Career Opportunities

HR Administrator 

History Nebraska is seeking a results-driven HR Administrator to manage our human resources operations, serve as a key member of our leadership team, and help the organization hire, recruit, retain and evaluate quality staff. The HR Administrator will report to the Director & CEO and will coordinate personnel programs for our 80+ person organization. We believe that exemplary staff are our greatest asset and that hiring, evaluation, and retention are essential strategic functions.

History Nebraska is a statewide educational institution that connects people to the past through our library and research center, conservation facility, interpretive sites, and the state archeology and historic preservation offices. History Nebraska preserves and interprets our state's past, contributes to the education of its citizens, and uses the tools of history to shape a better future for all Nebraskans. History Nebraska is a values-based organization. Our team members are innately curious. We help each other. We make mistakes and when we do, we learn from them. We follow through on what we say we're going to do. We have big goals and we seek team members are ready to join in our mission.

Pay range is $17.518 – $26.278/hour. Compensation is commensurate with experience and education, if approved.

This is a permanent full-time position located at our headquarters building at 1500 R st in Lincoln.

Requirements: Two years of experience performing human resource/personnel work such as recruiting and orientating new employees; processing personnel/payroll transactions and maintaining related databases; or processing or assisting with grievances, disciplinary actions, and related fact-finding OR One year of coursework or training in human resource management, personnel administration, or employee/labor relations, or other administrative discipline with emphasis in human resource management, personnel administration, or employee/labor relations.

Preferred: Experience in human resources with the State of Nebraska.

Application deadline is January 21, 2020. Only online applications will be accepted. Supporting documents may be attached.

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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Historic Site Manager 

History Nebraska is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Historic Site Manager to oversee the daily operations of the Fort Robinson site. Site operations involve the coordination of exhibits, special events, and activities, management of the gift shop, supervision of employees and volunteers, and overall maintenance and care of the historic buildings.

The Site Manager will work closely with our partners, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, that oversees the larger state park to ensure a quality visitor experience, and will work to improve all aspects of site interpretation.

Pay range is $14.90/hour.

This is a permanent full-time position located at Fort Robinson in Crawford, Nebraska. On-site housing is available but not mandatory.

Requirements: Coursework/training or experience in customer assistance, public relations, event planning, sales, recreation, Nebraska history, supervision, or working directly with the public. OR Post high school coursework/training in social/behavioral science or business administration.

Preferred: Degree in American History, Western History, Public History, Hospitality, Tourism, or related field.

Other: Valid driver's license or ability to provide independent authorized transportation. 

Application deadline is February 3, 2020. Only online applications will be accepted. Supporting documents may be attached.

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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Director of Education

History Nebraska is seeking a collaborative leader to serve as Director of Education for History Nebraska. As a member of the leadership team, the Director of Education will play a critical role in shaping strategic objectives and carrying out History Nebraska's educational vision. The Director will establish clear goals and objectives for the Educational Resources team, identify target audiences, and develop and evaluate programs. The Director of Education will play a critical role in creating engaging visitor experiences. Key areas of overall accountability include leading and managing staff, exhibits and events, visitor experience, and community partnerships. Departments with direct reports include exhibitions, education, museum operations, and historic sites. The Director of Education reports to the Director and CEO.

Pay range is $28.375-$42.564/hour.

This is a permanent full-time position located at the Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln. The address is 131 Centennial Mall North.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in history, historic preservation, public/business administration or other field related to area of responsibility including: American studies, architecture, archeology, anthropology, archival studies, historic preservation, library science, museum studies or related field AND two years' experience in cultural resource management OR a Master's degree in any of the above-mentioned fields. Experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Application deadline is January 17, 2020. Only online applications will be accepted. Supporting documents may be attached.

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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