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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 Instructions

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.

Contact: Vicki Harding, HR Consultant / Office of Personnel Services, Kansas Department of Administration, 900 SW Jackson St., Rm 401, Topeka KS 66612, 785-368-6496; vicki.harding@da.ks.gov.

  • Part-time temporary Educational/Informational Representative, #180526, at Kaw Mission State Historic Site, Council Grove.

    This employee will work 32 hours per week, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, April - September 5; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday - Saturday, September 11 - October. During the off-season the position will work 4 hours per week from October 25, 2015, to the April 5, 2016.

    The position is responsible for operating the site during public hours, including presenting historical information to visitors, coordinating with the local support group, and maintaining the buildings and grounds.
  • Part-time temporary Custodial Specialist, #180652, at Kansas Historical Society, Topeka. Position provides maintenance services required for special events. This position will average 12 hours per week. Start time is generally 5:00 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.

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.

Foundation Application Instructions

When openings are available, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Terry Marmet, director of operations, twmarmet@kshs.org; or mail to KSHS, Inc., 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS, 66615-1099. Questions about the position or application process can be directed to Mr. Marmet at 785 272-8681, ext. 209.

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