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1. All jobs should be offered on an equal-opportunity basis.

2. Compensation should be commensurate with the qualifications required for a position.

3. Positions with a stated salary or wage should be compensated at or above the level advertised.

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Jobs Posted the Week of 2/23/15

Historical Research Associates – Research Historian (one-year contract position) (closes 3.15.15) [Washington state] 
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
– Assistant Director for Material Culture, Kalamazoo Valley Museum (closes 3.13.15) [Michigan]
Kalamazoo  Valley Community College – Collections Manager, Kalamazoo Valley Museum (closes 3.13.15) [Michigan] 
National Park Service
-paid summer internships with Heritage Documentation Programs (closes 3.9.15) 
Wood County Park District
– Historic Farm & History Specialist [Ohio]
9/11 Memorial Museum - Two Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships (two-year position) (closes 4.17.15) [New York]
Smithsonian Institution - Visual Information Specialist, National Air and Space Museum (closes 3.5.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Montgomery County Cultural Foundation
– Executive Director, Rotary Jail Museum and Tannenbaum Cultural Center (closes 2.25.15) [Indiana]
University of Michigan Water Center – Research Area Specialist, History of Great Lakes Lamprey Control Program [Michigan]
Smithtown Historical Society – Executive Director [New York]
Texas A & M University Libraries - Digital Archivist (closes 3.30.15) [Texas]
State of Wyoming, Historic Preservation Office – Senior Cultural Resources Specialist [Wyoming]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Part-time Historic Interpreter [Rhode Island]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Historic Farm Manager [Rhode Island]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Community Programs Manager [Rhode Island]
Rincon Consultants, Inc. – Cultural Resources Project Manager [California]
Prince George’s County, Maryland – Program Manager (closes 4.2.15) [Maryland]
Stantec - Architectural Historian [California]
The Willem de Kooning Foundation – Digital Assets Manager [New York]
Missoula County, Montana – Grants Administrator, Historical Museum at Fort Missoula (closes 3.11.15) [Montana]
SEARCH, Inc. – GIS Specialist [Florida]
City of Fort Collins – Historic Preservation Intern (closes 3.6.15) [Colorado]
Palos Verdes Heritage Castle Museum – Museum Manager [California]
Grand Valley State University – Metadata and Digital Curation Librarian [Michigan]
Senator John Heinz History Center – School and Teacher Programs Coordinator [Pennsylvania]
Historic Santa Fe Foundation – Faith and John Gaw Meem Preservation and Trades Internship (paid 10-week internship, housing provided) (closes 3.16.15) [New Mexico]
City of Iowa City – Historic Preservation Specialist (part time) (closes 2.27.15) [Iowa]
Koochiching County Historical Society – Director (closes 3.27.15) [Minnesota]
Northwestern University – Film Curator [Illinois]
The Walt Disney Family Museum – Curatorial Assistant [California]
Columbia Museum of Art – Development and Grants Specialist [South Carolina]
Brooklyn Museum – Paper Conservator [New York]
Luci Creative – Senior Exhibit Designer [Illinois]
San Francisco Orchestra – Digital Asset Coordinator [California]
Westminster College – Curator of Education and Outreach, National Churchill Museum [Missouri]
National Park Service – Summer internships in objects conservation, Collections Conservation Branch (stipend and living allowance provided) [Massachusetts]
National Park Service – Preservationist, Mesa Verde National Park (closes 2.27.15) [Colorado]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Lowell National Historical Park (closes 3.6.15) [Massachusetts]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park (closes 3.6.15) [Georgia]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Carlsbad Caverns National Park (closes 3.2.15) [New Mexico]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Fort Frederica National Monument (closes 2.27.15) [Georgia]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Golden Spike National Historic Site (closes 3.2.15) [Utah]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (closes 2.27.15) [North Dakota]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), El Morro National Monument (closes 3.6.15) [New Mexico]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Cumberland Gap National Historic Park (closes 3.6.15) [Kentucky]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Rock Creek Park (closes 2.24.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Park Service - Park Ranger (Interpretation), Lassen Volcanic National Park (closes 2.27.15) [California]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Death Valley National Park (closes 2.27.15) [California]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Grand Canyon National Park (closes 2.27.15) [Arizona]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), George Washington Memorial Parkway (closes 2.27.15) [Virginia]
Washington University in St. Louis – Curator of Rare Books (Job ID #30019)
McCord Museum – Digital Content and Social Media Specialist (closes 3.9.15) [Quebec, Canada]
University of Alberta – Collections Management Advisor (Humanities), Museums and Collections Services (closes 3.15.15) [Alberta, Canada]
MSA Museum Society - Executive Director (closes 2.27.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
The Manitoba Children’s Museum – Education Coordinator (closes 3.31.15) [Manitoba, Canada]
Ontario Museum Association – Museum Succession Project Coordinator (closes 3.6.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Canadian National Exhibition Association – Assistant Program Coordinator (closes 3.13.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Royal Ontario Museum – Managing Director (closes 3.2.15) [Ontario, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 2/16/15

