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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 3/23/15

National Council on Public History – Executive Director (closes 4.20.15) [Indiana]
University of North Carolina Greensboro – Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Museum Studies (closes 4.17.15) [North Carolina]
Old Sturbridge Village – Curatorial Fellowship (closes 4.1.15) [Massachusetts]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Executive Director, the Gaylord Building (closes 4.30.15) [Illinois]
Skelly & Loy – Archaeological Field Technician [Pennsylvania]
Washington State University Tri-Cities – Visiting Instructor in Digital Humanities (closes 4.20.15) [Washington state]
Campbell Historical Museum – Oral History Project summer intern (unpaid) [California]
Oberlin Heritage Center – Executive Director (closes 5.18.15) [Ohio]
New York State Education Department - Assistant Commissioner for Archives and Records of the New York State Archives (closes 5.11.15) [New York]
Minnesota Historical Society – Project Assistant, RFID (closes 4.2.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Program Administrative Assistant I (closes 4.2.15) [Minnesota]
Civil War Trust – Federal Relations, Policy & Communications Department (closes 4.30.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Civil War Trust – Media Relations (closes 4.30.15) [Washington, D.C.]
The Henry Ford – Senior Manager, Collections Operations
City of Delray Beach – Senior Planner – Historic Preservation (closes 3.27.15) [Florida]
SEARCH, Inc. – Archivist, Naval War College [Rhode Island]
Remick County Doctor Museum & Farm – Museum Educator [New Hampshire]
The HistoryMakers – Digital Video Oral History Archivist [Illinois]
Charlevoix Historical Society – Museum Curator of Collections (closes 4.17.15) [Michigan]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Cultural Resource Technician [Pennsylvania]
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest – Summer student research internship in historical archaeology (stipend provided) (closes 4.20.15) [Virginia]
Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site – Historic Structures Preservation Internship (stipend provided) [Massachusetts]
Kanawha Co. – Structural Historian (closes 3.26.15) [West Virginia]
White House Historical Association – Sr. Vice President of Education Resources & Director of David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History [Washington, D.C.]
MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC - Associate (closes 4.24.15) [Illinois]
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture - Exhibitions Manager [New York]
Newport Restoration Foundation – Coordinator for Academic Programs and Special Projects (closes 4.4.15) [Rhode Island]
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House – School and Youth Programs Specialist [Michigan]
The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History – Archivist (closes 4.20.15)  [Georgia]
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Reference Librarian [Washington, D.C.]
Virginia Department of Historic Resources – Easement Stewardship Coordinator (closes 4.6.15) [Virginia]
Museum of the City of New York – Part-time Fellowship Program Coordinator [New York]
Middleton Place – Blacksmith Interpreter [South Carolina]
Connecticut Landmarks – Museum Interpreter, Nathan Hale Homestead
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute – President [Alabama]
Reginald F. Lewis Museum – Director of Collections and Exhibitions [Maryland]
Conservation Solutions Inc. – Historic Preservation Project Manager [Maryland]
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center – Vice President of Education & Exhibitions [Illinois]
George Washington’s Mount Vernon – 2015 GIS Summer Internship (stipend provided) (closes 4.10.15) [Virginia]
Alabama State Historic Preservation Office – National Register of Historic Places Coordinator (closes 4.17.15) [Alabama]
Harvard University – Harvard Theatre Collection Curator [Massachusetts]
Computer History Museum – Instructor, Community Programs [California]
Sigil Museum & Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society - Curator of Exhibitions
Missouri Department of Transportation – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 4.2.15) [Missouri]
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry - Research and Evaluation Assistant I (part-time) [Oregon]
Princeton University - Associate Registrar [New Jersey]
Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum - Director of Digital Media [Massachusetts]
The Fabric Workshop and Museum – Registrar [Pennsylvania]
American Library Association – Archival Processing Coordinator [Illinois]
Pittock Mansion - Museum Education Specialist (part-time) [Oregon]
National Park Service and Hispanic Access Foundation – Latino Heritage Internship Program (stipend provided) (closes 3.31.15) [multiple states]
Department of the Army – Historian, Fort Leonard Wood (closes 3.26.15) [Missouri]
Department of the Army – Museum Curator, US Army Center of Military History (closes 3.25.15) [Virginia]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, Gerald R. Ford Library (closes 4.1.15) [Michigan]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator, Division of Culture and Arts, National Museum of American History (closes 5.8.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Department of the Army – Archivist, US Army Center of Military History (closes 3.27.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Park Service – Museum Technician (Recent Graduate), Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park (closes 3.23.15) [Ohio]
National Park Service – Cultural Resource Specialist, Division of Resource Management (closes 3.26.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Fort Union National Monument (closes 3.25.15) [New Mexico]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Isle Royale National Park (closes 3.25.15) [Michigan]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Port Reyes National Seashore closes 3.23.15) [California]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Badlands National Park (closes 3.25.15) [South Dakota]
National Park Service – Park Guide, The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks Group (closes 3.27.15) [South Carolina]
National Park Service – Park Guide (bilingual), Golden Gate National Recreation Area (closes 4.3.15) [California]
National Park Service – Park Ranger, Interpretation, Antietam National Battlefield (closes 3.23.15) [Maryland]
National Park Service – Park Ranger, Interpretation, Guadalupe Mountains National Park (closes 3.27.15) [Texas]
National Park Service – Park Ranger, Interpretation, Andersonville National Historic Site (closes 3.23.15) [Georgia]
Canadian Centre for Architecture – Archivist (closes 4.5.15) [Quebec, Canada]
Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre – Program Assistant (closes 4.11.15) [Saskatchewan, Canada]
Crowsnest Museum & Archives – Museum Assistant (closes 4.17.15) [Alberta, Canada]
Roosevelt Campobello International Park – Curator/Manager of Interpretation, Planning, and Exhibits (closes 5.17.15) [New Brunswick]
Nikkei National Museum – Project Assistant, Landscapes of Injustice (closes 4.13.15) [British Columbia, Canada]
Nikkei National Museum – Collections Assistant, Tashme Project (closes 4.13.15) [British Columbia, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 3/16/15

