Please see below for current openings at the Santa Fe Trail Center Museum.

Full-Time Employment

  • Elaine M. Mull Director of Education

    The Santa Fe Trail Center Museum & Research Library, located in Larned, KS, is seeking applications for the Elaine M. Mull Director of Education & Collections.  This full-time position will be tasked with 1040 hours of education duties and 1040 hours of collections duties per year.

    Education duties include but are not limited to:

    • Scheduling and leading school tours
    • Training docents volunteers
    • Developing a traveling trunk program
    • Developing teacher resources
    • Advocating for the museum as an educational resource in the community

    Collection duties include but are not limited to:

    • Accessioning new donations
    • Writing object reports
    • Processing archival records
    • Assisting researchers
    • Processing incoming and outgoing loans

    In addition to the duties listed above, the Elaine M. Mull Director of Education and Collections will provide backup to the Office Manager with greeting visitors, answering phones, handling admissions and completing gift shop sales.

    Successful candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in History, Museum Studies, Education, or a related field.  Proven experience in a museum or educational setting is necessary. Applicants must possess strong computer skills, excellent oral and written communication abilities, and problem-solving skills.

    $26,500 to $27,500 salary range depending on education and experience.

    Please submit a resume, three professional references, and cover letter to:

    Santa Fe Trail Center Museum
    Attn: Museum Director
    1349 K156 Hwy
    Larned, KS 67550
    -or-
    director@santafetrailcentermuseum.org

    Open until filled.