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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.

General Maintenance & Repair Tech - State of Kansas Job Listing Req. # 191786

Job Description

This position is responsible for grounds/landscape services, equipment operations, maintenance and repair, and building maintenance at the Kansas Historical Society. 

Work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Pay rate is $11.21 per hour.

Applications will be accepted through January 24, 2019.

Administrative Assistant – Part-time, temporary

This position will work Monday through Friday from 1 -5 p.m. each week.  The person in this position will be responsible for answering the Kansas Historical Society’s main phone and directing calls to the appropriate individual and division.  The person will also be responsible for greeting and assisting customers in person.

This position will provide a variety of clerical duties and associate with different divisions within the agency.  Some of these duties will involve transcribing historic documents, processing tax credit applications, working with databases, and assisting as needed.

The successful candidate should be proficient in data entry, take instructions both verbally and in writing, and clearly communicate with customers both in person and on the phone.  Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel will also be helpful.

This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible position.  Hourly pay is $12.35. 

To apply, mail or email cover letter and resume, along with three professional references to:

Cindy Stillings - Kansas Historical Society - 6425 SW 6th Avenue - Topeka, KS 66615

Or:  cindy.stillings@ks.gov.  For questions, call:  785-272-8681, ext 205.

Position will be open through January 31, 2019.                                                                         

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. Contact director of operations, at 785-272-8681; Kansas Historical Foundation, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS 66615-1099.