Here you can find opportunities related to current HAHS initiatives and job listings for positions open at HAHS member-sites.

Professional Opportunities


Position: Facilities Manager - Part Time

Site: Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, New York

Start Date:  Immediate Opening 

Position Summary: The Facilities Manager supervises all restoration, repairs and on-going maintenance of our historic structures, grounds and administrative offices. This position reports to the Business Manager and collaborates with the entire staff to ensure all facilities are functioning properly and that the Site’s structures and grounds remain pristine for years to come.

Qualifications: Three to five years of experience supervising the care and maintenance of a historic property. Strong knowledge of 19th center historic structures and related principles, practices and techniques for their restoration, repair and maintenance. Experience and knowledge of basic home, facilities and grounds maintenance.  

To apply, email your resume & cover letter to Traci Horgen at thorgen@thomascole.org with “Facilities Manager” in the subject line.

Position: Curatorial Assistant – Full Time

Site: The Olana Partnership at Olana Stata Historic Site, Hudson, New York

Start Date: Immediate Opening

Position Summary: The Olana Partnership (TOP) seeks a Curatorial Assistant for a full-time role at the Olana State Historic Site, the home, studio and designed landscape of Frederic Church in Hudson, NY. The Curatorial Assistant will be a core member of the small team that oversees special exhibitions, conducts research on, and cares for, Olana’s diverse and internationally significant collections. Curiosity and flexibility will be paramount as the Curatorial Assistant provides essential administrative and logistical support, working closely with educators, scholars, State Parks staff, and the general public. This opportunity will provide valuable experience and mentorship in all aspects of museum work, including the opportunity to grow in the role to curate installations and special exhibitions.

Qualifications: BA in art history, history, or related fields. MA preferred; Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with collections at a museum or historic site; Experience with conservation and art handling a plus. Please visit  https://www.olana.org/employment/ for full job listing. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with a list of references by September 20 to Joyce Batterton at jbatterton@olana.org