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The NCPH Jobs listing is a free service our organization provides to the public history profession.  NCPH makes no guarantees about the accuracy of information contained in the listings or the business practices of employers listing openings here. We do, however, ask employers using this service to adhere to reasonable standards of professional ethics. In particular, we expect that:

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.

4. Advertised positions must be relevant to public history. Final determination of a posting’s relevance will be determined by the NCPH Executive Office.

To post a position, please send a PDF or web link (preferred) with the job title, duties, contact information, and closing date to ncph@iupui.edu. Jobs without a deadline listed will be posted for six weeks.

The jobs on this page are posted chronologically, in the order that they are found.  If you wish to locate a job geographically by state or country, press “Ctrl + F” to open a search box in your browser, then type in the name of the state or country that you want.

Jobs Posted the Week of 5/18/2015

Gunston Hall – Historic Interpreter (part-time) (closes 5.26.15) [Virginia] 
History Associates Incorporated
– 3 Processing Archivists and 1 Digital Archivist [New York]
Minnesota Historical Society – Visitor Services Assistant I (closes 6.2.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter I (Historic Site Guide) (closes 6.2.15) [Minnesota]
National Park Service – Cultural Resources Technician, Grand Teton National Park (closes 5.18.15) [Wyoming]
National Park Service – Preservationist, Bandelier National Monument (closes 5.20.15) [New Mexico]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Amistad National Recreation Area (closes 5.19.15) [Texas]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Saguaro National Park (closes 5.29.15) [Arizona]
National Park Service – Park Guide, National Capital Parks (closes 5.21.15) [Washington, DC]
Versar, Inc. – Architectural Historian, Joint Baste Lewis-McChord (Requisition #15-0065) [Washington, D.C.]
The 106 Group – Senior Architectural Historian (closes 6.15.15) [Minnesota]
Texas Historical Commission – Program Specialist III [Texas]
Go For Broke National Education Center – Associate Archivist (two-year position)
City of Fort Collins, Colorado – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 5.18.15) [Colorado]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Director of Contracts [Washington, DC]
Savannah Technical College – Historic Preservation Instructor (12-month position) [Georgia]
The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership – President & CEO [Virginia]
Department of the Navy – Visual Information Specialist, National Museum of the US Navy (closes 5.18.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator, National Air and Space Museum (closes 5.28.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Project Manager, National Air and Space Museum (closes 6.1.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Archives Technician (Cataloger), Freer Gallery of Art (closes 6.1.15) [Washington, DC]
National Archives and Records Administration – Museum Technician, George Bush Presidential Library & Museum (closes 5.18.15) [Texas]
US Department of State – Museum Specialist (closes 5.26.15) [Washington, DC]
Civilian Records Center – Archives Technician (closes 5.19.15) [Illinois]
Genesee Country Village & Museum – Coordinator of Special Events [New York]
Ohio History Connection – Director, American Indian Relations [Ohio]
The History Workshop – Senior Graphic Designer [South Carolina]
Nantucket Historical Association – Sacerdote Chair of Education [Massachusetts]
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian – Visitor Services and Resource Development Coordinator (part-time) (closes 6.5.15) [Illinois]
The Phillips Collection – Manager of Digital and Interpretive Programs [Washington, DC]
Houston Maritime Museum – Education and Outreach Coordinator (closes 7.30.15) [Texas]
National Sporting Library & Museum – Educational Programs Manager [Virginia]
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation – Office Manager [California]
USS Midway Museum – Exhibits Project Manager [California]
Claretian Missionaries – Assistant Archivist [Illinois]
North Carolina DCR – Historic Site Manager III, Bennett Place State Historic Site (Job ID #60083445) (closes 5.26.15) [North Carolina]
Markham Museum – Museum Program Instructor (closes 5.18.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Vancouver Maritime Museum – Curator (closes 5.29.15) [British Columbia, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 5/11/2015

