Jobs / Internships

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.


Bookkeeper/Development Associate

The role of the Bookkeeper/Development Associate is to assist with A/R, A/P and other financial transactions as well as generate reports as needed.  The bookkeeper also reconciles accounts to ensure accuracy, manages A/P files, and handles various other accounting tasks related to vendors, donors, and suppliers.  The position is also responsible for providing support with development transactional activities.  This is a part-time position (up to 30 hours per week) based in Savannah, GA. Read more