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Recent Job Postings

June 9, 2021

MNHS

Experience Creator - Split Rock Lighthouse

Guest Services Assistant II - MN History Center

Director, Exhibits - MN History Center - MN History Center

LOCAL

Executive Director
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet, MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Executive Director
Maplewood Area Historical Society, Maplewood, MN, seeks an Executive Director.

Public Programs Manager
Hennepin History Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Public Programs Manager.

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

Exhibit Fabricator III
Science Museum of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, seeks an Exhibit Fabricator III.

Administrative Coordinator
The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN, seeks an Administrative Coordinator.

REGIONAL

Executive Director
Historic Valley Junction Foundation, West Des Moines, IA, seeks an Executive Director.

Seasonal Museum Worker
City of Dickinson, Dickinson, ND, seeks a Seasonal Museum Worker.

Museum Manager
Nebraska History Museum, Lincoln, NE, seeks a Museum Manager.

Exhibits Fabrication Manager
Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH, seeks an Exhibits Fabrication Manager.

Survey & National Register Manager
Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH, seeks a Survey & National Register Manager.

Curator
Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI, seeks a Curator.

Executive Director
Boyne City Main Street Program, Boyne City, MI, seeks an Executive Director.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Project Registrar and Assistant Curator
Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA, seeks a Project Registrar and Assistant Curator.

Director
National Museum of the American Indian - Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., seeks a Director.

Museum Director (COO), National Museum of the Pacific War (Director I)
National Museum of the Pacific War - Texas Historical Commission, Austin, TX, seeks a Museum Director (COO), National Museum of the Pacific War (Director I).

Marketing and Events Coordinator
Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX, seeks a Marketing and Events Coordinator.

Managing Editor
History Colorado, Denver, CO, seeks a Managing Editor.

Site Superintendent
Fort Bridger State Historic Site - Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources, Mountain View, WY, seeks a Site Superintendent.

State Archivist
Wyoming State Archives, Cheyenne, WY, seeks a State Archivist.

Historian
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park - Department of the Interior, San Francisco, CA, seeks a Historian.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

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

June 2, 2021

MNHS

Senior Project Manager - MN History Center

LOCAL

Ticketing & Curiosity Shop Manager
Bell Museum, St. Paul, MN, seeks a Ticketing & Curiosity Shop Manager.

Research and Instruction Librarian for Music and Fine Arts
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, seeks a Research and Instruction Librarian.

REGIONAL

Associate Curator
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, seeks an Associate Curator.

Collections Assistant
McHenry County Historical Society, Union, IL, seeks a Collections Assistant.

Archivist
Barack Obama Presidential Library, Hoffman Estates, IL, seeks an Archivist.

Museum Collections Technician
Ruth Mott Foundation, Flint, MI, seeks a Museum Collections Technician.

Supervisory Museum Curator
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, seeks a Supervisory Museum Curator.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Historian/Interpretative Scriptwriter
Night Kitchen Interactive, Philadelphia, PA, seeks a Historian/Interpretative Scriptwriter.

Curator
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology/Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, seeks a Curator of North American Ethnographic Collections.

Director of Libraries and Archives
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY, seeks a Director of Libraries and Archives.

Executive Director
International Motor Racing Research Center, Watkins Glen, NY, seeks an Executive Director.

Executive Director
Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum, Skillman, NJ, seeks an Executive Director.

Museum Manager
Rose Hill Manor, Frederick, MD, seeks a Museum Manager.

Program Coordinator
Tennessee Holocaust Commission, Nashville, TN, seeks a Program Coordinator.

Civil Rights Historians
National Park Service seeks Civil Rights Historians for the following locations: Birmingham, AL; Tuskegee Institute, AL; Lexington, KY; Jackson, MS.

Executive Director
Pioneer Museum Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, TX, seeks an Executive Director.

Assistant Director/Curator of Collections
Rogers Historical Museum, Rogers, AR, seeks an Assistant Director/Curator of Collections.

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

Director/Curator
Yukon Church Heritage Society, Whitehorse, YK, seeks Director/Curator on behalf of the Old Log Church Museum.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Henry Luce Foundation Publications Fellow
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, is offering the Henry Luce Foundation Publications Fellowship.

May 26, 2021

MNHS

Historic Marker Project Lead - MN History Center

LOCAL

Archivist
Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, St. Paul, MN, seeks an Archivist.

Program Manager
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN, seeks a Program Manager.

Request for Proposals
City of Park Rapids and Hubbard County Historical Society seek proposals from architectural history consultants who are interested in providing consulting services to identify resources conducive to inclusion on a history trail.

