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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 9/15/14

Alabama Department of Archives and History – Education Coordinator (closes 9.30.14) [Alabama]
The National D-Day Memorial Foundation – Director of Development (closes 9.30.14) [Virginia]
The New York Public Library – American History Subject Specialist (temporary contract position) [New York]
Indiana Historical Society – Visitor Experience Coordinator [Indiana]
The Mary Baker Eddy Library – Researcher I (closes 10.6.14) [Massachusetts]
The Mary Baker Eddy Library – Archivist (closes 10.6.14) [Massachusetts]
The Folger Shakespeare Library – Public Engagement Coordinator (part time temporary position) [Washington, D.C.]
Landmarks Foundation – Executive Director (closes 10.10.14) [Alabama]
Department of the Army – Historian (Recent Graduate), Fort McNair (closes 9.25.14) [Washington, D.C.]
National Parks Service – Student Trainee (Park Ranger- Interpretation), War in the Pacific National Historical Park (closes 9.19.14) [Guam]
City of Somerville Historic Preservation – Intern Fall 2014 (unpaid, part time) (closes 10.15.14) [Massachusetts]
City of Somerville Historic Preservation – Intern, Spring 2015 (unpaid, part time) (closes 3.1.15) [Massachusetts]
Fresno Historical Society – Executive Director (closes 9.18.14) [California]
Texas Mountain Trail Region – Executive Director (closes 10.5.14) [Texas]
Marstel-Day, LLC – Senior Cultural Resources manager (closes 9.26.14) [Virginia]
Urbis – Heritage Consultant [Sydney, Australia]
Arizona Department of Emergency & Military Affairs – Cultural Resources Specialist, Papago Park Military Reservation [Arizona]
University of Illinois – Assistant Professor in Public History and American History (closes 11.7.14) [Illinois]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Visitor Services Associate, Drayton Hall [South Carolina]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Visitor Services Coordinator, Drayton Hall [South Carolina]
New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee – Executive Director (in Advanced Search, pull down “Landmarks” in the box for agency) [New York]
Chestnut Hill Historical Society – Executive Director (closes 10.19.14) [Pennsylvania]
The High Desert Museum – Living History Interpreter (closes 9.20.14) [Oregon]
English Heritage – Interpretation Manager, Battle Abbey Project (contract through May 2016) (closes 10.2.14) [London, England]
British Museum – WCEC Web Content Producer (part time) (closes 10.10.14) [London, England]
The Bakken Museum – Exhibit Developer [Minnesota]
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts – Museum Registrar (closes 9.26.14) [Michigan]
Cincinnati Art Museum – Assistant Director of Docent Learning [Ohio]
City of Elmhurst, Illinois – Part-time Museum Educator, Churchville One Room Schoolhouse and Elmhurst Historical Museum [Illinois]
Avalon Free Public Library – Director, Avalon History Center [New Jersey]
Greenwich Historical Society – Director of Development [Connecticut]
Tahoe Maritime Museum – Curator (closes 10.15.14) [California]
Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church – Executive Director of the Presbyterian Historical Society and Associate for Records and History of the Presbyterian Church [Pennsylvania]
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History – Teen Programs Manager [California]
J. Paul Getty Museum - Education Specialist Associate [California]
Historica Canada – Bilingual Outreach Officer, The Memory Project Archive (closes 9.23.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Historica Canada – Program Officer, WWI & WWII Educational Campaign and Aboriginal Arts & Stories (closes 9.23.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Historica Canada – Program Assistant (2 positions available, The Memory Project Speakers Bureau) (closes 9.23.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Historica Canada – Communications Coordinator (closes 9.24.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Canadian Centre for Architecture – Head of Collection Access (closes 9.30.14) [Quebec, Canada]
National Gallery of Canada – Chief, Library, Archives and Research Fellowship Program (closes 9.28.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum – Director of Education (closes 9.29.14) [Maryland]
Preservation Virginia – Part time Education Guide, Historic Jamestown [Virginia]
United States Golf Association – Special Collections Librarian, USGA Museum and Library (closes 12.30.14) [New Jersey]
Historic Denver – Visitors Services Coordinator, Molly Brown House Museum (closes 9.19.14) [Colorado]
Delaware Historical Society - Part time Communications & Events Coordinator [Delaware]
Chemical Heritage Foundation – Program Assistant, Center of Oral History [Pennsylvania]
McKinley Birthplace Museum – Part time Curatorial Assistant (closes 9.26.14) [Ohio]
Smithsonian Institution – Visual Information Specialist, National Museum of African American History and Culture (closes 9.17.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Specialist, National museum of African American History and culture (closes 9.23.14) [Washington, D.C.]
National Parks Service - Park Ranger (interpretation), 3 temporary positions available (closes 9.16.14) [South Dakota]
National Parks Service – Archives Technician, temporary position (closes 9.25.14) [California]
Texas State History Museum – Interactive media Producer, TSHM Web and Digital Media [Texas]
Royal British Columbia Museum - Web and E-Commerce Specialist (closes 9.23.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
Minnesota Historical Society – Multimedia Specialist (closes 9.19.14) [Minnesota]
Sealaska Heritage Institute - Archivist [Alaska]

