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Recent Job Postings

May 12, 2021

MNHS

Seasonal Site Guide - Kelley Farm

Manager, Capital Planning & Management - History Center

Security & Risk Coordinator - History Center

LOCAL

Museum Assistant
Clearwater County Historical Society, Shevlin, MN, seeks a Museum Assistant.

Marketing Associate
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Marketing Associate.

Seasonal Sculpture Garden Technician
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Seasonal Sculpture Garden Technician.

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

REGIONAL

Collection Assistant
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Decorah, IA, seeks a Collection Assistant.

Exhibitions Assistant
Obama Foundation, Chicago, IL, seeks an Exhibitions Assistant.

Research Associate - Promised Land as Proving Ground
Conner Prairie Museum, Fishers, IN, seeks a Research Associate - Promised Land as Proving Ground.

Curator of Native American Life & History
Conner Prairie Museum, Fishers, IN, seeks a Curator of Native American Life & History.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Historic Preservation Specialist - Review Archaeologist
Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office, Harrisburg, PA, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist.

Contract Oral Historian
Connecticut Landmarks, East Haddam, CT, seeks a Contract Oral Historian.

Curator of Collections & Exhibitions
Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse, NY, seeks a Curator of Collections & Exhibitions.

Assistant Director
Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton, NJ, seeks an Assistant Director.

CEO and Executive Director
President Lincoln's Cottage, Washington, D.C., seeks a CEO and Executive Director.

Contract - Research Specialist
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C., seeks a qualified Research Specialist to join the E Pluribus Unum Educational Initiative.

Curator
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries, Chapel Hill, NC, seeks a Curator of the Southern Historical Collection.

Chief Human Resources Officer
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, seeks a Chief Human Resources Officer.

Collections Manager
Belmont University, Lila D. Bunch Library, Nashville, TN, seeks a Collections Manager.

Historic Preservation Specialist
Tennessee Historical Commission/State Historic Preservation Office, Nashville, TN, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Historic Preservation Internships
National Park Service, Santa Fe, NM, seeks Interns.

Internship
The Litchfield Historical Society in Litchfield, CT, seeks applicants for its National Iron Bank Internship.

May 5, 2021

MNHS

Program Assistant - Charles Lindbergh House & Museum

Site Guide - Charles Lindbergh House & Museum

Director - Digital Access Strategy

Director - Digital Infrastructure & Business Applications

LOCAL

Instruction and Outreach Librarian
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona or Twin Cities Campus, seeks an Instruction and Outreach Librarian.

STEM Education Instructor Level I - Summer Camps 2021 (Seasonal)
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a STEM Education Instructor Level I - Summer Camps.

Public Safety Associate 1
Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Public Safety Associate 1.

Facilities Staff I
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN seeks a Facilities Staff I.

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

Visitor Assistant - Box Office
Minnesota Children's Museum, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Visitor Assistant - Box Office.

Visitor Assistant - Galleries
Minnesota Children's Museum, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Visitor Assistant - Galleries.

Custodian II
Minnesota Children's Museum, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Custodian II.

REGIONAL

Director of Development
Madison Children's Museum, Madison, WI, seeks a Director of Development.

Registrar
Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, IA, seeks a Registrar.

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, State Historic Preservation Office, Des Moines, IA, seeks a Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer.

Executive Director
Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio, Wooster, OH, seeks an Executive Director.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Curator
National Orphan Train Complex, Concordia, KS, seeks a Curator.

Paleontology Collections Manager – Registrar
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT, seeks a Paleontology Collections Manager – Registrar.

Living History Manager
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT, seeks a Living History Manager.

Museum Director/Superintendent
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover, AR, seeks a Museum Director/Superintendent.

Community Programs Coordinator
Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, Doylestown, PA, seeks a Community Programs Coordinator.

Associate Director of Collections & Interpretations
Orleans County Historical Society - Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village, Brownington, VT, seeks an Associate Director of Collections & Interpretations.

Iñupiat History Language and Culture Specialist
North Slope Borough, Nuiqsut, AK, seeks a Iñupiat History Language and Culture Specialist.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Board Member/Treasurer
Hopkins Historical Society, Hopkins, MN, seeks a Board Member/Treasurer.

April 28, 2021

MNHS

Sales Assistant II - Forest History Center

Program Facilitator II - Forest History Center

Program Facilitator I - Forest History Center

Program Facilitator III - Lead - Forest History Center

Retail and Guest Experience Lead - Oliver Kelley Farm

Interpreter II - Charles Lindbergh House and Museum

LOCAL

Custodial Services Supervisor
Minnesota Children's Museum, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Custodial Services Supervisor.

President and CEO
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, MN, seeks a President and CEO.

