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Recent Job Postings
September 11, 2019
Beltrami County Historical Society, Bemidji, MN, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: September 26, 2019.
Data Entry Clerk & Archive Collections Technician
MN Air National Guard Museum, Saint Paul, MN, seeks two positions, a Data Entry Clerk and an Archive Collections Technician.
Three Rivers Park District, Shakopee, MN, seeks a Historical Interpreter at The Landing.
Hanover Historical Society, Hanover, MN, seeks a Book Designer.
Marketing Communications Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Marketing Communications Specialist.
Marketing & Public Relations Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Marketing & Public Relations Specialist.
Annual Fund Coordinator
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Annual Fund Coordinator.
General Mills, Golden Valley, MN, seeks an Assistant Archivist.
Floyd County Historical Society, Charles City, IA, seeks a Director.
State Historical Society of Iowa, Rock Rapids, IA, seeks a Site Coordinator.
Quality Services, Inc., Rapid City, SD, seeks Field Archeologists.
Jim Crow Museum, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, - seeks an Education Coordinator.
Exhibit Fabrication Coordinator
University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln, NE, seeks an Exhibit Fabrication Coordinator.
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
First Amendment Museum, Augusta, ME, seeks a Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director.
Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK, seeks an Exhibitions Technician.
September 4, 2019
Sibley Site Supervisor
Dakota County Historical Society, Mendota, MN, seeks a Supervisor for their Historic Sibley Site.
East Side Freedom Library, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Operations Manager.
Lead Teaching Artist
Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Lead Teaching Artist.
Golden Valley Historical Society, Golden Valley, MN, seeks a Researcher.
Hanover Historical Society, Hanover, MN, seeks a Book Printer.
Archivist & Digital Collections Librarian.
Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, seeks an Archivist & Digital Collections Librarian.
Curator / Volunteer Coordinator
Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo, MN, seeks a Curator/Volunteer Coordinator.
Main Street Nevada, IA, Nevada, IA, seeks a Director.
Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI, seeks a Chief Curator.
School of Human Ecology University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, seeks a Program Manager for their Center for Design and Material Culture.
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, seeks an Assistant Preparator.
Tri-Cities Historical Museum, Grand Haven, MI, seeks an Assistant to the Exhibits Curator and Facilities Manager.
Tri-Cities Historical Museum, Grand Haven, MI, seeks an Assistant to the Collections Curator and Off-Site Facilities Manager.
Miami University, Oxford, OH, seeks a Preservation Librarian.
Field Services Coordinator
Missouri Main Street Connection, Inc., Clinton, MO, seeks a Field Services Coordinator.
Director of Exhibitions
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks a Director of Exhibitions.
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks an Education Associate.
Archival Document Manager
Irving Shipbuilding, Halifax NS, seeks an Archival Document Manager.
General Mills, Golden Valley, MN, seeks an Archives Intern.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s History and Public History
Hired for a two-year term, one Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s History and Public History works as a public historian for the New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History.
August 21, 2019
Archivist and Records Manager
Minnesota Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Archivist and Records Manager.
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna, MN, seeks an Exhibit Script Editor.
Dakota County Historical Society, South St. Paul, MN, seeks a Site Supervisor responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Sibley, Faribault and Dupuis Site in Mendota, MN (“Sibley Site”). Deadline extended to: September 9, 2019.
Senior Data Management Specialist
Field Museum, Chicago, IL, seeks a Senior Data Management Specialist.
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Digital Archivist.
Downtown Washington Inc., Washington, MO, seeks an Executive Director.
The Hermitage, Nashville TN, seeks a Collections Manager.
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art, seeks an Oral Historian.
Emmett Till Interpretive Center, Sumner, MS, seeks a Director.
Historic Preservation Specialist
City of San Antonio, Office of Historic Preservation, San Antonio, TX, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist.
The Works Museum, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Communications Intern.
August 14, 2019
Major & Planned Gifts Officer
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Major & Planned Gifts Officer.
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Assistant Librarian.
Birthday Party Host
Science Museum of Minnesota - Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Birthday Party Host.