The Presidio Trust – Exhibition Intern (full-time 10-12 month internship, stipend and housing provided) (closes 2.28.15) [California]
Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation – Director of Administration [New York]
Homestead Prairie Farm - Historic Sites Intern (paid full-time internship with housing stipend) (closes 3.7.15) [Illinois]
University of La Verne
– Archivist (closes 3.15.15) [California]
University of Alabama – Director of Museums Research and Collections (closes 3.9.15) [Alabama]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter, Split Rock Lighthouse (part time) (closes 3.15.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter, Mille Lacs Indian Museum (part tome) (closes 2.26.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter, James J. Hill House (part time) (closes 2.26.15) [Minnesota]
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation – Executive Director (closes 3.31.15) [Connecticut]
The Adirondack Museum – Interpretation & Education Assistant [New York]
Cornell University Library – Digital Archivist, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (closes 4.1.15) [New York]
City of Ellensburg – Senior Planner- Historic Preservation (closes 2.27.15) [Washington state]
Green 3 LLC – Technical Writer [Indiana]
Museum of History & Industry – Director of Curatorial Services [Washington state]
Ruth Mott Foundation – Assistant Collections & Exhibitions Manager [Michigan]
Connecticut Historical Society – Director of Collections & Education [Connecticut]
National Park Service – Student Trainee (Historian), Heritage Documentation Program (closes 3.9.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Acadia National Park (closes 2.25.15) [Maine]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (closes 2.25.15) [North Dakota]
National Park Service - Park Ranger (Interpretation), Mount Rushmore National Memorial (closes 2.25.15) [South Dakota]
Utah Department of Transportation – Cultural Resources Manager (closes 2.26.15) [Utah]
University of Georgia Libraries – University Archives & Electronic Records Archivist (closes 3.8.15) [Georgia]
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission – Landmarks Preservationist (Job ID 183710) (closes 2.24.15) [New York]
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission – Director of Special Projects and Strategic Planning (Job ID 183060) [New York]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – 2015 Summer Internships (part time internships with stipend) [Washington, D.C.]
Nebraska State Historical Society – Paper Conservator (Job ID 60003232)  [Nebraska]
Plimoth Grist Mill – Mill Artisan [Massachusetts]
Smithsonian Institution – Education Specialist (Public Programs) (closes 2.27.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Slover Linett Audience Research, Inc. – Associate/Senior Associate [Illinois]
National Lighthouse Museum – Curator (closes 2.27.15) [New York]
Lane County Historical Society – Curator of Exhibits [Oregon]
Dawes Arboretum – History Department Intern (full-time summer paid internship, free housing available) [Ohio]
Mahoning Valley Historical Society – Curatorial Assistant (closes 3.13.15) [Ohio]
Historic Rugby, Inc. – Executive Director [Tennessee]
Huble Homestead Historic Site – Heritage Interpreter (closes 4.7.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site – Museum Collections Technician (closes 3.1.15) [Alberta, Canada]
Legislative Assembly of Alberta – Exhibits Coordinator (closes 2.27.15) [Alberta, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 2/9/15

Castine Historical Society – full-time ten week graduate internship with stipend (closes 3.9.15) [Maine]
The Stark Foundation – Assistant Site Manager, W.H. Stark House [Texas]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Craters of the Moon NMP, Hagerman Fossil Beds, John Day Fossil Beds, Lake Roosevelt, Minidoka NHS, Nez Perce NHP, and Whitman Mission NHS (20 temporary positions available) [Idaho, Oregon]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Pipestone National Monument (temporary position) (closes 2.24.15) [Minnesota]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Missouri National Recreation River (3 temporary positions) (closes 2.24.15) [South Dakota]
State of Vermont - Historic Resources Specialist (closes 3.5.15) [Vermont]
Historic Charleston Foundation – Manager of Advocacy (closes 2.27.15) [South Carolina]
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership – Tourism and Marketing Manager [Virginia]
State of Hawaii – Park Interpretive Program Specialist, Lihue, Island of Kauai [Hawaii]
Butte-Silver Bow, Montana – Historic Preservation Officer [Montana]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Production Manager [Washington, D.C.]
Texas Historical Commission – Deputy Executive Director for Historic Sites (closes 3.15.15) [Texas]
Cambridge Historical Society – Executive Director [Massachusetts]
University of Nebraska State Museum – Director (closes 3.2.15) [Nebraska]
Museum of the Aleutians – Collections Manager (closes 5.8.15)  [Alaska]
MonDak Heritage Center – Education Coordinator [Montana]
Chemical Heritage Foundation – Museum Collections Manager [Pennsylvania]
Walt Disney Hometown Museum – Director [Missouri]
History Associates, Inc. – Collection Manager [Maryland]
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh – Director, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh [Pennsylvania]
Nathan Hale Homestead – Site Manager (part-time) [Connecticut]
Lake Region Heritage Center – Director of Museums (closes 2.27.15) [North Dakota]
Schenectady County Historical Society - Librarian/Archivist (closes 3.5.15) [New York]
Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum – Collections Assistant Object Specialist [New York]
City of New Westminster - Museum Assistant- Curatorial (closes 3.1.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
City of New Westminster – Museum Assistant- Programs (closes 3.1.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
City of New Westminster – Archives Assistant (closes 3.1.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum – Guide (summer student position) (closes 3.13.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Colborne Lodge Museum/Tolmorden Mills Heritage Site - Museum Coordinator (closes 2.24.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Fanshawe Pioneer Village – Lead Interpreter (closes 2.27.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Fanshawe Pioneer Village – Interpretation Coordinator (closes 2.27.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site – Site Manager (closes 2.27.15) [Alberta, Canada]

