Jobs and Internships
The Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is the premier independent statewide institution responsible for collecting, examining and teaching Georgia history.
GHS is the oldest cultural institution in Georgia and one of the oldest historical societies in the nation. Our world-renowned research center and our statewide headquarters are located 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 Director of Public Relations and Communications is a key leadership position. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing a multi-faceted, strategic public relations, communications, and external relations plan to increase public awareness of the Georgia Historical Society and its events, programs, publications, and general activities.
The Librarian is responsible for coordinating reference staffing, scheduling the day-to-day operations of reference services, providing in person and remote reference services, and performing copy cataloging and original cataloging of library and archival materials according to accepted national standards. This position works under the direction of the Manager of Archival and Reference Team.