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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 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 8.22.14) [Oregon]
Department of the Army – Historian (2 positions available) (closes 8.28.14) [Washington, D.C.]
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]
National Park Service- Cultural Resources Program Manager, Kalaupapa National Historic Park (closes 8.25.14) [Hawaii]
National Archives and Records Administration – Student Trainee/Museum Tech for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum (part-time paid internship) (closes 8.20.14) [Kansas]
Trinity College – Assistant Professor, Public Humanities (closes 12.20.14) [Connecticut]
Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis – Collections Archivist (closes 8.31.14) [Indiana]
Missouri Department of Natural Resources – Museum Curator Coordinator [Missouri]
Chippewa Valley Museum – Director (closes 9.2.14) [Wisconsin]
Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office – National Registrar Specialist (closes 8.26.14) [Connecticut]
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]
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access – Education Program Specialist (closes 8.22.14) [Washington, D.C.]
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History – Exhibits Specialist (Fabrication) (closes 9.2.14) [Washington, D.C.]
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]
The University of Alabama – Museum Collections Technician (closes 8.26.14) [Alabama]
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]
Rossland Historical Museum – Museum Manager (closes 8.29.14) [British Columbia, Canada]
Department of the U.S. Navy – Museum Specialist, Naval War College Museum (closes 8.15.14) [Rhode Island]
National Park Service – Program Coordinator for National Historic Landmark Program, Capital Region (closes 8.25.14) [Washington, D.C.]
The Town of Fort Myers Beach –  Museum Director, The Mound House (closes 9.8.14) [Florida]
Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation – Certified Local Government/ Historic Property Coordinator (closes 8.25.14) [Washington]
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]
Ancestry.com - Archival Digitization Specialist (temporary contract position) (closes 8.20.14) [Missouri]
Canadian Museum of History – Exhibitions Project Manager (closes 8.22.14) [Quebec, Canada]
City of Toronto Museums & Heritage Services – Museum Coordinator, Todmorden Mills Heritage Site (closes 8.20.14) [Toronto, Canada]
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]
Smithsonian Institution – Interpretive Volunteer Program Manager, National Museum of American History (closes 8.12.14) [Washington, D.C.]
University of Baltimore – Integrated Digital Services Librarian (closes 8.14.14) [Maryland]
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - Moving Image Librarian and Editor [Tennessee]

Posted the Week of 8/4/14

Stearns History Museum – Archivist (closes 8.18.14) [Minnesota]
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]
University of West Florida Historic Preservation Trust – Living History Coordinator (click on “staff” and search position number 12126T) (closes 8.18.14) [Florida]
Mercyhurst University
– Archivist, The Thomas J. and Michele Ridge Collection (closes 8.15.14) [Pennsylvania]
North Carolina State University
 - Tenure-Track Public History Professor (search job ID 3001334) (closes 12.1.14) [North Carolina]
North Dakota State Historical Society – Director (closes 8.20.14) [North Dakota]
The History Center in Tompkins County – Executive Director (closes 9.5.14) [New York]
National Park Service, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site – Museum Curator (closes 8.12.14) [North Dakota]
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts – Preservation Specialist (closes 8.22.14) [Pennsylvania]
Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts – Communications Coordinator [Pennsylvania]
Brooklyn Historical Society – Part-Time Educator (closes 8.22.14) [New York]
Historic Deepwood Estate – Executive Director [Oregon]
Cardno ENTRIX – Architectural Historian [Washington]
Smithsonian Institution – Rights and Reproductions Specialist (closes 8.14.14) [Washington, DC]
Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation – Membership & Programs Coordinator (closes 8.15.14) [New York]
National Alliance of Preservation Commissions – Executive Director (closes 8.31.14) [Georgia]
New England Air Museum – Executive Director (closes 8.29.14) [Connecticut]
Minnesota Historical Society – Assistant Registrar (Part Time, Temporary) (closes 8.11.14) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter I (Part Time) (closes 8.11.14) [Minnesota]
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]
Orange County Government, Florida – Manager, Orange County Regional History Center (search job ID 14797) (closes 8.30.14) [Florida]
National Gallery of Art – Archivist (closes 8.22.14) [Washington, DC]
Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage – Curator of Marine History (closes 8.12.14) [Nova Scotia]

Posted the Week of 7/28/14

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]
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]

 

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