Employment Opportunities

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CLHO members may send their job postings to info@clho.org, and we will post them here as soon as possible. Please be sure to include relevant deadlines, including a closing date for each position, and web links to more detailed application information.

While we try to keep this list current, please notice the closing date for each listing. Position openings are a benefit of membership in the CLHO. If you are not a member and wish to post a job offering, please contact director@clho.org.

Part - Time Archivist

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford is seeking a part time  (14 hours per week, with some flexibility in scheduling) Archivist.  The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford is a vibrant non-profit community organization that holds over a hundred years’ worth of local history. A membership organization that offers a variety of educational programs, the JHS actively documents the local Jewish community of the past and present. The archivist is responsible for all aspects of managing and providing access to the collection: processing and handling acquisitions, cataloging in the ArchivesSpace database, digitizing materials as needed, and responding to reference requests. They will also assist with exhibition research and contribute information to the organization’s electronic communications and social media, and may be assigned other duties on occasion. As part of a three-person team, this position provides an opportunity to conduct varied and interesting work in a collaborative environment. Hourly rate $20-24 depending on experience.

Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science, coursework towards the degree, or comparable education or work experience, experience with ArchivesSpace, strong technical skills and knowledge of archival standards and best practices, and the ability to work independently and set priorities for different projects

Preferred qualifications: Experience with Omeka platform for online exhibitions and access, and familiarity with Jewish history and culture.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Rose, JHS Executive Director at erose@jewishhartford.org by September 25.

Museum Interpreter

Connecticut Landmarks

Connecticut Landmarks is seeking a part time, seasonal (12-14 hours per week) Museum interpreters for their historic properties, including Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden in Bethlehem; Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry; Butler-McCook House and Garden and Isham-Terry House in Hartford; Hempsted Houses in New London; and Phelps-Hatheway House in Suffield. Interpreters greet visitors and share properties with them, give guided tours, and assist with school programs, public programs and special events. Houses are open seasonally, including weekends. $11 per hour to start. Strong candidates are good storytellers, like to meet and engage with new people and enjoy learning. 

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to the attention of Executive Assistant at 59 South Prospect St., Hartford, CT 06106 or executiveassistant@ctlandmarks.org.

Connecticut League of History Organizations
Central Connecticut State UniversityDepartment of History
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
(860) 832-2674

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