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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.

  • Government Records Archivist (K0040766) - The Kansas Historical Society seeks applicants who can provide specialized, professional archival and records management work with statewide scope and application. The employee will assist in establishing the strategic direction for the State Archives Division’s public records program. The employee provides advice and assistance on records management and preservation; develops record retention and disposition schedules for state and county government agencies; contributes to the development and implementation of policies and  procedures for the public records program; identifies, appraises, acquires, arranges, describes, and preserves Kansas government records (analog and digital) deemed to possess enduring value; assists with workshops and other training activities; utilizes a variety of computer databases; prepares statistics; assists in preparing grant applications; and participates in strategic planning. Position closes November 23, 2015. Apply online.
  • Custodial Specialist (K0200722) - This is a classified part-time temporary (999). The position provides a high level of cleaning in all areas of service and facility spaces. Some spaces would include public use areas such as restrooms, lobbies, breakrooms, galleries, classrooms and hallways. Samples of some duties would include cleaning and disinfecting all surface areas, window and glass cleaning and all types of floor maintenance such as vacuuming, carpet cleaning, mopping, scrubbing and waxing. The position provides maintenance services for special events by setting up and taking down tables, chairs, partitions walls, stages and podiums. This position also provide general maintenance and repair services for the building structure such as walls, ceilings, floors and doors by performing plaster repair, painting, carpet and tile repair and installation, ceiling replacements and the repair of doors and hardware. The position will maintain a reflection pool, provide support for grounds work such as snow removal and lawn care, make equipment repair and provide support for many other special requests. Regular hours are 12 - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday with flexing hours over the weekend and evenings depending on event schedule. Contact Jerry Gilbert, jgilbert@kshs.org; 785-272-8681, ext. 174. Position closes November 20, 2015. Apply online.


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. It is not possible to use the State of Kansas Civil Service applications for these positions.

Foundation Application

  • No current openings