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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.

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Kansas Historical Foundation

  • Donor Engagement Specialist
    This position is responsible for annual and renewable gifts to ensure a steady source of funding in support of the work of the Kansas Historical Society. The donor engagement specialist/development officer is a full-time position, working an average of 40 hours per week under the direction of the director of development. Benefits include health insurance, annual leave, sick leave, and a 403(b) matching tax advantage retirement savings plan. Starting salary is $40,000. Application deadline 5 p.m. February 20, 2017.


  • Sales Associate
    This position will serve as a first point of contact for customers who visit the Museum Store at the Kansas Museum of History or shop at the Capitol Store in the Kansas State Capitol. The sales associate will provide good customer service; demonstrate product knowledge; complete sales through TAM (the assistant manager) electronic retail software; restock, arranges and display products, answer inquiries, and fill orders. This position is for weekend shifts although weekday opportunities may be available. Application deadline 5 p.m. March 10, 2017.

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.