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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 8/31/2015

Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation – Historical Interpreters & Craftspeople (multiple positions) (closes 10.31. 2015) [West Virginia]
International Spy Museum – Project Manager (Contractor-Full-time) [Washington, D.C.]
American Saddlebred Museum – Executive Director [Kentucky]
U.S. Army Center of Military History – Museum Curator (closes 9.10.15) [Virginia]
U.S. Army Center of Military History – Museum Specialist (closes 9.1.15) [Virginia]
U.S. Army Center of Military History – Exhibit Specialist (closes 9.8.15) [Virginia]
Naval History and Heritage Command – Staff Curator (Museum Management) (closes 9.4.15) [Virginia]
Smithsonian Institution – Education Specialist (Workshop Coordinator), National Museum of the American Indian (closes 9.14.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (SFR) (closes 10.2.15) [Washington, DC]
Skirball Cultural Center – Chief Preparator/Production Supervisor [California]
Skirball Cultural Center – Museum Registrar [California]
Vesterheim – Chief Development Officer (closes 9.25.15) [Iowa]
Monticello – Special Projects Coordinator [Virginia]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Historic Preservation Specialist/Architectural Historian [Texas]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician (closes 9.4.15) [New York]
University of Waterloo Library – Library Associate, Special Collection and Archives (closes 9.18.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Canada Aviation and Space Museum – Director General (closes 9.8.15.) [Ontario, Canada]
Salisbury House Foundation – Executive Director [Idaho]
Barona Band of Mission Indians – Assistant Curator (closes 9.11.15) [California]
Bay Area Discovery Museum – Education Coordinator – School Programs [California]

Jobs Posted the Week of 8/24/2015

SRP – Historical Analyst (Job# V-8488) [Arizona]
Historic Macon Foundation – Preservation Carpenter (closes 9.4.15) [Georgia]
New Jersey Council for the Humanities – Director of Programs (closes 10.15.15) [New Jersey]
Brooklyn Historical Society – Public History Intern (unpaid) (begins September 2015) [New York]
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock – Research and Scholarly Communications Archivist [Arkansas]
Cox|McLain – Cultural Resources Specialist [Oklahoma or Texas]
Appalachian Forest Heritage Area – Heritage Area AmeriCorps Position (Full Time with stipend) (closes 9.8.15) [West Virginia]
Lower Merion Conservancy – Preservation Director [Pennsylvania]
Parliament of the Republic of South Africa – Conservation Supervisor of In-house Paper Collections (closes 4.9.2015) [South Africa]
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps – Crew Leader (closes 8.28.2015) [Minnesota]
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps  – Corpsmember (closes 8.28.2015) [Minnesota]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator (Photographs), National Portrait Gallery (closes 8.28.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – International Project Manager, Office of International Relations (OIR) (closes 8.31.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator (Prints and Drawings), National Portrait Gallery (closes 8.28.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Assistant Project Manager, National Museum of the American Indian (closes 9.2.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Specialist (General), National Museum of the American Indian (closes 9.4.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Visual Information Specialist (Designer), National Museum of American History (closes 9.3.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Library Technician (Office Automation), Collections Management branch of the Smithsonian Libraries (SIL) (closes 9.2.15) [Washington, DC]
National September 11 Memorial and Museum – Museum Interpretive Guide [New York]
National September 11 Memorial and Museum – Coordinator of Civic Education Training Programs (closes 8.28.15) [New York]
National World War II Museum – Public Programs Coordinator [Louisiana]
National World War II Museum – Grants Manager [Louisiana]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (closes  9.2.15) [Texas]
National Archives and Records Administration – Exhibits Specialist, George W. Bush Presidential Library (closes  9.3.15) [Texas]
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation – Assistant Curator (part-time) [California]
San Diego Museum of Man – Exhibit Developer [California]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter II (closes 9.4.15) [Minnesota]
Milwaukee Public Museum – Director of Education and Public Programs [Wisconsin]
Milwaukee Public Museum – Visitor Assistant (part-time) [Wisconsin]
Taylor Studios, Inc. – Awesome Exhibit Designer [Illinois]
Pennsylvania State University Libraries – Coal and Coke Heritage Center Archivist [Pennsylvania]
Oklahoma State University Library – Digital Archivist (closes 10.8.2015) [Oklahoma]
Saint Joseph County, Indiana
– Director of Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation Commission [Indiana]
Society for Classical Studies – Executive Director [Pennsylvania]