REGIONAL

Museum Coordinator
Superior Public Museums, Superior, WI, seeks a Museum Coordinator.

Manager of Exhibition Production
Obama Foundation, Chicago, IL, seeks a Manager of Exhibition Production.

Program Associate
Indiana Humanities, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Program Associate.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Program Associate
Center for Oral History - Science History Institute, Philadelphia, PA, seeks a Program Associate.

Executive Director
St. Lawrence County Historical Associa0on, Canton, NY, seeks an Executive Director.

Director of Retail Operations - Museum Store
Calvert Marine Museum Store, Solomons, MD, seeks a Director of Retail Operations - Museum Store.

Vice President of Programs and Chief Curator
National Women's History Museum, Alexandria, VA, seeks a Vice President of Programs and Chief Curator.

Digital Media Coordinator
Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, KY, seeks a Digital Media Coordinator.

Director of Education and Public Programs
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT, seeks a Director of Education and Public Programs.

Carpenter, Journeyman (Exhibit Fabricator)
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT, seeks a Carpenter, Journeyman (Exhibit Fabricator).

Historic Farm Program Coordinator
Government of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, seeks a Historic Farm Program Coordinator.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Architectural Conservation Stewards Intern
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, seeks an Architectural Conservation Stewards Intern.

April 21, 2021

MNHS

Program Manager I - Ramsey & Hill House

Custodian - Historic Fort Snelling

Sales Assistant II - MN History Center

Program Specialist, History Day - MN History Center

Facilities Maintenance Technician - Historic Fort Snelling

LOCAL

Curator of Collections
National Eagle Center, Wabasha, MN, seeks a Curator of Collections.

Site Manager
Washington County Historical Society - Warden’s House Museum, Stillwater, MN, seeks a Site Manager.

Collection Management Librarian
Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Collection Management Librarian.

STEM Education Program Counselor- Summer Camps
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Program Counselor.

STEM Education Program Team Lead - Summer Camps
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Program Team Lead.

REGIONAL

Curator of American Indian Collections
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks a Curator of American Indian Collections.

Deputy Administrator, Museums & Historic Sites
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks a Deputy Administrator, Museums & Historic Sites.

Director of Sales and Marketing
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, seeks a Director of Sales and Marketing.

Registrar
Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, OH, seeks a Registrar.

Project Reviews Manager
Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH, seeks a Project Reviews Manager.

Development Director
Garst Museum, Greenville, OH, seeks a Development Director.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Curator of Collections & Exhibitions
Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society/Sigal Museum, Easton, PA, seeks a Curator of Collections & Exhibitions.

Executive Director
Lexington Historical Society, Lexington, MA, seeks an Executive Director.

Vice President of Programs and Chief Curator
National Women's History Museum, Alexandria, VA, seeks a Vice President of Programs and Chief Curator.

Research Historian
History Associates Incorporated, Rockville, MD, seeks a Research Historian.

Supervisory Program Manager
Anacostia Community Museum - Smithsonian, Washington, D.C., seeks a Supervisory Program Manager.

Senior Research Associate/Program Coordinator
Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN, seeks a Senior Research Associate/Program Coordinator.

President & CEO
National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green, KY, seeks a President & CEO.

Digital Communications Specialist
History Colorado, Denver, CO, seeks a Digital Communications Specialist.

Museum Curator (Education)
City of Las Cruces Museums, Las Cruces, NM, seeks a Museum Curator (Education).

Executive Director
The Neon Museum, Inc., Las Vegas, NV, seeks an Executive Director.

Director of University Archives and Special Collections
California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, seeks a Director of University Archives and Special Collections.

Director of Facilities
The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco, CA, seeks a Director of Facilities.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Graphic Design Intern
American Association for State and Local History, Nashville, TN, seeks a Graphic Design Intern.

April 14, 2021

MNHS

Program Supervisor - Forest History Center

Collections Assistant - MN History Center

Program Associate (Adventure) - Forest History Center

LOCAL

Seasonal Historical Interpreter
Three Rivers Park District - The Landing, Shakopee, MN, seeks a Seasonal Historical Interpreter.

Box Office Lead
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Box Office Lead.

Project Cataloger
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Project Cataloger for the Earl Bakken Legacy Collection.

Writing Consultant - Jewish Community Action History Manuscript - 2 positions
Jewish Community Action, St. Paul, MN, seeks two Writing Consultants to develop a Jewish Community Action history manuscript.

REGIONAL

Architectural Historian
Commonwealth Heritage Group, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, seeks an Architectural Historian.

Executive Director
Heritage Hill State Park, Green Bay, WI, seeks an Executive Director.