 Posted the Week of 9/8/14

Federal Judicial Center, History Office – Director (closes 10.1.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Sewanee University of the South – Assistant Director of University Archives and Special Collections (closes 11.10.14) [Tennessee]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Content Specialist, Editorial and Creative Department [Washington, D.C.]
Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) – Electronic Records Archivist (closes 9.30.14) [Alabama]
Arizona State University at Tempe – Program Manager, Public History (closes 9.17.14) [Arizona]
Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association – Preservation Specialist, Mount Vernon (closes 9.30.14) [Virginia]
Fresno Historical Society – Executive Director (closes 9.18.14) [California]
State of Maryland Fifth Regiment Armory - Environmental Specialist II Cultural Resources (closes 9.19.14) [Maryland]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Cultural Resources Technician [Pennsylvania]
Old Capitol Museum – Historic Resources Specialist (closes 9.19.14) [Mississippi]
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 9.14.14.) [Pennsylvania]
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division – Librarian/Manuscript Historian (closes 9.24.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation - Part-time Membership  & Events Coordinator (closes 9.22.14) [Washington state]
New Mexico Commission of Public Records – Archivist (closes 9.11.14) [New Mexico]
Villa Finale Historic Site – Executive Assistant [Texas]
Living History Farms – Collections Manager and Registrar (closes 9.21.14) [Iowa]
Richmond National Battlefield Park – Unpaid intern (housing provided) [Virginia]
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site – Unpaid intern (housing provided) [Virginia]
Connecticut Landmarks – Interpretive Planner (closes 9.26.14) [Connecticut]
New Haven Museum - Director of Education and Visitor Experience [Connecticut]
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities – Executive Director (closes 10.1.14) [Louisiana]
National Archives and Records Administration – Supervisory Archives Technician (closes 9.10.14) [Missouri]
Wichita State University – Project Archivist (closes 10.6.14) [Kansas]
Temple University – Special Collections Cataloger, Cataloging and Metadata Services [Pennsylvania]
Center for Sacramento History - Project Manager (closes 9.30.14) [California]
HistoriCorps – Educational Programs Manager [Colorado]
Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum - Collections Manager [New York]
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh - Manager of Digital Engagement, Andy Warhol Museum [Pennsylvania]
County of San Bernadino – Museum Curator of History, San Bernardino County Museum (closes 9.19.14. [California]
Smithsonian Institution – Director, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (closes 10.2.14) [Washington, D.C.]
The Reach Gallery Museum – Part-time Education and Public Programming Coordinator (closes 9.26.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
Algonquins of Ontario Consultation Office – Heritage and Cultural Planner (closes 9.26.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Stantec Consulting Ltd. – Junior Historical Researcher/Cultural Heritage Specialist [Ontario, Canada]
Western Development Museum - Museum Technician (closes 9.12.14) [Saskatchewan, Canada]
Chilliwack Museum & Archives – Museum Director (closes 9.27.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
British Museum – Senior Project Manager (closes 9.30.14) [London, England]
Natural History Museum – Head of National Public Programmes (closes 9.28.14) [London, England]

