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.


In support of the organization’s business objectives and communications strategy, the Marketing Communications Specialist develops, executes and measures externally focused marketing communications activities supporting the museum’s marketing communications, digital, e-commerce and social media programs. The Specialist collaborates with internal/external stakeholders to communicate timely information about the organization, promote its brand, build and maintain key relationships, share the organization’s brand story and handles the dissemination of approved information.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume, (3) three writing samples, Example of Social Media or PR campaign to cdyson@civilrightsmuseum.org BY JULY 30, 2021.


Program Assistant

The Program Assistant is responsible for clerical, logistical, and administrative support to the Interpretation, Collections & Education department, Director of Interpretation, Collections & Education, museum programming, and special events. This position reports to and works under the general direction of the Director of Interpretation, Collections, and Education.  

To apply, submit cover letter, resume or CV to ntrent@civilrightsmuseum.org BY August 1, 2021.


Lead Guest Services Representative

The Lead Guest Services Representative is responsible for assisting the Guest Services Manager with supervising guest services staff and cash control. He/she assists the Guest Services Manager with the daily support of guest services and box office operation at the Museum, including scheduling, supervision, and the daily operations. This position demonstrates the ability to independently ensure the optimal operation of the guest services and box office department in the absence of the manager (to include weekends when applicable.) He/she assists the Guest Services Manager in the subordinate staff training and disciplinary process.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to DHUBBARD-SMITH@CIVILRIGHTSMUSEUM.ORG by July 30, 2021.


Guest Services Representative

The Guest Services Representative ensures all assigned position areas within the Museum exhibit halls are covered. The position explains permanent and circulating exhibits to guests, and becomes an expert on the Museum and the Civil Rights era. The Guest Services Rep is responsible for greeting guests at the front door and Admissions and provides exceptional guest services, achieving organizational sales and service goals.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to DHUBBARD-SMITH@CIVILRIGHTSMUSEUM.ORG by August 31, 2021.


Retail Sales Associate

The Museum Store Sales Associate (SA) is the face of the store providing excellent customer service, while consistently contributing to the store’s sales goals and customer satisfaction. The SA stays up-to-date on store merchandise and helps to maintain the high standards of visual appearance of the store. The SA has a positive attitude, good work ethic, and works well on a team.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to dnutt@civilrightsmuseum.org by August 31, 2021.