Welcome to the Monroe County History Center
202 E. 6th St, Bloomington IN 47408
Museum Hours: Tues-Sat 10-4
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Now accepting resumes for: Operations Manager
The Monroe County History Center in Bloomington, Indiana, is seeking an experienced operations manager. Working under the executive director, the operations manager is responsible for: managing the daily operations of the building including special events; handling human resources and bookkeeping; maintaining board of directors’ records; overseeing marketing initiatives; coordinating bimonthly newsletter; overseeing technology support services; and supporting the staff. Candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as good people skills. Minimum of three years of experience in position responsibilities. Send electronic applications including letter, résumé and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12/13/2014. MCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a complete job description click here.
Save Local History with New Wikipedia Map, thanks to the Wikipedia Summer of Monuments campaign, there is a free, simple, and interactive map that shows all places listed on the National Register. Click here for more information.
The Monroe County History center follows the local public school system, Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC), in regard to weather related closings. If MCCSC is closed, the History Center will also be closed.
FREE Parking for the first three hours of your visit if you use the city parking lot located between the Public Library and the History Center (6th and Lincoln), subsequent hours are only $0.50 an hour in this lot.
The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington, located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our mission is to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of Monroe County’s history, culture, and natural environment. Our museum offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year, giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse kinds of people at different times, and to connect these stories with our lives today. We also offer a local history library, and a museum gift shop. Through our activities, the MCHS collects, preserves, researches, interprets and exhibits the genealogy, history, and artifacts of Monroe County, and helps fit the life of Monroe County into the story of the State of Indiana and of the United States as a whole.