Jobs and Internships

  • 17 Feb 2016 5:12 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Lane County Historical Society

    Artifacts Manager and Registrar


    Lane County Historical Society is seeking a part-time (24 hours per week) Artifacts Manager and Registrar. This is an entry-level position. 

    Requirements: Degree in history, anthropology, museum studies or a closely related field. Equivalent experience may substitute. Must be able to lift 40 pounds; may be required to use a ladder. Some Saturday hours will be required and infrequent Sunday hours. 

    Duties: Responsible for documenting, cataloguing, and storing three dimensional artifacts not in library, archival, and photographic collections. Oversees the artifacts catalog database. Assists with organizing artifacts for exhibit installation (and installation as needed). 

    Cover letter and resume to: Office Manager, Lane County Historical Society and Museum, 740 W. 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402 or officemanager@lane 

    Deadline: 5:00 PM, March 16, 2016.

    For a full job description, go to:

  • 15 Feb 2016 10:29 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    World of Speed Museum

    Development Director


    The World of Speed Museum is seeking a Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for leading and enhancing development efforts and operations in order to support the mission of the museum. This position will oversee all aspects of the Museum’s development programs including annual funds, sponsorships, membership, special events, planned giving programs, corporate fundraising, donor stewardship, grant applications, budgets and strategic planning. Additionally the Development Director is responsible for establishing and building key relationships and contacts in corporate communities in order to meet revenue goals. World of Speed’s ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership skills within a collaborative environment, supporting a young organization with a management team that assists each other as necessary.

    For a full job description, see Development Director or visit

  • 09 Feb 2016 2:15 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    High Desert Museum

    Curator of Natural History


    The High Desert Museum is seeking a Curator of Natural History to expand the Museum’s natural history collection and provide all aspects of research, exhibition, and program development. The Curator of Natural History will have the intellectual vision and practical skills necessary to present, interpret and build a vibrant collection of natural history specimens that will be utilized in thought-provoking exhibitions.

    For a full job description, see: Curator of Natural History

  • 09 Feb 2016 9:36 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Oregon Public Broadcasting

    Media Archivist


    Oregon Public Broadcasting is looking for an experienced media archivist excited to organize and catalog its media collection and actively assist content creators in research. This salaried, exempt position is a full time, regular status position with benefits.

    For a full job description, go to: Media Archivist

  • 02 Feb 2016 2:18 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Klamath County Museum

    Collections Management


    The Klamath County Museum is seeking two (2) summer interns to commit to an eight (8) week internship opportunity in collections management. Interns will be provided with the opportunity to work with many aspects of collections care and storage including assisting with a collections inventory and move into a newly created climate-controlled storage facility. Interns will be required to present a report on their experience at the end of the position.

    For a full description, see Internship Announcement

  • 28 Jan 2016 11:14 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla



    The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation want to hire an archivist who will work to establish archiving procedures for its DNR Energy and Environmental Sciences Program. The archivist will also develop a masterplan/template that will encompass tribal preservation of historical documents, artifacts, and digital/ paper files.

    For a full job description, go to:

  • 28 Jan 2016 11:06 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Guest Services Representative


    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking part-time Guest Services Representatives. This position provides superior customer service to OMSI’s guests through on-site sales and services. The Guest Service Representative effectively promotes OMSI’s products to onsite-customers, i.e., explains and sells OMSI’s products to customers in such a way as to maximize both the customer experience and revenue generation for the museum.

    For a full job description, go to:

  • 19 Jan 2016 9:37 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Frazier Farmstead Museum
    Museum Director


    The Frazier Farmstead Museum board of directors is seeking an energetic person interested in preservation, promotion, and management of a unique historic property. 

    Established 30 years ago, the museum consists of a Victorian house, barn, and outbuildings on six acres located at 1403 S.E. Chestnut St., Milton-Freewater.  

    Go to for complete job details. Search closes on February 16 or until filled.

  • 18 Jan 2016 10:55 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Maryhill Museum of Art

    Curator of Education


    Maryhill Museum of Art is looking for a creative, forward thinking, and highly motivated museum educator to join the museum’s team as the Curator of Education.

    As a senior staff member, the Curator of Education creates an innovative and balanced program responding to the museum’s mission and strategic goals. The person in this position provides leadership and vision for the development and implementation of innovative programs, events, partnerships and educational and engagement initiatives that enhance the museum’s educational impact on the community and helps build audience. The staff member in this position oversees daily management, operation and maintenance of current and new programs including but not limited to scheduling, budgeting, safety and evaluation. Duties include the management of the museum’s volunteer program including recruitment, training and retention. The Curator of Education works collaboratively with all staff, the Executive Director, the Education Committee, trustees and volunteers. Responsibilities include direct and indirect supervision of staff, temporary and contract employees, volunteers and interns.

    For a full job description, see: Curator of Education

  • 21 Dec 2015 8:31 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Inbound Sales Coordinator


    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking an Inbound Sales Coordinator. The Inbound Sales Coordinator is the first point of contact for all offsite guest inquiries. They effectively sell and promote OMSI’s tickets, educational programs, and memberships to maximize both the customer experience and revenue generation for the museum. The representative also processes all program registrations, billing, payments, and is responsible for the maintenance and management of client records, calendars, online catalog, sales system, and external communications. 

    For a full job description, visit:


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