Site Supervisor – Alexander Ramsey House – Minnesota Historical Society

DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants for a Site Supervisor to coordinate the daily operations of the Ramsey House; provide supervision for assigned museum interpretive staff, sales assistants; and coordinate the volunteer and resale schedules.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) provide overall direction for hiring, training, supervision, and motivation for assigned staff, interns, and volunteers, and ensure overall compliance with MNHS policies and procedures; 2) coordinate daily operations at the Ramsey House; 3) assist with the training of guides in interpretive techniques, including third person guided, first person living history, and school programs for various ages/learning levels, in coordination with the Site Manager I, Ramsey House; 4) coordinate volunteer program; 5) ensure site security and visitor safety in daily historic site operations; and 6) serve as liaison between all MNHS departments that work at the site.

Park-Time Exhibits Manager – Octagon Center for Arts – Ames, IA

Start Date: May 27, 2014 or ASAP
DEADLINE: Please submit your resume and cover letter electronically via email to by May 12, 2014
Part-time, Hourly Pay (average 20 hours/week)
*10-20 hrs/week non-installation periods; approximately 30 hrs/week during installations
The Octagon Center for the Arts is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of exhibits
manager of the Octagon Center galleries. The ideal candidate will oversee the installation of periodic exhibits
in three galleries and will effectively present exhibitions and public educational programs to promote interest, appreciation and understanding of the arts.

Archaeologist – Sanford Museum – Cherokee, IA

The Sanford Museum & Planetarium, an AAM accredited museum, has an opening for an Archaeologist position. The museum archeologist works with archaeological collections, works with teachers, students and the general public to implement programs that relate to our collections. Due to the size and nature of the museum, the position will also assist in general duties.

Visitor Services Assistant – Minnesota Historical Society

DESCRIPTION: The Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) seeks applicants for a Visitor Services Assistant I to perform a variety of service duties in the Mill City Museum ticketing/admissions, retail store and visitor information areas.
RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) sell merchandise in the museum store, 2) sell admissions to the museum, and provide visitor information both in person and on the telephone; and 3) assist with school programs.

Assistant Registrar – Joslyn Art Museum – Omaha, NE

Assistant Registrar

Assists the Registrar with the documentation and care of the museum’s collections and loans; manages all rights and reproduction requests; maintains collection inventories and department budgets; assists curatorial staff with installation and exhibition-related tasks.

Major Duties

•          Oversee all aspect of all imaging of the permanent collection and rights and reproduction requests

•          Provide administrative support to curatorial department by processing payments and tracking expenses

•          Assist with inventory, database management, and works with interns on related projects.

•          Provide and researches information on collections for curatorial staff, scholars and the public and assist with access to the collection for scholars and select public

•          Maintain environmental monitoring records of the museum galleries and storage areas

•          Assist with execution of condition reports on objects entering or leaving the Museum, and with monitoring the permanent collection.

•          Assist with handling and unpacking of museum objects.

Curator of Interpretation and Collections – Greenbush, Wisconsin

The Wade House Curator of Interpretation and Collections is a professional museum position with responsibility for the interpretation program at the Site, as well as the management and maintenance of the extensive artifact collections. The curator oversees limited term employees (LTEs) in the area of interpretation and stewardship in consultation with the Wade House Director. The position provides limited support to other areas of museum operations including but not limited to the museum store, guest services, and historic preservation and/ or general care for site facilities. The Curator attends and organizes meetings and presentations for school children, members of the public, donors, local support groups and professional organizations.