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Posted the Week of 4/14/14

California Department of Transportation – Associate Environmental Planner-Architectural Historian (closes 5.5.14) [California]
National Park Service – Museum Technician, Hot Springs National Park (closes 4.18.14) [Arkansas]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation) (5 openings) (closes 4.18.14) [California]
State of Indiana, Adjutant General’s Office – Architectural Historian (Job ID#589235)  (closes 4.24.14) [Indiana]
U.S. Department of the Interior – Historian (closes 5.2.14) [Washington, D.C.]
City of Spokane - Historic Preservation Officer [Washington]
State of Michigan – Historian, Hartwick Pines (closes 5.4.14) [Michigan]
The Chemical Heritage Foundation - Research Fellow, History of Materials and Material Culture [Pennsylvania]
Save Our Cemeteries - Executive Director (closes 4.30.14) [Louisiana]
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - Curator, Urban Studies and Digital Initiatives [New York]
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage - Director of Education and Public Programs (closes 4.18.14) [Ohio]

Posted the Week of 4/7/14

Johns Hopkins University – Program Manager, Hopkins Retrospective [Maryland]
U.S. Department of the Interior – Museum Technician, Interior Museum (closes 4.28.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Ohio Historical Society - Technical Preservation Services Manager [Ohio]
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago - Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship (closes 7.1.14) [Illinois]
High Desert Museum - Living History Interpreter (closes 5.15.14) [Oregon]
History Museum of Western Virginia - Education Department Summer Internship [Virginia]
Historic Germantown - Executive Director [Pennsylvania]
Adirondack Architectural Heritage – Program Director (closes 4.18.14) [Kentucky]
Cape Henlopen State Park, Fort Miles Historical Area – Seasonal Historical Interpreter (closes 4.15.14) [Delaware]
National September 11 Memorial & Museum – Education Specialist (closes 4.18.14) [New York]
National September 11 Memorial & Museum – Interpretive Programs Manager [New York]

Posted the Week of 3/31/14

Public Archaeology Lab - Architectural Historian/Public Historian [Rhode Island]
Winnetka Historical Society – Photos and Prints Intern (unpaid) (closes 5.15.14) [Illinois]
Winnetka Historical Society – Historic Preservation Intern (unpaid) (closes 5.15.14) [Illinois]
Presidio Trust – Historian, Division of Planning, Projects, and Programs [California]
Museum of the City of New York - Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellowship (closes 4.25.14) [New York]
Columbia University Libraries/Information Services - Curator of Oral History, Rare Book & Manuscript Library [New York]
City University of New York – Assistant Director, Online Professional Development Programs [New York]
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Inc. - Executive Director [Rhode Island and Massachusetts]
World Monuments Fund – Development Assistant [New York]
Historic York - Architectural Historian (closes 4.30.14) [Pennsylvania]
Los Angeles Conservancy – Preservation Coordinator (closes 4.30.14) [California]
Naperville Heritage Society/Naper Settlement – President & CEO (closes 5.15.14) [Illinois]
Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation – Executive Director (closes 5.1.14) [California]
Rhode Island Historical Society – Director of Operations [Rhode Island]
McCormick Museum at Cantigny - Museum Educator (closes 4.28.14) [Illinois]
Wisconsin Historical Museum - Deputy Museum Director [Wisconsin]
Santa Claus Museum & Village – Museum Intern (unpaid) (closes 5.2.14) [Indiana]

Posted the Week of 3/24/14

Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Inc. – Executive Director [Rhode Island]
Naper Settlement
– President and CEO [Illinois]
– Metadata Specialists (multiple listings) [Illinois and Indiana]
Slover Linett Audience Research
– Associate/Senior Associate [Illinois]
Wisconsin Historical Society
– Assistant Museum Director (closes 4.21.14) [Wisconsin]
Historic New England
– Editor and Publications Manager [Massachusetts]
Historic New England – Project Archivist, Irving and Casson/A.H. Davenport Collection (closes 4.15.14) [Massachusetts]
American Alliance of Museums – Assistant Director, International Programs [Washington, DC]
Massachusetts Historical Society - Director of Public Programs [ Massachusetts]
Texas Tech University – Deputy Director, Museum [Texas]

Posted the Week of 3/10/14

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Carolina Digital Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow [North Carolina]
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
– Inventory Assistant (Part-Time, Temporary) (6.1.14) [Maryland]
Ye Olde Tavern Tours - Tour Guide (multiple openings, part-time) [Massachusetts]
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex – Co-Curator, Vietnam Exhibition [New York]
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy – Director of Institutional Advancement [New York]
Texas Historical Commission – Program Specialist III [Texas]
Great Basin Institute – Historic Preservation Specialist [Nevada]
California Department of Parks and Recreation – California State Park Museum Director [California]
Louisiana Trust for Historic Preservation - Executive Director [Louisiana]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Project Manager, America Saves! [Illinois]
Lakeshore Museum Center – Assistant Director [Michigan]
Missouri State Museum - Interpretation/Education Coordinator [Missouri]

Posted the Week of 3/3/14

National Trust for Historic Preservation – Manager, Sustainable Preservation [Washington, D.C.]
The Hoover Institution - Assistant Archivist for Exhibits [California]
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) – Architectural Historian Principle Investigator [Ohio]
Seminole Tribe of Florida - Museum Exhibits Coordinator [Florida]





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