Posted the Week of 9/1/14

Morris Lowcountry Heritage Center – Program Director [South Carolina]
Salisbury University
– Outreach and Education Coordinator, Nabb Center for Delmarva History and Culture (closes 9.25.14) [Maryland]
Smithsonian Institution
– Museum Curator, Division of Home and Community Life, National Museum of American History (NMAH) (closes 9.22.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Brooklyn Historical Society – Unpaid Intern (2-3 part time positions available) [New York]
Nicholas Newlin Foundation – Program & Administration Manager, Newlin Grist Mill (closes 9.20.14) [Pennsylvania]
Defense Intelligence Agency – Historian (closes 9.16.14) [Virginia]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician (closes 9.8.14) [California]
Office of Environment and Heritage – Senior Heritage Information Officer (closes 9.21.14) [Parramatta, Australia]
Sonoma State University – NWIC Record Search Coordinator/Research Technician (closes 9.15.14) [California]
Cardno USA Inc – Architectural Historian [Washington]
Department of the Army – Museum Specialist (closes 9.18.14) [Oklahoma]
Department of the Navy – Cultural Resources/Collection Management Specialist (closes 9.2.14) [California]
Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit – Historic Buildings Specialist (closes 9.9.14) [Hawaii]
National Parks Service – Pathways Recent Graduate Cultural Resources Specialist (closes 9.8.14) [California]
Department of the Army – Historian (closes 9.2.14) [Virginia]
Aurora History Museum – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 9.8.14) [Colorado]
Black Country Living Museum – Curator (closes 9.21.14) [England]
Historic Royal Palaces – Postdoctoral Fellowship Curatorial Assistant, Kensington Palace (three-year position) (closes 9.15.14) [England]
National Museums Scotland – Community Engagement Officer (closes 9.12.14) [Scotland]
Minnesota Historical Society – Program Associate, Diversity Outreach (closes 9.12.14) [Minnesota]
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – Director of Education and Public Programs [Ohio]
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – Registrar and Exhibitions Coordinator [Ohio]
University of Wisconsin-Madison – Director/Curator, School of Human Ecology (closes 10.15.14) [Wisconsin]
DuSable Museum of African American History – Membership and Volunteer Coordinator [Illinois]
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History – Director of Education [Michigan]
Montgomery County Historical Society – Executive Director [Maryland]
National Watch and Clock Museum – Curator of Collections [Pennsylvania]
The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association – Architectural Conservator, Mount Vernon historic site (closes 9.20.14) [Virginia]
The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association –  Digital Scholarship Librarian, Mount Vernon historic site (closes 9.29.14) [Virginia]
Georgia Department of Natural Resources – Environmental Historian, Historic Preservation Division (closes 9.5.14) [Georgia]
Turner Broadcasting – Selections Archivist, CNN [Georgia]
St. Louis Art Museum – Director of Exhibitions and Design [Missouri]
Nova Southeastern University – Senior Registrar/Collections Management, Museum of Art [Florida]
Smithsonian Institution – Supervisory Volunteer & Visitor Experience Coordinator (closes 9.4.14) [Washington, D.C.]
The New York Public Library – Digital Archivist [New York]
The Rosenbach Museum and Library – Manager of Public Programs [Pennsylvania]
Baltimore Museum of Industry – Part-Time Museum educator [Maryland]
Gaston County Museum of Art & History – Part-Time Programs Assistant (closes 9.8.14) [North Carolina]
Boston Harbor Heritage – Executive Director, Hull Lifesaving Museum (closes 9.12.14) [Massachusetts]
 Royal Alberta Museum – Content Researchers (closes 9.5.14) [Alberta, Canada]
The Clarington Museum and Archives – Executive Director (closes 9.26.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Fort Edmonton Management Company – Managing Director of Visitor Experience, Fort Edmonton Park (closes 9.19.14) [Alberta, Canada]
The Vimy Foundation – Programs Manager (closes 9.9.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Region of Peel – Supervisor and Curator Museum Services, Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives (closes 9.12.14) [Ontario, Canada]