Deputy Administrator, Museum & Historic Sites
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, seeks a Deputy Administrator, Museum & Historic Sites.

Preservation Architect or Preservation-Oriented Intern Architect
The Franks Design Group, PC, Glenwood, IA, seeks a Preservation Architect or Preservation-Oriented Intern Architect.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Associate Curator
Historic New England, Haverhill, MA, seeks an Associate Curator.

Executive Director
Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT, seeks an Executive Director.

Leader for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, Dover, DE, seeks a Leader for Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion.

Museum Director
Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, Wilmington, NC, seeks a Museum Director.

Digital Archivist
Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, KY, seeks a Digital Archivist.

Director of Development
Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, NC, seeks a Director of Development.

Registrar
The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX, seeks a Registrar.

State Archivist Division Director
Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, KS, seeks a State Archivist Division Director.

Executive Director
History Colorado, Denver, CO, seeks an Executive Director.

Director of Retail
The Mob Museum, Las Vegas, NV, seeks a Director of Retail.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Visual Arts Curatorial Fellowship
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, is offering a Fellowship.

April 7, 2021

MNHS

Gale Scholar, Research Historian - MN History Center

Senior Payroll Specialist - MN History Center

LOCAL

Executive Director
Hormel Historic Home, Austin, MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Architectural Historian
106 Group, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Architectural Historian.

Marketing Digital Specialist
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Marketing Digital Specialist.

REGIONAL

Tour Guide
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville, WI, seeks a Tour Guide.

Public Science Intern and Tour Guide
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville, WI, seeks a Public Science Intern and Tour Guide.

Public History Intern and Tour Guide
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville, WI, seeks a Public History Intern and Tour Guide.

Museum Guide
Montauk Historic Site - State Historical Society of Iowa, seeks a Museum Guide.

Executive Director
Society of American Archivists (SAA), Chicago, IL, seeks an Executive Director.

Museum Director
Monroe County History Center, Bloomington, IN, seeks a Museum Director.

Director of Hale Farm & Village
Western Reserve Historical Society, Bath, OH, seeks a Director of Hale Farm & Village.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Executive Director
Main Street Historic Chestertown, Chestertown, MD, seeks an Executive Director.

Archives Technician
Fairfax County, Fairfax, VA, seeks an Archives Technician.

Summer Internship (Archives Aide)
Architect of the Capitol, Washington, D.C., seeks a Summer Intern (Archives Aide).

Museum Collections Manager
Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, KY, seeks a Museum Collections Manager.

Museum Director
Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, Wilmington, NC, seeks a Museum Director.

Executive Director
National Cold War Center, Blytheville, AR, seeks an Executive Director.

Chief Curator
Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, FL, seeks a Chief Curator.

Assistant Curator
History Colorado, Denver, CO, seeks an Assistant Curator for Black History and Cultural Heritage.

Arts and History Archivist
City of Boise, Boise, ID, seeks an Arts and History Archivist.

Executive Director
La Jolla Historical Society, Laguna Beach, CA, seeks an Executive Director.

Assistant Director
Camlann Medieval Village, Carnation, WA, seeks an Assistant Director.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Communications Intern
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville, WI, seeks a Communications Intern.

Intern - Professional Development
American Association for State and Local History, Remote, seeks a graduate-level Intern.

March 31, 2021

MNHS

Senior Payroll Specialist - MN History Center

Interpreter III, Lead - Snake River Fur Post

Historic Site Guide - Snake River Fur Post

Site Guide - Kelley Farm

Site Guide - Kelley Farm

Interpreter II - Jeffers Petroglyphs

Site Guide - Jeffers Petroglyphs

LOCAL

Request for Proposals
Metro Area Historical Society Collaborative (Dakota County Historical Society, Hennepin History Museum, Olmsted History Center, and Ramsey County Historical Society) seeks a qualified consultant (contractor) to engage in a 10-month project to conduct a survey of partnering organizations history and collection related to Minnesota’s computing history. Contingent upon successful grant funding.

Site Educator (Tour Guide)
Dakota County Historical Society, Dakota County, seeks a Site Educator (Tour Guide).

Summer Camp Counselor
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Summer Camp Counselor.

Outreach Programs Coordinator
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Outreach Programs Coordinator.

REGIONAL

Interpretation Coordinator
La Crosse County Historical Society, La Crosse, WI, seeks an Interpretation Coordinator.

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

Public Program Specialist
National WWI Museum and Memorial, Kansas City, MO, seeks a Public Program Specialist.

Director
Gerald R. Ford Library, Grand Rapids, MI, seeks a Director.

Education & Outreach Manager
Trumbull County Historical Society Warren, OH, seeks an Education & Outreach Manager.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Digital Engagement Editor
Science History Institute, Philadelphia, PA, seeks a Digital Engagement Editor.

