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Job Announcement:

Tacoma Historical Society seeks a part-time (up to 20 hours per week) Director to facilitate the day-to-day business of the Society and be responsible for implementing the Society’s mission. The position includes assisting the Society’s Board of Directors in developing and implementing strategic goals and objectives, and in meeting the society’s financial objectives. The ideal candidate should be familiar with the history of Tacoma, Washington, and have a degree in Museum Studies, Non-Profit Management, or the equivalent. Compensation shall be at an hourly rate, commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications, with no paid benefits. Preliminary contract period will be for six months with the option for an extension through Dec. 31, 2016, if funding becomes available. View a complete job description and application packet at Application period closes Friday, December 4th, 2015.

Application Process:

Complete the hand-written application along with a single-page type-written cover letter, single-page resume, and up to two letters of recommendation. Submit by regular mail to Tacoma Historical Society, PO Box 1865, Tacoma, WA 98401, or in person at 919 Pacific Avenue, before Friday, December 4th, 2015. (Do not mail to 919 Pacific Avenue.) Top three applicants will interview during mid-December. Successful applicant will begin duties in January of 2016, or upon signing of contract.

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The museum is located in the historic Provident Building
at 919 Pacific Avenue  in Tacoma.


  •  11 am to 4  p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, subject to availability of volunteers
  • Otherwise by appointment.

The museum’s gift shop features books on Tacoma history and Tacoma souvenirs. (Society members receive a 10 percent discount.)

You can contact us at 253-472-3738 or We welcome new volunteers. E-mail us at Our mailing address continues to be PO Box 1865, Tacoma, WA 98401.

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