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Kansas Historical Society

Kansas Historical Society headquartersA 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.

State Application

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.

Digital Archivist (Librarian I) - State of Kansas posting

Position description

The Digital Archivist will help plan and implement digital initiatives for the State Archives Division, other divisions and agency. The Digital Archivist assists with the management and supervision of digital project staff, interns and volunteers in support of digitization activities.

Applications will be accepted through November 22, 2017.

Kansas Historical Foundation

Director of Development

Position Description

This employee serves as the Director of Development of the Kansas Historical Foundation (KSHS, Inc.), a private 501(C)(3) and is responsible for annual and renewable gifts to ensure a steady source of funding in support of the work of the Kansas Historical Society.  This is a full-time position, under the direction of the Executive Director/CEO.  Benefits include health insurance, annual leave, sick leave, and a 403(b) matching tax advantage retirement savings plan. 

Please submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements and references to Vicky Henley, Executive Director/CEO at vhenley@kshistory.org. Position will be open until filled.

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. It is not possible to use the State of Kansas Civil Service applications for these positions. Contact Director of Operations, at 785 272-8681; Kansas Historical Foundation, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS 66615-1099.