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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.

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

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Jobs Posted the Week of 7/27/2015

Strathmore – Special Projects Internship (part-time paid nine-month position) [Maryland] 
Chicago Public Library
– Senior Archival Specialist (8.5.15) [Illinois]
Chicago Public Library– Archival Specialist (8.5.15) [Illinois]
Drayton Hall-Visitor Services Coordinator (8.15.15) [South Carolina]
Weintraut & Associates, Inc.
– Historian/Historic Preservation Specialist [Indiana]
American Historical Association – Associate Editor, Publications [Washington, DC]
Great Basin Institute – Cultural Resource Specialist [Nevada]
Spokane Tribe of Indians – Collections Assistant (closes 7.31.15) [Washington state]
Landmarks Preservation Commission – Researcher (part-time) [New York]
Ohio History Service Corps – Community Surveyor (AmeriCorps position with stipend) (closes 11.1.15) [Ohio]
History Colorado – Historic Preservation Grants Specialist I (closes 7.28.15) [Colorado]
Landmarks Illinois – Director of Development and Engagement [Illinois]
Edwards Air Force Base – Architectural Historian [California]
Virginia Dept. of Housing and Community Development – Associate Director for Community Revitalization (closes 8.14.15) [Virginia]
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands – Cultural Resource Program Manager (closes 8.3.15) [Colorado]
The British Museum – Director of Scientific Research (closes 8.9.15) [London, UK]
The British Museum – Curator: Americas (closes 8.10.15) [London, UK]
The British Museum – Project Manager: Collections Services (closes 8.4.15) [London, UK]
Naval History and Heritage Command – Staff Curator (Museum Management) (closes 8.3.15) [Virginia]
National Archives and Records Administration – Supervisory Museum Curator, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (closes 8.5.15) [California]
National Archives and Records Administration – Museum Technician, Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum (part- time) (closes 8.3.15) [Kansas]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, William J. Clinton Library and Museum (closes 7.31.15) [Arkansas]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archivist, Research Services (closes 8.7.15) [Missouri]
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum – Museum Specialist (Generalist) (Registrar) (closes 7.29.15) [Maryland]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator (Prints & Drawings) (closes 8.14.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Exhibits Specialist (Graphics), National Museum of Natural History (closes 8.5.15) [Washington, DC]
National Gallery of Art – Program Specialist (closes 8.7.15 or upon receipt of 100 applications) [Washington, DC]
Bureau of Land Management – Park Ranger (Lead), Grants Pass Field Office (closes 7.31.15) [Oregon]
National Park Service – Chief Interpretation, Education, & Partnerships (closes 8.7.15) [Maryland]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park (temporary position) (closes 8.6.15) [Texas]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation), Mount Rushmore National Memorial (closes 8.5.15) [South Dakota]
Detroit Institute of Arts – Interpretive Planner (closes 8.21.15) [Michigan]
Vermont Historical Society – Executive Director [Vermont]
The Brooklyn Museum – School Programs Manager [New York]
The Southern Museum – Early Childhood Educator (closes 8.24.15) [Georgia]
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum – Director of Cultural Resources [Hawaii]
Saudi Aramco – Museum Public Program Coordinator [Dhahran, Saudi Arabia]
University of Texas at Austin – Associate Director, Warfield Center for African & African American Studies [Texas]
Northeast Document Conservation Center – Audio Preservation Engineer [Massachusetts]
Marco Island Historical Society – Curatorial Assistant [Florida]
The Military Museums Foundation – Education Interpreter (closes 8.8.15) [Alberta, Canada]
Museum London – Curatorial Assistant, Programming & Engagement (closes 8.10.15) [Ontario, Canada]
National Music Centre – Exhibitions Project Manager (closes 8.10.15) [Alberta, Canada]

CFP Posted the Week of 7/20/2015

Organization of American Historians and National Park Service  – Administrative History of Golden Spike National Historic Site (closes 8.14.15) [Utah]