National Council on Public History – Executive Director (closes 4.20.15) [Indiana]
The Henry Ford – Simmons Graduate Internship Program (closes 4.10.15) [Michigan]
The Trustees of Reservations – Cultural Site Interpreter [Massachusetts]
The Trustees of Reservations – Historic Garden Interpreter [Massachusetts]
The Trustees of Reservations – House Manager and Lead Interpreter [Massachusetts]
Koochiching Museums- Executive Director [Minnesota]
Schenectady County Historical Society – Collections Internship (closes 4.6.15) [New York]
Schenectady County Historical Society – Education Internship (closes 4.6.15) [New York]
Mississippi Department of Archives and History/Eudora Welty House and Garden – Historic Resource Specialist 1 (closes 3.27.15) [Mississippi]
General Henry Knox Museum – Marketing Intern (closes 4.3.15) [Maine]
University of Iowa Department of Anthropology – Lecturer in Museum Studies [Iowa]
Minnesota Historical Society – Associate Graphic Designer (closes 3.26.15) [Minnesota]
Lord Cultural Resources – Consultant, Exhibitions (closes 4.3.15) [Ontario]
Hanford Mills Museum – Interpretation Coordinator (closes 5.1.15) [New York]
Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre – Exhibit & Programming Assistant (Student position) (closes 4.10.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Concordia University – Canada Research Chair in Oral History Performance (closes 4.1.15) [Quebec, Canada]
Mackinac State Historic Park – General Interpreter (temporary summer position) (closes 4.1.15) [Michigan]

