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Recent Job Postings

January 22, 2020

MNHS

Program Associate - History Center

Project Manager I - History Center

LOCAL

Collections Inventory Assistant
Hormel Historic Home, Austin, seeks a Collections Inventory Assistant to perform and complete inventory of their collection objects.

Librarian
Hennepin County - Minneapolis, seeks a Librarian.

Director of Business Development
Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, seeks a Director of Business Development.

Director of Finance
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, seeks a Director of Finance.

Director of Institutional Philanthropy
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, seeks a Director of Institutional Philanthropy.

Exhibit Maintenance Manager
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, seeks an Exhibit Maintenance Manager.

Library Associate for Access Services
St. Olaf College - Northfield, seeks a Library Associate for Access Services.

Request for Qualifications
Cannon Falls Area Historical Society & Museum‎, Cannon Falls, seeks a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Researching the History of Mineral Springs Sanatorium.

REGIONAL

Exhibit and A/V Technician
Putnam Museum and Science Center, Davenport, IA, seeks an Exhibit and A/V Technician.

Executive Director
Milwaukee Preservation Alliance, Milwaukee, WI, seeks an Executive Director.

Curator
Studebaker National Museum, South Bend, IN, seeks a Curator.

Director of Programs
Historic Madison, Inc., Madison IN, seeks a Director of Programs.

Conservator
Missouri Secretary of State - Local Records Program, Jefferson City, MO, seeks a Conservator and an Administrative Archivist.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Administrative Research intern
Public Art Saint Paul, St. Paul, seeks an Administrative Research Intern.

Historic Costume Collection Intern
Winnetka Historical Society, Winnetka, IL, seeks a Historic Costume Collection Intern.

Historic Sites' Internship in Central Illinois
Macon County Conservation District, Decatur, IL, seeks an Intern. Deadline: March 5, 2020

January 15, 2020

MNHS

Sales Assistant I- Split Rock Lighthouse

Site Guide (40 hours per week) - Split Rock Lighthouse

Site Guide (varied 3-5 days/week) - Split Rock Lighthouse

Maintenance Assistant - Metro Area Historic Properties

LOCAL

Curator/Assistant
Rice County Historical Society, Faribault MN, seeks a Curator/Assistant to the Executive Director.

RFP: HVAC Renovation
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN, is requesting Qualified Providers to submit proposals for replacement and expansion of the HVAC system at the Stans Museum.

Historic Interpreter
Edina Historical Society, Edina, MN, seeks a Historic Interpreter

Educator
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Educator.

Cataloging and Processing Archivist
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, seeks a Cataloging and Processing Archivist.

Resubmission - Exhibit Designer
Brown County Historical Society, New Ulm, MN, seeks an Exhibit Designer to design and fabricate the "Early Brown County" exhibit for the first floor of their museum.

Collections Assistants
Brown County Historical Society, New Ulm, MN, seeks two contract Collections Assistants to inventory a portion of the textile collection.

REGIONAL

Museum Archives Aide
Salvation Army Central Territory Museum, Hoffman Estates, IL, seeks a Museum Archives Aide.

Manager of Public Programs & Special Projects
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Skokie, IL, seeks a Manager of Public Programs & Special Projects.

Curator 1, Anthropology
Illinois State Museum Dickson Mounds, Lewistown, IL, seeks a Curator 1, Anthropology.

Senior Manager of Programs 
Conner Prairie, Fishers, IN, seeks a Senior Manager of Programs.

Archivist
Indiana State Archives, Indianapolis, IN, seeks an Archivist.

Site Manager
History Nebraska, Fort Robinson State Historical Site, Crawford, NE, seeks a Site Manager.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Historic Sites’ Internship
Macon County Conservation District, Homestead Prairie Farm, Decatur, IL, seeks an Intern.

January 8, 2020

MNHS

Director, Inclusion & Community Engagement - History Center

Lead Museum Guide - Mille Lacs Indian Museum

Interpreter I - Split Rock Lighthouse

Interpreter III, Lead - Historic Forestville

Maintenance Assistant - Metro Area Historic Properties

Staffing & Employee Relations Manager - History Center

LOCAL

Dance Troupe Manager
Somali Museum of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Dance Troupe Manager to assist with dance troupe practices, maintain costumes, and assist at events.  

Exhibit Developer
Split Rock Studios, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Exhibit Developer.

Group Sales & Reservations Coordinator
Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Group Sales & Reservations Coordinator.

Collections Assistant
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Collections Assistant.

Two Contract Curatorial Assistants
Edina Historical Society, Edina, MN, seeks two Contract Curatorial Assistants

Paleontology Lab Manager
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Paleontology Lab Manager.

Senior Financial Analyst
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Senior Financial Analyst.

REGIONAL

Exhibits Technician
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque, IA, seeks an Exhibits Technician.

Curator
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, seeks a Curator.

Collections Manager/Registrar
Grinnell College Museum of Art, Grinnell, IA, seeks a Collections Manager/Registrar.

Chief Program Officer
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks a Chief Program Officer.

Executive Director
Ephraim Historical Foundation, Ephraim, WI, seeks an Executive Director.

Collections Technician
Obama Foundation, Chicago, IL, seeks a Collections Technician.

Program Manager/Archivist
Black Metropolis Research Consortium at the University of Chicago Library, Chicago, IL, seeks a Program Manager/Archivist.

