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Jobs Posted the Week of 10/12/2015

Thomas County Historical Society – Executive Director [Georgia]
SUNY Cortland – Assistant Professor of Public History (closes 11.16.15) [New York]
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza – Director of Audience and Community Engagement [Texas]
The Archives of the Episcopal Church – Research Archivist (closes 11.30.15) [Texas]
Conner Prairie Interactive History Park – President and CEO [Indiana]
Martha’s Vineyard Museum – Executive Director (closes 11.13.15) [Massachusetts]
College Park Aviation Museum – Education and Interpretation Manager (closes 11.10.15) [Maryland]
Prince George’s County – Historic Asset and Project Coordinator (closes 11.9.15) [Maryland]
Prince George’s County – Historic Preservation Project Manager II (closes 11.10.15) [Maryland]
National Museum of Industrial History – Development Director [Pennsylvania]
Buffalo Bill Center of the West – Assistant Curator of the Cody Firearms Museum [Wyoming]
Buffalo Bill Center of the West – Senior Development Officer [Wyoming]
Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services – Archivist (closes 10.16.15) [Ontario]
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 – Oral History Transcriptionist (closes 10.23.15) [Nova Scotia]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Technician (General) (closes 10.23.15) [Maryland]
Smithsonian Institution – Visual Information Specialist, NMNH (closes 10.23.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Librarian (Collections Management) (closes 10.26.15) [Washington, DC]
National Agricultural Library – Archivist (closes 10.19.15) [Maryland]
National Agricultural Library – Librarian (closes 10.19.15) [Maryland]
U.S. Department of State – Lead Acquisition Librarian, Bunche Library (closes 10.23.15) [Washington, DC]
Executive Office of the President – Librarian (Reference) (closes 10.21.15) [Washington, DC]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archivist (closes 10.19.15) [New York]
National Gallery of Art – Archivist (closes 10.23.15) [Washington, DC]
George W. Bush Presidential Library – Museum Technician (closes 10.14.15) [Texas]
U.S. Army Center for Military History – Exhibits Specialist (closes 10.14.15) [Washington, DC]
Maryland Historical Trust – Research & Preservation Specialist (closes 11.3.15) [Maryland]
Delaware Department of Transportation – Planner II (Architectural Historian) (closes 10.23.15) [Delaware]

Jobs Posted the Week of 10/5/2015

Minnesota Historical Society – Program Development Assistant (closes 10.15.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Program Administrative Assistant 1 (closes 10.15.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Workstation Support Lead (closes 10.15.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Program Associate, Digital (closes 10.20.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Business Analyst, CRM (closes 10.22.15) [Minnesota]
Minnesota Historical Society – Interpreter I, North West Company Fur Post (closes 10.26.15) [Minnesota]
Arizona State University – Assistant Clinical Professor (closes 11.11.15) [Arizona]
Museum of Arts & Sciences – Chief Curator [Florida]
The Montpelier Foundation – Assistant Curator [Virginia]
Eastern State Penitentiary – Manager, Visitor Services (closes 10.23.15) [Pennsylvania]
Smithsonian Institution
– Museum Specialist (Oral History), National Museum of African American History and Culture (closes 10.15.15) [Washington, DC]
Anniston Army Depot – Museum Curator (closes 10.12.15) [Alabama]
US Department of Labor – Librarian (Collections) (closes 10.13.15) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service – Archives Technician (seasonal), Lava Beds and Tule Lake (closes 10.9.15) [California]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, JFK Library (closes 10.6.15) [Massachusetts]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, George W. Bush Library (closes 10.9.15) [Texas]
United States Senate – Collections Manger (closes 10.9.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Conservator, National Air and Space Museum (closes 10.15.15) [Virginia]
Smithsonian Institution – Manager, Registration Services, National Museum of American History (closes 10.30.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Visual Information Specialist, National Museum of Natural History (closes 10.23.15) [Washington, DC]
Mead & Hunt – Cultural Resource Specialist/Historian (closes 10.16.15) [Oklahoma]
Mead & Hunt – Cultural Resource Specialist/Historian (closes 10.16.15) [California]
Mead & Hunt – Cultural Resource Specialist/Historian (closes 10.16.15) [Minnesota]
Mead & Hunt – Experienced Cultural Resource Specialist (closes 10.19.15) [Colorado]
Mount Ida Press – Project Manager [New York]
Georgia Department of Transportation  – Historian Associate (closes 10.12.15) [Georgia]
Public Archaeology Laboratory – Historical Archaeologist with Industrial Focus [Rhode Island]
Spurlock Museum – Director of Education (closes 10.18.15) [Illinois]
Canadian Museum of History – School Programs Officer (closes 10.16.15) [Quebec]
Fanshawe Pioneer Village
– Operations Manager (closes 10.30.15) [Ontario]
Historic Sites and Museums, Government of Alberta – Costume Coordinator (closes 10.12.15) [Alberta]

