Employment Opportunities

By working at the National Civil Rights Museum, you can support the museum’s mission to share the inspiring lessons that have come from the American Civil Rights Movement.

CHIEF Development Officer

The Chief Development Officer is responsible for the asset development efforts directs, all donor and financial support including membership, grants, donor relations, major donor development, strategic fund sourcing, capital and expansion programs, endowment, planned giving, and the planning and supervision of special fund-raising events. The Chief Development Officer is also responsible for the development of new funds by identifying new donors and intermediaries for the purpose of securing outright and planned gifts and formulates strategies and programs for growing philanthropy and investment. The position is responsible for writing grant proposals and submitting reports to funders, foundations and corporations.


To apply, submit cover letter, resume or CV BY October 1, 2021.

No phone calls please. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.



The National Civil Rights provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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