Senior Curator of Social Maritime Histories
Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT, seeks a Senior Curator of Social Maritime Histories.

Executive Director
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, Ellsworth, ME, seeks an Executive Director.

Chief Curator
Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston, TX, seeks a Chief Curator.

Exhibition Designer
Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, WA, seeks an Exhibition Designer.

Assistant Curator of Black History and Cultural Heritage
History Colorado, Denver, CO, seeks an Assistant Curator of Black History and Cultural Heritage.

Education Coordinator
Trinidad History Museum - History Colorado, Trinidad, CO, seeks an Education Coordinator.

Living History Manager & Exhibit Fabricator
Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT, seeks a Living History Manager and an Exhibit Fabricator.

Archivist
Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK, seeks an Archivist.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Internship
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka, MN, seeks an Intern for Federal Cartridge Company Collections Processing.

Board Member
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN, seeks a Board Member.

Board Member/Treasurer
Hopkins Historical Society, Hopkins, MN, seeks a Board Member/Treasurer.

 

Public History Intern and Tour Guide
The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums, Platteville, WI, seeks a Public History Intern and Tour Guide.

Historian-in-Residence
John G. Wolbach Library at the Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, is offering a Historian-in-Residence Fellowship.

March 24, 2021

MNHS

Site Guide III, Lead - James J. Hill and Alexander Ramsey Houses

Site Guide II - James J. Hill and Alexander Ramsey Houses

Site Guide - James J. Hill House

Sales Assistant I - Mille Lacs Trading Post

Program Staff - Historic Forestville

LOCAL

Director
Jackson County Historical Society, Lakefield, MN, seeks a Director.

Collections Manager
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum , Walnut Grove, MN, seeks a Collections Manager.

Main Street Coordinator
City of Willmar, Willmar, MN, seeks a Main Street Coordinator.

Digital Marketing Specialist
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Digital Marketing Specialist.

Family & Teen Programs Associate
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Family & Teen Programs Associate.

Director of Business Development
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Director of Business Development.

Overnight Guard
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Overnight Guard.

Chief Guard
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Chief Guard.

REGIONAL

Museum Registrar
Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum, Sun Prairie, WI, seeks a Museum Registrar.

Deputy Director of Interpretive Services
Elkhart County Parks, Goshen, IN, seeks a Deputy Director of Interpretive Services.

Manager of Curatorial Affairs
Ruth Mott Foundation, Flint, MI, seeks a Manager of Curatorial Affairs.

Librarian Supervisor 3
Indiana State Library - State of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Librarian Supervisor 3 - Rare Books and Manuscripts.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Director of Historic Sites, and Museums
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA, seeks a Director of Historic Sites and Museums.

Social Media Specialist
Gettysburg Foundation, Gettysburg, PA, seeks a Social Media Specialist.

President & CEO
African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, sees a President & CEO.

Museum Technician
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library-National Archives & Records Administration, Hyde Park, NY, seeks a Museum Technician.

University Archivist
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, seeks a University Archivist.

Conservator
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Bristol, RI, seeks a Conservator.

Deputy Secretary of the Office of Archives and History
North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC, seeks a Deputy Secretary of the Office of Archives and History.

Assistant Director
Invisible Histories Project, Birmingham, AL, seeks an Assistant Director.

History Curriculum Developer
Night Kitchen Interactive, Remote, seeks a History Curriculum Developer to write lesson plans and primary source document “explainers” for the Duty to Country Education Project.

Archivist/Collections Manager
Surfing Heritage and Culture Center, San Clemente, CA, seeks a Archivist/Collections Manager.

Preservation Programs Director
Washington Trust For Historic Preservation Washington, Seattle, WA, seeks a Preservation Programs Director.

Exhibit Designer - Museum
City of Farmington, Farmington, NM, seeks an Exhibit Designer.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Digital Archives Intern
National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Digital Archives Intern.

Native American Science Intern in Conservation
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, CO, seeks Native American Science Intern in Conservation.

Summer Internships
LGBTQ Religious Archives Network, seeks Summer Interns.

Audio Archive Intern
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA, seeks an Audio Archive Intern.

Collections Internship
Museum of Boulder, Boulder, CO, seeks a Collections Intern.

Erie Canal Research Fellowship
Erie Canal Museum, Syracuse, NY seeks applicants for its two-year Erie Canal Research Fellowship.

Digital Content and Production Fellowship and Public Historian in Residence Fellowship
James Madison's Montpelier, Orange, VA, seeks Applicants for its Digital Content and Production Fellowship and Public Historian in Residence Fellowship.

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