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Job Opening - Director of Programs

27 Apr 2016 10:20 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

Clackamas County Historical Society

Director of Programs

Part-Time (24 hours per week with flexible hours, some evening and weekend work required)

Position Statement:

Be the team leader in developing an educational visitor experience around state and local history. Programming and events should be relevant, creative, informational, and have visitor appeal. 


Applicant must have an appreciation and knowledge of history, familiarity with technology, great organizational skills, and the ability to tell a compelling story. The ability to think creatively and approach problems with a positive attitude is also essential. Applicant will be expected to work in a team building environment with volunteers and other community members. College degree required and some teaching experience preferred. 


1. Develop monthly programs, workshops, special programs, and guided educational tours. 

2. Aide the Executive Director and exhibits committee with exhibit development, research and writing. Plan programming to support current exhibitions. 

3. Assist with grant applications, grant planning, activities, and reports. 

4. Develop community and school age education programs based on Oregon curriculum standards. 

5. Collaborate with other heritage organizations and tourism groups. 

6. Collaborate with volunteers on docent activities and supervise work when so needed. 

7. Other duties as assigned. 


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