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!

Digital Archivist

The Moravian Historical Society seeks an organized and detail oriented Digital Archivist as part of a new initiative in the area of digital curation of archival collections. The Digital Archivist will play a key role in bringing the history of the Moravians and of early America to a wider audience. The collection includes documents from the 1700s that are to be digitized, preserved, and shared. Working as part of a small team, the Digital Archivist will scan, edit, catalog, and disseminate archival documents related to the early founding of Nazareth and Bethlehem Pennsylvania.

 

Proven knowledge of digital archiving is required for this position. The position is part-time for a short-term project funded through a grant from the American Historical Association - National Endowment for the Arts. 

The full job description can be found here.


Candidates should send a cover letter and a resume to director@moravianhistory.org.

Museum Docent

The Moravian Historical Society seeks an enthusiastic 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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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 Intern and 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.