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Hiring Organization: National Society of Colonial Dames of America in New Jersey
Location: 180 Burrs Road, Westampton, NJ 08060
Organization Description: The NSCDA-NJ owns two museum properties, Peachfield in Westampton Township (1725) and The Old Schoolhouse in Mt. Holly (1759) and is committed to preserving these buildings, lands, and collections to enrich and enlighten a diverse public. The story of change at these properties is told to encourage the understanding of architectural, agricultural, and educational values through time.
Job Title: Past Board President/Search Chair
Job Status: Part Time
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Position Summary: The Program and Development Coordinator assists in developing and presenting public programs at Peachfield and The Old Schoolhouse as well as identifying and preparing grants for funding opportunities and training volunteers.
Work Schedule: Hours are approximately 10-15 per week with some weekend duty and are flexible.
The Program and Development Coordinator helps to develop and implement public programs and tours to meet the needs of various cultural and heritage groups; to identify and prepare grants for funding opportunities; to assist in training volunteers and interns, and to represent NSCDA-NJ in the community.
A degree in history, public history, museum studies, or a relevant field; experience in program development, interpretation, and at least one other job-related field.
Physical demands of job: Minimal
How to Apply: Email a cover letter detailing your interest and a copy of your current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will be acknowledged promptly. References will be requested later. Only electronic applications will be accepted.
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