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Recent Job Postings

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.

November 6, 2019

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Project Manager III - MN History Center

Social Media Associate - MN History Center

LOCAL

Library Associate
Anoka County Library System, Blaine, MN, seeks a Library Associate.

Development Manager
The Works Museum, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Development Manager.

Grant and Prospect Research Coordinator
The Works Museum, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Grant and Prospect Research Coordinator.

Senior Graphic Designer
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Senior Graphic Designer.

REGIONAL

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

Director
State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismark, ND, seeks a Director

Director of Volunteers and Heritage Experiences
Indiana Landmarks, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Director of Volunteers and Heritage Experiences.

Executive Director
Shaker Historical Society, Shaker Heights, OH, seeks an Executive Director.

Local History Librarian
Greene County Public Library, Xenia, OH, seeks a Local History Librarian.

Museum Curator
National Park Service, Calumet, MI, seeks a Museum Curator for Keweenaw History Center.

October 30, 2019

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Design Reviewer Deadline: November 12, 2019. 

MNopedia Research/Writing Intern.

MNopedia Research/Writing Intern for the MN Author Biographies Re-purposing Project.

Oral History Intern.

Multimedia Intern.

LOCAL

Art & Adult Programs Coordinator
Bell Museum, St Paul, MN, seeks an Art & Adult Programs Coordinator.

Experience Developer 1
Science Museum of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, seeks an Experience Developer 1.

Historical Society Manager
City of Plymouth, Plymouth, MN, seeks a Historical Society Manager.

Curriculum Writer
Prospect House Museum, Battle Lake, MN, seeks a Curriculum Writer.

REGIONAL

Development Manager
Chippewa Valley Museum, Eau Claire, WI, seeks a Development Manager.

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

Historic Preservation Specialist
Rosin Preservation, Kansas City, MO, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist. Deadline: November 11, 2019.

Executive Director
Downtown Wheaton Association, Wheaton, IL, seeks an Executive Director.

October 23, 2019

LOCAL

Alliance Coordinator
Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums, seeks an Alliance Coordinator.

Marketing & Membership Coordinator
Dakota County Historical Society, South St. Paul, MN, seeks a Marketing & Membership Coordinator.

Bookkeeper
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota, Mankato, MN, seeks a Bookkeeper.

Senior Manager of Education and Public Programs
Bell Museum, St Paul, MN, seeks a Senior Manager of Education and Public Programs.

Media Asset Librarian (Supervisor)
Mayo Clinic-Media Support Services, Rochester, MN, seeks a Media Asset Librarian (Supervisor).

REGIONAL

Curator/Collections Manager
The History Center, Cedar Rapids, IA, seeks a Curator/Collections Manager.

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

Director
South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD, seeks a Director.

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

Collections Manager
First Division Museum, Wheaton, IL, seeks a Collections Manager.

Government & Community Vitality Extension Educator
Michigan State University Extension, Kalamazoo, MI, seeks a Government & Community Vitality Extension Educator. Deadline: November 11, 2019.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

State Museum of History Associate Director
North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, NC, seeks a State Museum of History Associate Director.

Membership & Office Coordinator
American Association for State and Local History, Nashville, TN, seeks a Membership & Office Coordinator.

Division Administrator-Museum and History
Nevada Museums & History, Carson City, NV, seeks a Division Administrator-Museum and History.

Archivist
Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre, Peace River, AB, seeks an Archivist.

Curatorial Assistant
Mennonite Heritage Village, Steinbach, MB, seeks a Curatorial Assistant.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Public History Graduate Internship (Spring 2020)
Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL, is offering a Public History Graduate Internship.  

October 16, 2019

LOCAL

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

Director of Visitor Relations
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Director of Visitor Relations.

Interim Marketing & Communications Director
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Interim Marketing & Communications Director

Staff Accountant
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Staff Accountant.

REGIONAL

Executive Director
Historic Valley Junction Foundation, West Des Moines, IA, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: October 21, 2019.  

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

Film Preservationist
Missouri Historical Society, St Louis, MO, seeks a Film Preservationist.

Manager of Facilitation
Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL, seeks a Manager of Facilitation.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Project Manager
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, seeks a Project Manager.

Curator
Canadian Museum of Architecture, Toronto, ON, seeks curatorial services on a contract basis. Deadline: October 31, 2019.

Langley Centennial Museum
Langley Centennial Museum, Fort Langley, BC, seeks a Cultural Services Manager. Deadline: November 11, 2019.

October 9, 2019

LOCAL

Writers
The Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC) and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council (MIAC),St. Paul, MN, are seeking up to four writers for a series of third-grade level books highlighting the history and experiences of individual Dakota and Ojibwe people: leaders, healers, culture-keepers, and other notable figures.  

Administrative Assistant
Charles E. Gagnon Museum and Sculpture Garden, Rochester, MN, seeks an Administrative Assistant.

Experience Designer I
Science Museum of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, seeks an Experience Designer I.

Executive Assistant
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Executive Assistant.

Chief Guard
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Chief Guard.

REGIONAL

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

McLean County Museum of History
McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL, seeks a Registrar.

Director of Curatorial & Exhibits
Naper Settlement, Naperville, IL, seeks a Director of Curatorial & Exhibits.

Archives Technician
National Archives and Records Administration, Federal Records Centers Program, Dayton, OH, seeks an Archives Technician.

Manager of Museum Collections
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, seeks a Manager of Museum Collections.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Compliance Archaeologist
Utah State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), Salt Lake City, UT, seeks a Compliance Archaeologist.

Executive Director/Curator
Aurora Historical Society, Aurora, ON, seeks an Executive Director/Curator.

Research Data Management Specialist
McGill University, Montreal, QC, seeks a Research Data Management Specialist.

October 2, 2019

LOCAL

Museum Manager
Cook County Historical Society, Grand Marais, MN, seeks a Museum Manager.

Collections Manager
Stevens County Historical Society, Morris, MN, seeks a Collections Manager.

Collection Development Librarian
St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Collection Development Librarian.

Online Learning Librarian
St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Online Learning Librarian.

Project Archivist
American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Project Archivist to create access for ASI's archival collections.

Part-Time Project Archivist
American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Part-Time Project Archivist.

Main Street Director
Shakopee Chamber & Visitors Bureau, Shakopee, MN, seeks a Main Street Director

Archaeologist/Historian
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St Paul District, Operations Division, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Archaeologist/Historian.

REGIONAL

Exhibits Manager
Town of Normal Children's Discovery Museum, Normal, IL, seeks an Exhibits Manager.

Historic Vehicle Program Coordinator
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, IL, seeks a Historic Vehicle Program Coordinator.

Director of Museum Design
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH, seeks a Director of Museum Design.

Associate Director for Engagement and Learning
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor, MI, seeks an Associate Director for Engagement and Learning.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Program Specialist
National Museum of African History & Culture, Washington D.C., seeks a Program Specialist.

Chief Curator
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, Nassau, NA, Bahamas, seeks a Chief Curator.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Volunteers
Northwest Airlines History Center, Bloomington, MN, seeks Volunteers.

Membership & Events Intern
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Membership & Events Intern.

Communications Intern
The Works Museum, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Communications Intern.

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