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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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Posted the Week of 7/28/14

North Carolina State University – Tenure-Track Public History Professor (closes 12.1.14) [North Carolina]
International Sites of Conscience
– Program Associate, Membership and Professional Development (closes 8.31.14) [New York]
Historic New England
– Preservation Manager, North Region [Maine]
Massachusetts Historical Society
– Editor in Chief, The Adams Papers (closes 9.15.14) [Massachusetts]
Pettaquamscutt Historical Society
– Assistant Director (Part Time) (closes 8.22.14) [Rhode Island]
Oregon Historical Society
– Museum Director [Oregon]
Connecticut State Library – State Archivist (closes 8.20.14) [Connecticut]
National Park Service, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site – Exhibit Specialist (closes 8.1.14) [New Hampshire]
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
– Cultural Resource Specialist [New York]
Cardno JFNew – Architectural Historian [Ohio]
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian – Visitor Services and Marketing Coordinator (closes 8.6.14) [Illinois]
Vermont Agency of Transportation – AOT Historic Preservation Officer (search ID Nbr 615318) (closes 8.5.14) [Vermont]
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House – Curator of Historic Landscapes and Structures [Michigan]
Preservation Austin – Executive Director (closes 8.31.14) [Texas]
History Associates, Inc. – Senior Museum Collections Manager [Maryland]
McLaughlin Garden & Homestead – Executive Director (closes 8.16.14) [Maine]
Old Sturbridge Village – Curator [Massachusetts]
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum – Director of Education Initiatives (closes 8.4.14) [Washington, DC]
Milton Freewater Downtown Alliance – Executive Director (closes 8.15.14) [Oregon]
National Park Service, Pinnacles National Park – Park Ranger (Interpretation) (4 full time, temporary positions) (closes 8.1.14) [California]
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, President Lincoln’s Cottage – Program Coordinator [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution, George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian – Museum Specialist (closes 8.6.14) [New York]
The Brooklyn Historical Society – Oral History Processing Assistant (2 openings, part time, temporary) (closes 8.10.14) [New York]
World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum – Curator [Florida]
Baltimore Museum of Industry – Executive Director (closes 9.1.14) [Maryland]
Wyckoff House Museum – Education and Development Assistant (Part Time) [New York]

Posted the Week of 7/21/14

The Whitney Plantation Museum of Slavery – General Manager [Louisiana]
Public History Inc.
– Historical Researchers (multiple openings) [Ontario]
White House Historical Association
– Education Specialist [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
– Curator/Chair, Division of Medicine and Science (closes 8.18.2014) – [Washington, DC]
National Park Service, Bandelier National Monument – Supervisory Exhibits Specialist (closes 7.25.14) [New Mexico]
Redwood Library and Athanæum – Executive Director (closes 8.31.14) [Rhode Island]
Montana Historical Society – Historic Specialist Review and Compliance Officer (closes 8.4.14) [Montana]
State of Alaska, Office of History and Archaeology – Historian I (open to Alaska residents only) (closes 7.31.14) [Alaska]
AECOM – Architectural Historian [New Jersey]
Historic Deerfield – Curator (or Associate Curator) of Furniture  [Massachusetts]
Smithsonian Institution – Visitor Services Coordinator (4 vacancies, close 7.30.14) [Washington, DC and Virginia]
Department of the Army – Museum Specialist, History (closes 7.30.14) [Oklahoma]
Museum of the City of New York - Per Diem Museum Educators [ New York]
Museum of the City of New York - Museum Administrator and Educator (Part Time) [New York]
Connecticut’s Old State House – Head of Education [Connecticut]
The Trustees of Reservations – Cultural Sites Manager, Stockbridge [Massachusetts]
The California Museum – Education and Volunteer Coordinator [California]
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History – Historic Resources Specialist I (Archivist, Government Records) (closes 8.1.14) [Mississippi]
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History – Historic Resources Specialist I (Collections, Museum Division) (closes 7.25.14) [Mississippi]
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens –  Collections Technician Generalist (Part Time) [Ohio]
Key West Art & Historical Society – Education Specialist [Florida]
Molly Brown House Museum - Collections Move Intern (paid) [Colorado]
The Newseum - Fall Archival Internship (unpaid) (closes 8.8.14) [Maryland]
Winnetka Historical Society – John Ott Collection Project Intern (Paid, Grant-Funded) (closes 8.10.14)  [Illinois]

