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Recent Job Postings
March 25, 2020
MNHS is pausing hiring as we've turned our attention to responding to the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you for your patience.
Historic Site Interpreter II
Historic Eidem Farm, Brooklyn Park, MN, seeks a Historic Site Interpreter II.
Exhibits Project Manager
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Chicago, IL, seeks an Exhibits Project Manager.
March 18, 2020
Collections Management System Manager - History Center
Program Specialist, History Day - History Center
Historical Marker Project Lead - History Center
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Exhibit Fabricator.
Facilities Maintenance Technician
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Facilities Maintenance Technician.
Charles E. Gagnon Museum & Sculpture Garden, Rochester, MN, seeks a Collection Coordinator.
Grants and Contracts Professional 2
Minnesota Design Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Grants and Contracts Professional 2.
Friends of the Anoka County Library, Blaine, MN, seeks a Library Associate.
Administrator of Collections
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks an Administrator of Collections.
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks a Museum Director.
General Manager of Historic Sites
Wisconsin Historical Society Madison, WI, seeks a General Manager of Historic Sites.
Exhibitions Project Manager
Putnam Museum and Science Center Preserve Educate Connect, Davenport, IA, seeks an Exhibitions Project Manager.
Communications & Marketing Director
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Decorah, IA, seeks a Communications & Marketing Director.
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks an Exhibits Registrar.
Membership & Facilities Director
Tippecanoe County Historical Association, Lafayette, IN, seeks a Membership & Facilities Director.
Howard County Historical Society, Kokomo, IN, seeks an Executive Director.
Lakeshore Museum Center, Muskegon, MI, seeks an Exhibits Technician.
March 11, 2020
Director, Heritage Preservation - Minnesota History Center
Manager, Capital Planning & Management - Minnesota History Center
Historical Marker Project Lead - Minnesota History Center
Historic Site Guide - Charles Lindbergh House & Museum
March 4, 2020
Site Guide - Forest History Center
Sales Assistant I - Forest History Center
Public Engagement Coordinator | Project/Event Coordinator
Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI, seeks a Public Engagement Coordinator | Project/Event Coordinator.
Michigan Technological University, Van Pelt and Opie Library, Houghton, MI, seeks a Digitization Specialist.
February 26, 2020
Sales Assistant I - History Center
Evaluation & Research Administrative Coordinator
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks an Evaluation & Research Administrative Coordinator.
Weekend Facility Coordinator
Bell Museum - Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Weekend Facility Coordinator.
Development and Administrative Assistant
Bell Museum - Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Development and Administrative Assistant.
Weisman Art Museum - Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Communications Associate.
Temporary Exhibit Fabricator
Minnesota Children's Museum - Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Temporary Exhibit Fabricator.
Museum Experience Assistant
Minnesota Children's Museum - Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Museum Experience Assistant.
Great River Children's Museum - St. Cloud, MN, seeks an Executive Director.
Research Services Archivist
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Metro, seeks a Research Services Archivist.
Curator, Northwest Architectural Archives
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Metro, seeks a Curator of the Northwest Architectural Archives.
Social Media Specialist
Museum Hack - Remote, seeks a Social Media Specialist.
History Center of Washington County, West Bend, WI, seeks an Executive Director.
Director of Education & Engagement
University of Iowa - Pentacrest Museums, Iowa City, IA, seeks Director of Education & Engagement.
National Buffalo Museum, Jamestown, ND, seeks a Collections Assistant.
Midway Village Museum, Rockford, IL, seeks an Executive Director.
Director of Interpretation
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, seeks a Director of Interpretation.
Archives and Special Collections Operations Specialist
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, seeks an Archives and Special Collections Operations, Specialist.
Historical Museum Administrator
Hamburg Township Historical Society, Hamburg, MI, seeks a Historical Museum Administrator.
Museum Technician (History)
National Archives and Records Administration, Independence, MO, seeks a Museum Technician (History).
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks a Registrar.
Director, American Indian Relations
Ohio History Connection Columbus, OH, seeks a Director of American Indian Relations.
Senior Manager, Marketing and Membership
AASLH, Nashville, TN, seeks a Senior Manager of Marketing and Membership.
Freeborn County Historical Society is seeking Volunteers to act as tour guides for the 2020 tour season.
Experience Design Internship
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks Interns to assist the design team in creating exemplary museum experiences.
Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States, St. Louis, MO, seeks an Intern for St. Louis, MO, for their Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation Project.
February 19, 2020
Human Resources Generalist - History Center
Evaluation Specialist - History Center
Site Guide - Oliver Kelley Farm
Museum Guide - Mill City Museum
Site Guide – Historic Forestville
Saint John’s University - Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Collegeville, MN, seeks an Islamic Cataloger; Armenian Cataloger; and a Syriac Christian Arabic Cataloger.
Request for Proposals
Minnesota Orchestra, Minneapolis, MN, seeks Request for Proposals for the digital conversion of a valuable archival collection of broadcast recordings from the 1970s and 1980s that were originally broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio and currently exist in unstable formats. Deadline: March 9, 2020.
February 12, 2020
1349 Interpreter III - Mill City Museum
1351 Guest Services Assistant II - History Center
Request for Proposal: Animator/Media Artist
Minnesota Humanities Center, St. Paul, MN, seeks an animator or media artist to create a video illustration for Jim Rock’s story of how Dakota values and lifeways are connected to the Water, Earth, and Cosmos.
Native American Summer Fellowship 2020
Indiana University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Bloomington, IN, invites Native American applications for Summer Fellowships in museum studies, curation, exhibition and museum management.