Minnesota Historical Society – Sales Assistant I (closes 5.28.15) [Minnesota]
Applied EarthWorks – Architectural Historian [California]
The History Museum – Tour & Volunteer Coordinator [Indiana]
NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project – Project Consultant (historic preservation) [New York]
Mount Vernon Place Conservancy – Washington Monument Site Manager (part-time) [Maryland]
Union Station Redevelopment Corporation – Historic Preservation Project Manager [Washington, DC]
Atwell, LLC – Cultural Resources Specialist [Midwest]
West Virginia Division of Culture and History – Historian I (closes 5.19.15) [West Virginia]
West Virginia Division of Culture and History – Structural Historian (closes 5.20.15) [West Virginia]
Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin – Associate Director/Head of Preservation and Conservation Division [Texas]
Exploring Joara Foundation, Inc. – Staff Archaeologist [North Carolina]
History Colorado – Historic Preservation Grant Contracts Specialist I (closes 5.27.15) [Colorado]
Harvard University – Project Archivist [Massachusetts]
City of St. Petersburg, Florida – Historic Preservationist II (closes 6.8.15) [Florida]
Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) – Communications and Development Director (closes 5.29.15) [New York]
University of Miami Libraries – Head of Preservation Services [Florida]
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Archivist (closes 5.18.15) [Washington, DC]
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture – Deputy Division Director [New Mexico]
Smithsonian Institution – Project Manager, Exhibits Production, National Air and Space Museum (closes 6.1.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Park Service – Student Trainee (History), Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts (closes 5.22.15) [Virginia]
City of Farmington, NM – Collection Manager, Farmington Museum (closes 6.5.15) [New Mexico]
Levine Museum of the New South – Staff Historian [North Carolina]
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium – Group Services Coordinator
San Bernardino County Museum – Museum Director [California]
Detroit Institute of Arts – Evaluator (closes 6.3.15) [Michigan]
Thomas Cole National Historic Site – Assistant to the Director [New York]
Thomas Cole National Historic Site – Director of Development [New York]
Historic New Orleans Collection – Database Manager (closes 5.22.15) [Louisiana]
Monroe County History Center – Collections Manager (closes 5.22.15) [Indiana]
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Digital Asset Systems Manager (closes 6.8.15) [Ohio]
Heritage Museum of Orange County – Executive Director [California]
Central Michigan University– Records Analyst/ Manager of Digital Documentation, Clark Historical Library [Michigan]
Noll Historical Consulting, LLC – Information Services Manager (closes 5.23.15) [Washington, DC]
Oberlin Heritage Center – Executive Director (closes 5.18.15) [Ohio]
City of Coquitlam – Archives and Records Officer (closes 5.20.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
Helen Schuler Nature Centre, City of Lethbridge – Exhibit Designer (closes 6.15.15) [Alberta, Canada]
Royal BC Museum – Registrar (closes 5.28.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
Fort William Historical Park – Native Program Assistant (closes 5.22.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Wallaceburg & District Museum – Assistant Curator (closes 6.1.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Royal Canadian Regiment Museum – Artefact Cataloguer (closes 5.18.15) [Ontario, Canada]
City of Surrey, Heritage Services Division – Heritage Re-enactment Program Assistant (closes 6.1.15) [British Columbia, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 5/4/2015

Clarke County Historical Association  – Cultural Programs Administrator [Virginia]
Spartanburg County Historical Association
– Historic Resources Coordinator (closes 5/22/15) [South Carolina]
Historic Santa Fe Foundation/New Mexico State Historic Preservation Office – Oral History Internship, Fall 2015 (housing and stipend provided) (closes 7.1.15) [New Mexico]
Geary County Historical Society
– Programs and Education Director (part-time) [Kansas]
National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers – Government Affairs & Communications Assistant (part-time) [Washington, D.C.]
Historical Society of Kent County – Executive Director [Maryland]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Museum Program Associate, President Lincoln’s Cottage (part-time) [Washington, D.C.]
Dumbarton House – Web & New Media Assistant (part-time) [Washington, D.C.]
HDR – Senior Cultural Resources Specialist (Job ID #139094)  [Alaska]
Oberlin Heritage Center – Executive Director (closes 5.18.15) [Ohio]
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps – Writer (temporary, part-time) [Minnesota]
Ancestry.com – Archival Digitization Specialist (closes 6.15.15) [Pennsylvania]
The Preservation Society of Newport County – Chief Conservator [Rhode Island]
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Historical Interpreters, Guest Service & Orientation, Family Programming  (summer positions) [Virginia]
Indiana University – Project Archivist, Black Film Center/Archive (closes 5.21.15) [Indiana]
Smithsonian Institution – Program Specialist (Scholarly & Academic Programs) (closes 5.6.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Smithsonian Institution – Latino Curator for Digital and Emerging Media, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) (closes 6.8.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Filson Historical Society – President and Chief Executive Officer (closes 5.26.15) [Kentucky]
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library – Chief Development Officer [Iowa]
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation – Director, 2019 Commemoration (Job ID #00304) (closes 5.31.15) [Virginia]
City of Lubbock, TX – Education and Volunteer Coordinator, City of Lubbock Municipal Museums [Texas]
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture – Specialist II/Librarian II, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books Division [New York]
Milwaukee Public Museum – Vice-President of Audience and Community Engagement (closes 6.15.15) [Wisconsin]
City of Farmington, NM – Curator of Exhibits (closes 5.22.15) [New Mexico]
New York Botanical Garden – Interpretive Specialist [New York]
Chicago History Museum – Senior Collection Manager [Illinois]
North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources – Executive Director, Tryon Palace (closes 5.18.15) [North Carolina]
City of Las Cruces, NM – Museum Manager (closes 6.1.15) [New Mexico]
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association – Assistant Collections Manager [Virginia]
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association – Manager of Library Education Programs [Virginia]
John Jay Homestead Historic Site – Interpretation Assistant (part-time) [New York]
Ke’aki Technologies – Visual Information Archivist [Maryland]
Ohio History Connection – State Coordinator, Ohio History Day [Ohio]
Ohio History Connection – Archivist I, Local Government Records [Ohio]
Fort Bend County Museum – Texian Time Machine & Outreach Coordinator [Texas]
National Museum of Civil Warm Medicine – Executive Director (closes 6.15.15) [Maryland]
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens – Visitor Services Manager (closes 5.20.15) [Florida]
Providence Athenaeum – Executive Director (closes 5.26.15) [Rhode Island]
Connecticut Historical Society – Development Officer [Connecticut]
Dayton History – Education Assistant, Carillon Historical Park (part-time) [Ohio]
University of California, Santa Cruz – Project Archivist (one-year position) (closes 5.28.15)  [California]
City of Surrey, BC – Heritage Re-enactment Program Assistant (closes 6.1.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
Galt Museum & Archives – Marketing and Communications Officer (closes 5.20.15) [Alberta, Canada]
Canadian War Museum – Librarian (closes 5.14.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Canadian War Museum – Director, Major Gifts & Sponsorships (closes 5.19.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Norfolk County, Ontario – Manager of Heritage & Culture (closes 5.22.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Saint Francis University – Visiting Assistant Professor of Public and Modern U.S. History (closes 5.28.15/3.20.15 for primary consideration) [Pennsylvania]
University of Delaware – Postdoctoral appointment in digital history pedagogy (closes 5.25.15) [Delaware]