Associate Producer for Digital Projects
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra - St Paul, MN, seeks an Associate Producer for Digital Projects.
Marketing and Communications Assistant
The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Marketing and Communications Assistant.
MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Grants Manager.
Luxembourg American Cultural Society, Belgium, WI, seeks an Executive Director.
Director of Volunteers
McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, IL, seeks a Director of Volunteers.
Organization of American Historians, Bloomington, IN, seeks an Executive Director.
Johnson County Museum, Franklin, IN, seeks a Museum Assistant.
Brewery Production Assistant
Carillon Historical Park, Dayton, OH, seeks a Brewery Production Assistant.
Outreach Science Educator
Saskatchewan Science Centre, Regina, SK, seeks an Outreach Science Educator.
Preservation and Archives Interns, Hennepin County Library
Hennepin County, Minneapolis, MN, seeks Interns for Preservation and Archives.
Visitor Engagement & Events Intern
The Works Museum, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Visitor Engagement & Events Intern.
Neighborhood Preservation Center, New York City, NY, is offering Two Internship Positions in Historic Preservation.
August 7, 2019
Now Accepting: 2020 Gale Family Library Legacy Research Fellowship Program
Fellowships are for independent researchers engaged in Minnesota-related research that draws on the Gale Family Library resources and that adds to the body of knowledge and interpretation of Minnesota's history. Eligibility for these Fellowships is open to any post-collegiate Minnesota scholar. Independent scholars, including graduate students, not eligible for funding through employment at academic institutions are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline: October 21, 2019. Learn more »
106 Group, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Graphic Designer.
Senior Exhibit Designer
106 Group, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Senior Exhibit Designer.
106 Group, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Architectural Historian.
Rare Materials Metadata Librarian
Saint John's University - Collegeville, MN, seeks a Rare Materials Metadata Librarian.
Director of Marketing and Communications
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, IA, seeks a Director of Marketing and Communications.
Director of Volunteers
McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, IL, seeks a Director of Volunteers.
Loyola University, Chicago, IL, seeks a Director of its Women and Leadership Archives.
Temporary Archives Assistant
Naperville Heritage Society, Naperville, IL, seeks a Temporary Archives Assistant.
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, seeks a University Archivist at the Center for Archival Collections.
Communications and Development Coordinator
Oberlin Heritage Center, Oberlin, OH, seeks a Communications and Development Coordinator.
National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington DC, seeks a Director.
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, St. Paul, MN seeks an Intern for Minnesota Center for the Book.
July 31, 2019
Senior City Planner
City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Senior City Planner. The position includes taking a lead role with all local aspects of historic preservation in the City of Minneapolis.
Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks Part-Time Museum Educators.
Library Services Technical Associate & Evening Associate
Saint Mary's University, Winona, MN, seeks two positions, a Library Services Technical Associate and Evening Associate.
Art of Inclusion Fellowships
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, is offering three Fellowships.
Indianapolis Children's Museum, Indianapolis, IN, seeks an Exhibit Developer.
President & CEO
DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville, IL (Chicagoland), seeks a President & CEO.
Program Manager I
Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Chicago, IL, seeks a Program Manager I.
Director of Education & Engagement
Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL, seeks a Director of Education & Engagement.
Audience Insights & Research Manager
Field Museum, Chicago, IL, seeks an Audience Insights & Research Manager.
Willa Cather Foundation, Red Cloud, NE, seeks a Sites Manager.
Historic Preservation Outreach Coordinator
History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Historic Preservation Outreach Coordinator.
Central Intelligence Agency seeks a Museum Registrar.
Museum Specialist (Collections)
National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C., seeks a Museum Specialist.
Chickasaw Heritage Center Museum Director
The Chickasaw Nation, Tupelo, MS, seeks a Museum Director.
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Asheville, NC, seeks a Survey Specialist.
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, Richmond, BC, seeks a Museum Co-ordinator.
Development and Special Events Intern
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Development and Special Events Intern.
Exhibit and Collections Research Intern
Carpenter Museum, Rehoboth, MA, seeks an Exhibit and Collections Research Intern.
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