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Current Internship and Job Opportunities

The Portage County Historical Society offers paid internship opportunities throughout the year in hopes of furthering educational offerings and job experience to local students. Our internships provide real world museum job experience and connections to our community.

Current PCHS Internship and Job Opportunities:


Part-Time Office Administrator Job Description

Position Title: Office Administrator

Reports to: Executive Director

Wages: 10-15 Hours Per Week at $17/hr.


  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable.

  • Post financial transactions to accounts and prepare financial information for bookkeeper.

  • Enter donation information into donation database software, Bloomerang.

  • Prepare gift acknowledgments for Executive Director’s signature.

  • Prepare membership renewals for Executive Director's approval.

  • Develop and execute cash handling and retail procedures.

  • Oversee the overall administrative organization for the society.

  • Staff a PCHS store location on Fridays and some Saturdays, hours to be determined.

  • Assist with special events and programming as needed.

  • Remain current on training and professional development as needed.

  • Be proficient in all software and procedures within 6 months of employment.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications and Skill Sets

  • Associate degree or professional job experience in accounting, business, or a related field.

  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles, financial statements, and accounting systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook), with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of QuickBooks Online; experience with other tax preparation and accounting software, or willingness to be trained.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize.

  • Positive mindset and a sense of humor.

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

To apply, please email your resume and two references to Executive Director John Harry at


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