Museum Guide
Schubert Club, Saint Paul, MN, seeks a Schubert Club Music Museum Guide.

REGIONAL

Museum Educator
Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County - Crawfordsville District Public Library, Crawfordsville, IN, seeks a Museum Educator.

Historic Preservation Specialist
Sandvick Architects, Cleveland, OH, seeks a Historic Preservation Specialist.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

CEO
The National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA, seeks a CEO.

Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings
Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY, seeks a Curator and Department Head, Printed Books and Bindings.

Senior Registrar
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology/Harvard University Cambridge, MA, seeks a Senior Registrar.

Curator
Fairfield Museum and History Center, Fairfield, CT, seeks a Curator.

Executive Director
Queens Historical Society, Flushing, NY, seeks an Executive Director.

Registrar, Archaeology & Ethnography
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ, seeks a Registrar, Archaeology & Ethnography.

Archivist
Tudor Place Foundation, Washington, D.C., seeks an Archivist.

Deputy for Presidential Libraries
The National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD, seeks a Deputy for Presidential Libraries.

Collections Specialist
Fort Monroe Authority, Fort Monroe, VA, seeks a Collections Specialist.

Digital Projects Librarian
State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, seeks a Digital Projects Librarian.

Exhibition Manager (AV + Technology)
Smithsonian's Arts + Industries Building, Washington, D.C., seeks an Exhibition Manager.

Reference Manager
Idaho State Historical Society, Boise, ID, seeks a Reference Manager.

HR Manager
The Mob Museum, Las Vegas, NV, seeks an HR Manager.

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

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Community Engagement Internship
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee, MN, seeks a Community Engagement Intern.

Harrison Goodall Preservation Fellowship
National Park Service, in partnership with Preservation Maryland, is offering the Harrison Goodall Preservation Fellowship.

Digital Content and Production Fellow
James Madison's Montpelier, Montpelier Station, VA, seeks a Digital Content and Production Fellow.

May 19, 2021

MNHS

Interpreter III - Mill City Museum

Program Assistant - Mill City Museum

LOCAL

Design Studio Manager
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, seeks a Design Studio Manager.

REGIONAL

Lead Exhibit Developer
Luci Creative, Lincolnwood, IL, seeks a Lead Exhibit Developer.

Site Manager-Limberlost State Historic Site
Indiana State Museum, Geneva, IN, seeks a Site Manager.

Records Center Supervisor
Indiana Archives & Records, Indianapolis, IN, seeks a Records Center Supervisor.

Curator
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH, seeks a Curator.

Project Manager, Capital Projects
Ohio History Connection, Columbus, OH, seeks a Project Manager.

Collections Technician
Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, seeks a Collections Technician.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Manager of Education Programs
Historic Richmond Town, New York, NY, seeks a Manager of Education Programs.

Special Events Manager
Historic Richmond Town, New York, NY, seeks a Special Events Manager.

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

Associate Director of Exhibition Management and Design
Museum of the Moving Image, New York City, NY, seeks an Associate Director of Exhibition Management and Design.

Archivist
History Associates Incorporated, Rockville, MD, seeks an Archivist.

Experienced Digital Specialist
History Associates Incorporated, Rockville, MD, seeks an Experienced Digital Specialist.

Archivist IV (Electronic Records Archivist)
Department of Archives and History - State of South Carolina, Richland County, SC, seeks an Archivist IV.

Museum Archivist
Southern Museum, Kennesaw, GA, seeks a Museum Archivist.

Executive Director
Plant City Photo Archives, Inc., Plant City, FL, seeks an Executive Director.

Museum Curator of Historic Sites
City of Greeley Museums, Greeley, CO, seeks a Museum Curator of Historic Sites.

Executive Director
The National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM, seeks an Executive Director.

Museum Educator
San Bernardino County Museum, San Bernardino County, CA, seeks a Museum Educator.

President & CEO
San Francisco Heritage, San Francisco, CA, seeks a President & CEO.

Museum Educator
San Bernardino County Museum, San Bernardino County, CA, seeks a Museum Educator.

Curator
Coos History Museum, Coos Bay, OR, seeks a Curator.

Development Director
Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, WA, seeks a Development Director.

Marketing and Communications Manager
Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum, Ottawa, ON, seeks a Marketing and Communications Manager.

INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEERS/FELLOWSHIPS

Figures in the Sky Initiative - Research Intern
Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, seeks a Research Intern.

Archive Digitization Internship
Louisa County Historical Society, Louisa, VA, seeks an Intern.

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.

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