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Recent Job Postings

October 20, 2021

LOCAL

REGIONAL

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

October 13, 2021

MNHS

LOCAL

REGIONAL

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

October 6, 2021

MNHS

Program Specialist, School Programs - MN History Center

Program Specialist, Digital Projects - MN History Center

Site Guide I - Minnesota State Capitol

Program Associate, History Day - MN History Center

Program Associate, Volunteer & Internship Program - MN History Center

LOCAL

Development Events Assistant - Hennepin History Museum, Minneapolis, MN

Senior Architectural Historian - 106 Group, St. Paul, MN

Program Associate - The American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN

Video and Photo Content Creator - Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Gift Officer - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Digitization Technician - History Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Director of Library & Archives - Great American Songbook Foundation, Carmel, IN

Associate Vice President, Guest Experiences - Conner Prairie Museum, Fishers, IN

Museum Consultant - Cincinnati Observatory, Cincinnati, OH

Public Historian for Albany African American History Project - Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY

Executive Director - Oysterponds Historical Society, Orient, NY

Research Specialist for Black Play & Culture - The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY

Collections Manager & Registrar - Revolutionary Spaces, Boston, MA

Archivist - City of Cambridge, Cambridge, MA

Curator of Collections - The Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, RI

Museum Technician (Conservation Technician) - U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Bowie, MD

Museum Educator II - Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, KY

Museum Curator - Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Department of the Treasury, Washington DC

Chief Executive Officer - Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, Orlando, FL

Educator/Interpreter (Program Specialist II) - Texas Historical Commission, Castroville, TX

Director of Finance - The Canadian Canoe Museum, Peterborough, ON

September 29, 2021

MNHS

Human Resources Coordinator - MN History Center

LOCAL

Accountant and Bookkeeper- East Side Freedom Library, St. Paul, MN

Gallery Assistant - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Public Relations Manager - Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Director of Institutional Advancement - The M (Minnesota Museum of American Art), St. Paul, MN

REGIONAL

Registrar - Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Community Collections Manager - Center for Research Libraries, Chicago, IL, to provide facilitated leadership to CRL’s Area Materials and Global Resources Programs.

Archives Technician - Keweenaw National Historical Park - National Park Service, Calumet, MI

Assistant Curator - Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA

Museum Curator (Curator of Recorded Material) - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Librarian (Rare Materials Section) - Library of Congress, Washington DC

Museum Specialist - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Archivist - National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC

Geographer/Cartographer/Historian - National Park Service, Washington DC

Specialist, Content and Research - National Geographic Society, Washington DC

1890s Sharecropper Complex Interpreter - George Ranch Historical Park, Richmond, VA

Vice President of Collections - Andrew Jackson Foundation, Nashville, TN

Native American Collections Specialist - The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

Executive Director - Foxfire Museum, Mountain City, GA

Chief Curatorial Officer - National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

Curator of Contemporary & Indigenous Art - Winnipeg Art Gallery, MB

Reconciliation Program Manager - Canadian Museums Association, Ottawa, ON

Collections and Research Coordinator - Guelph Museums, Guelph, ON

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Park History Program Intern - American World War II Heritage City Program, National Park Service, Washington DC

Museum Collections Member Intern - Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, American Conservation Experience - Kennesaw, GA

September 22, 2021

MNHS

Sales Assistant II - Forest History Center

Digitization Technician, Archival - History Center

LOCAL

Request For Proposals
Minnesota's Historic Northwest Education Partnership seeks an individual for a 12-month partnership project to identify academic standards that can be met using age-appropriate materials and educational activities that utilize historic buildings.

Paleontology Collections Assistant
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Paleontology Collections Assistant.

Director of Facilities Management
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Director of Facilities Management.

Technology Project Manager
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Technology Project Manager.

Youth and Family Programs Coordinator
Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Youth and Family Programs Coordinator.

Executive Director
Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Visitor Experience Associate
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Visitor Experience Associate.

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.

Chief Operating Officer
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Chief Operating Officer.

REGIONAL

Curator of Exhibits
Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society, Pierre, SD, seeks a Curator of Exhibits.

Collections Assistant Intern
The Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, IA, seeks a Collections Assistant Intern.

Registrar
Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee, WI, seeks a Registrar.

Historic Preservation Specialist: Certified Local Government Coordinator
Iowa State Historic Preservation Office, Des Moines, IA, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist: Certified Local Government Coordinator.

Education Manager
Bess Bower Dunn Museum, Libertyville, IL, seeks an Education Manager.

Director of Research and Interpretation
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL, seeks a Director of Research and Interpretation.

Reference Librarian
Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Reference Librarian.

Site Coordinator
New Harmony State Historic Site - Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, New Harmony, IN, seeks a Site Coordinator.

Volunteer Liaison Coordinator
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH, seeks a Volunteer Liaison Coordinator.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Chief Executive Officer
National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA, seeks a Chief Executive Officer.

Executive Director
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY, seeks an Executive Director.