RFPs Posted the Week of 2/2/15
RFP – The Mobile Historic Development Commission is seeking proposals from consultants for the preparation of historic district guidelines for Mobile, Alabama.

Jobs Posted the Week of 2/2/15

Concordia University – Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance (closes 4.1.15) [Quebec, Canada]

Washington State University Tri-Cities – Visiting Instructor in Digital Humanities (closes 3.1.15 [Washington state]
Lehigh University
– Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Research Scholar (two-year position) (closes 3.15.15) [Pennsylvania] 
Mackinac State Historic Park
– General Interpreter (temporary summer position) (closes 4.1.15) [Michigan]
College of Charleston
– Reference and Outreach Archivist, Avery Research Center (closes 3.16.15) [South Carolina]
Eastern State Penitentiary - Several part-time, seasonal tour guide/visitor services positions available [Pennsylvania]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Historic Sites Writer/Editor, Church History Department (closes 2.27.15) [Utah]
Santa Claus Museum & Village/Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial – Museum Intern (summer position, stipend and housing provided) (closes 3.15.15) [Indiana]
The Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm –  Executive Director [New Hampshire]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – GIS Analyst [Washington, D.C.]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Executive Assistant, Marketing [Washington, D.C.]
Carolina Conservation – Paper Conservator (temporary position) [South Carolina]
SS United States Conservancy – Preservation Associate (part-time position) [Pennsylvania]
Tufts University – Digital Archivist [Massachusetts]
History San Jose – Director of Education & Community Engagement [California]
The Columbus Museum – Director of Collections and Exhibitions [Georgia]
ACS Tempe – Cultural Resources Principal Investigator (closes 2.28.15) [Arizona]
Calvert Marine Museum – Curator of Exhibits [Maryland]
Terracon – Cultural Resources Senior Staff Professional [Tennessee]
Michael Baker International – Research Associate [Pennsylvania]
Missouri History Museum – Director of Community Programs (closes 3.1.15) [Missouri]
Dovetail Cultural Resource Group – Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager (closes 2.27.15) [Virginia]
Split Rock Studios – Exhibit Developer [Minnesota]
HistoriCorps – Project Supervisor (term position) (closes 3.1.15) [Colorado]
Library of Virginia – Director, Government Records Services (ID #00102 (closes 2.25.15) [Virginia]
City of Allentown – Senior Planner – Historic Preservation [Pennsylvania]
Charles M. Schulz Museum – Traveling Exhibitions Manager [California]
James Madison’s Montpelier – Curatorial Assistant [Virginia]
James Madison’s Montpelier – Curatorial Research Assistant (part-time) [Virginia]
American Museum of Natural History - Project Conservator (ID #91841) [New York]
Fort McKavett State Historic Site - Program Specialist II (Educator/Curator) [Texas]
San Diego Museum of Man – Registrar [California]
San Diego Museum of Man – Exhibit Technician [California]
Florida Holocaust Museum – Educator and Resource Coordinator [Florida]
Royal Ontario Museum – Chief Executive Officer and Director (closes 2.28.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre – Exhibit & Programming Assistant (Student position) (closes 4.10.15) [Ontario, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 1/26/15

