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November 15

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Executive Director
Crow Wing County Historical Society, Brainerd MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Program Specialist
Historic Glensheen Estate, Duluth MN, seeks a Program Specialist.

Assistant Historian
Minnesota Department of Transportation, St. Paul MN, seeks an Assistant Historian. Job Opening ID: 18089.

Production Manager
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN, seeks a Production Manager.


Program Coordinator
Chippewa Valley Museum, Eau Claire WI. seeks a Program Coordinator.

Executive Director
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn IN, seeks an Executive Director.

Natural Resources Program Coordinator
Prairie Rivers of Iowa, Ames IA, seeks a Natural Resources Program Coordinator.

Collection Management & Acquisitions Librarian
Cleveland State University, Cleveland OH, seeks a Collection Management & Acquisitions Librarian.

Historical Farming Program Coordinator
Kline Creek Farm, West Chicago IL, seeks a Historical Farming Program Coordinator.

Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission, Indianapolis IN, seeks an Administrator.

African American History Archivist
Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH, seeks an African American History Archivist.


Historic Preservation Specialist
Center For Environmental Management Military Lands, Fort Bragg NC, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist.

Vice President for Advancement
Virginia Historical Society, Richmond VA, seeks a Vice President for Advancement.

Manager of Traveling Exhibitions
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto ON, seeks a Manager of Traveling Exhibitions.

November 8

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Site Supervisor

Dakota County Historical Society, Hastings MN, seeks a Site Supervisor for the LeDuc Historic

Mission Advancement Operations Coordinator
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul MN, seeks a Mission Advancement Operations Coordinator.



Prairie Village Museum, Rugby ND, seeks a Director.

Museum Registrar Associate
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor MI, seeks a Museum Registrar Associate.

Michigan History Center, Lansing MI, seeks a Registrar.

Archives Technician
National Archives and Records Administration seeks an Archives Technician to travel between sites within Missouri and Kansas.

Chief Conservator
Northwestern University Libraries, Chicago IL, seeks a Chief Conservator.

MacMurray College, Jacksonville IL, seeks an Archivist.

Manager of Public Programs
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland OH, seeks a Manager of Public Programs.

Cataloger/Digitization Specialist
Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland OH, seeks a Cataloger/Digitization Specialist.

Head of Archives User Engagement
Ball State University, Muncie IN, seeks a Head of Archives User Engagement. Deadline: December 4, 2017.

Curator of Vehicles
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation/Museum, Indianapolis IN, seeks a Curator of Vehicles.


Architectural Historian
Mason Architects, Inc., Honolulu HI, seeks an Architectural Historian.

National Park Service - Redwood National and State Parks, Orick CA, seeks an Archeologist.

Ontario Ministry of Tourism - Fort William Historical Park, Thunder Bay ON, seeks a Cooper

Head of Collections Care & Conservation
Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria BC, seeks a Head of Collections Care & Conservation. Deadline: November 11, 2017.

National Park Service, seeks an Editor for 19th Amendment Essay Collection. Deadline: November 30, 2017.?


Marketing and Social Media Intern
The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, St. Paul MN, seeks a Marketing and Social Media Intern.

Historic Preservation Team Intern
Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station CA, seeks a Historic Preservation Team Intern.

November 1


Executive Director
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, seeks an Executive Director.

RFP for Exhibit Schedule Plan
Legacy of the Lakes Museum, Alexandria MN, seeks RFPs for professional services to develop a 3-5 year Exhibit Schedule Plan.

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

Facility Caretaker
Cook County Historical Society, Grand Marais MN, seeks a Facility Caretaker.

Youth & Family Programs Coordinator
The Bell Museum, St. Paul MN, seeks a Youth & Family Programs Coordinator. Deadline: November 14, 2017.

Head of Reference & Instruction Librarian
Carleton College, Northfield MN, seeks a Head of Reference & Instruction Librarian.

Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, seeks a Researcher/Writing for 
short-term contract position.

DNR Historic Resources Specialist
Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa, Grand Rapids MN, seeks an AmeriCorps Historic Resources Specialist. (ages 18-25).


Executive Director
Children's Discovery Museum & Cultural Arts, Normal IL, seeks an Executive Director.

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis IN, seeks a Librarian.


Director of Programs and Audience Engagement
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, seeks a Director of Programs and Audience Engagement. 

Senior Planner - Preservation and Design
City of Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA, seeks a Senior Planner - Preservation and Design.

Preservation Planner
City of Rochester, Rochester NY, seeks a Preservation Planner.