Posted the Week of 8/25/14

American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) - President and CEO [Tennessee]
Hinsdale Historical Society
– Executive Director [Illinois]
Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area- Interpretation and Education Manager (closes 9.18.14) [Kansas]
American Historical Association – Associate Editor, Web Content and Social Media (closes 9.2.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Chicago History Museum – Licensing and Reproductions Coordinator [Illinois]
Chicago History Museum – Part-time Licensing and Reproductions Technician [Illinois]
Ohio History Connection – Tax Credit Application Coordinator [Ohio]
Pinelands Preservation Alliance – Outreach Manager (closes 9.26.14) [New Jersey]
National Park Service – Historian, African Burial Ground National Monument (closes 9.4.14) [New York]
National Archives and Records Administration – Historian (closes 9.4.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Department of the Army – Museum Curator, Harbor Defense Museum (closes 9.4.14) [New York]
SCR Specpro Construction Remediation – Cultural Resources manager [Tennessee]
Montana Historical Society – Cultural Records Assistant (closes 9.3.14) [Montana]
National Park Service – Museum Curator,  Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park (closes 9.16.14) [Vermont]
Thomas Cole National Historic Site – Tour Guide/Interpreter (part-time) [New York]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Executive Director (closes 9.19.14) [Rhode Island]
LBJ State Park and Historic Site – Park Interpreter, Sauer-Beckmann History Farm (closes 9.25.14) [Texas]
Textile Center of Minnesota – Executive Director (closes 9.2.14) [Minnesota]
Door County Maritime Museum – Executive Director (closes 9.22.14) [Wisconsin]
Taft Museum of Art – Director of Education (closes 9.8.14) [Ohio]
Historical Society of Berks County – Deputy Director and Museum Coordinator, The Berks History Center [Pennsylvania]
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Historian, Office of the Historian General [Washington, D.C.]
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Assistant Library Director [Washington, D.C.]
The Olana Partnership – President [New York]
William Butterworth Foundation – Executive Director, Butterworth Center and Deere-Wilman House [Illinois]
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission – Landmarks Preservationist (closes 8.30.14) [New York]
History Associates Inc – Archivist, Martin Luther King National Historic Site (temporary five-month position) [Georgia]
Norwich University – Oral History Coordinator, Sullivan Museum and History Center [Vermont]
Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston – Curator/Collections Manager (closes 9.15.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Canadian Museum for Human Rights – Exhibitions Technician (closes 9.1.14) [Manitoba, Canada]
Coquitlam Heritage Society – Executive Director of Mackin House (closes 9.12.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
Canadian Museum of History – Acquisitions and Loans Coordinator (closes 9.3.14) [Quebec, Canada]
Town of Aurora, Ontario – Curator (closes 9.10.14) [Ontario, Canada]
Northeast Document Conservation Center – Director of Digital Imaging Services [Massachusetts]

