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Hiring Organization: New Jersey Historical Commission
Location: 33 West State Street, Trenton NJ 08608
Organization Description: The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) is a state agency dedicated to the advancement of public knowledge and preservation of New Jersey history. Established by law in 1967, its work is founded on the fundamental belief that an understanding of our shared heritage is essential to sustaining a cohesive and robust democracy. The NJHC receives its funding primarily by legislative appropriation. It fulfills its mission through various initiatives, as well as an active grant program. The goal of the grant program is to engage diverse audiences and practitioners in the active exploration, enjoyment, interpretation, understanding, and preservation of New Jersey history. In addition to other awards and prizes, the NJHC offers a free archival evaluation service called Caucus Archival Projects Evaluation Service (CAPES).
Job Title: New Jersey Black Heritage Trail Project Manager
Job Status: Full Time
Benefits: Full Benefits (employee contributes)
Position Summary: Join the New Jersey Historical Commission Team Starting salary range (non-governmental employees) $72,836 *This is an extension of the original job post. All prior applicants are still under consideration. Under the direction of the Director of the African American History Program in the New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey Department of State, the candidate will work to develop guidelines, liaise with key partners and the public, and manage research, writing, installation, and maintenance of the New Jersey Black Heritage Trail. Please read the complete job description at this link www.bit.ly/njbhm and follow directions for applying. Your cover letter should respond specifically to the responsibilities outlined in the job description. This position is located in Trenton, NJ. Currently, staff works on a hybrid telework schedule. New Jersey Historical Commission http://history.nj.gov
Work Schedule: Hybrid schedule: 35 hours per week ( two days telework and three days in Downtown Trenton office)
Under the direction of the Director of the African American History Program in the New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey Department of State, the candidate will work to develop guidelines, liaise with key partners and the public, and manage research, writing, installation, and maintenance of the New Jersey Black Heritage Trail. Please read the complete job description at this link www.bit.ly/njbhm and follow directions for applying. Your cover letter should respond specifically to the responsibilities outlined in the job description.
Masters in History or related field, please review application before applying.
Physical demands of job: Visiting historic sites in New Jersey, setting up exhibition tables and materials.
How to Apply: Please visit www.bit.ly/njbhm
Hiring Organization: Warren County Personnel Department
Location: Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administration Building, 165 Route 519S, Belvidere, NJ 07823
Organization Description: Warren County Cultural & Heritage Affairs is responsible for developing programs to promote public interest in local and county history, in the arts, and in the cultural values, goals and traditions of the community, the State, and the Nation.
Job Title: Program Development Specialist Cultural & Heritage Affairs
Job Status: Part Time
Compensation: $23.68 per hour
Benefits: Only sick and vacation time (earned on pro-rated basis)
Position Summary: Under direction, performs the work involved in preparing plans for the development promotion, and implementation of programs to meet the needs of various cultural and heritage groups, societies, and organizations within the community; provides technical assistance to such entities in securing program or project funding, in formulating a budget, and in determining staffing and training needs; does other related duties as required.
Work Schedule: Weekdays and occasional weekends.
Please visit https://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/06403.htm for more information regarding the position.
Please complete application as well.
One (1) year of experience in developing, planning, and providing of programs in an organization which is concerned with fine or applied arts, performing arts, history, anthropology, or related activity.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in the humanities, history, or journalism from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.
Appointees will be required to possess a valid NJ driver's license, only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
Physical demands of job: Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
Must be able to use stairs. May require occasional lifting or moving of items under 50 pounds.
How to Apply: If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your application and resume to the Personnel Department, Wayne Dumont, Jr. Administration Building, 165 Route 519S, Belvidere, NJ 07823 or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org