Senior Director of the Research Library
Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA, seeks a Senior Director of the Research Library.

Museum Technician
Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. (Monticello), Charlottesville, VA, seeks a Museum Technician.

Multicultural Officer
Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, OK, seeks a Multicultural Officer.

Lead Fabricator
Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, TX, seeks a Lead Fabricator.

Museum Educator
Los Altos History Museum, Los Altos, CA, seeks a Museum Educator.

Director of Education & Exhibits
Manitoba Children's Museum, Winnipeg, MB, seeks a Director of Education & Exhibits.

Community Engagement Lead
Museums Association of Saskatchewan, Regina, SK, seeks a Community Engagement Lead.

September 15, 2021

MNHS

Store Lead - (open to current MNHS staff at Mille Lacs Indian Museum/Trading Post)

LOCAL

Library Manager
Goodhue County Historical Society, Red Wing, MN, seeks a Library Manager.

Library Systems and Technology Librarian
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, seeks a Library Systems and Technology Librarian.

Brand Associate
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Brand Associate.

Director of Advancement
Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Director of Advancement.

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

REGIONAL

Museum Educator
Dickinson Museum Center - City of Dickinson, Dickinson, ND, seeks a Museum Educator.

Museum Clerk
City of Kenosha, Kenosha, WI, seeks a Museum Clerk.

Executive Director
Samuel Bak Museum and Academic Learning Center - University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, seeks an Executive Director.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Director of Historic Preservation
Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Director of Historic Preservation.

Part-Time Director
Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum and Gardens, South Haven, MI, seeks a Part-Time Director.

Architectural Historian
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Jefferson City, MO, seeks an Architectural Historian.

Museum Services Technician
Gettysburg Foundation, Gettysburg, PA, seeks a Museum Services Technician.

Chief Archivist
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Bowie, MD, seeks a Chief Archivist.

Director of Development
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, MD, seeks a Director of Development.

Marketing and Digital Content Manager
East Tennessee Historical Society, Knoxville, TN, seeks a Marketing and Digital Content Manager.

Museum Preparator
Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, WY, seeks a Museum Preparator.

Curator
National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, NM, seeks a Curator.

September 8, 2021

MNHS

Visitor Services Assistant II - Mill City Museum (open to current/COVID layoff MNHS staff)

Visitor Services Assistant I - Mill City Museum

Interpreter III (full-time) - Mill City Museum (open to current/COVID layoff MNHS staff)

Interpreter III (part-time) - Mill City Museum (open to current/COVID layoff MNHS staff)

Interpreter II (full-time) - Mill City Museum (open to current/COVID layoff MNHS staff)

Interpreter II (part-time) - Mill City Museum (open to current/COVID layoff MNHS staff)

Museum Guide (full-time) - Mill City Museum

Museum Guide (part-time) - Mill City Museum

Program Specialist, Teacher Education & Curriculum Devel. - MN History Center

LOCAL

Multiple Positions for Oral History Project
Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in MN, St. Paul, MN, seeks Multiple positions for an Oral history Project, including: Immigration Consultant, Lead-Interviewer/Moderator, Audio-Video Producer, and Transcribing Services.

Chief Operating Officer
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Chief Operating Officer.

Statewide Star Party Coordinator
Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Statewide Star Party Coordinator.

Senior Graphic Designer/Digital Integration Specialist
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Senior Graphic Designer/Digital Integration Specialist.

Visitor Experience Staff
The Works Museum, Bloomington, MN, seeks a Visitor Experience Staff.

Library Community Services Coordinator
City of Saint Paul, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Library Community Services Coordinator.

REGIONAL

Digital Education Coordinator
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, IA, seeks a Digital Education Coordinator.

Program Manager
Missouri Association for Museums and Archives, (Flexible), seeks a Program Manager.

Registrar
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO, seeks a Registrar.

Sites Experiences Team Leader
Naper Settlement, Naperville, IL, seeks a Sites Experiences Team Leader.

Conservator for Paper and Photographs
Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL, seeks a Conservator for Paper and Photographs.

Site Manager
Indiana State Museum, Madison, IN, seeks a Site Manager.

Director
Indiana Landmarks Southwest Field Office, Evansville, IN, seeks a Director.

Archivist
Willard Library, Evansville, IN, seeks an Archivist.

Vice President of Development
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH, seeks a Vice President of Development.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Manager of Research & Special Collections
The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY, seeks a Manager of Research & Special Collections.

Executive Director
Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum, Vallejo, CA, seeks an Executive Director.

Executive Director
Association of Manitoba Museums, Winnipeg, MB, seeks an Executive Director.

Database Coordinator
Association of Manitoba Museums, Winnipeg, MB, seeks a Database Coordinator.

Executive Director
Alberta Museums Association, Edmonton, AB, seeks an Executive Director.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Museum Archivist Intern
Rochester Hills Museum, Rochester Hills, MI, seeks a Museum Archivist Intern.

Special Programs and Engagement Intern
Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York, NY, seeks a Special Programs and Engagement Intern.

