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The NCPH Jobs listing is a free service our organization provides to the public history profession.  NCPH makes no guarantees about the accuracy of information contained in the listings or the business practices of employers listing openings here. We do, however, ask employers using this service to adhere to reasonable standards of professional ethics. In particular, we expect that:

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.

To post a position, please send a PDF or web link (preferred) with the job title, duties, contact information, and closing date to ncph@iupui.edu. Jobs without a deadline listed will be posted for six weeks.

The jobs on this page are posted chronologically, in the order that they are found.  If you wish to locate a job geographically by state or country, press “Ctrl + F” to open a search box in your browser, then type in the name of the state or country that you want.

There will be no jobs update the week of 4/13/15. National Council on Public History staff will be in Nashville, Tennessee for NCPH’s Annual Meeting, “History on the Edge.” We apologize for any delay in posting jobs sent to the office.

Jobs Posted the Week of 4/6/15

University of Nebraska, Kearney - Assistant Professor of Regional History (closes 6.1.15) [Nebraska]
Stanford University - Oral History Program Manager [California]

ITHAKA – Analyst, Libraries & Scholarly Communications [New York]
Mead & Hunt - Cultural Resource Specialist (closes 5.4.15) [Oklahoma]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter 1 (Historic Site Guide, Forestry History Center) (closes 4.21.15) [Minnesota]
Litchfield Historical Society – Curator of Collections (closes 5.15.15) [Connecticut]
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Director of Public Programs [Washington, D.C.]
Department of the Navy - Museum Specialist (History), Naval History and Heritage Command (closes 4.7.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Department of the Army - Museum Specialist, Fort Rucker (closes 4.10.15) [Alabama]
National Park Service – Exhibits Specialist, Liberty & Ellis Islands (closes 4.7.15) [New York]
National Park Service – Exhibits Specialist, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historical Site (closes 4.13.15) [Montana]
National Park Service – Park Guide, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park (closes 4.7.15) [Ohio]
Versar, Inc. – Historian, Joint Base Lewis Mcchord [Washington state]
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site - Program Specialist II (Interpreter/Educator) [Texas]
Brooklyn Museum – Museum Guide Coordinator [New York]
Preservation Design Partnership, LLC – Project Manager [Pennsylvania]
Taliesin Preservation, Inc. – Development and Communications Coordinator (closes 4.15.15) [Wisconsin]
Georgia Historical Society – Program Assistant [Georgia]
Washington State Archives – Northwest Regional Branch Archivist [Washington state]
National Trust for Historic Preservation – Associate Director for Development, President Lincoln’s Cottage [Washington, D.C.]
Samuel Plato Academy of Historic Preservation Trades (SPA) – Historic Preservation Trades Instructor (closes 4.30.15) [Kentucky]
Historic Hudson Valley - Curatorial Technician (closes 5.1.15) [New York]
Nemours Mansion and Gardens - Executive Director and Curator [Delaware]
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy – Executive Director (closes 5.15.15) [New York]
Texas State Historical Association – Managing Editor, Handbook of Texas (closes 4.30.15) [Texas]
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – Director of Coach & Livestock [Virginia]
Fowler Museum at UCLA - Anawalt Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Study of Textiles or Regional Dress (closes 5.15.15) [California]
Gaston County Museum of Art & History – Museum Registrar (closes 4.30.15) [North Carolina]
Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture – Librarian Information Specialist [Illinois]
South Carolina Department of Archives and History - Preservation Archivist [South Carolina]
Monmouth County Historical Association – Director of Education and Guest Experience [New Jersey]
Government of the Northwest Territories – Assistant Director, Culture & Heritage (closes 4.17.15) [Northwest Territories, Canada]
Niagara Historical Society & Museum – Digitization Assistant (closes 4.24.15) [Ontario, Canada]

