Citizen History Community Manager

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC is looking for a smart, motivated, compassionate community manager for a brand-new citizen history project launching this fall. The incumbent will work with students, teachers, and lifelong learners across the United States researching how Holocaust-era events were covered in American newspapers in the 1930s and 1940s. User-produced research may influence the forthcoming exhibition on Americans and the Holocaust, opening in spring 2018. Are you passionate about creating communities of users online? Do you love helping people learn the historian’s craft? Then this opportunity is for you.

This is a three-year term full-time donated position (non-Federal) in the Digital Learning and New Media division.  It is paid with the Museum’s private funds. Salary is commensurate with experience. Check out our website for more information about requirements and duties.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Please include both your resume and cover letter in a single PDF or Word document titled “First Name Last Name”. This job opportunity will close on October 15, 2015 at 5:00 PM EST.

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About Elissa Frankle

Elissa Frankle is the digital projects coordinator for digital learning and new media at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. She oversees the Museum's first citizen history initiative and works to create museums that value the fullness of human needs and experiences.