Jobs Posted the Week of 8/17/2015

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum – Curatorial Manager (closes 8.28.15 [Illinois]
Washington University in St. Louis – Exhibits Developer [Missouri] 
Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area
– Executive Director [Kansas]
Georgetown Heritage
– Executive Director [Washington, DC] 
U.S. Senate Historical Office
– Assistant Historian (closes 9.30.15) [Washington, DC] 
Minnesota Historical Society
– Program Specialist, Digital Learning (closes 8.28.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Executive Administrative Assistant (closes 8.28.15) [Minnesota]
Prince George’s Department of Parks and Recreation – Collections and Operations Assistant, College Park Aviation Museum (closes 9.10.15) [Maryland]
National Park Service – Cultural Resources Program Manager (closes 8.28.15) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service – Museum Technician (Recent Graduate Program), George Washington Memorial Parkway (closes 8.27.15) [Virginia] 
Bureau of Reclamation – Historian (closes 8.24.15) [Washington state]
Bureau of Indian Affairs – Genealogist (closes 9.29.15) [Washington, DC]
City of San Antonio – Planner (Historic & Design Review), Office of Historic Preservation (closes 9.25.15) [Texas]
Norwich University – Oral History Coordinator [Vermont]
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences – Curator [California]
Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences – Exhibitions Curator [California]
Harvard University Archives – Project Processing Assistant [Massachusetts]

Jobs Posted the Week of 8/10/2015

Harris County Parks Department – Park Historian [ Texas]
Washington State University Tri-Cities
– Curator and Library Director [Washington]
Minnesota Historical Society
– Program Assistant, School Programs (closes 8.21.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Event Coordinator & Membership Program Associate (closes 8.20.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Sales Assistant I (closes 8.20.15) [Minnesota]
American University – Assistant/Associate Professor in Public History (closes 11.1.15) [Washington, DC]
Park City Museum – Director of Education [Utah]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 9.7.15) [Texas]
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency – Division Manager of Preservation Services (closes 8.17.15) [Illinois]
Rosin Preservation – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 8.24.15) [Missouri]
National Park Service – Museum Technician, Kalaupapa National Historical Park (closes 8.21.15) [Hawaii]
National Park Service – Education Specialist, Big South Fork National River (closes 8.24.15) [Tennessee]
US Army Center of Military History – Museum Curator (closes 8.17.15) [Texas]
Smithsonian Institution – Program Specialist, Smithsonian Latino Center (closes 8.24.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Assistant Registrar, National Museum of the American Indian (closes 8.27.15) [Washington, DC]
Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History – Historic Resources Specialist, Lead (closes 8.28.15) [Mississippi]
New York Transit Museum – Director (Job ID 83638) [New York]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Project Coordinator, Education and Training, National Main Street Center (part-time, temporary position) [Illinois]
Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources – Outreach Program Manager, Historic Preservation Division (closes 8.18.15) [Georgia]
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation – Development and Events Coordinator (closes 8.26.15) [Washington state]
Lamar University – Professor, U.S./Public History (closes 11.1.15) [Texas]
National Museum of Women in the Arts – Public Programs Coordinator [Washington, DC]
Morven Park – Executive Director [Virginia]
Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library – Manager and Instructor, Academic Programs (closes 8.31.15) [Delaware]
Dumbarton Oaks – Museum Collections Manager and Assistant Registrar [Washington, DC]
U.S. Marshals Museum – Curator of Collections and Exhibits [Arkansas]
Public Art Fund – Associate Curator [New York]
Country Music Hall of Fame – Music Instrument Collection Manager [Tennessee]
Rock County Historical Society – Resource Development Manager (closes 9.4.15) [Wisconsin]
Houston Museum District – Executive Director [Texas]
Kelley House Museum – Museum Curator [California]
Society of American Archivists – Education Program Coordinator [Illinois]
Western Union – Corporate Archivist/ Historian Manager [Colorado]
Spartanburg County Historical Association – Staff Preservationist and Collections Manager (closes 8.28.15) [South Carolina]

Jobs Posted the Week of 8/3/2015

History Center of Olmsted County – Executive Director [Minnesota] 
Hill Air Force Base
– Architectural Historian/Historic Preservation Specialist [Utah]
Gerald Ford Presidential Foundation – Director of Engagement and Programming [Michigan]
Museum of Science and Industry – Digital Producer (through March 2016) [Illinois]
Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 8.28.15) [Oklahoma]
National Park Service – Historian (closes 8.14.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Specialist (Visitor Engagement Manager), Freer/Sackler Gallery [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Program Specialist (Collections), Natioanl Museum of the American Indian (closes 8.17.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Education Specialist (Schools and Teacher Program) (closes 8.17.15) [Washington, DC]
R.C. Goodwin & Associates – Project Manager – History & Architectural History (closes 12.31.15) [Maryland]
Indianapolis Museum of Art – Historic Site Manager [Indiana]
Ford’s Theatre Society – Associate Director of Digital Strategy [Washington, DC]

Jobs Posted the Week of 7/27/2015

Strathmore – Special Projects Internship (part-time paid nine-month position) [Maryland]
Weintraut & Associates, Inc.
– Historian/Historic Preservation Specialist [Indiana]
American Historical Association – Associate Editor, Publications [Washington, DC]
Great Basin Institute – Cultural Resource Specialist [Nevada]
Landmarks Preservation Commission – Researcher (part-time) [New York]
Ohio History Service Corps – Community Surveyor (AmeriCorps position with stipend) (closes 11.1.15) [Ohio]
Landmarks Illinois – Director of Development and Engagement [Illinois]
Edwards Air Force Base – Architectural Historian [California]
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]

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]


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