Posted the Week of 7/14/14

First State Heritage Park – Historical Interpreter (Part Time) (closes 8.22.14) [Delaware]
New England Air Museum
– Executive Director [Connecticut]
The History Center of Olmsted County
 - Registrar and Tour Manager (closes 8.1.14) [Minnesota]
Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation – Cultural Preservation Specialist, Archaeologist (closes 8.11.14) [Delaware]
Louisiana State Museum
– Museum Division Director, Director of Interpretive Services (closes 7.23.14) [Louisiana]
Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives – Curatorial Assistant (Part Time) (closes 7.18.14) [ British Columbia]
Monticello – Curatorial Assistant (closes 7.21.14) [Virginia]
Missouri History Museum – Project Coordinator/Collections Manager, Soldier’s Memorial Project [Missouri]
Department of Historic Resources, Highway Marker Program Specialist (closes 8.11.14) [Virginia]
Department of Historic Resources – Director, Division of Survey and Register (closes 8.11.14) [Virginia]
Department  of Historic Resources – Tax Credit Reviewer (closes 7.21.14) [Virginia]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter I (Part Time) (closes 7. 24.14) [Minnesota]
National Archives and Records Administration – Education Specialist (closes 7.18.14) [Kansas]
Smithsonian Institution, George Gustav Heye Center of the National Museum of the American Indian – Public Programs Assistant (closes 7.24.14) [New York]
National Archives and Records Administration – Student Trainee, Archival Science (4 openings, part time, temporary) (closes 7.18.14) [Washington, DC and Maryland]
Royal Armories Museum – Head of Interpretation [West Yorkshire, United Kingdom]
Alaska Humanities Forum – Director, Rose Cross-Cultural Exchange (closes 8.1.14) [Alaska]
Harvard University, Department of the History of Science – History of Technology Assistant Professor, Tenure Track (closes 9.9.14) [Massachusetts]

Posted the Week of 7/7/14

National Park Service – Historian (temporary) (closes 7.24.14) [Washington, DC]
The American Society of International Law
– Archivist Consultancy (temporary) [Washington, DC]
Nantucket Historical Association
– Oral History Internship [Massachusetts]
San Francisco Heritage
– Communications and Programs Manager (closes 7.16.14) [California]
Field Museum
– Assistant Collections Manager I (2 year position) [Illinois]
George Washington’s Mount Vernon – Manager of Education Programs  [Virginia]
The Concord Museum – Director of Education and Public Programs [Massachusetts]
City-County Planning Board of Forsyth County and Winston-Salem North Carolina – Project Planner [North Carolina]
SEARCH, Inc. – Architectural Historian [Florida]
City of Miami – Historic Preservation Planner (closes 7.11.14) [Florida]
George Mason’s Gunston Hall – Director  (closes 7.31.14) [Virginia]
Palo Alto History Museum – Executive Director [California]
Mystic Seaport – Educator Specialist (Part Time) [Connecticut]
World Chess Hall of Fame – Registrar (closes 7.18.14) [Missouri]
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum – Exhibits Specialist (Traveling Exhibitions) (closes 7.25.14) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site –  Museum Technician (History) (closes 7.21.14) [North Carolina]
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation – Multidisciplinary (Cultural Resources) (closes 7.22.14) [California]
Architect of the Capitol – Exhibits Registrar (closes 7.16.14) [Washington, DC]
Museums of Burlington – Community Curator (closes 8.15.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Vancouver Maritime Museum – Programs Supervisor/Volunteer Coordinator (Part Time) (closes 7.18.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
Lougheed House – Curator (closes 7.18.14) [Alberta, Canada]
University of Maryland – Systems Librarian (closes 7.25.14) [Maryland]
George Washington University – Data Services Librarian (closes 8.8.14) [Washington, DC]
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine – Manager, Visitor Services (closes 7.15.14) [New York]

