Atsila Anotasgi Cultural Specialist

Job Summary:

The Atsila Anotasgi Cultural Specialist will enhance the visitor experience and provide cultural programming at the Museum. They will share Cherokee history and culture, and also demonstrate various Cherokee artforms. 


  • Present cultural programs for Museum visitors on-site, programs for Cherokee Experience groups at the Museum, and programs throughout the area.
  • Lead group tours at the Museum.
  • Share information about Cherokee history and culture in structured programs, informally with visitors, and at special events.
  • Demonstrate various Cherokee art forms throughout the Museum, and in Cherokee when assigned.
  • Research Cherokee history, culture, and craft.
  • Follow the Atsila Anotasgi dress code and abide by the assigned clothing schedule.
  • Be courteous and helpful at all times with the public. 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • A demonstrated commitment to preserve and protect the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokees. 
  • Experience in and commitment to working in a team-oriented environment. 
  • Proactive, warm, welcoming, and professional with the public.
  • Ability to speak publicly.
  • Outstanding customer service that is a warm, welcoming, and professional presence with the public.
  • Must be able to work on early evenings and weekends.

Education and Experience:

Knowledge of Cherokee history and culture is required, and will be supplemented with training. 

One-week new hire training is required.

Knowledge of Cherokee crafts, or willingness to learn, is necessary.


This is a part-time position. The compensation begins at $12/hour.  

To Apply:

Please submit MCI Application Form and upload here or bring to Museum Box Office. This position is open until filled.

Job Category: Museum Education
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Cherokee NC

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