with teachers to answer questions and provide other resources. Work with the Curator of Education to engage with professors, teachers, and community groups to encourage and facilitate use of the museum’s exhibitions, programs, and offerings.

Work with Visitor Services staff to write, design, print, and assemble Family guides and ADA gallery guides for exhibitions and installations.

Create and coordinate digital assets including photos, videos, social media content, and virtual tours of the museum’s exhibitions, programs, and collections. Film and Edit videos for YouTube. Coordinate with outside contractors and other departments when particular specialized skills or equipment are needed.

Assist with administrative duties including artist payments and honorariums.

It Time Limited

If Yes, Appointment Length

11 months

Department Information

Job City & State

Raleigh, North Carolina


Gregg Museum of Art & Design

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Temporary-Professional Non-Faculty

Working Title

Education Coordinator

Requirements and Preferences

Work Schedule

M-F 9am-5pm, Thursday evening programs and occasional weekend hours as needed.

Minimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment or equivalent combination of training experience in a museum (1-3 years).

Department Required Skills

Ability to work independently and take initiative.

Public speaking skills and ability to create and lead tours for a wide range of groups.

Strong management skills to oversee educational evening programs and introduce speakers as needed.

Familiarity with tech equipment, video editing, and social media.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

3-5 years working in Education at a Museum

Required License or Certification


Valid NC Driver’s License Required?

Commercial Driver’s License Required?


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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

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Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Supplemental Questions:

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you developed or lead a tour for K-12 students, College classes, Community groups or Retirement homes? If so, explain these types of programs that were implemented.(Open Ended Question)
  2. * Have you ever managed a public program from start to finish? If so, please give a few examples.(Open Ended Question)
  3. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    1. NCSU Website
    1. Job Alert (automated email from our system)
    1. NCSU Executive Search Services
    1. Other Online Job Board
    1. Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    1. Job / Career Fair
    1. The Chronicle of Higher Education
    1. Professional Journal
    1. Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    1. Radio / Television Advertisement
    1. Professional Organization
    1. Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    1. Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    1. NCSU Employee Referral
    1. Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    1. Other
  4. If you learned about this vacancy from “other source” or “other website”, please provide the source.(Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References

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