Thank you for your interest in joining the East Tennessee Historical Society. All current job postings will be listed on this page below:

Current openings:

Museum Store and Visitor Service Associate, Part-TimeJob Description

The East Tennessee Historical Society is taking applications for a part-time museum store and visitor services associate. Retail and/or hospitality experience preferred. History interest a plus. Weekend hours required.

To apply: Email a letter of interest and resume with three references to Application deadline April 15, 2023. No phone calls please.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please send cover letter, résumé, and salary requirement to If submitted via post, please mail to ETHS, Attn: Stephanie Henry, P.O. Box 1629, Knoxville, TN 37901-1629.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, compensation, and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status.


About the East Tennessee Historical Society

Founded in 1834, the East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) is one of the oldest and most distinguished organizations of its kind in the country. Headquartered in Knoxville, ETHS serves a 35-county region with its mission to “preserve, interpret, and promote the history of the East Tennessee region, its people, history, culture, and heritage.” It operates the award-winning Museum of East Tennessee History, publishes a scholarly journal and the bi-annual Tennessee Ancestors magazine, sponsors lectures and other public programs, such as First Families of Tennessee and Civil War Families of Tennessee, and offers a variety of educational programs for schools virtually and in person.

The Society’s offices are located in thriving downtown Knoxville, and the organization works closely with the Knox County Government, the City of Knoxville, Visit Knoxville, the University of Tennessee and other institutions of higher learning in the area, East Tennessee school districts, and other affinity groups to provide a variety of digital and traditional programming for varied constituents.