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Recent Job Postings

May 22, 2019

LOCAL

Executive Director
Hennepin History Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Executive Director

Islamic and Christian Arabic Metadata Librarian
Saint John's University, Collegeville, MN, seeks an Islamic and Christian Arabic Metadata Librarian

Archaeologist
Metro Area Historical Society Collaborative, Twin Cities Metro, seeks a qualified Archaeologist/Principal Investigator (contractor) to engage in a 10-month project.

REGIONAL

Executive Director
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA, seeks an Executive Director.

Historic Gardener
Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI, seeks a Historic Gardener to oversee all activity relating to historical landscapes and gardens.

Director of IT Infrastructure
Cincinnati Museum Center and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH, seeks a Director IT Infrastructure.

Executive Director
Main Street Wooster, Wooster, OH, seeks an Executive Director.

Curator of Exhibits
Michigan History Center, Lansing, MI, seeks a Curator of Exhibits.

Executive Director
Berrien County Historical Association, Berrien Springs, MI, seeks an Executive Director.

Executive Director
Wayland Main Street/Downtown Development Authority, Wayland, MI, seeks an Executive Director.

Director of Information Technology
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Director of Information Technology

Historic Preservation Outreach Coordinator
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Historic Preservation Outreach Coordinator.

Head of Special Collections and Archives
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, seeks a Head of Special Collections and Archives.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Architectural Historian
Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc., Lexington, KY, seeks an Entry or Mid-level Architectural Historian.

Exhibits and Facility Lead
Johnson GEO Centre, Memorial University, St. John's, NL, seeks a Exhibits and Facility Lead.

May 15, 2019

LOCAL

Events Manager
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna, MN, seeks an Events Manager.

Training Manager
Propel Nonprofits - Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Training Manager.

On-Call Experience Developer
Minnesota Children’s Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks an On-Call Experience Developer.

REGIONAL

Metadata Program Assistant
Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus, OH, seeks a Metadata Program Assistant.

Executive Director
National Council for History Education, University Heights, OH, seeks an Executive Director.

Customer Relationship Management Specialist
National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, MO, seeks a Customer Relationship Management Specialist.

Assistant Media Archivist
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks an Assistant Media Archivist.

Head of Special Collections and Archives
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, seeks a Head of Special Collections and Archives.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Historic Preservation/Housing Planner
East Tennessee Development District, Knoxville, TN seeks a Historic Preservation/Housing Planner.

Vice President, Development
National Women’s History Museum, Alexandria, VA, Vice President, Development.

National Outreach Manager
The Smithsonian Institution - Smithsonian Affiliations, Washington DC, seeks a National Outreach Manager.

Collection Care Manager
Parliamentary Archives - House of Lords, United Kingdom, seeks a Collection Care Manager.  

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Women’s History Educator Fellowship (Summer)
National Women’s History Museum, Alexandria, VA, announces an opening for a summer Women’s History Educator Fellowship.

Internship
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, is seeking applications for their Archives Center Internship

May 8, 2019

LOCAL

Assistant Director
Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, MN, seeks an Assistant Director.

Manager
Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN, seeks a Manager.

Genealogy Library Manager
Minnesota Genealogical Society, Mendota Heights, MN, seeks a part-time Genealogy Library Manager.

Marketing Manager & Curator of Exhibitions
Minnesota Museum of American Art - St. Paul, MN, seeks a Marketing Manager and a Curator of Exhibitions.

Associate Director of Marketing
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Associate Director of Marketing.

Communications and Programs Director
Legacy of the Lakes Museum, Alexandria, MN, seeks a Communications and Programs Director.

REGIONAL

Historic Preservation Compliance Supervisor
Wisconsin Historical Society - State Historic Preservation Office, Madison, WI, seeks a Historic Preservation Compliance Supervisor.

Research and Library Assistant and Events Coordinator
Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, WI seeks a Research and Library Assistant and an Events Coordinator.

Executive Director
Wisconsin Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Portage, WI, seeks an Executive Director.

Assistant Registrar of Acquisitions
Spurlock Museum - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, seeks an Assistant Registrar of Acquisitions.

Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer
Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL, seeks a Chief Strategic Initiatives Officer.

Library Exhibition Designer
University of Chicago Library, Chicago, IL, seeks a Library Exhibition Designer

Exhibitions Preparator and Carpenter
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks an Exhibitions Preparator and Carpenter.

Site Manager
Muskegon Heritage Museum, Muskegon, MI, seeks a Site Manager.

Executive Director
National Council for History Education, University Heights, OH, seeks an Executive Director.

Curator of Archeological Collections
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Curator of Archeological Collections.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Assistant Museum Director
Governor's Mansion Inn, Miramichi, NB, seeks an Assistant Museum Director.

April 24, 2019

LOCAL

Marketing Manager & Curator of Exhibitions
Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Marketing Manager and a Curator of Exhibitions. Deadline: May 12, 2019.

Vice President of Development
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Vice President of Development. Deadline: May 18, 2019.

REGIONAL

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

Archivist
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, seeks an Archivist.

Executive Director
Northwestern Michigan College, Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI, seeks an Executive Director.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Costume and Textiles Internship
Winnetka Historical Society, Winnetka, IL, seeks a Costume and Textiles Intern.

April 17, 2019

LOCAL

Archaeology Records Specialist
Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Archaeology Records Specialist to assist the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Deadline: April 17, 2019.

IT Manager - Library
Hennepin County, Twin Cities Metro, seeks an IT Manager to supervise the Library's IT team. Deadline: April 23, 2019.

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

REGIONAL

University Archivist
Seeley G. Mudd Library at Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, seeks a University Archivist.

Assistant Curator
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, seeks an Assistant Curator.

Head Archivist
Cranbrook Educational Community, Bloomfield Hills, MI, seeks a Head Archivist

Archaeologist
Missouri State Parks / State Historic Preservation Office, Jefferson City, MO, seeks an Archaeologist.

Exhibit Interpretation Developer
Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO, seeks an Exhibit Interpretation Developer.

Collections Manager
Stan Hywet Hall and Garden, Akron, OH, seeks a Collections Manager.

Executive Director
Legacy of the Plains, Gering, NE, seeks an Executive Director.

Highway Archeologist
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Highway Archeologist. Deadline: April 19, 2019. 

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Docent Coordinator
National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, seeks a Docent Coordinator.

Director of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs
Nordic Museum, Seattle, WA, seeks a Director of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs. Deadline: May 15, 2019.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS

Oral History Internship/Practicum
John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives at the William Way LGBT Community Center, Philadelphia, PA, seeks two Interns or Practicum Students to conduct oral histories for the Philadelphia AIDS Oral History Project. Deadline: April 30, 2019.

March 20, 2019

LOCAL
Executive Director
History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester, MN, seeks an Executive Director.
Archaeology Technician and Lifelong Learning Instructor Level II
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Archaeology Technician II and a Lifelong Learning Instructor.
Associate Development Officer
Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Associate Development Officer.
Special Collections Librarian
Carleton College, Northfield, MN, seeks a Special Collections Librarian.
Research and Instructional Law Librarian
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Research and Instructional Law Librarian. Deadline: May 1, 2019.
Director
St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, Duluth, MN, seeks a Director.

REGIONAL
Executive Director
Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc, WI, seeks an Executive Director.
Chief Program Officer
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks a Chief Program Officer.
Curator/Operations Manager
National Railroad Museum, Green Bay, WI, seeks a Curator/Operations Manager.
Director, Women and Leadership Archives
Loyola University, Chicago, IL, Seeks a Director of the Women and Leadership Archives.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Executive Director
Connecticut League of History Organizations, Middletown, CT, seeks an Executive Director.
Librarian
York University, North York, ON, seeks a Librarian. Deadline: April 5, 2019.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS
Internships
Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater, MN, seeks Interns.
Board Positions
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth, MN, has openings on its Board of Governors.
Historic Sites Management & Women's History Internship
National Trust For Historic Preservation, Washington, DC, is offering a Historic Sites Management & Women's History Internship.

 

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