Career Opportunities

Exhibits Manager

History Nebraska is seeking a collaborative and curious Exhibits Manager to plan, coordinate, and develop exhibits at the Nebraska History Museum and other sites managed by History Nebraska. This person will play a critical role in creating an engaging visitor experience. Collaborating with curators, educators, and the collections division, the manager will develop, manage, and maintain exhibits. History Nebraska values curiosity and we are retooling our programs and exhibits to grow curiosity in our visitors. Each of our sites has unique stories to tell and the Nebraska History Museum (where this position is based) hosts diverse community-centered exhibitions.

A Bachelors degree in history, art, architecture, graphic design, interior design, anthropology or museum studies, plus three years' experience in exhibition development, design and coordination are required. A masters degree in the previous fields and demonstrated experience with community engagement and exhibit evaluation are preferred.

Salary is $22.31 hourly. This is a Permanent Full-Time position.

Hours are 8-5, Monday - Friday.

Application deadline is February 4, 2019. Only online applications will be accepted. Supporting documents may be attached.

Apply to be an Exhibits Manager for History Nebraska.

*** The State of Nebraska and the History Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with Nebraska’s Veteran’s Preference Laws. ***

 

Historic Site Manager

History Nebraska is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Historic Site Manager to oversee the daily operations of our Fort Robinson site near Crawford, Nebraska. The Site Manager will work closely with our partners, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, that oversees the larger state park t ensure a quality visitor experience, and will work to improve all aspects of site interpretation. Fort Robinson State Historical Site is one of the most significant places of the American West. It saw creation of the Red Cloud agency, the death of Crazy Horse, the deployment of Buffalo Soldiers, a German POW camp, a WWII dog training program, and much more.

Coursework, training, or experience in customer assistance, public relations, event planning, sales, recreation, Nebraska history, supervision, or working directly with the public are required. Post high school coursework or training in social science, behavioral science, or business administration are acceptable substitutes for the previous requirements.

Salary is $14.90 hourly. This is a Permanent Full-Time position.

Hours are 8-5, Monday - Friday.

Application deadline is February 4, 2019. Only online applications will be accepted. Supporting documents may be attached.

Apply to be a Historic Site Manager for History Nebraska.

*** The State of Nebraska and the History Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with Nebraska’s Veteran’s Preference Laws. ***

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