Historic Ships in Baltimore – Museum Educator (part-time position) [Maryland]
California State University, Sacramento
– Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History (closes 3.16.15) [California]
Brown University – Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Public Humanities, Department of American Studies and the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage (closes 3.13.15)
Michigan State University – MSU Museum Director (Job ID #0659) (closes 4.21.15) [Michigan]
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes – Senior Curator, Exhibitions & Education Projects [California]
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum and Gardens – Executive Director [New Jersey]
University of North Alabama – Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History (closes 3.1.15) [Alabama]
Chemical Heritage Foundation – Director, Center for Applied History (closes 4.23.15) [Pennsylvania]
Brucemore – Deputy Director (closes 2.15.15) [Iowa]
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum – Assistant Executive Director [New York]
Maryland State Archives – State Archivist [Maryland]
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden – Executive Director [Washington, D.C.]
Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House – Historical Interpreter (part-time position)
Fallingwater – Assistant Curator of Education [Pennsylvania]
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum – Digital Asset Specialist  [New York]
The PRD Group – Exhibit Content Developer [Virginia]
Lincoln Park Zoo - Education Research and Evaluation Associate [Chicago]
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens – Collections Technician Specialist [Ohio]
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Genealogist [Washington, D.C.]
The Mariners’ Museum – Vice President of Collections and Programs [Virginia]
Japanese American National Museum – Community Relations Officer [California]
City Of Mesquite Virgin Valley Heritage Museum – Museum Coordinator [Nevada]
Ford Foundation – Records and Archives Manager [New York]
Grey Towers National Historic Site – Museum Intern (housing provided) [Pennsylvania]
Manassas Battlefield Trust - Executive Director [Virginia]
Wapsi Valley Archaeology, Inc. – Historian/Architectural Historian [Iowa]
SEARCH – Historian [Florida]
Claude Moore Colonial Farm – 18th Century Farm Laborer (full-time seasonal position)
The Frazier History Museum – President and CEO (closes 4.24.15) [Kentucky]
Luther College – College Archivist [Iowa]
Scurry County Museum – Curator [Texas]

RFPs Posted the Week of 1/19/15

RFP – The Town of Norris Point is undergoing redevelopment of its current outdoor product and seeks proposals from consultants/firms with experience in interpretive planning and design for the research, planning, design, and production of trailhead, directional, and interpretive signage. (closes 2.2.15) [Newfoundland, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 1/19/15

Smithsonian Institution – Director, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation [Washington, D.C.]
The Adirondack Museum – Curator [New York]
Pamplin Historical Park – Associate Director of Education, Interpretation, Visitor Services, & Collections [Virginia]
Pamplin Historical Park – Education Assistant (part-time) [Virginia]
Pamplin Historical Park – Information Technology and Exhibits Assistant (part-time) [Virginia]
Pamplin Historical Park – Senior Marketing Specialist (Graphic Designer) [Virginia]
Indiana Historical Society – Collections Assistant, Reference Services (part-time) [Indiana]
Save Our Cemeteries – Executive Assistant [Louisiana]
Coastal Georgia Historical Society - Museum Educator [Georgia]
Restore Oregon – Field Programs Representative (part-time) [Oregon]
Hilt’s Landing, Michigan’s Heritage Park – Several part-time seasonal interpretive positions available [Michigan]
Sauder Village – Curator of Education [Ohio]
Preservation Maryland – Development Assistant (part-time) [Maryland]
National Building Museum – Digital Marketing Associate
Ohio History Connection - Project Reviews Coordinator [Ohio]
Ohio History Connection – Department Head, Education and Support Services [Ohio]
National Center for Preservation Technology & Training – Summer internships (several 10 week paid internship positions available) (closes 3.2.15) [Louisiana]
Colonial Williamsburg – Site Supervisor, Roscoe Cole House [Virginia]
Colonial Williamsburg - Senior Historic Interiors Technician [Virginia]
Connecticut Historical Society – Director of Collections & Education (Chief Curator) [Connecticut]
Foundation for Historic Christ Church – Executive Director [Virginia]
Norman Rockwell Museum – Director of Digital Learning and Engagement [Massachusetts]
Maine Maritime Museum – Education Coordinator [Maine]
Crook County, Oregon – Collections Manager,  Crook County/Bowman Museum [Oregon]
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture – Director of Collections and Exhibitions [Maryland]
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park – Historic Trades Interpreter (Blacksmithing & Woodworking) (part-time) [Indiana]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Associate Manager, Prospect Development & Research [Washington, D.C.]
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center – Executive Director (closes 2.28.15) [West Virginia]
University of West Florida – Assistant Professor of Historic Preservation [Florida]
Hammond-Harwood House - Executive Director [Maryland]
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth – Head Archivist [Kansas]
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum - Director of Education [Hawaii]
State of Wyoming – Museum Manager,  Wyoming State Museum (Job ID #CRCR12-02273) [Wyoming]
Autry Center of the American West - Web Manager [California]
Chemical Heritage Foundation – Digital Collections Archivist [Pennsylvania]

 

 

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