Content Categorized ‘public history jobs’

So, how bad is the job market?

Posted on April 9, 2008 under public history jobs | 4 Comments

The public history job market is so bad right now that a job was recently posted that admitted “salary is minimum.” It’s so bad that a job was recently posted offering a yearly salary of $14,000. If our field can’t support a trained professional for much more than the minimum wage, how sustainable is it?  […]

Be the archivist at my alma mater

Posted on March 3, 2008 under academe, public history jobs | 1 Comment

The Oberlin College Archives are looking for a new archivist. If you are awesome, as all my readers are, and have a history degree plus an MLS (and maybe a CA), you should apply. Oberlin’s Mudd Library is one of my favorite places in the universe, and you would be able to work on the […]

Skate Key

Posted on January 7, 2008 under museums, public history jobs

Happy New Year!  The following would be the best job ever for a rollergirl/librarian type. Director/Curator Lincoln, Nebraska National Museum of Roller Skating Responsibilities: • Define Needs – The Director shall define the needs and limits of the Museum collections, provide for an active collections acquisition program and recommend to the Board of Trustees such […]