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Recent Job Postings

February 13, 2019

LOCAL
Historic Site Interpreter
Ramsey County Historical Society's Gibbs Farm, Falcon Heights MN, seeks a Historic Site Interpreter. Deadline: March 1, 2019.
Processing Archivists 
Hennepin History Museum, Minneapolis MN, seeks Processing Archivists. Deadline: February 22, 2019.
Science House Professional Development Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul MN, seeks a Science House Professional Development Specialist.
Director 
City Center Partnership, Mankato MN, seeks a Director. Deadline: February 22, 2019.

REGIONAL
Executive Director
Wisconsin Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Portage WI, seeks an Executive Director.
Executive Director
Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District,  Cedar Rapids IA, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: February 17, 2019.
Collections Manager
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, Pickerington OH, seeks a Collections Manager.
Assistant Exhibitions Preparator
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis MO, seeks an Assistant Exhibitions Preparator. Deadline: February 13, 2019.
Digital Strategist & Oral History Researcher
The HistoryMakers, Chicago IL, seeks a Digital Strategist and an Oral History Researcher.
Museum Technician
Keweenaw National Historic Park, Calumet MI, seeks a Museum Technician.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Curator of History
Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, seeks a Curator of History.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS
Presidential Records Processing Intern
Williams Department of Special Collections, Williamstown MA, seeks two Interns.
Summer Internships
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, Washington DC, seeks Interns. Deadline: March 4, 2019.

February 6, 2019

LOCAL
Assistant Producer for Digital Audiences
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul MN, seeks an Assistant Producer for Digital Audiences. Deadline: February 15, 2019.

REGIONAL
Historic Site Supervisor
State Historical Society of North Dakota, Williston ND, seeks a Historic Site Supervisor for the Fort Buford State Historic Site.  Deadline: February 14, 2019.
Grants Manager
Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Des Moines IA, seeks a Grants Manager.
Visitor Services and Development Program Coordinator
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI, seeks a Visitor Services and Development Program Coordinator
Project Archivist
Chicago History Museum, Chicago IL, seeks a Project Archivist.
Museum Specialist
Westerville Public Library – Westerville OH, seeks a Museum Specialist.
Unit Manager, Ohio History Day
Ohio History Connection, Columbus OH, seeks a Unit Manager, Ohio History Day.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Community Engagement Archivist/Librarian
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte NC, seeks a Community Engagement Archivist/Librarian.
Museum Collections Manager
American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati, Washington DC, seeks a Museum Collections Manager.
Supervisory Exhibits Specialist (Restoration) 
National Park Service - Channel Islands National Park, Ventura CA, seeks a Supervisory Exhibits Specialist.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS
Summer Program Internship
Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society, Excelsior MN, seeks a Summer Program Intern.
Summer Internship
American Association for State and Local History, Nashville TN, seeks a Summer Intern for their Annual Meeting.
Summer Internships
Schenectady County Historical Society, Schenectady NY, seeks Summer Interns.

January 30, 2019

LOCAL
Collections Manager 

Chippewa County Historical Society, Montevideo MN, seeks a Collections Manager.
Marketing & Communications Manager
Friends of the Hennepin County Library, Twin Cities Metro, seeks a Marketing & Communications Manager. Deadline: March 31, 2019.
Reference and Research Law Librarian
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Twin Cities Metro, seeks a Reference and Research Law Librarian.
Executive Director
Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer MN, seeks an Executive Director.
Director of Marketing, Sales and Service & Director of Finance and Administration 
Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, Mankato MN, seeks both a Director of Marketing, Sales and Service and a Director of Finance and Administration.

