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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.

  • K0048377 Policy Program Analyst - The Kansas Historical Society seeks an electronic records archivist to advance the management and preservation of digital public records in the state of Kansas. The electronic records archivist will provide records management consulting services to Kansas government agencies; develop and update electronic records management and digital preservation policies and procedures; and coordinate the transfer of permanent digital records to the State Archives.

  • K0040963 Applications Developer - This is full performance technical work in information systems analysis and application development. The employee will perform all aspects of complex website, web application, mobile application, and interactive museum exhibit development and maintenance. The work involves several information systems, technologies, and products, and the employee will use open source software extensively.The employee will develop custom web and mobile applications and also will investigate, analyze, evaluate, customize, and implement commercial and open-source software. The work includes analyzing, identifying, and documenting application requirements; preparing system designs and detailed specifications from which application software will be written or customized; and coding, testing, debugging, documenting, maintaining, and modifying application software. Open until filled.

  • K0200723 Part-Time Custodial Specialist - 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 pounds. Contact Jerry Gilbert, jgilbert@kshs.org; 785-272-8681, ext. 174.

  • Administrative Assistant - Land Survey Program - The Kansas Historical Society seeks a part-time, detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to organize and provide public access to land survey records housed in the State Archives. The successful applicant will: receive, scan, and file land survey reference reports submitted; enter information about each reference report into system; retrieve and provide copies of reports, land survey field notes, and land survey plats in response to requests; and generate invoices and process payments submitted.

    Preferred qualifications for this position include the ability to: communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing; meet daily deadlines; use word processing, spreadsheet and database applications; establish and maintain effective working relationships; perform basic math calculations; record, file and transmit information; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; detect discrepancies in information or records.

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 Jenny Pagel-Guile, director of operations, at 785 272-8681, ext. 209; Kansas Historical Foundation, 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS 66615-1099; jpagelguile@kshs.org.