Jobs Posted the Week of 9/28/2015                                                        

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission – Education and Interpretation Manager (closes 11.10.15) [Maryland]
National Park Service –  National NAPGRA Program Internship (closes 10.23.15) [Washington, DC]
Special Collections, Appalachian State University – Processing Archivist [North Carolina]
Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. – Architectural Historian (closes 10.30.15) [Michigan]
Smithsonian Institution – Program Coordinator (Exhibitions) (closes  10.5.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Technician (Anthropology) (closes 10.8.15) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service – Supervisory Historian (closes  10.12.15) [Washington, DC]
Bureau of Reclamation – Social Science Technician (Archeology) (closes  10.2.15) [California]
National Park Service – Museum Curator, Women’s Rights National Historical Park (closes 10.9.15) [New York]
National Park Service – Museum Specialist, Western Archeological and Conservation Center (closes 9.30.15) [Arizona]
Institute of Museum and Library Services – Program Analyst (Quantitative) (closes 10.9.15) [Washington, DC]
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command – Museum Technician (History) (closes 10.5.15) [Oklahoma]
National Endowment for the Humanities  – Humanities Administrator (closes  10.6.15) [Washington, DC]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, FDR Library (closes 10.2.15) [New York]
National Archives and Records Administration – Archives Technician, Office of Presidential Libraries (closes 10.7.15) [Washington, DC]
Fashion Institute of Technology – Technologist C [New York]
Maryland Historical Trust – Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program Specialist (closes 10.22.15) [Maryland]
American Jazz Museum – Executive Director [Missouri]
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary – Americorps Member (closes 10.28.15) [Michigan]
Monroe County Museum – Programs Specialist [Michigan]
Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department – Architectural Historian (closes  10.6.15) [Arkansas]
Monticello – Research and Project Assistant [Virginia]
Monticello – Director of Special Projects and Events [Virginia]
CBRE – Architectural Historian [New York]
Juno Beach Centre Association – Program Manager, World Wars Commemoration (closes 10.6.15) [Ontario]
Whistler Museums and Archives Society – Museum Program and Marketing Manager (closes 10.31.115) [British Columbia]
Historica Canada – Program & Education Assistant (closes 10.8.15) [Ontario]
Historica Canada – Event Coordinator (closes 10.8.15) [Ontario]

Jobs Posted the Week of 9/21/2015

Historical Society of Baltimore County – Executive Director (closes 9.30.15) [Maryland]
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation – Executive Director (closes 11.15.15) [California]
Sharlot Hall Museum Library & Archives – Reference Desk Coordinator [Arizona]
University of Mary Washington – Assistant Professor- History & American Studies [Virginia]
The Alamo – Tour Guide [Texas]
Texas Historical Commission – Museum Services Program Specialist [Texas]
Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. – Architectural Historian [Kentucky]
California Automobile Museum – Director of Development [California]
Corning Museum of Glass – Deputy Director, Collections, Research & Exhibitions [New York]
Anniston Museum Complex – Executive Director [Alabama]
The University of Michigan Museum of Anthropological Archaeology – NAGPRA Collections Manager (closes 10.2.15) [Michigan]
Nantucket Historical Association – NHA Public Programs Coordinator [Massachusetts]
Reynolda House Museum of American Art – Betsy Main Babcock Director of Interpretation & Program (closes 10.8.15) [North Carolina]
The New York Botanical Garden – Digital Interpretive Specialist [New York]
MIT Museum – Exhibit Designer (temporary, part-time) (closes 1.10.15) [Massachusetts]
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission – Historic Preservation Specialist (closes 10.20.15) [Pennsylvania]
Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area – Executive Director (closes 10.30.15) [Mississippi]
The 106 Group Ltd. – Architectural Historian Technician (part-time) [Minnesota]
Coney Island History Project – Bilingual Oral History Interviewer [New York]
Historical Society of Cheshire County – Development Director (part-time) [New Hampshire]
Mannik Smith Group – Architectural Historian, Downtown Detroit [Michigan]
Manitoba Children’s Museum – Program Interpreter Level II (part-time) (closes 9.28.15) [Manitoba]
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 – Bilingual Heritage Interpreter (closes 9.30.15) [Nova Scotia]
Kentucky Army National Guard – Historian (closes 10.7.15) [Kentucky]
Mississippi National Guard – Historian (closes 9.30.15) [Jackson]
Smithsonian Institution – Museum Specialist, National Museum of African American History and Culture (closes 10.5.15) [Washington, DC]
National Transportation Library – Librarian (Data Curator) (closes 9.27.15) [Washington, DC]
Library of Congress – Supervisory Librarian (Head, Reference and Reader Services Section) (closes 10.13.15) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service – Visual Information Specialist (closes 10.8.15) [California]
National Park Service – Museum Technician (closes 9.30.15) [Massachusetts]
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command – Museum Technician (History) (closes 9.28.15) [Oklahoma]

