Employment Opportunities

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The International Civil Rights Center & Museum has continually ranked as the Greensboro area’s No. 1 visitor attraction on TripAdvisor.com for 11 years. 

As a teaching landmark and one of the top sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, the Civil Rights Museum seeks well-informed, curious, and affirmative-minded persons with a passion for personal communications and congenial relations with both co-workers and customers.

Current Employment Opportunities:
- Tour Associate

Current Employment Opportunities

Tour Associates

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum seeks a diverse staff of professional interpreters for public tour presentations in our acclaimed Galleries portraying the story of the Civil Rights Movement. We are looking for tour guides who have the skills to bring an authorized, historically authentic, curated script to life, with a background of knowledge to engage visitors’ questions and conversations, and with the critical judgment and creative instincts to develop our offerings further. The Museum will offer formal, paid professional development to prepare such new part-time employees specifically for this key role in the organization’s expanding national and international appeal to people seeking to understand the long and continuing human struggle for civic belonging, equal status, and human dignity. On-site tours take place in the restored F.W. Woolworth’s landmark where the Sit-In Movement began in 1960, and we also offer interactive online tours.

For 13 years, the Civil Rights Museum has continuously ranked as the Greensboro area’s No. 1 visitor attraction on TripAdvisor.com. To maintain and enhance the quality of our educational work, are looking for well-informed, curious, and affirmative-minded persons with a passion for personal communication.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Salary: $15.00 - $25.00 per hour

• Dental insurance
• Employee discount
• Flexible schedule
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Professional development assistance
• Vision insurance

• 4 hour shift
• 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:
Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations: All staff and guests are required to wear a mask while in the Museum. We are unable to open our windows to get natural air, so this helps us to protect the health of our staff and guests.

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Greensboro, NC 27401: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

• Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution

• Teaching: 4 years (Preferred)
• Presentation skills: 3 years (Preferred)
• Guest services: 1 year (Required)

• French, Spanish, (Preferred)

Shift availability:
• Day Shift (Required), Rotating Weekends

Minimum qualifications includes: bachelor’s degree in any of a broad range of subjects, including but not limited to history or education; a strong sense of collegiality and sharing of responsibilities; open-mindedness toward those you might disagree with, while maintaining sturdy principles regarding human rights and full minority participation. Teaching experience in any of a wide variety of venues, formal or informal, is preferred. Minimum 2-page résumé , Three professional references with a Cover Letter submitted to:

John L. Swaine, CEO,
International Civil Rights Center & Museum,
134 South Elm Street,
Greensboro, NC 27401
[email protected]