Jobs Posted the Week of 3/30/15

9/11 Memorial – Associate Oral Historian (closes 4.15.15) [New York]
Montana Historical Society – Associate Editor (closes 4.23.15) [Montana]
American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati – Historical Writer, Revolutionary War [Washington, D.C.] 
Columbia University
– Assistant Director, Urban Planning & Historic Preservation [New York] 
Elkhart County Parks and Recreation
- Museum Manager (closes 4.30.15) [Indiana]
Historic Hudson Valley
– Curatorial Technician (closes 5.1.15) [New York]
New Windsor Cantonment/Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Sites –  Seasonal Historic Site Interpreter [New York] 
Eudora Welty House and Gardens
– Education and Outreach Specialist (closes 4.10.15) [Mississippi]
TAP, Inc. – Executive Director (closes 4.10.15) [New York]
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum – Membership and Operations Coordinator [Massachusetts]
HistoryMiami – VP of Marketing [Florida]
American Historical Association – Editorial Assistant (closes 4.13.15) [Washington, D.C.]
Montana Conservation Corps – Historic Preservation Crew Member (closes 5.1.15) [Montana]
Old Sturbridge Village – Seasonal Interpreters [Massachusetts]
Minnesota Historical Society - World War I Daybrook Research Assistant [Minnesota]
Rockefeller Archive Center – Director of Archives [New York]
New Jersey State Museum – Executive Director (closes 5.11.15) [New Jersey]
State of Texas – Park Ranger II (Lead Interpreter), San Jacinto Battleground SHP (Job Posting #15-00404) (closes 4.10.15) [Texas]
History Associates, Inc. – Research Historian (closes 6.25.15) [Maryland]
Bowers Museum – Vice President of Education [California]
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage – Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement (closes 4.17.15) [Tennessee]
City of Tulsa – Historic Preservation Planner (Position code 4678-0001KV) [Oklahoma]
University of Texas at Austin – Social Scicnce/Humanities Research Associate IV – NAGPRA Specialist [Texas]
The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) – Education Coordinator (closes 4.10.15) [Louisiana]
Barona Band of of Mission Indians – Museum Educator, Barona Cultural Center and Museum (closes 5.31.15) [California]
Department of the Army – Museum Specialist, Fort Rucker (closes 4.10.15) [Alabama]
James Madison’s Montpelier – Preservation Architect (closes 4.10.15) [Virginia]
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant – Events & Visitor Services Assistant [Michigan]
City of Manchester – Archives and Records Management Officer [New Hampshire]
Corning Museum of Glass – Deputy Director, Collections, Research, & Exhibitions [New York]
Louis Armstrong House Museum – Visitor Services Manager [New York]
Atkins – Sr. Historian- Architectural Historian [Texas]
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights – Manager of Interpretation & School Programs [Georgia]
University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh – Lecturer in Curatorial Studies (closes 4.10.15) [Pennsylvania]
History Colorado – Section 106 Compliance Manager – Built Environment (closes 4.8.15) [Colorado]
Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii – Cultural Resources Database/Field Specialist (closes 4.15.15) [Hawaii]
Catawba County Historical Association – Executive Director (closes 4.30.15)  [North Carolina]
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution – Archivist [Washington, D.C.]
Stax Museum of American Soul Music – Executive Director [Tennessee]
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Head of Core Collection Reference Files [California]
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Registrar, Loans and Exhibitions [California]
Historic Hillsboro Downtown Partnership – Executive Director (closes 5.1.15) [Oregon]
Heritage Consulting Group – Jr. Associate [Pennsylvania]
San Diego Museum of Man – Project Manager [California]
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum – Museum Development Coordinator (closes 4.14.15) [Colorado]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Specialist, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) (closes 4.7.15) [Washington, D.C.]
National Park Service – Archivist, San Juan National Historic Site (closes 4.14.15) [Puerto Rico]
North American Game Warden Museum – Museum Manager (closes 4.30.15) [Manitoba, Canada]
Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site – Heritage Interpreter (closes 4.17.15) [Alberta, Canada]
Campbell House Museum – Program Assistant (closes 4.24.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Canada’s History – Program Coordinator (temporary 8-month position) (closes 4.7.15) [Manitoba, Canada]
Stantec Consulting Ltd. – Junior Historical Researcher/Cultural Heritage Specialist [Ontario, Canada]
Allan Macpherson House & Park - Program Assistant (closes 4.17.15) [Ontario, Canada]
Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute – multiple Programming Assistant positions available (Library & Archives, Museum Education, Interpretation, Public Programming) (closes 4.30.15) [Quebec, Canada]

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]
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]
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 [Michigan]
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]
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.]
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
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]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Curator, Division of Culture and Arts, National Museum of American History (closes 5.8.15) [Washington, D.C.]
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]
University of Iowa Department of Anthropology – Lecturer in Museum Studies [Iowa]
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]

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]
Congregation of St. Joseph - Archivist [Ohio]
DuSable Museum of African American History – Registrar [Illinois]
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]
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]
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.]
Morrin Centre/ Literary & Historical Society of Quebec - Tour Guide (closes 4.7.15) [Quebec, Canada]
Canadian Museum of History – Director General, Canadian War Museum (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]
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]
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]
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]
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]

 

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