Posted the Week of 6/30/14

Monticello – Guide [Virginia]
American Historical Association – Programs Manager [Washington, DC]
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza – Director of Education & Public Programs [Texas]
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
– Museum Curator (Latino History and Culture) (Closes 7.10.14) [Washington, DC]
University of Baltimore
– Integrated Digital Services Librarian (closes 7.10.14) [Maryland]
Department of the Army – Museum Specialist (4 openings) (closes 7.10.14) [Virginia and Washington, DC]
National Endowment for the Humanities – Humanities Administrator (closes 7.11.14) [Washington, DC]
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History
– Historic Resources Specialist, Lead (closes 7.15.14) [Mississippi]
City of Tempe – History Museum Manager (closes 7.15.14) [Arizona]
Denison Museum – Collections Manager/Registrar (2 year, full-time, position) (closes 7.15.14) [Ohio]
Minnesota Historical Society – Acquisitions Editor (closes 7.16.14) [Minnesota]
Witte Museum – Volunteer Coordinator (closes 7.18.14) [Texas]
Presidio Trust – Heritage Public Program Intern (closes 7.20.14) [California]
Lord Cultural Resources – Consultant (closes 7.31.14) [Toronto, Canada]
Charles Redd Center, Brigham Young University – Assistant/Associate Director (application reviews begin 9.1.14) [Utah]
Folger Shakespeare Library – Curator of Early Modern Books and Prints [Washington, DC]
Town of Leesburg, Virginia – Curator of Manuscripts and Archives, Thomas Balch Library [Virginia]
Children’s Discovery Museum of West Virginia – Museum Coordinator [West Virginia]
History Associates Incorporated – Research Historian [Maryland]

Posted the Week of 6/23/14

Delaware Historical Society – Head Curator, Center for African American Heritage (closes 7.3.14) [Delaware]
The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
– Southeast Partnership Coordinator (closes 7.15.14) [Minnesota]
The University of Alabama
– Director, Moundville Archaeological Park, Job no. 497749 (closes 7.19.14) [Alabama]
University of Northern Iowa
– Curator (closes 7.18.14) [Iowa]
The Royal British Columbia Museum – Senior Registrar (closes 7.14.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
The Hermitage – Director of Education and Interpretation (closes 7.11.14) [Tennessee]
Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens – Director of Collections (closes 7.11.14) [North Carolina]
Canadian Museum for Human Rights – Archivist (closes 7.2.14) [Manitoba, Canada]
Virginia Department of Historic Resources – Regional Architectural Historian (closes 6.30.14) [Virginia]
Virginia Department of Historic Resources – Tax Credit Reviewer (closes 6.30.14) [Virginia]
Morven Park – Museum Educator (closes 6.27.14) [Virginia]
Anchorage Museum – Chief Curator [Alaska]
Shelburne Museum – Grant Writer [Vermont]
Charles M. Schulz Museum – Assistant Archivist (Part Time) [California]
City of Tulsa – Planner I [Oklahoma]

Posted the Week of 6/16/14

National Alliance of Preservation Commissions – Executive Director (closes 6.30.14) [Georgia]
Applied EarthWorks
– Architectural Historian [California]
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
– Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 6.26.14) [Pennsylvania]
National Park Service – Public Affairs Specialist/Social Media Specialist (closes 6.27.14) [Washington, DC]
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
– Pennsylvania State Archives Director (closes 7.8.14) [Pennsylvania]
Ohio History Connection
– Project Reviews Manager [Ohio]
Newseum
– Collections Specialist [Washington, DC]
City of San Antonio, Office of Historic Preservation
– Planner (closes 6.25.14) [Texas]
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
– Collections Manager [Washington, DC]
The Trustees of Reservations – Cultural Sites Manager [Massachusetts]
History Colorado – Section 106 Compliance Manager, Historic Archaeology (closes 7.21.14) [Colorado]
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation – Outreach and Program Coordinator (closes 6.30.14) [Massachusetts]
New York Public Library – Head of Registrar Services [New York]
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – Youth and Family Programs Manager [Tennessee]
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – Photo Digitization and Metadata Specialist (1 year position) [Tennessee]
Hampton Roads Naval Museum – Museum Technician (History) (closes 6.20.14) [Virginia]
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum – Historian (closes 6.19.14) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service, Steamtown National Historic Site – Preservation Specialist (closes 6.23.14) [Pennsylvania]

Posted the Week of 6/9/14

History Associates Incorporated – Historian/Project Manager [Maryland]
University of New Mexico – Postdoctoral Fellow for Career Diversity and the History PhD [New Mexico]
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
– Project Manager, Making Places (temporary) (closes 7.15.14) [Connecticut]
West Des Moines Historical Society – Director [Iowa]
Atkins – Sr. Historian, Architectural Historian [Texas]
Missouri Department of Archives and History – Director (closes 7.7.14) [Mississippi]
Missouri History Museum – Manager, K-12 Programs [Missouri]
EMP Museum – Registrar [Washington]
Historic New England – Site Manager, Beauport [Massachusetts]

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