Website Minnesota Historical Society
We're part of Minnesota's rich history. Since 1849, we've grown to become one of the largest and most prestigious historical societies in the country. We play an important role in our state's historic preservation, education, and tourism, and provide the public with award-winning programs, exhibitions, and events. The Minnesota Historical Society is a private nonprofit committed to preserving the state's past, sharing our state's stories, and connecting people with history through exhibits, libraries and collections, 26 historic sites and museums, publishing, grants, and more.
SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Manage and coordinate site programs, special events, and rental operations so that institutional and division goals and objectives are fulfilled in accordance with institutional and professional standards; 2) Provide supervision, support and guidance to assigned staff as well as oversight of the day-to-day operations of the department; 3) Lead the site’s develop and implementation of public education programs so that the visiting public is educated and engaged in the learning process and current scholarship is maintained; 4) Oversee and coordinate the preservation and maintenance of all site structures and grounds to maintain structural integrity and to ensure maximum visitor and staff safety; 5) Secure, budget, disburse and monitor state and non-state fiscal resources so that the site operates effectively, efficiently and according to MNHS policies and procedures; 6) Serve as a key coordinator, collaborator, and liaison between the History Center’s museum, library, and institutional headquarters functions; and 7) Champion the site through marketing and community engagement.