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.


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.

Retail lead stock associate

The Retail Lead Stock Associate reports to the Retail Manager. He or she is responsible for managing merchandise control for the Lorraine and Legacy museum stores and is responsible for the flow of merchandise from a central point of delivery to the museum sales floor.  This position is responsible for receiving, unpacking, processing, organizing, storing, packaging and labeling merchandise. 


To apply, submit cover letter and resume to dnutt@civilrightsmuseum.org.


Senior Development Officer

Within the framework of the NCRM Strategic Goals, the Sr. Development Officer will work to create, build, and sustain diverse relationships with assigned constituencies in TN and beyond the State with the goal of sustaining the NCRM in the present and future. The position is expected to have an in-depth knowledge of NCRM, its strategic plan, programming, and operations. The position is expected to have in-depth knowledge of fundraising, the assigned donor constituencies and alignment with institutional priorities and opportunities with donor philanthropy goals. The Sr. Development Officer will continually look to build new donor partnerships and deepen existing relationships keeping in mind the need to diversify and expand the Museum’s funding base, and the essential growth of the donor base (in terms of numbers and revenue generated). While concentrating on the position’s primary responsibilities, it is expected that the Development Team will work together to achieve Institutional and Departmental goals.


To apply, submit cover letter and resume to bsakauye@civilrightsmuseum.org.