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  • 06 Jul 2017 11:30 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Web Developer

    Regular, Full-Time

    Have a passion for web development and a desire to support a non-profit’s success? Come join us as a Web Developer in our Marketing department! The Web Developer supports the Lead Developer in the execution of and other third party site design and development. Additional responsibilities will include email marketing design, development and management, SEO coordination, and other digital design and development projects as needed.

    What you’ll do:

    •   Develop, plan, implement and deliver OMSI web content through the Drupal CMS, and assure all OMSI web-based information is properly documented and archived for future needs;

    •   Research and configure Drupal site and module settings to meet project requirements;

    •   Monitor and evaluate user experience on OMSI websites, providing recommendations for improvement

      and implementing any updates;

    •   Process internal requests for creating and updating OMSI web content, including image and video asset

      preparation for online use;

    •   Manage the production and deployment of email marketing campaigns, including the design, HTML

      coding, QA and distribution through email service provider to OMSI’s email database;

    •   Perform Search Engine Optimization services needed, including but not limited to: updating title tags,

      meta tags, alt tags, ensuring use of standards-compliant markup, implementing Google Analytics custom

      tracking code, and making Drupal configuration changes as needed;

    •   Monitor web server status, manage access configuration changes, SSL certificate updates, and

      coordinate with hosting service for general server maintenance

      What you’ll need:

    •   Demonstrated knowledge of web design, HTML, PHP, Javascript, CSS/Sass and Drupal 7

    •   Experience working with Drupal site-building modules such as Views, Panels, Features, and CTools.

    •   Proficient with Adobe Photoshop

    •   Demonstrated knowledge of front-end best practices, including accessibility and performance standards,

      browser and device compatibility and degrading for older browsers/displays.

    •   Experience testing cross-browser, cross-platform, and/or cross-device compatibility for inconsistencies.

    •   Ability to work independently as well as in teams.

    •   Ability to work under pressure with flexibility.

    •   Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

    •   Strong customer service skills.

    •   Professional communication skills, both written and oral.

    •   Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    •   Pass pre-employment checks such as criminal background check.

      Compensation Package:

    •   Annual salary between $36,700 – $40,000.

    •   Competitive health benefits.

    •   Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday pay!

      Want to join the OMSI team? Visit to apply! OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    • 06 Jul 2017 11:26 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      Human Resources Assistant

      Regular, Full-Time 1 position available

      Looking to begin your career in Human Resources? The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a regular, full-time Human Resources Assistant to provide administrative support to the department’s daily operations. Come join the dynamic OMSI team and be a part of

      What you’ll do:  

      • Coordinate and process new hire paperwork, including data entry into payroll system;  
      • Coordinate quarterly random drug testing in partnership with external consultant;  
      • Assume department’s administrative processes, including business card order submissions, credit card reconciliation, and quarterly unemployment bill;  
      • Assist in the coordination of employee-related events such as scheduling of bi-annual blood drive and the annual flu shot program;  
      • Create and maintain active and inactive personnel files to include accurate filing of all new hires, benefit enrollment information, unemployment claims and record maintenance of other HR-related activities and reports;
      • Process employment separation paperwork, including conducting non-management exit interviews.

      What you’ll need:

      •   Professional communication skills, both written and oral.

      •   Ability to effectively manage and track multiple projects simultaneously, work well under pressure with a

        high degree of accuracy, and meet multiple deadlines.

      •   Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

      •   Excellent coordination and project management skills.

      •   Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

      •   Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

      •   Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.

      •   Minimum 2 years of administrative/office support experience.

      •   Minimum 1 year of Human Resources experience.

      •   Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks.

         Compensation Package:

      •   Hourly rate of $15.00 - $18.00 per hour, depending on experience.

      •   Competitive health benefits.

      •   Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday pay!

        Is this job for you? Visit to apply! Position closes July 14, 2017. 

    • 06 Jul 2017 11:25 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      Payroll/AP Administrator

      Regular, Full-Time 1 position available

      What you’ll do:

      • Maintain the time and attendance module with daily imports from payroll processing system, assigning supervisors and coding for new hires and rehires as necessary.
      • Process semi-monthly payroll, including coordination of paycheck distribution 
      • Process employee terminations in payroll processing system.
      • Enter garnishments in payroll system, and process any required paperwork for third-parties.
      • Process year-end adjustment payroll and W-2s.
      • Enter PO and invoice data into accounting system.
      • Match appropriate accounts payable paperwork such as PO’s and invoices.

      What you’ll need:  

      • Strong customer service skills, including ability to work effectively with people of diverse talent and background.
      • Professional communication skills, both written and oral,
      • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.  
      • Self-initiative to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.  
      • Demonstrated experience with database systems. 
      • Ability to process high-volume data entry.  
      • Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.
      • Minimum 1 year of coordination and project management skills.  
      • Minimum 3 years of payroll processing. 
      • Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, credit check, and reference checks.

      Compensation Package:  

      • Hourly rate of $17.50 - $19.50 per hour, depending on experience. 
      • Competitive health benefits.  
      • Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday pay!

      Is this job for you? 

      Visit to apply! OMSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    • 19 Jun 2017 10:42 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      The Deschutes County Historical Society is accepting applications for a part-time Development Coordinator to aid in development and membership management. Primary duties revolve around membership management working with Donorperfect database and fundraising event planning/execution. 

      Apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and references to by July 3, 2017

      More information is available on their website at

    • 06 Jun 2017 1:23 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      Executive Director

      The Albany Regional Museum, a non-profit organization in Albany, Oregon, is seeking a qualified candidate for Executive Director.  The successful candidate will bring leadership experience in fundraising, grant writing, marketing, financial management, operations and an ability to work cooperatively with community leaders, board of directors, staff and volunteers. The Executive Director working closely with the Board of Directors, is a strong and dynamic leader who understands, supports and promotes the mission of the organization, financial plans, and programs. The Executive Director is expected to attend exhibit openings, board meetings, and fundraising and public relation activities. This individual will act as the primary spokesperson for the museum, creating partnerships, supporting fund-raising campaigns, and promoting the museum as a community asset.


      The position job description and pay scale is available at and on Facebook. Please submit cover letter and resume to or mail to 136 Lyon Street S., Albany, OR 97321. Closing date June 30, 2017.


    • 02 Jun 2017 2:22 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      Job Description: 

      The Western Museums Association (WMA) seeks a creative individual to produce a range of communications, coordinate programs, and help plan/execute the Annual Meeting (conference). This full-time position (40 hours per week) works remotely via telecommuting, requires travel 2-3 times per year, and reports to the WMA Executive Director. As crafting new content for member communications and drafting marketing materials are critical to this position—excellent writing, communication, and design skills are required.


      • 1–2 years of marketing or communications experience
      • Photoshop and/or In Design experience
      • Telecommuting experience
      • Association and conference production experience preferred
      • Demonstrated interest in museums, free choice learning, and/or professional development preferred

      Highly focused museum professionals that are self-directed, collaborative, and who have excellent time management skills are encouraged to apply. This is an exempt position with a $35,000 salary and generous vacation. Download the complete job description HERE.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

      To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Jason B. Jones, WMA Executive Director, at

      Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 30, 2017.

    • 31 May 2017 12:46 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      Clark County (WA) Historical Society and Museum

      Executive Director


      Provides leadership and administration for the Clark County Historical Society and Museum, including planning and directing all operational, fundraising, and programmatic aspects. The nonprofit is governed by a board of trustees, and is partially supported by Clark County and the City of Vancouver. Operational funding is heavily reliant on donations, grants, and memberships. The Museum maintains and exhibits a collection of artifacts and provides a research library. Public programs, including speakers and walking tours, are regularly offered.  The director supervises three paid staff and numerous volunteers.


      Full job description is at

      Full time. Starting range is low $50,000’s to mid $60,000’s; commensurate with qualifications and experience.


      Closing date: open until filled; review of applications will begin June 30, 2017

      To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and references (in Word document or PDF) to: Karin Ford, CCHS Board President, 

    • 09 May 2017 1:42 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      OMSI is currently hiring a Research and Evaluation Assistant I, Research and Evaluation Associate, and Junior Research and Evaluation Associate. 

      Visit to apply!

    • 09 May 2017 1:39 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      The Portland Art Museum has been awarded a grant from the International Fine Print Dealers Association Foundation to fund one paid summer internship for 2017. The eight-week internship offers a rare opportunity to work directly with the prints of the Portland Art Museum, a collection of graphic arts spanning more than 500 years. The intern will report to the curator of prints and drawings and will gain valuable experience in cataloguing, researching, and handling works of art on paper.

      The starting date for this role is negotiable, but should be on or after June 5, 2017. Hours are part time (21 hours per week) for eight weeks. Compensation is budgeted at $17.85 per hour, as grant funding is $3,000 in total for this internship role. The role include a variety of perks such as free Museum admission, Gift Shop discounts, and screenings at the NW Film Center. Please see our website for more details.

      For more information and to apply online visit and include:
      a. Cover letter outlining the applicant’s interest in the position and any experience with prints and other works on paper. Please explain the value of this internship to your studies and career goals;
      b. Current résumé;
      c. Academic transcript or a list of coursework in art history;
      d. Professional references (please include name, title, institution, and contact information)

      For questions please contact

      The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      Closing Date: May 12, 2017

    • 17 Apr 2017 1:53 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

      The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, screening, placing and providing general orientation for new volunteers, as well as providing for the recognition and retention of all volunteers at OMSI.

      Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

      Performing some of the following will involve driving to various locations outside OMSI's corporate headquarters:

      • Work with OMSI staff throughout the organization to understand the needs for volunteers in their areas.
      • Accept requests from staff for new ongoing, special project and special event volunteer positions in their areas, and assist with the development of position descriptions.  Monitor existing ongoing positions for openings to be filled with new volunteers.
      • Maintain database of organizations, agencies, websites, listservs, schools, and colleges for recruitment purposes, and maintain relationships with key personnel of agencies and organizations that refer volunteers to OMSI.
      • Recruit qualified adult applicants for open volunteer positions through a variety of mechanisms, including postings on the OMSI website and other volunteer recruitment websites and participating in volunteer recruitment fairs.
      • Respond to telephone and email inquiries regarding volunteer service at OMSI.
      • Process volunteer applications as they are received, creating personnel files and tracking candidates through the interview, placement and orientation process.
      • Contact applicants for preliminary phone interviews and schedule position-specific interviews for applicants with immediate supervisors in their areas of interest as needed.
      • Conduct general personal interviews with qualified applicants, and determine placement in positions that match their interests, skills, abilities and availability. 
      • Conduct general orientation and training for new volunteers, and schedule them for additional training as needed. 
      • Complete reference checks and background checks for prospective volunteers.
      • Follow up with absent volunteers and perform resignation procedures for volunteers leaving their positions.
      • Maintain accurate records for volunteers, including their contact information and hours of service, using Volgistics database.
      • Train and supervise volunteers who perform clerical duties for the Volunteer Services department.
      • Provide recommendations regarding needs, issues and services for volunteers based on feedback obtained through personal observation and communication with volunteers and volunteer surveys.
      • This position is non-exempt, paid hourly  
      • This position is regular full-time, scheduled for 40 hours/week.

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