Jobs Posted the Week of 4/27/2015

Alabama Historical Commission – Historic Sites Director (closes 5.29.15) [Alabama]
Texas Historical Commission – Deputy Executive Director for Historic Sites [Texas]
Seward House Museum – Director of Education (closes 6.1.15) [New York]
Coastal Heritage Society – Director of Interpretive Programs [Georgia]
Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation – Development and Communications Manager [New York]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Associate Director of Easement Program [Washington, D.C.]
Museum of the Moving Image – Registrar [New York]
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Domestic Arts Specialist [Virginia]
Washington State Archives – Northwest Regional Branch Archivist [Washington state]
Art and History Museums of Maitland – Curator of Collections [Florida]
United Auburn Indian Community – Cultural Resources Administrative Assistant [California]
San Diego Museum of Man – Grant Writer [California]
Clark County Parks & Recreation – Curator of Exhibits [Nevada]
Indiana Historical Society – Exhibitions Designer [Indiana]
Hermann Farm & Museum – Director [Missouri]
J. Paul Getty Trust – Assistant Director for Education and Public Programs [California]
Middlebury College – Digital Projects and Archives Librarian [Vermont]
Souris Valley Museum – Museum Curator and Director (closes 5.29.15) [Saskatchewan, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 4/23/2015

Geary County Historical Society – Executive Director [Kansas]
Princeton Public Library– Humanities Program Fellow [New Jeresy]
IXL Learning – History Curriculum Designer [California]

There will be no jobs update the week of 4/13/15.  National Council on Public History staff will be in Nashville, Tennessee for NCPH’s Annual Meeting, “History on the Edge.” We apologize for any delay in posting jobs sent to the office.

Jobs Posted the Week of 4/6/15

University of Nebraska, Kearney – Assistant Professor of Regional History (closes 6.1.15)  [Nebraska]
Stanford University – Oral History Program Manager [California]

ITHAKA – Analyst, Libraries & Scholarly Communications [New York]
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Director of Public Programs [Washington, D.C.]
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site – Program Specialist II (Interpreter/Educator) [Texas]
Brooklyn Museum – Museum Guide Coordinator [New York]
Preservation Design Partnership, LLC – Project Manager [Pennsylvania]
Georgia Historical Society – Program Assistant [Georgia]
Washington State Archives – Northwest Regional Branch Archivist [Washington state]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Associate Director for Development, President Lincoln’s Cottage [Washington, D.C.]
Nemours Mansion and Gardens – Executive Director and Curator [Delaware]
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Director of Coach & Livestock [Virginia]
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture – Librarian Information Specialist [Illinois]
South Carolina Department of Archives and History – Preservation Archivist [South Carolina]
Monmouth County Historical Association – Director of Education and Guest Experience [New Jersey]

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