Jobs Posted the Week of 3/9/15

National Council on Public History – Executive Director (closes 4.20.15) [Indiana]
Yale University
– Engagement and Outreach Manager, Yale Digital Humanities Lab [Connecticut]
Massachusetts Historical Society
– Series Editor, The Adams Papers [Massachusetts]
History Center of Olmsted County
- Museum Registrar (send resume to director@olmstedhistory.com) [Minnesota] 
Historical Research Associates
– Research Historian (closes 4.15.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Historical Research Associates – Research Historian (closes 4.15.15) [Montana] 
Tryon Palace
– Documentary Edition Project Intern (eight week part-time internship with stipend) (closes 4.7.15) [North Carolina]
Historic Richmond – Executive Director (closes 4.13.15) [Virginia]
Emily Dickinson Museum – Program Director [Massachusetts]
Heritage Werks – Archivist [Georgia]
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture – Director of Education [Washington state]
CCI Energy & Construction Service – Historical Architect [Texas]
University of Delaware – Postdoctoral appointment in digital history pedagogy (closes 5.25.15) [Delaware]
American Architecture Foundation – Program Manager, Design for Learning (closes 4.3.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Museum of the Morgan Horse - Museum Director (closes 3.31.15) [Vermont]
Congregation of St. Joseph - Archivist [Ohio]
Kentucky Historical Society – Oral History Administrator (closes 4.3.15) [Kentucky]
DuSable Museum of African American History – Registrar [Illinois]
Amherst College – Center for Humanistic Inquiry Fellows (closes 3.31.15) [Massachusetts]
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site – Program Specialist II (Educator/Interpreter) (Job ID #3291194) [Texas]
Architectural Reclamation, Inc. – Historic Restoration Carpenter’s Assistant [Ohio]
Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society – Executive Director (part-time) [New York]
Rockefeller Brothers Fund – Preservation Operations Associate (closes 3.27.15) [New York]
Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society - Director (closes 5.3.15) [Michigan]
Preservation Massachusetts – Eastern Massachusetts Circuit Rider (part-time) [Massachusetts]
Milwaukee Public Museum – Educator II [Wisconsin]
City of Fort Worth – Librarian Supervisor (Archives, Local History, and Genealogy Unit) (Job ID# 1256) (closes 4.1.15) [Texas]
Saint Francis University – Visiting Assistant Professor of Public and Modern U.S. History (closes 5.28.15/3.20.15 for primary consideration) [Pennsylvania]
Trustees of Reservations – General Manager – Naumkeag [Massachusetts]
Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library – Project Archivist, Ford Foundation International Fellowship (Job ID#0005490) [New York]
Historic Washington State Park – Maintenance Technician (Animal Curator) (Job ID #22092133) [Arkansas]
King Manor Museum – Manager of Public Programs (part-time) [New York]
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Education Assistant (Job ID #1501) [Ohio]
Penn State University – Head of Research Services (closes 3.27.15) [Pennsylvania]
Sitka Historical Society – Museum Collections Fellowship (monthly stipend and housing provided) [Alaska]
Colgate University – Curator, Longyear Museum of Anthropology  [New York]
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens – Collections Manager/ Registrar [Florida]
Missouri History Museum – Exhibitions Preparator [Missouri]
Ronald Reagan Foundation – Education Specialist (part-time) [California]
The Henry Ford - Curator of Learning [Michigan]
San Diego Museum of Man – Grant Writer [California]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator, National Museum of American History (closes 4.21.15) [Washington, D.C.]
The Manitoba Museum – Project Manager (closes 3.27.15) [Manitoba, Canada]
Morrin Centre/ Literary & Historical Society of Quebec - Tour Guide (closes 4.7.15) [Quebec, Canada]
Kawartha Settlers Village – Artifact Coordinator (closes 3.27.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Canadian Museum of History – Director General, Canadian War Museum (Ontario, Canada]
Bishop House Museum, Archives, and National Historic Site – Museum Assistant (summer student position) (closes 3.27.15) [Ontario, Canada]
The Frazier History Museum – President and CEO (closes 4.24.15) [Kentucky]Michigan State University – MSU Museum Director (Job ID #0659) (closes 4.21.15) [Michigan]
Chemical Heritage Foundation – Director, Center for Applied History (closes 4.23.15) [Pennsylvania]

