Historical Publications Editor - North Carolina Museum of History

  • 07 Jul 2021 2:39 PM
    Message # 10735509

    Historical Publications Editor


    $39,611.00 - $67,060.00 Annually


    Wake County, NC

    Job Type

    Permanent Full-Time


    Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources

    Job Number

    21-06289 MOH60084004


    7/30/2021 5:00 PM Eastern


    Museum of History

    Work Location


    Position Number


    Recruitment Range

    $39,611 - $42,987

    Description of Work

    Historical Publications Editor description image

    Salary Grade:  GN10

    Recruitment Salary:  $39,611 - $42,987

    This position will be located at:

    North Carolina Museum of History

    5 East Edenton Street

    Raleigh, NC 27601


    Learn about the Division: https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org/

    Learn about our employee perks/benefits: https://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/benefits 

    Primary Purpose of the Position:

    Do you appreciate history? Are you highly experienced in writing and editing? Come join our team!!

    The North Carolina Museum of History is looking for a Historical Publications Editor that will provide editorial services for the Museum of History staff to include substantive reviews, copyedits, and proofing of materials. This position will also manage the production of two publications from development to print/posting: the museum magazine Circa, which is published twice a year, and the Program Calendar, which is normally printed every two months. This position will also serve as the editor for the museum’s website and for social media platforms. In addition, this position will edit materials, as needed, for the regional museums and the NC Museum of History Associates support group and the NC Museum of History Foundation. The Historical Publications Editor facilitates meetings and prioritizes projects. The Historical Publications Editor is detail oriented and organized and communicates and writes effectively.  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

    To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form.


    Qualified candidates must have or be able to do: 

    • Demonstrated experience in evaluating, editing, and proofreading materials. 
    • Demonstrated experience using style manuals, preferably the Chicago Manual of Style, and grammar books.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement project timelines and meet deadlines.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of North Carolina history.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of museum interpretive philosophy.
    • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite software.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of desktop publishing programs, such as InDesign.
    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

    Master's degree in English, journalism, history, or related field from an appropriately accredited institution; or

    Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, history, or related field from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in a profession requiring research and/or editing as a major job skill; 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, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), disability, National Guard or veteran status, 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.
    Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.
    Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. To receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the "Work Experience" section of the application, to support your answers.

    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.
    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).
    N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
    Division of Human Resources
    109 E. Jones St., Raleigh NC 27601
    Phone:  919-814-6670
    Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.

    AgencyState of North Carolina

    AddressNOTE: Apply to the department listed on posting

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, North Carolina, State Government


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