Intern
Fort Bend History Association, Richmond, TX, seeks an Intern.

September 1, 2021

MNHS

Floor Manager - Mill City Museum

Project Manager II - MN History Center

LOCAL

Oral Historian
Valley Community Presbyterian Church, Golden Valley, MN, seeks an Oral Historian.

Oral History Coordinator
Minnesota Transform and The Aliveness Project, Twin Cities Metro, seek an Oral History Coordinator.

Education and Exhibits Coordinator
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia, MN, Education and Exhibits Coordinator.

Museum Director
Cafesjian Art Trust, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Museum Director.

Historical Architect & Director
New History, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Historical Architect & Director.

Custodian I
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Custodian I.

Visitor Assistant
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Visitor Assistant in Galleries.

Visitor Assistant
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Visitor Assistant in Box Office.

REGIONAL

Engineering and Sciences Librarian
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, seeks an Engineering and Sciences Librarian.

Records Analyst
Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Records Analyst.

Program Manager
Missouri Association for Museums and Archives, Statewide, MO, seeks a Program Manager.

Mid-Level Historical Architect
STRATA Architecture + Preservation, Kansas City, MO, seeks a Mid-Level Historical Architect.

Main Street Director
Downtown Development Authority of the City of Adrian, Adrian, MI, seeks a Main Street Director.

Special Collections Supervisor
Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, OH, seeks a Special Collections Supervisor.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Community History Project Manager
Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT, seeks a Community History Project Manager.

Executive Director
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, Middlebury, VT, seeks an Executive Director.

Exhibits Production Specialist
Museum of the Bible, Washington, D.C., seeks an Exhibits Production Specialist.

Senior Graphic Designer
International Spy Museum, Washington, D.C., seeks a Senior Graphic Designer.

Director of Collections and Exhibitions
Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee, NC, seeks a Director of Collections and Exhibitions.

Curator
Plains Indian Museum - Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY, seeks a Curator.

Museum Director/Curator
Sutter County Museum, Yuba City, CA, seeks a Museum Director/Curator.

Executive Director
Sherbrooke Village - Sherbrooke Restoration Commission, Sherbrooke, NS, seeks an Executive Director.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Special Projects Internship
Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA, seeks applicants for its Special Projects Internship.

John H. Daniels Research Fellowship
National Sporting Library & Museum, Middleburg, VA, is accepting applications for their John H. Daniels Research Fellowship. Deadline: September 15, 2021.

Board Members
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, is seeking nominations for individuals to represent their communities and serve on the MCN board of directors.

August 25, 2021

MNHS

Exhibit Development Technician - MN History Center

Sales Assistant I - Mille Lacs Trading Post

Store Lead - Mill City Museum

LOCAL

Video Documentary Project Manager
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center, Spring Grove, MN, seeks a Video Documentary Project Manager.

Collections Assistant
Winona County Historical Society, Winona, MN, seeks a Collections Assistant.

Stage Supervisor
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Stage Supervisor.

Family and Access Programs Coordinator
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Family and Access Programs Coordinator.

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

Retail Sales and Operations Manager
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Retail Sales and Operations Manager.

Assistant Building Engineer
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Assistant Building Engineer.

Supplemental Astronomy Educator
Bell Museum, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Supplemental Astronomy Educator.

Production Stage Manager
Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Production Stage Manager.

Associate Technical Director
Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Associate Technical Director.

REGIONAL

Museum Security and Education Program Assistant
University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, seeks a Museum Security and Education Program Assistant.

Executive Director
Czech Village New Bohemia Mainstreet District, Cedar Rapids, IA, seeks an Executive Director.

Art Across Curriculum Educator
Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, seeks an Art Across Curriculum Educator.

Assistant Registrar
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, seeks an Assistant Registrar.

Executive Director
Henry County Historical Society and Museum, New Castle, IN, seeks an Executive Director.

Survey & National Register Manager
Ohio State Historic Preservation Office, Columbus, OH, seeks a Survey & National Register Manager.

Reference and Outreach Archivist
IUPUI University Library, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Reference and Outreach Archivist.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Project Management for History Organizations Online Course and On-Site Workshop Instructor
American Association for State and Local History, Remote, seeks Project Management for History Organizations Online Course and On-Site Workshop Instructor.

Developing Exhibitions: Design Online Course Instructor
American Association for State and Local History, Remote, seeks a Developing Exhibitions: Design Online Course Instructor.

Executive Director
Arizona Historical Society, Tempe, AZ, seeks an Executive Director.

Interdisciplinary Historian/Museum Curator
Martin Van Buren NHS/National Park Service, Kinderhook, NY, seeks an Interdisciplinary Historian/Museum Curator.

Director of Interpretation
Andrew Jackson Foundation, Nashville, TN, seeks a Director of Interpretation.

Executive Director
Geary County Historical Society, Junction City, KS, seeks an Executive Director.

Registrar
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY, seeks a Registrar.

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