Topic ID #37454 - posted 10/11/2016 8:27 AM

Position Posting--Site Historian



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Site Historian

This position is responsible for documenting the history of Ohio History Connection sites and supporting projects to preserve, restore and interpret sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform primary and secondary research on historic sites, events and historical figures.

Write site histories for professional and non-professional audiences.

Research and write Historic Furnishings Plans.

Document provenance of museum collections associated with sites.

Identify artifacts to furnish house museums

Create and maintain comprehensive site-related documentation.

Serve on inter-divisional teams responsible for site projects.

Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience:

 Requires as Master’s degree in history or a related discipline, plus a minimum of three years of experience working with museum collections and historic sites. Knowledge of furniture history, production methods, finishes, hardware and upholstery is desired.

Full description is available at: 
http://ncph.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/FinalSiteHistorianJobDescription.pdf

Note:

All interested applicants should submit a professional cover letter, resume with salary requirements to: applicant@ohiohistory.org or fax to Human Resources at 614-297-2293.






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