REGIONAL
Guest Experience Manager, Gardens
Old World Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Historical Society, Eagle WI, seeks a Guest Experience Manager for the historical landscapes and gardens.
Manager of Curatorial and Exhibits
Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee WI, seeks a Manager of Curatorial and Exhibits.
Collections Preservation Supervisor
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison WI, seeks a Collections Preservation Supervisor.
Research Assistant
Washington County Historical Society History Center, West Bend WI, seeks a Research Assistant. Deadline: February 17, 2019.
Vice President, Engagement, Education and Exhibitions
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis IN, seeks a Vice President of Engagement, Education and Exhibitions.
Archivist
Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame IN, seeks an Archivist. Deadline: March 8, 2019.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Director of Preservation
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, New York City NY, seeks a Director of Preservation.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS
Courthouse Murals Art Selection Task Force
Ramsey County Historical Society, St. Paul MN, seeks members for its Courthouse Murals Art Selection Task Force that will select and guide local artists in creating new art for display in the Council Chambers at the St. Paul City Hall/Ramsey County Courthouse. 
Exhibits Intern, Education & Programs Intern
First Division Museum at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL, seeks an Exhibits Intern and an Education & Programs Intern.
Internships
The Henry Ford, Dearborn MI, seeks Interns for their Simmons Graduate Internship Program. Deadline: March 8, 2019.
Vegetable Apprentice Interns
Liberty Farms, Ghent NY, seeks Vegetable Apprentice and Flower Farmer/Florist Apprentice Interns.

January 23, 2019

LOCAL
Assistant Cabinetmaker (Independent Contractor)

Museology, LLC, Minneapolis MN, is seeking an Assistant Cabinetmaker
Executive Director
Nobles County Historical Society, Worthington MN, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: March 15, 2019.
Collections Assistant (Contract)
Lake County Historical Society, Two Harbors MN, seeks a Collections Assistant (Contract).
Executive Director
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline extended through February 1, 2019.
Supervisor, Urban Design and Preservation
City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis MN, seeks a Supervisor, Urban Design and Preservation. Deadline extended to January 31, 2019.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Executive Director 
Greater Portland Landmarks, Portland ME, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: January 30, 2019.
Summer Program Coordinator    
Markham Museum, Markham ON, seeks a Summer Program Coordinator for their Museum Camps.
Digital Content and Events Coordinator
Stewart Museum, Montréal QC, seeks a Digital Content and Events Coordinator. Deadline: March 2, 2019.
Communications Coordinator
Alberta Museums Association, Edmonton AB, seeks a Communications Coordinator. Deadline: February 4, 2019.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS
Preservation Internship
Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery, Washington DC, seeks a Preservation Intern.
Internships
Cantigny Park - First Division Museum, Wheaton IL, seeks an Exhibits Intern, and an Education & Programs Intern,

January 16, 2019

LOCAL
Finance and Operations Coordinator 
Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, St. Paul MN, seeks a Finance and Operations Coordinator.
AmeriCorps Crew Member 
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps, Statewide - MN, seeks an AmeriCorps Crew Member.
Deadline Extended
City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis MN, is seeking a Supervisor, Urban Design and Preservation. Deadline: January 11, 2019. 
Program & Communications Director
Farmamerica, Waseca MN, seeks a Program & Communications Director.

REGIONAL
Community Engagement Archivist
J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte, Charlotte NC, seeks a Community Engagement Archivist.
Director of Development
Figge Art Museum, Davenport IA, seeks a Director of Development.
Director
Beloit College, Beloit WI, seeks a Director of the Logan Museum of Anthropology and Wright Museum of Art.
Oral Historian
Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs, Madison WI, seeks an Oral Historian.
Museum Educator
Skokie Park District, Skokie IL, seeks a Museum Educator.
House & Programs Manager 
National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Ohio, Cincinnati OH, seeks a House & Programs Manager - Betts House. Deadline: January 31, 2019.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
Chief Executive Officer
Cliveden of The National Trust, Philadelphia PA, seeks a Chief Executive Officer.
Community Engagement Archivist
J. Murrey Atkins Library at UNC Charlotte, Charlotte NC, seeks a Community Engagement Archivist
Director of Conservation
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia PA, Philadelphia PA, seeks a Director of Conservation. Deadline: January 21, 2019.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS
Board of Trustees
Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, is currently seeking candidates to fill open seats on the Board of Trustees beginning March 2019.
Program Intern
Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Society, Excelsior MN, seeks a Program Intern. Deadline: March 31, 2019.
Charlotte LGBTQ+ DH Fellowship
UNC Charlotte, Charlotte NC, is offering a Charlotte LGBTQ+ Digital Humanities Fellowship position which provides an opportunity to create an engaging digital humanities project concerning Charlotte LGBTQ+ history.
Paper Conservation Fellowship
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia PA, is offering a twelve-month Fellowship in Paper Conservation. Deadline: February 1, 2019.​

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