ABHMS is committed to diversity, integrity, stewardship, collaboration and teamwork. Here you will have an opportunity to work with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your own skills.
Each member of the ABHMS team has an extraordinary sense of purpose, answering God’s call to live out Christian faith and transform individuals, congregations and communities through developing Christ-centered leadership, networks and programs committed to witness and evangelism, social justice, discipleship and mission work across the United States and Puerto Rico.
So, tour our site, visit the “About Us” tab. Learn more about our people—their backgrounds and interests—our work and our mission to discern if ABHMS is a match for you. We hope as you discover more about us, you’ll discover more and more reasons to join us.
Please e-mail employment-related questions directly to Laura Miraz, Ph.D., SPHR
Head of Archives & Special Collections/Archivist at American Baptist Historical Society
The Head of Archives and Special Collections is responsible for the care and management of the American Baptist Historical Society’s archival collections, including the official records of American Baptist Churches/USA partners, personal papers, manuscripts and other historical records and/or objects in a variety of media, including maps, audio visual materials, photographs, rare books, and artifacts. The Archivist interprets these and other special collections through reference consultation and exhibitions. The occupant of this position also provides advice and training to ABC/USA denominational partners concerning the organization and retention of records to preserve the heritage of the denomination. The Archivist provides direction and supervises the project duties of the Office Manager and student research assistants, as well as supervising interns and/or resident archivists as needed. The Head of Archives and Special Collections reports to the Executive Director.