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Executive Director
Legacy of the Plains Museum
Gering, Nebraska

Legacy of the Plains Museum (LPM) seeks a highly motivated, self-directed, community oriented,  museum professional to lead LPM through its next phase of development.  The successful candidate will have experience in institutional leadership, public awareness and marketing skills, building collaborative relationships with other organizations, and grant writing. The Executive Director’s responsibilities will include leadership and management, overseeing daily operations, long-range planning, board relationships and guidance, budget and finance, collections, exhibits, external relationships, and staff and volunteer supervision.  Full job description: Director Job Description LOPM

Museum Education Intern
Elkhorn Valley Museum
Norfolk, Nebraska

The Elkhorn Valley Museum (EVM) seeks a summer museum education intern for 9-12 weeks (up to 360 hours) during May-August 2017. This education internship is a cross-disciplinary internship designed to add more nature, science, and history elements into museum exhibits, programs, and visitor experience. The intern will participate in daily museum activities including opening and closing the museum. About 30% of the internship will be working in the Verges Park garden, staffing the bird library, staffing the historic buildings in Verges Park, or staffing the front desk. The remaining 70% will be spent on specific program or exhibit projects. Full job description: EVM_Museum Education position-internship 2017


Hagel Fellow
Criss Library Archvies & Special Collections
University of Nebraska – Omaha

The UNO Criss Library, Archives, & Special Collections is responsible for collecting, preserving, making available to the university community and public the specialized, rare, and unique material in the Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection, University Archives, U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives, and Special Collections & Rare Books. Chuck Hagel served as U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1997 to 2008, and U.S. Secretary of Defense, 2013-2015. The Hagel Fellow will assist with the arrangement and description and digitization of the Hagel Archives under the direction of the Hagel Archivist. Projects may include arranging and describing photographs, conducting a survey and writing detailed description of material, and identifying and describing speeches and press material for digitation. Six month appointment beginning fall 2016 or January 2017 with possibility of renewal. No more than 20 hours per week Monday-Friday between 8am and 5pm.
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