Posted the Week of 8/18/14

National Historical Publications and Records Commission, National Archives – Historian/Grant Program Officer (closes 9.4.14) [Washington, DC]
Massachusetts Historical Society
– Editor in Chief, The Adams Papers (closes 1.31.15) [Massachusetts]
University of Central Oklahoma
– Library Specialist- Archives Processing [Oklahoma]
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
– Executive Director (closes 8.31.14) [Rhode Island]
City of Ketchikan Museums – Senior Curator of Collections, Tongass Historical Museum and Totem Heritage Center [Alaska]
History IT – Scanning Specialist [Indiana]
Atkins North America – Senior Historian/ Architectural Historian [Texas]
Environmental Science Associates – Part-time Architectural Historian [California]
Cardno USA, Inc – Architectural Historian [Ohio]
Department of the Army – Historian (closes 9.15.14) [Kentucky]
Edmonds South- Snohomish County Historical Society and Museum – Museum Director (closes 9.15.14) [Washington]
Trinity College – Assistant Professor, Public Humanities (closes 12.20.14) [Connecticut]
Missouri Department of Natural Resources – Museum Curator Coordinator [Missouri]
Chippewa Valley Museum – Director (closes 9.2.14) [Wisconsin]
Harbor History Museum – Executive Director (closes 9.5.14) [Washington]
Hilferty and Associates – Senior Museum Content Developer/ Writer [Ohio]
Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation – Curator of Education, Art, and History at the Stark Museum [Texas]
Mount Horeb Area Historical Society – Executive Director (closes 9.15.14) [Wisconsin]
Museum of Florida History – Museum Education Program Supervisor (closes 9.5.14) [Florida]
International Museum of Photography and Film – Chief Registrar for the George Eastman House [New York]
The Folger Shakespeare Library – Exhibitions Registrar and Design Associate [Washington, D.C.]

Posted the Week of 8/11/14

Johnson County Museum of History – Part-time Museum Assistant [Indiana]
The Benton House – Community Relations Intern (unpaid) [Indiana]
The Benton House – History Tours Intern (unpaid) [Indiana]
The Benton House – Grant-writing Intern (unpaid) [Indiana]
University of Alberta Museums – Museum Collections Manager (closes 9.2014) [Alberta, Canada]
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) – Staff Architectural Historian Principal Investigator [Tennessee]
Computer History Museum – Collections Cataloging Project Intern (2 part-time positions with stipend available) [California]
The Town of Fort Myers Beach –  Museum Director, The Mound House (closes 9.8.14) [Florida]
The Accokeek Foundation – Manager of the National Colonial Farm (closes 9.12.14) [Maryland]
Watson-Brown Foundation, May Patterson Goodrum House – Site Curator [Georgia]
Amtrak - Senior Manager of Historic Properties [Pennsylvania]
Staten Island Museum – Curator of Science (closes 11.9.14) [New York]
Miami University of Ohio – Head of Special Collections and Archives, Miami University Libraries [Ohio]
Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) – Education Coordinator, Museum of Alabama (closes 9.30.14) [Alabama]
The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Trust – Tapestry Conservation Intern (part-time, paid) [New York]
Texas Historical Commission – Site Manager, Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site [Texas]
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - Moving Image Librarian and Editor [Tennessee]

Posted the Week of 8/4/14

University of California, Santa Barbara – Assistant Professor of North American Slavery (closes 11.1.14) [California]
University of West Florida Historic Preservation Trust
– Executive Director (click on “staff” and search position number 112290)  (closes 9.30.14) [Florida]
North Carolina State University
 - Tenure-Track Public History Professor (search job ID 3001334) (closes 12.1.14) [North Carolina]
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts – Communications Coordinator [Pennsylvania]
Historic Deepwood Estate – Executive Director [Oregon]
Cardno ENTRIX – Architectural Historian [Washington]
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza - Director of Education & Public Programs [Texas]
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture – Director of Education [Maryland]

Posted the Week of 7/28/14

Historic New England – Preservation Manager, North Region [Maine]
Massachusetts Historical Society
– Editor in Chief, The Adams Papers (closes 9.15.14) [Massachusetts]
Oregon Historical Society
– Museum Director [Oregon]
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
– Cultural Resource Specialist [New York]
Cardno JFNew – Architectural Historian [Ohio]
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House – Curator of Historic Landscapes and Structures [Michigan]
History Associates, Inc. – Senior Museum Collections Manager [Maryland]
Old Sturbridge Village – Curator [Massachusetts]
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, President Lincoln’s Cottage – Program Coordinator [Washington, DC]
World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum – Curator [Florida]
Wyckoff House Museum – Education and Development Assistant (Part Time) [New York]

 

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