Senior Researcher
Know History Inc.
Ottawa ON, seeks a Senior Researcher. Deadline: November 13, 2017.


Continuing Education Spring Intern
American Association for State and Local History, Nashville TN,  Seeks a Continuing Education Intern. Deadline: December 5, 2017.

October 25


Executive Director
Rockford Area Historical Society, Rockford MN, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: October 27, 2017.

Executive Director
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, Executive Director. Deadline: November 21, 2017.

Hennepin County 
Library, Minneapolis MN, seeks an Archivist. Deadline: November 2, 2017.

Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, seeks a Curator.

Archives Assistant
University of Minnesota, Duluth MN, seeks an Archives Assistant.

Library Associate 2
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities MN, seeks a Library Associate 2 - Temporary position.

Children's Book Writers
In Black Ink and Rondo Neighborhood Inc, St. Paul MN, seek Writers for the Rondo Children's Book Series.


Director of Development
Chazen Museum of Art, Madison WI, seeks a Director of Development.

Archives and Heritage Brand Manager
Ford Motor Company, Dearborn MI, seeks an Archives and Heritage Brand Manager.

Historic Trades Interpreter - Blacksmith
Conner Prairie, Fishers IN, seeks a Historic Trades Interpreter - Blacksmith.

Cultural Resource Preservationist II
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Jefferson City MO, seeks a Cultural Resource Preservationist II. Deadline: November 2, 2017.

Cultural Resources Coordinator
Texas State University - Center for Archaeological Studies, O'Fallon IL, seeks a Cultural Resources Coordinator.


Environmental Review Specialist (Section 106)
North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Raleigh NC, seeks an Environmental Review Specialist.

Social Media and Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau QC, seeks a Social Media and Media Relations Officer.

October 18

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Request for Proposals - Audience Research Services
Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing MN, seeks RFPs for Audience Research Services. Deadline: November 17, 2017.

Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, seeks a Contractor to work towards an exhibit commemorating the centennial of the American Legion an exhibit slated to open Spring of 2019.

Spam Museum, Austin MN, seeks a SPAMbassador.

Museum Research Assistant
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Cloquet MN, seeks a Museum Research Assistant.

Director of Strategic Communications
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul MN, seeks a Director of Strategic Communications.

Business Outreach Librarian
James J Hill Center, St. Paul MN seeks a Business Outreach Librarian.

Reference & Support Specialist
James J Hill Center, St. Paul MN seeks a Reference & Support Specialist.

Manager of Annual Giving
Friends of the Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis MN, seeks a Manager of Annual Giving.

Chief of Operations and Business Development
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN, seeks a Chief of Operations and Business Development.


Tour & Volunteer Coordinator
The History Museum, South Bend IN, seeks a Tour & Volunteer Coordinator.

Director, Administration and Human Resources
National World War I Museum and Memorial, Kansas City MO, seeks a 
Director of Administration and Human Resources.

Executive Director
Fairfield County Heritage Association, Lancaster OH, seeks an Executive Director.


Director of Preservation & Planning
State of Arkansas, Little Rock AR, seeks a Director of Preservation & Planning.


Senior Archaeologist - Southern California
Applied EarthWorks, Inc., Pasadena, CA, seeks a Senior Archaeologist - Southern California.


Coordinator, Collections and Resource Centre
Reynolds-Alberta Museum, Wetaskiwin AB, seeks a Coordinator, Collections and Resource Centre. Deadline: October 29, 2017.


Board Members
Quatrefoil Library, Minneapolis MN, seeks new Board Members.

October 11

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Director of Development
Transportation Museum, Twin Cities Metro, seeks a Director of Development.


Curator of Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI, seeks a Curator of Collections. Deadline: October 20, 2017.

Campus Historic Preservation Officer
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign IL, seeks a Campus Historic Preservation Officer.

Vice President, Exhibits
Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indianapolis IN, seeks a Vice President of Exhibits.

Research Museum Collection Manager
University of Michigan Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, Ann Arbor MI, seeks a Research Museum Collection Manager.


Project Manager, Historic Preservation Specialist
Atlantic Refinishing And Restoration, Washington, D.C., seeks a Project Manager, Historic Preservation Specialist.

Associate Environmental Planner - Archaeologist
California Department of Transportation, District 5, San Luis Obispo CA, seeks an Associate Environmental Planner - Archaeologist.

Collections Manager
Western Development Museum, Saskatoon SK, seeks a Collections Manager. Deadline: October 18, 2017



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