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Kansas Historical Society

A state agency, the Historical Society will post job openings here in addition to State of Kansas. The Historical Society employs people in a variety of areas including librarians, archivists, historic preservation specialists, archeologists, museum curators, registrars, exhibits designers, educators, graphic designers, historical editors, historic sites managers, and maintenance and clerical positions.

Applications must be made through the State of Kansas Civil Service Job Listings.In addition to the Historical Society, this site also includes other state agencies.

Current openings:

K0075402 Museum Specialist (museum curator): State of Kansas | Position Description

The Kansas Historical Society is looking for a museum specialist (curator) which specializes in museum activities, programs, and collections. Work involves collecting, classifying and caring for the collections; accessioning and maintaining permanent records on museum collections; planning and interpreting exhibits and displays; and conducting research for programs and collections.

K0079224 Custodial Specialist: State of Kansas | Position Description

This position provides maintenance for the Kansas Historical Society, which includes the Kansas Museum of History, State Archives, Stach Schoolhouse, and warehouse. Requires knowledge of building materials, cleaning procedures, cleaning products, operation, and maintenance of specialized or industrial equipment.

K0050583 Public Service Executive II: State of Kansas | Position Description

This position heads the archives division and reports to the executive director of the agency. As a member of the management team, the position works to develop along with the executive director an agency five-year plan. It is employee’s responsibility to communicate planning goals to his/her staff and ensure the division is working toward agency priorities as well as division objectives.The individual is responsible for developing, proposing, and administering division policies; listening to the views of his/her staff in regards to new ideas and is charged with presenting new initiatives to the executive director.

Kansas Historical Foundation

The Historical Foundation employs people in fundraising, retail sales, membership development, and clerical positions. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation that supports the programs of the Historical Society. Job openings will be posted here when available and include information about application procedures.