Job Opportunity---Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 7:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West (Center), one of the premier institutions worldwide devoted to the history, cultures, and environment of the American West, is seeking an energetic and visionary Housel Director of its McCracken Research Library. The McCracken ranks with the likes of the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, the Beinecke Library at Yale, The Huntington Library, and the Western History Collections at the University of Oklahoma in terms of the depth and quality of its Western Americana research collections. Through its collections and services, the Library supports the work of the five Center museums: Draper Natural History Museum; Buffalo Bill Museum; Plains Indian Museum; Whitney Western Art Museum; and Cody Firearms Museum. The McCracken’s rare books, historic photographs, maps, manuscripts, and rich ephemeral collections feature heavily in the museums’ exhibitions and programs and are used extensively by distinguished visiting researchers and curators.

For more information on this position, including qualifications, expectations, and remuneration, please click here: https://bit.ly/3OJWirn


The WHA is located in the Department of History at the University of Kansas.

The WHA is grateful to KU's History Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for their generous support!


Western History Association

University of Kansas | History Department

1445 Jayhawk Blvd. | 3650 Wescoe Hall

Lawrence, KS 66045 | 785-864-0860

wha@westernhistory.org