Career Opportunities

The Moravian Historical Society is committed to fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment with a staff as diverse as the museum collection itself. Our team is made up of art, history, and architecture lovers who are passionate about working toward a common goal: creating a dynamic and inspiring museum for our community. Join us!

All interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and references to director@moravianhistory.org.

Museum Docent/Events Assistant

The Moravian Historical Society seeks an energetic, organized, and detail oriented Museum Docent to welcome visitors to the museum and assist with public programs and events. The ideal candidate will have a passion for history and enjoy working in the nonprofit museum field. The Museum Docent has three key areas of responsibility: 1) they provide a welcoming atmosphere and serve as ambassadors for the organization as the museum’s first contact with the public, 2) docents serve as interpreters of the museum’s exhibitions, helping to give the visitor a deeper understanding and appreciation of the collection, and 3) docents assist in preserving the collections by providing security in exhibition areas. In addition, this position also assists with planning and implementing public events. 

The full job description can be found here.

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to director@moravianhistory.org.  

Museum Docent

The Moravian Historical Society seeks an energetic, organized, and detail oriented Museum Docent to welcome visitors to the museum and assist with public programs and events. The ideal candidate will have a passion for history and enjoy working in the nonprofit museum field. The Museum Docent has three key areas of responsibility: 1) provide a welcoming atmosphere and serve as ambassadors for the organization as the museum’s first contact with the public, 2) serve as interpreters of the museum’s exhibitions, helping to give the visitor a deeper understanding and appreciation of the collection, and 3) assist in preserving the collections by providing security in exhibition areas. 

The full job description can be found here.

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to director@moravianhistory.org. 

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Museum Custodian

The Moravian Historical Society seeks a reliable and detail oriented cleaning person to provide janitorial services for its two 18th century structures. This position holds primary responsibility for the weekly custodial services of the Museum buildings to ensure an inviting, safe and extraordinary experience for Museum guests. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in the cleaning profession and the ability to learn and follow specific guidelines around the museum collection. 

The full job description can be found here.

Interested and qualified applicants should contact director@moravianhistory.org

Internship Opportunities

The Moravian Historical Society has several exciting internship opportunities available to any college student who is interested in gaining hands-on experience working in a museum. Ideally, our internships are best suited for college students who are advanced in their studies and are thinking about pursuing careers in not-for-profit management or development. However, all college-level students are welcome to apply.

Currently, we are looking to fill two positions: events assistant and a curatorial intern. You can find more information about each available position here:

Curatorial Intern

Events Intern 

Please note that all internships are unpaid but can count towards college credit.

Candidates should send a cover letter explaining their interest in the position and an updated resume to director@moravianhistory.org.

We appreciate the interest of all candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.