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.

Exhibition Designer/Preparator

The Exhibition Designer/Preparator is responsible for the maintenance of the museum’s permanent and changing exhibitions as well as the design, planning, creation, and production of exhibitions in the museum’s traditional and nontraditional spaces in both onsite and offsite.  The Exhibition Designer/Preparator collaborates with the Operations Department in the execution of maintenance and cleaning in the museum’s exhibition and historic spaces. This position manages all vendors and contractors conducting repairs within the exhibition space, and facilitates the request for quote process.  They also work closely with the Collections Manager/Registrar on the overall conditions of the permanent exhibitions, incoming loans, and traveling exhibitions. Designer/Preparator is a key member of the Interpretation, Collections, and Education team. They are expected to contribute to the development of projects, programs, and exhibitions.  Click below for detailed job description.


To apply, submit resume, cover letter and exhibition design portfolio (PDF or link) to ntrent@civilrightsmuseum.org.

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.