Jobs Posted the Week of 9/14/2015

Utah Division of State History – Utah Historic Preservation Section Coordinator & Deputy SHPO (closes 9.27.15) [Utah]
Minnesota Historical Society – Associate Network Administrator (closes 10.6.15) [Minnesota]
Oxford University Press – Associate Editor, History [New York]
National Electronics Museum – Museum Educator [Maryland]
Ohio History Connection – Survey/National Register Manager (two-year temporary assignment) [Ohio]
Ohio History Connection – Technical/Education & Support Specialist  [Ohio]
History Center of Olmsted County
– Executive Director [Minnesota]
Smithsonian Institution – Supervisory Librarian, National Museum of African American History and Culture (closes 9.24.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Special Events Coordinator, National Museum of African American History and Culture (closes 9.25.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Collections Management Specialist, National Collections Program (closes 9.24.15) [Washington, DC]
Smithsonian Institution – Supervisory Librarian, Reader Services Division of the Smithsonian Libraries (closes 9.25.15) [Washington, DC]
National Park Service – Park Ranger (Interpretation & Education), Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park (closes 9.18.15) [Virginia]
National Park Service – Museum Curator, Yosemite National Park (closes 9.25.15) [California]
Department of Commerce – Student Trainee (History), Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (closes 9.16.15) [Colorado]
National Park Service – Chief of Visitor Experience and Youth Engagement, Northeast Region (closes 9.17.15) [Pennsylvania]
U.S. Army War College – Museum Curator (Firearms and Ordnance Curator) (closes 9.24.15) [Pennsylvania]
Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame – Museum Educator (part-time) [Michigan]
Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm – Executive Director (closes 10.13.15) [New Hampshire]
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site – Program Supervisor III (Site Manager) [Texas]
Ford’s Theatre – Assistant House Manager [Washington, DC]
Nantucket Historical Association – Sacerdote Chair of Education [Massachusetts]
Mississippi Military Department – Museum Programs Officer (closes 10.5.15) [Mississippi]
The Gordon Highlanders Museum – Learning Manager (closes 9.21.15) [Scotland, UK]
King’s Topographical Collection – Cataloguer (closes 9.29.15) [England, UK]
National Museum Cardiff – Head of Research (closes 10.2.15) [Wales, UK]
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre – Education Coordinator (closes 9.18.15) [Quebec]
Canadian Museum of History – Database Coordinator (closes 9.18.15) [Quebec]
Musée canadien de la guerre / Canadian War Museum – Historian, War and Visual Culture (closes 9.25.15) [Ontario]

Jobs Posted the Week of 9/8/2015

University of Central Florida– Assistant Professor of Digital History [Florida]
National Museum of the United States Army
– Museum Specialist (closes 9.11.15) [Virginia]
National Park Service – Chief for the Division of Interpretation, Education and Partnerships (closes 9.30.15) [Washington, DC]
Maryland Historic Trust – Preservation Officer (closes 9.22.15) [Maryland]
Maine State Museum – Curator of Historical Collections (closes 9.25.15) [Maine]
The Richardson Olmsted Complex – Curatorial Assistant, Buffalo Architecture Center (multiple positions) (closes 9.20.15) [New York]
Texas Historical Commission – Project Design Assistant [Texas]
Texas Historical Commission – Program Specialist III [Texas]
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington – Curator [Washington, DC]
National September 11 Memorial and Museum – Project Manager: Strategy, Office of the President (closes 9.18.15) [New York]
Vermont Historical Society – Executive Director [Vermont]
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum – Director of Cultural Resources [Hawaii]
The University of Michigan Museum of Anthropological Archaeology – Museum Registrar Intermediate (closes 10.2.15) [Michigan]
Dovetail Cultural Resource Group – Preservation Technician (closes 9.11.15) [Virginia]
Colorado State University – Native American/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Consultation Specialist (closes 9.20.15) [Colorado]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Cultural Resources Technician [Utah]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Cultural Resources Technician [Nevada]
SWCA Environmental Consultants – Cultural Resources Director [Texas]
National Archives at Seattle – Recent Graduate – Archives Technician (closes 9.14.15) [Washington]
American Conservation Experience – San Francisco Maritime Exhibit and Interpretation Internship (AmeriCorps Stipend) [California]
The Mariners’ Museum – Conservator, USS Monitor [Virginia]
Tate – Researcher Conservation Science (closes 10.1.15) [United Kingdom]
Pasadena Museum of History – Education Program Assistant (part-time) [California]
Computer History Museum – DCB Programs Coordinator [California]
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation – Education Outreach Manager [California]
Autry National Center – Library Collections Assistant [California]
Western Museums Association – Communications & Program Coordinator [California]
Washington Country Museum – Advancement Coordinator [Oregon]
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center – Curator [Ohio]
The Western Reserve Historical Society – Museum Advisory Council Curator of Costume and Textiles [Ohio]




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