Employment
AT Stuhr
Museum

Our team is growing and we want you to be a part of it!

Here are our current opportunities. Check back soon for more!


Living Historian (PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking part-time, seasonal living historians. This position interprets all aspects of life in central Nebraska and the Great Plains during the 1840s through the 1920s for visitors within various sites within the museum. Living historians will wear period-appropriate clothing. EOE.


Dressmaker/Seamstress (PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking a part-time seamstress to sew historical clothing. Requires previous sewing and dressmaking experience. Must be willing to learn period sewing techniques. Patterns available to use, the ability to adjust or fit patterns is preferred. This position works in coordination with the Assistant Director of Interpretive Resources and/or the Director of Interpretive Resources. The position involves sewing garments such as dresses, skirts, shirtwaists and petticoats, and eventually men’s clothing. EOE.


Mercantile Manager (PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking a part-time manager for the historic General Mercantile Emporium in Railroad Town. This position manages the day-to-day operations of the Mercantile, including maintaining an inventory and budget for the Mercantile. The manager is also responsible for merchandise selection, receiving, general office duties to assist in store operation, and will assist customers in a cheerful and helpful manner.  EOE.


Mercantile Clerk (PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking part-time, seasonal clerks to work in the historic General Mercantile Emporium. Clerks will greet and serve visitors to the Mercantile while interpreting the Mercantile site. Clerks will also assist with other tasks, such as stocking merchandise and cleaning the site daily. EOE.


Groundskeeper (PT)

Part-time, seasonal position. The groundskeeper is in charge of mowing museum grounds including the arboretum, the lawn around the Stuhr Building, entrance area, and other areas as required. Must be able to operate and maintain riding lawn mower and other equipment, including gas-powered grass trimmer to trim around areas that the riding mower can’t reach, and operate a chain saw to clean up trees, tree limbs, and other debris. Will help with other maintenance duties as needed. 30-40 hours per week from around April 1 – mid-October. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. EOE.


Visitor Experience Associate (PT)

Part-time, year-round position. Welcomes and assists visitors with sales in Museum Shop and the Gate House. Greets guests, processes ticket sales, provides directions to on and off-site locations and answers visitors’ questions. Ability to use cash register, computer skills, and other business technology equipment. Excellent customer service skills. Part-time, evening and weekend work required, as needed. EOE.


Culinary Staff (FT & PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking both full-time and part-time, seasonal culinary staff. These positions will provide food service anywhere needed on the grounds, including the Stuhr Bistro in the Stuhr Building and the Silver Dollar in Railroad Town, and may assist with catered meals as needed. EOE.


H.A.T.S. Instructor (PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking part-time instructors for our Heritage Activities for Today’s Students (H.A.T.S.) Program. Must work well with school-aged children and possess a desire to teach about historic subject matters from the 1800s. Must also be willing to learn period-appropriate activities and dress in period-appropriate clothing. Requires a high school diploma. A teaching degree or experience is desired. A background check will be done on prospective candidates. EOE.


STEAM Learning Center Facilitator (PT)

Stuhr Museum is seeking STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Learning Center Facilitators. Must work well with Pre-K and school-aged children and possess a desire to teach using experiential, hands-on techniques. Must also be willing to learn about antique farm machinery and teach visitors of all ages about the machinery in the STEAM Learning Center. Requires a high school diploma. A teaching degree or experience is desired. A background check will be done on prospective candidates. Part-time. EOE.


Bookkeeper (FT) 

Stuhr Museum is seeking a Bookkeeper to assist the Director of Business Operations by inputting data into Museum’s computerized accounting and payroll system. Prepares monthly financial reports. Handles some preparatory and clerical/administrative work associated with the Museum’s membership program. Performs a variety of clerical functions such as typing, filing, and so forth. Full time. EOE.


Download and print application

To submit application by e-mail, send to: To return application by mail, send to:
office@stuhrmuseum.org Stuhr Museum Human Resources
3133 W US Hwy 34
Grand Island, NE 68801

Applications may also be submitted in person at Stuhr Museum during business hours, Sunday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For more information on any position, please call (308) 385-5316 ext. 207 or e-mail office@stuhrmuseum.org.

 

 

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