Employment Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Accounts Receivable Specialist

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The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is seeking a highly organized, positive team player to join its award-winning team as a full-time Accounts Receivable Specialist.

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for a variety of data entry and data management tasks and secures revenue by verifying and posting financial receipts, and ensuring the accuracy of member and constituent records, as well as other vital data information for the organization. The Accounts Receivable Specialist works closely with the NHAís Development and Finance departments and supports all aspects of the organizationís needs in order to ensure smooth business operations and the integrity of the Associationís financial and development databases.

Applicants must be supremely organized, detail-oriented, and selfmotivated, with high standards of accuracy and efficiency. The ideal candidate is friendly and flexible, with a love of data quality control and finance. The candidate should demonstrate a proven aptitude for office software and technology, have a working knowledge of QuickBooks, and will have an established proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other database experience.

The successful candidate is equally comfortable taking direction from a supervisor or working independently and in a team setting, and will have a Bachelorís degree and at least 3-5 years of experience in office administration, business and/or customer service.

An interest in development, finance, museum administration and/or nonprofit administration is a plus. Knowledge of ALTRU and/or other Blackbaud software programs is also a plus. The NHA offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary for the ideal candidate.

Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed to Rebecca Miller at or c/o Nantucket Historical Association, PO Box 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554.

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Now Hiring for Summer Season!
Historical Sites and Museum Guides
Part-time Positions Available

Love history? Enjoy sharing Nantucket stories with a live audience? Strive to make customer service a priority in all that you do? The Nantucket Historical Association wants to meet you!

We are currently filling part-time summer positions at the Whaling Museum and historic sites for tour guides and program leaders. These “Interpreter” positions are key to the daily operations and programs and are at the heart of our visitor experience.

These exciting positions are perfect for dynamic and passionate people who enjoy communicating with and listening to diverse groups of Nantucket residents and visitors in groups of all sizes.

All applicants must love working with the public and possess strong diplomacy, organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills. Shifts may include weekends, evenings, and holidays. Limited winter shifts and training available immediately, with additional hours available in the spring and summer.

To apply, email your completed application form (PDF) and/or resume and letter of interest Katie Schoorl, NHA Manager of Visitor Operations, at .

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Museum Shop Sales Associate

The Nantucket Historical Association’s Museum Shop is looking for experienced retail sales help. Candidates must have excellent customer service and computer skills. Full/part time hours per week, now through the end of the year, with possible part-time winter hours leading to full-time hours in the spring. Please stop by the NHA Administrative office at 15 Broad Street, to fill out an application.

The Nantucket Historical Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Fellowship Opportunities

E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellowship


Volunteer Opportunities

The Nantucket Historical Association has many jobs for volunteers

To fill out the GENERAL VOLUNTEER FORM, click here. (PDF file). Please fax it to us at 508-228-5618, drop off at 15 Broad Street, or mail to P.O. Box 1016 Nantucket, MA 02554.