Monday, June 22, 2015

Ohio History Connection Job Postings

A sampling of job opportunities available
 not including volunteer opportunities.

  • Archivist I, Local Government Records
    • "This position within the State Archives is primarily responsible for providing archival and records management advice and assistance to local government entities as well as appraising and processing local government records.. "
    • "Master’s degree in archival studies, library science (with an archival component), American History, or other areas of the humanities or the equivalent in work experience plus one to two years of experience. ... "
  • Assistant Curator for Manuscripts
    • "Works with the curatorial staff to provide for the use, care and preservation of the Ohio History Connection manuscript collections.  "
    • "Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in museum studies American history, library and information science, public history or related field or the equivalent work experience, plus a minimum of one to three years of experience working directly with collections in a special library or archives. Demonstrated knowledge of current archival practices and proven ability to physically process collections, including political papers, organizational records and collections comprised of multiple formats. Experience with automated collection records systems and cataloging and vocabulary standards such Describing Archives, A Content Standard (DACS), Library of Congress Subject Headings and Resource Description and Access (RDA)....  "
  • Camp Counselor- Seasonal
    • "Directly involves executing and evaluating summer day camp programs for young people. "
    • "High School graduate plus six (6) months or more experience working with young people, preferably in an outdoor education setting.  ..."
  • Customer Service Representative -Part Time
    • "Assists in the performance of a variety of customer-related duties to include greeting customers, sales of retail, admission and membership products and services, and providing institutional telephone coverage and taking reservations. "
    • "High school diploma or equivalent plus one to three years of customer service and/or sales experience...."
  • Director, Museum & Library Services
    • "Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the collections care, curation, visitor services, and interpretive programs. Assume a leadership role as a member of the executive leadership team in the advancement of the organization’s strategic priorities.  "
    • "Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent work experience plus a minimum of eight years of progressively responsible administration; highly experienced senior manager with demonstrated relevant experience in all or many of the areas of responsibility. ...."

  • Local History Corps Position
    • "will focus on the continued preservation and promotion of the state’s historic resources to stimulate tourism and economic growth. Members will be hosted at partner sites throughout Ohio. Corps members will assist the host organization and other regional organizations with collaborating and building capacity for educational and public programming, special events, regional initiatives, heritage tourism, historic preservation, and collections care/digitization. This is a full-time AmeriCorps position from September 9, 2015 to August 31, 2016. Members must complete a minimum of 1700 service hours and 170 training hours to successfully complete their service and to receive an education award. "
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in museum studies, history, education or have a commensurate level of experience in any of these fields."
  • Local History Corps- Collections
    • "Local History Corps members with a collections focus will work to help history organizations build capacity for digitization and collections management projects. Corps members will also collaborate with other Local History Corps members and history organizations to build capacity for educational and public programming, special events, regional initiatives, heritage tourism, and historic preservation."
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in museum studies, history, education or a commensurate level of experience in any of these fields."
  • Local History Corps- Archaeology
    • "will be hosted at the Ohio Historic Preservation Office in Columbus. The member will work to build the capacity of the Ohio Archaeological Inventory (OAI) through creating and reviewing OAI site form inventories, site location mapping, and assisting with the preservation and care of archeological collections. The member will also conduct education and outreach services to educate the general public about the importance and relevance of Ohio's archaeology as part of the Making Archaeology Public Project. "
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in anthropology or archaeology."
  • Ohio History Service Corps- Community Surveyor in Piqua, Columbus, & Cleveland
    • "members are required to complete surveys of 150 historic properties to identify and record historic themes and buildings, focusing on the mid-20th century, from 1940-1970, historic properties associated with African-American history, women’s history and other under-represented groups. These surveys will provide new information about housing, subdivisions, public and commercial buildings and the work of area builders, developers and architects from the recent past. The survey work associated with under-represented groups will provide new information about historic properties associated with important individuals, groups, neighborhoods, and historic themes. "
    • "Applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree in American History, Architecture, Architectural History, Historic Preservation or a related field."
  • Ohio History Service Corps- Heritage Ohio Workshop Coordinator
    • " member hosted at Heritage Ohio in Columbus will work to build the capacity of Ohio's preservation and revitalization community. The member will facilitate educational opportunities via webinars, conferences, and workshops for Heritage Ohio. The goal of this position is to facilitate the training Heritage Ohio provides in local communities across Ohio and to a growing US audience, empowering local volunteers to reserve and revitalize their communities using the knowledge gained from presentations by leading professionals. The position will also employ communications to targeted audiences through traditional & social media. The goal is to expand the number of organizations & individuals in Ohio that are aware of the importance of revitalization & preservation & understand the tools available to work in those fields."
    • "Applicants must have a college degree in a related field to urban planning or marketing."
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