Jobs Posted the Week of 3/2/15

Buffalo Bill Center of the West – Resident Fellowship Program call for proposals (closes 5.13.15) [Wyoming]
Historic Westville – Collections Internship (use this application)  (closes 3.30.15) [Georgia]
Minnesota Historical Society – Gale Fellowship Program (2 year fellowship) (closes 3.31.15) [Minnesota]
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Director of Historic Trades [Virginia]
Kentucky Historical Society – Assistant Editor, Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (closes 5.1.15) [Kentucky]
Boston Architectural College - Director of Curriculum in Historic Preservation (closes 4.29.15) [Massachusetts]
National Archives and Records Administration – Director, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum (closes 4.30.15) [Georgia]
Virginia Department of Historic Resources – State Rehabilitation Tax Credit Project Inspector [Virginia]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator (Business History), National Museum of American History (closes 4.10.15) [Washington, D.C.]
City of Fernandina Beach – Planner I, Community Development [Florida]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Senior Manager of Development, Lyndhurst Historic Site [New York]
Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation – Membership & Programs Coordinator [New York]
Central Park Conservancy – Archivist [New York]
Andrew County Museum – Museum Director [Missouri]

Jobs Posted the Week of 2/23/15 

Wood County Park District – Historic Farm & History Specialist [Ohio]
9/11 Memorial Museum - Two Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships (two-year position) (closes 4.17.15) [New York]
University of Michigan Water Center – Research Area Specialist, History of Great Lakes Lamprey Control Program [Michigan]
Smithtown Historical Society – Executive Director [New York]
Texas A & M University Libraries - Digital Archivist (closes 3.30.15) [Texas]
State of Wyoming, Historic Preservation Office – Senior Cultural Resources Specialist [Wyoming]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Part-time Historic Interpreter [Rhode Island]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Historic Farm Manager [Rhode Island]
Coggeshall Farm Museum – Community Programs Manager [Rhode Island]
Rincon Consultants, Inc. – Cultural Resources Project Manager [California]
Prince George’s County, Maryland – Program Manager (closes 4.2.15) [Maryland]
Stantec - Architectural Historian [California]
The Willem de Kooning Foundation – Digital Assets Manager [New York]
SEARCH, Inc. – GIS Specialist [Florida]
Palos Verdes Heritage Castle Museum – Museum Manager [California]
Grand Valley State University – Metadata and Digital Curation Librarian [Michigan]
Senator John Heinz History Center – School and Teacher Programs Coordinator [Pennsylvania]
Koochiching County Historical Society – Director (closes 3.27.15) [Minnesota]
Northwestern University – Film Curator [Illinois]
The Walt Disney Family Museum – Curatorial Assistant [California]
Columbia Museum of Art – Development and Grants Specialist [South Carolina]
Brooklyn Museum – Paper Conservator [New York]
Luci Creative – Senior Exhibit Designer [Illinois]
San Francisco Orchestra – Digital Asset Coordinator [California]
Westminster College – Curator of Education and Outreach, National Churchill Museum [Missouri]
National Park Service – Summer internships in objects conservation, Collections Conservation Branch (stipend and living allowance provided) [Massachusetts]
Washington University in St. Louis – Curator of Rare Books (Job ID #30019)
The Manitoba Children’s Museum – Education Coordinator (closes 3.31.15) [Manitoba, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 2/16/15

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation – Director of Administration [New York]
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation – Executive Director (closes 3.31.15) [Connecticut]
The Adirondack Museum – Interpretation & Education Assistant [New York]
Cornell University Library – Digital Archivist, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (closes 4.1.15) [New York]
Green 3 LLC – Technical Writer [Indiana]
Museum of History & Industry – Director of Curatorial Services [Washington state]
Ruth Mott Foundation – Assistant Collections & Exhibitions Manager [Michigan]
Connecticut Historical Society – Director of Collections & Education [Connecticut]
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission – Director of Special Projects and Strategic Planning (Job ID 183060) [New York]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – 2015 Summer Internships (part time internships with stipend) [Washington, D.C.]
Nebraska State Historical Society – Paper Conservator (Job ID 60003232)  [Nebraska]
Plimoth Grist Mill – Mill Artisan [Massachusetts]
Slover Linett Audience Research, Inc. – Associate/Senior Associate [Illinois]
Lane County Historical Society – Curator of Exhibits [Oregon]
Dawes Arboretum – History Department Intern (full-time summer paid internship, free housing available) [Ohio]
Historic Rugby, Inc. – Executive Director [Tennessee]
Huble Homestead Historic Site – Heritage Interpreter (closes 4.7.15) [British Columbia, Canada]

 

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