Exhibit Fabricator/Carpenter
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, seeks an Exhibit Fabricator/Carpenter.

Historic Agricultural Specialist
Wood County Park District, Bowling Green, OH, seeks a Historic Agricultural Specialist.

Director of Education
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks a Director of Education.

December 18, 2019

MNHS

Site Guide - Snake River Fur Post

Interpreter II - Mill City Museum

Reference Assistant II - History Center

Sales Assistant I - Split Rock Lighthouse

Museum Educator - History Center

LOCAL

Exhibit Designer
Brown County Historical Society, New Ulm, MN, seeks an Exhibit Designer to design and fabricate the "Early Brown County" exhibit for the first floor of their museum.

Collections Manager/Museum Operations Assistant
Northfield Historical Society, Northfield, MN, seeks a Collections Manager/Museum Operations Assistant.

Corps Members
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps, Duluth, MN, seeks Corps Members.

Operations Manager
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Operations Manager at the Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center.

Program Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Program Specialist for their STEM Education team. 

Development Associate
Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Development Associate.

Technical Assistant
Catherine G. Murphy Gallery - St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Technical Assistant

REGIONAL

Grants and Development Coordinator
Shelby County Historical Museum, Harlan, IA, seeks a Grants and Development Coordinator. Deadline: January 3, 2020. 

Operations Manager
Ellwood House Association, DeKalb, IL, seeks an Operations Manager.

Museum and Library Specialist
Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, Schaumburg, IL, seeks a Museum and Library Specialist.

Head of Paper Conservation
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, seeks a Head of Paper Conservation.

Assistant, Exhibition Design
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN, seeks an Assistant, Exhibition Design.

Evaluation Specialist
Conner Prairie, Fishers, IN, seeks an Evaluation Specialist.

Archives Assistant
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Bloomfield Hills, MI, seeks an Archives Assistant.

Development and Grants Manager
Cleveland Restoration Society, Cleveland, OH, seeks a Development and Grants Manager.

Executive Director
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, NE, seeks an Executive Director.

December 18, 2019

MNHS

Museum Guide - Mille Lacs Indian Museum

LOCAL

Library Communication Manager
Hennepin County Library, Minnetonka, MN seeks a Library Communication Manager.

Native American Fellowship
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, is offering a Native American Fellowship

Paleontology Lab Manager
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Paleontology Lab Manager.

Museum Experiences Project Leader
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Museum Experiences Project Leader.

REGIONAL

Community Arts Program Director
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, seeks a Community Arts Program Director.

Humanities Curator
Mid-America Arts Alliance, Kansas City, MO, seeks a Humanities Curator.

Operations Director
The Rabbit hOle, North Kansas City, MO, seeks an Operations Director.

Interpretation Manager & Volunteer Coordinator
Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Wheaton, IL, seeks an Interpretation Manager & Volunteer Coordinator at their Robert R. McCormick House.

Director of Engagement & Curator, Sangamon Experience; and Director, Center for Lincoln Studies
University of Illinois, Springfield, IL, seeks a Director of Engagement & Curator, Sangamon Experience; and Director, Center for Lincoln Studies.

Advancement Director
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, seeks an Advancement Director.

Archivist
Department of the Air Force - Air Combat Command, Offutt AFB, NE, seeks an Archivist.

November 20, 2019

MNHS

Infrastructure Support Technician III - History Center

LOCAL

Project Assistant
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Project Assistant.

Historic Interpreter
Edina Historical Society, Edina, MN, seeks a Historic Interpreter.

Librarian for Conservation and Preservation
Carleton College, Northfield, MN, seeks a Librarian for Conservation and Preservation.

Library Associate for Access Services
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, seeks a Library Associate for Access Services.

REGIONAL

Executive Director
History Center of Washington County, West Bend, WI, seeks an Executive Director.

Curator
Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit, WI, seeks a Curator.

Agricultural Programs Interpreter
Living History Farms, Urbandale, IA, seeks an Agricultural Programs Interpreter.

Executive Director
Fort Meigs Historic Site, Perrysburg, OH, seeks an Executive Director

Objects Preservation Administrator
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks an Objects Preservation Administrator.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Board of Trustees
Dakota County Historical Society, South St. Paul, MN, seeks applicants interested in joining the organization’s Board of Trustees. Deadline: December 13, 2019.

Internships
Hennepin County Library has internship positions in Cedar Youth Leadership Group; Archives and Digitization; Preservation.

Internship, Special Collections
Oak Park Public Library, Oak Park, IL, seeks Interns to provide additional support to Special Collections staff.

November 13, 2019

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Interpreter I - MN History Center. Deadline: November 13, 2019.

Benefits Assistant - MN History Center. Deadline: November 23, 2019.

Head of Archaeology - MN History Center. Deadline: December 3, 2019.  

Research Historian  - MN History Center. Deadline: December 13, 2019.

LOCAL

Executive Director
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna, MN, seeks an Executive Director.

City Records Manager
City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a City Records Manager.

REGIONAL

Historical Program Specialist
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, Des Moines, IA, seeks a Historical Program Specialist.

Museum Educator
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Museum Educator.

Director, Southwest Field Office
Indiana Landmark, Evansville, IN, seeks a Director for their Southwest Field Office.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Internships
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, has multiple Intern opportunities.​

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