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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.

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.

Library Administrative Assistant (part-time/temporary)

Position Description

State of Kansas Job Listing Req. #190137

This is a State Archives Division reference assistant position that works 12:30 to 4:30 pm, Tuesday through Friday, and 8 hours every other Saturday. 

Duties of this position include pulling and re-shelving material which require climbing stairs and ladders to retrieve books and record boxes weighing up to 40 lbs; assisting staff and researchers; handling interlibrary loan requests; and additional computer projects using Windows software programs.

Pay Rate:  $12.35/hour.  This is a temporary part-time, non-benefits eligible position.  Position is open until filled.

Custodial Specialist (part-time/temporary)

Position Description

State of Kansas Job Listing Req. #189513

Position provides maintenance services required for special events. This position will average 12 hours per week. Start time is generally 5 p.m. during the week days and varies during weekends. 

Duties include setting up and taking down tables and chairs, AV equipment, movable partitions and stages. This position is also responsible for general facility cleaning before, during and after events. Candidates must be able to lift 60 lbs.

Pay Rate is $10.68 per hour.  Position is non-benefit eligible.

For more information about this position, contact Jerry Gilbert at: jerry.gilbert@ks.gov  or 785-272-8681 ext. 174.

This position will remain posted until it is filled.

Kansas Historical Foundation

Development Director

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 support for the work of the Kansas Historical Society. 

This is a full-time position, working an average of 40 hours per week 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.  Review of resumes will begin Monday, July 30, 2018. 

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.