Jobs Posted the Week of 7/20/2015

Skirball Cultural Center– Assistant Curator [California]
Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA)
– Educational Outreach Coordinator ((part-time) (closes 7.31.15) [New York] 
Missouri History Museum
– Manager, Public Programs [Missouri]
Missouri History Museum – Director of Publications [Missouri]
Missouri History Museum – Collections Assistant (closes 7.31.15)  [Missouri]
The Civil War Trust – Development Associate for Stewardship [Washington, DC]
Indiana Landmarks – Community Preservation Specialist [Indiana]
Missouri State Historic Preservation Office – Cultural Resource Preservationist I/II (closes 8.10.15) [Missouri]
International Spy Museum – Exhibit Developer [Washington, DC]
Albuquerque Museum – Museum Preparator (closes 8.4.15) [New Mexico]
National Archives and Records Administration – Museum Technician, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum (closes 7.30.15) [Georgia]
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs – Staff Curator (Museum Management) (closes 7.31.15) [Virginia]
U.S. Army Sustainment Command – Historian (closes 7.29.15) [Illinois]
Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff – Historian, Joint Staff Historical Office (closes 8.4.15) [Virginia]
Cornell University – Digital Archivist [New York]
Oakland Museum of California – Exhibit Designer (closes 8.1.15) [California]
Historica Canada – Program Assistant (closes 7.31.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Canada Museum of History – Senior Purchasing Officer [Quebec, Canada]
Presonomics, Inc. – Research Intern (closes 8.31.15) [online]

Jobs Posted the Week of 7/13/2015

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site-Manager, Group Tour Sales (closes 8.3.15) [Pennsylvania]
Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission-Education Specialist II [Texas]
Minnesota Historical Society
– Sales Assistant II (closes 7.30.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society
– Sales Assistant I (closes 7.30.15) [Minnesota]
Pacific Lutheran University
– Powell-Heller Conference Director [Washington]
Miami County Museum
 – Assistant Curator/Archivist (closes 7.31.15) [Indiana]
Saint Joseph County, Indiana
– Director of Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation Commission [Indiana] 
American Association for State and Local History
– Membership Marketing Coordinator (closes 8.1.15) [Tennessee]
Society for Classical Studies – Executive Director [Pennsylvania]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Senior Director of Historic Sites Strategic Planning & Development [Washington, DC]
Historic Seattle – Director of Philanthropy (closes 8.14.15) [Washington state]
Alabama Historical Commission – Archaeologist, Historic Preservation Division [Alabama]
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission – Director of Community and Intergovernmental Affairs [New York]
Orange County Regional History Center – Program Manager, Collections and Exhibits [Florida]
Minnesota Historical Society – Prospect Manager & Research Coordinator (closes 7.30.15) [Minnesota]
Wells Fargo – Senior Historian, Family & Business History Center [California]
Fort Bend County Museum Association – Collections Technician (part-time) [Texas]
Eastern State Penitentiary – Seasonal Tour Guides [Pennsylvania]
Brooklyn Historical Society – History of Public Health Research Fellow [New York]
High Desert Museum – Curator of Western History [Oregon]
Chemical Heritage Foundation – Digital Projects Manager [Pennsylvania]
Detroit Historical Society – Director of Education and Programs (closes 7.31.15) [Michigan]
Brooklyn Public Library – Archivist [New York]
Pittock Mansion – Development Manager [Oregon]
New Castle Historical Society – Executive Director (closes 8.17.15) [Delaware]
St. Louis Cardinals – Digital Archive Specialist, Communications Department [Missouri]
Sewall-Belmont House & Museum – Museum Assistant [Washington, DC]
Trustees of Reservations – Writer/Editor [Massachusetts]
U.S. House of Representatives – Web Content Specialist (closes 7.27.15) [Washington, DC]
Folger Shakespeare Library – Digital Anthology Encoding Specialist [Washington, DC]
Klameth County Museum – Lead Museums Collections Assistant [Oregon]
Autry Center of the American West – Project Manager [California]
AV Preserve – Senior Consultant
National Trust for Canada – Project Leader, Regeneration Projects (closes 8.4.15) [Ontario, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 7/6/2015

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation – Director of Research and Preservation [New York]
Gunston Hall – Guest services representative (part-time) [Virginia]
Oklahoma Historical Society – Historic Preservation Specialist I (closes 7.29.15) [Oklahoma]
Friends of Arrow Rock – Executive Director (closes 7.31.15) [Missouri]
Historic New England – Preservation Manager, North Region [Maine]
Williams College – Assistant Curator of Public Programs [Massachusetts]

