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The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining and teaching Georgia history. The oldest cultural institution in Georgia, and one of the oldest state historical societies in the nation, since 1839 GHS has fulfilled its founding mission to collect, preserve, and share Georgia and American history by presenting a variety of educational programs, authoring publications on Georgia and southern history, and by operating a library and archives at its statewide headquarters in Savannah.
GHS is a member-supported 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, an equal opportunity employer, and provides its employees with industry competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes dental and disability insurance; a contributory retirement plan; paid holidays; and generous medical leave and vacation.
Unless otherwise noted in the descriptions of positions that are currently open, links to which are provided below, candidates for employment at GHS must have at minimum an undergraduate degree, preferably in history or related subject. In some cases graduate level coursework or a Master’s degree or Ph.D. may be required.
The role of the Marker and Program Coordinator is to work with the Marker Manager to implement the statewide Historical Marker program as well as assisting with educational programs and events which fall under the Programs division of the Georgia Historical Society. In addition, this position will assist with Communications division activities. This is a full-time benefited position based in Savannah, GA. Read more.
The Project Cataloger is responsible for the online creation of original and adaptive cataloging records at the Georgia Historical Society to ensure users can locate books, serials, and other documents. The successful candidate will be an experienced, motivated, and productive professional able to meet the demands and productivity goals of a fast-paced environment. This is a contract position based in Savannah, Georgia for approximately four months. Read more.