Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Kentucky Historical Society team. We have the following opening.

  • Security & Facilities Administrator

    The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is a dynamic, mission-driven organization dedicated to educating and engaging the public through Kentucky history in order to confront the challenges of the future. A state agency and membership organization, we are fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

    KHS is seeking to fill our Security & Facilities Administrator position. The Security and Facilities Administrator provides management and oversight of the day-to-day facility, security and safety needs of the KHS campus while ensuring a positive experience and high standard of customer service. The position coordinates security, maintenance and IT services with other state agencies and outside vendors to ensure they meet the needs of KHS and its staff. It is the first point of contact for KHS staff, serving as the “voice of the customer” when seeking support and information from these offices. It manages outside contractors in support of the security and facility needs of KHS including maintaining records, invoices and contracts, coordinating project activities and providing scheduling support. It works with KHS supervisors to update and enforce emergency and safety policy and procedures. The successful candidate is self-motivated and able to produce results when working both independently and cooperatively.

    Qualifications:

    Education – A high school diploma is required; a college degree is preferred.

    Experience – Minimum 2 years experience in facility management, project management or a similar position is preferred.

    Communication – The ability to write and communicate effectively with staff, volunteers and outside vendors is required.

    Computer Skills – Proficiency in basic computer systems such as Excel, Word and Outlook is required.

    Work Environment – Must be able to organize and manage multiple projects from concept to completion in a timely manner. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. 

    Physical Demands – Prepare and inspect documents, and make decisions from such; frequent use of computer keyboard and telephone.

    Salary is $38,200. Benefits include paid health and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, state retirement and optional deferred compensation plan. This is a full-time position located in Frankfort KY. 

    To apply, e-mail cover letter and resume to khs.hr@ky.gov. No phone calls please. Application deadline is June 8, 2016. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D.

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The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is a state agency and membership organization that is fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Our mission is to educate and engage the public through Kentucky history in order to confront the challenges of the future.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D.