Jobs Posted the Week of 6/29/2015

Sarasota County, Florida
– Manager of Historical Resources (closes 7.31.15) [Florida]
Park County, Colorado – Preservationist I, Department of Heritage, Tourism, & Community Development [Colorado]
University of Texas Libraries – Black Diaspora Archivist (posting #15-06-05-01-0086) [Texas]
Red River Archaeology, LLC – GIS Technician (part time) [Texas]
Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands – Architectural Historians (closes 9.28.15) [Alaska]
New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission – Landmarks Preservationist [New York]
Marstel-Day, LLC – Architectural Historian (tracking code 2015-022) [Virginia]
Historic Associates, Inc. – Archivist & Program Manager [Florida]
California Academy of Sciences – Senior Exhibit Designer (closes 7.31.15) [California]
Nelson-Atkins Museum – Evaluator [Missouri]
Harvard University – Archives Assistant (Curatorial Assistant III) (ID#36105BR) [Massachusetts]
Little Caesars – Director, Curation and Content Activation (tracking code 1115-699) [Michigan]
The Columbus Museum – Senior Curator [Georgia]
Goleta Valley Historical Society – Education Coordinator (part time)
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center – Community Coordinator [Alaska]
The High Desert Museum – Curator of Western History [Oregon]
The Black Archives – Archivist [Florida]
Seminole Tribe of Florida – Museum Registrar, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum [Florida]
Facing History and Ourselves – Staff Writer (closes 8.19.15) [Massachusetts]
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – Collections Cataloguer (closes 7.31.15) [Massachusetts]
Sam Waller Museum – Digitisation Assistant (closes 8.16.15) [Manitoba, Canada]
Shelburne Historical Society – Curator (closes 7.31.15) [Nova Scotia, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 6/22/2015

J.Willard Marriott Library -Assistant Director of Special Collections [Utah]
Great Basin Institute
– Cultural Resource & Data Management Technician [Nevada]
Great Basin Institute – Cultural Resource Specialist/Crew Lead [Nevada]
Museum of the American Revolution – Leadership Giving Manager [Pennsylvania]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Cultural Resources Specialist (req. #2015-9444) [Washington state]
Lower Merion Conservancy – Preservation Director [Pennsylvania]
The American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming – Director (closes 9.15.15) [Wyoming]
The California Museum – Curator of Exhibitions [California]
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Assistant Conservator of Objects [Virginia]
The Valentine Richmond History Center – Special Events Associate [Virginia]
Organization of American Historians – Executive Editor, Journal of American History, and Professor of History, Indiana University (closes 11.1.15) [Indiana]
The Anchorage Museum – Guest Curator of Special Exhibits [Alaska]
Museum of International Folk Art – Director of Education [New Mexico]
Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum – Manager, Grants and Foundation Relations [New York]
Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum – Manager of Records and Data [New York]
The Davis Museum, Wellesley College – Assistant to the Director (Job #A207) [Massachusetts]
MCN – Digital Content & Community Manager (part-time) [New York]
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust – Researcher/Archivist (part-time) [California]
University of Leicester – Lecturer in Historic Built Environment (Leicester, England, UK)

Jobs Posted the Week of 6/15/2015

North Carolina State University– Visualization and Digital Media Librarian [North Carolina]
Maryland Historical Society – Development Coordinator [Maryland]
Historic Huguenot Street – Site Caretaker [New York]
Great Basin Institute – Cultural Resource Specialist [California]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Coordinator, Executive Office & Board Relations [Washington, DC]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Membership & Marketing Coordinator [Washington, DC]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Editorial Assistant, Preservation Magazine [Washington, DC]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Art Director [Washington, DC]
Duxbury Rural and Historical Society – Curator (part-time) [Massachusetts]
The Alamo Endowment – Volunteer Visitor Coordinator [Texas]
The Alamo Endowment – Living History Coordinator [Texas]
Pilgrim Society & Pilgrim Hall Museum – Executive Director ]Massachusetts]
Yakima Valley Museum – Associate Director [Washington state]
Historic Annapolis – Special Assistant to the President & Development Associate [Maryland]
Oneida Community Mansion House – Museum Educator [New York]
Ohio History Connection – Assistant Curator for Manuscripts [Ohio]
Pearce Museum at Navarro College – Curator of Exhibits and Collections [Texas]
Knights of Columbus – Curatorial Assistant [Connecticut]
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History – Development Special Project Coordinator [California]
Raynham Hall Museum – Museum Collections Manager [New York]
City of Dickinson – Museum Assistant [North Dakota]
Lake Region Heritage Center – Museum Assistant (part-time) (closes 8.31.15) [North Dakota]
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library – Public Programs Coordinator (part-time) [Massachusetts]
Homestead Museum – Program Coordinator [California]

 

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