Registrar- Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, Kentucky

  • 02 Nov 2020 2:01 PM
    Message # 9340866

    The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) has welcomed more than 1 million visitors since its anchor building, the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, opened in 1999 in historic downtown Frankfort. Our mission is to educate and engage the public through Kentucky history in order to meet the challenges of the future. KHS is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

    KHS offers an opportunity to join a team of people dedicated to preserving and exploring Kentucky’s rich and fascinating past. The agency’s Registrar oversees the collections management and stewardship of KHS’s museum object collection, which is represented in approximately 35,000 catalog records. This position also assists with the use of collections in research and programming in order to make our museum collection accessible to the public. The Registrar at KHS is also highly collaborative, often working in partnership with internal colleagues as well as providing occasional technical advice for museums and local history organizations across the Commonwealth.

    Please visit for more details about this position.  Applicants should submit a cover letter and current resume to by close of business November 30, 2020.  No late or incomplete applications nor phone calls will be accepted.

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    Last modified: 04 Nov 2020 10:48 AM | Zinnia Willits (Administrator)