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Recent Job Postings

January 10


Alliance Coordinator
Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums, Statewide, seeks an Alliance Coordinator.

Collections Assistants
Minnesota Masonic Historical Society and Museum, Bloomington MN, seeks two full-time, contract Collections Assistants to inventory portions of the museum's 2D and 3D historical collections. Deadline: January 19, 2018.

Swedish Translation Specialist
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, seeks a contract Swedish Translation Specialist to translate approximately 1100 pages of Swedish text into English. Deadline: January 31, 2018.

Assistant Director Community-based Practices
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis MN, seeks an Assistant Director of Community-based Practices.


Executive Director
McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington IL, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: February 27, 2018.

Executive Director
Wayne County Historical Museum, Richmond IN, seeks an Executive Director. Deadline: February 19, 2018.

National Register Coordinator
Michigan State Historic Preservation Office, Lansing MI, seeks a National Register Coordinator.


Library Technician
Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, seeks a Library Technician. Deadline: January 18, 2018.

Interpretation Supervisor of Indigenous Narratives - Recreation Technician II
Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton AB, seeks an Interpretation Supervisor of Indigenous Narratives - Recreation Technician II.


Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, is seeking an Intern to assist in the research and development of a large exhibit titled “Play Ball.” Deadline: January 31, 2018

Summer Education/Interpretation Intern
The Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
, SD, Hot Springs SD, seeks a Summer Education/Interpretation Intern.

Historic Sites Internship
Macon County Conservation District, Decatur IL, seeks a Historic Sites Intern.

January 3

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Request for Proposal (RFP)
Wings of the North Air Museum, Eden Prairie MN, seeks an RFP for Collections Inventory and Past Perfect Training.

Executive Director
McLeod County Historical Society and Museum, Hutchinson MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Request for Proposal (RFP)
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, seeks Collections Contractors. Deadline: January 21, 2018.

Museum Collections Specialists
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, is seeking two Museum Collections Specialists. Deadline: January 15, 2018.?

Staff Accountant
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul MN, seeks a Staff Accountant. Deadline: January 8, 2018.


Executive Director
Friends of Hearthstone, Inc., Appleton WI, seeks an Executive Director.

Historic Sites Regional Manager
State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismarck ND, seeks a Historic Sites Regional Manager. Deadline: January 31, 2018.

Executive Director
Wayne County Historical Museum, Richmond IN, Executive Director. Deadline: February 19, 2018.

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

Curator of Education and Interpretation
Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb IL, seeks a Curator of Education and Interpretation.


Assistant Curator
University of Alberta Museums, Edmonton AB, seeks an Assistant Curator. Deadline: February 4, 2018.


Summer Internships
Living History Farms, Urbandale IA, seeks Summer Interns.

Library & Archives Internship
Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owls Head ME, seeks a Library & Archives Intern.

December 6

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Visitor Services Associate
Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing MN, seeks a Visitor Services Associate. Deadline: Friday, December 22, 2017.

Assistant Librarian
American Craft Council, Twin Cities Metro, 
seeks an Assistant Librarian.


Public Relations Manager
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI, seeks a Public Relations Manager.

Manuscripts Archivist
Indiana University - Lilly Library, Bloomington IN, seeks a Manuscripts Archivist.


Senior City Planner - Landmark Preservation
City and County of Denver, Denver CO, seeks a Senior City Planner - Landmark Preservation.

Archival Collections Technician
City of St. Catharines, St. Catharines ON, seeks an Archival Collections Technician.



History Colorado, Denver CO, offers both a State Archaeologist's Collection Assistance Internship and a Historic Preservation Internship .

November 29

Minnesota Historical Society's Job Announcement Page


Norwegian-American Historical Association, Northfield MN, seeks an Editor.

Executive Director
Legacy of the Lakes Museum, Alexandria MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Volunteer & Student Employee Coordinator
Bell Museum of Natural History, St. Paul MN, seeks a Volunteer & Student Employee Coordinator. Deadline: December 13, 2017.


Curator of Exhibitions and Collections
Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay WI, seeks a Curator of Exhibitions and Collections.

Public Relations Manager
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI, Public Relations Manager.

Director of Interpretation and Guest Services
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL, seeks a Director of Interpretation and Guest Services.

Northeast Regional Director

Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Geneva IN, seeks a Northeast Regional Director.

Director of Exhibitions Research
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis IN, seeks a Director of Exhibitions Research.

Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis IN, seeks a Controller.

Soldiers Memorial Division Director/Site Administrator
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis MO, seeks a Soldiers Memorial Division Director/Site Administrator.

Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, seeks an Archivist for University History.


Communications Lead
Alberta Museums Association, Edmonton AB, seeks a Communications Lead.


Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul MN, seeks both a Collections Intern and a Communications Intern. Deadline: December 29, 2017.

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.



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