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  • 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:

  • 03 Dec 2015 12:15 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Portland Art Museum

    Associate Registrar


    The Portland Art Museum invites applications for the position of Associate Registrar within our Collections & Exhibitions department. This position works under the direction of the Director of Collections & Exhibitions to assist in the care of the Museum’s collections, loans, and associated information, with an emphasis on Prints, Drawings, and Photographs. 

    For a full job description go to:

  • 21 Nov 2015 3:56 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Museum Educator I

    The Washington County Museum


    The Washington County Museum is seeking a Museum Educator I to deliver museum programs to youth and adult groups in accordance with Washington County Museum’s Field Trip and Mobile Museum curriculum, as well as delivering occasional evening and weekend programs at the Museum. This position is solely responsible for presenting from prepared curriculum. This is a part-time position with hours that will vary depending on program schedules.

    For a full description, see: Museum Educator I Job Description

  • 16 Nov 2015 5:08 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    Director of Special Collections and University Archives

    University of Oregon

    The University of Oregon Libraries seeks applications and nominations for the newly endowed position of Giustina Director of Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). The successful candidate will have the vision, experience, and expertise to lead a highly engaged and growing team within the Libraries, one which serves as the steward and crucial access point for the University of Oregon’s archives, rare books, historic photographs, and one of the largest historical manuscripts collections in the Pacific Northwest. This position requires an outstanding, dynamic candidate with strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, and a passion for enhancing the instructional, research, and service mission of the university through primary source collections and library faculty and staff expertise.

    For a full job description, please visit

  • 16 Nov 2015 5:04 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    Bilingual Program Developer Assistant


    The Bilingual Program Developer Assistant supports the incorporation of innovative ideas through collaborative development of informal science education (ISE) experiences including programs, community events, classroom activities, and museum demonstrations for Spanish- and English-speaking audiences.

    For a full job description, please visit

  • 06 Nov 2015 11:04 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    University Art & Special Collections Assistant (Half-Time)

    Pacific University

    Under the guidance of the Archives and Special Collections Librarian, the Art and Special Collections Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day organization, care and placement of the University Art Collection, which contains over one thousand pieces of art displayed in public and private offices at multiple campuses of Pacific University.  This position supports the management and intellectual control of the University’s museum collections, as well as the art collections. This is a half-time (.5 FTE) benefit-eligible position reporting to the Archives and Special Collections Librarian. The position is funded for a minimum of 18 months.


    Under the supervision and guidance of the Archives and Special Collections Librarian this position:

    • Maintains the inventory of the Art Collection, including:

      Receiving and documenting new acquisitions

      Cataloging and maintaining Art Collection database according to professional standards

      Reporting to Office of Finance for Art Collection valuation

      Maintaining policies and procedures relating to collection management

    • Coordinates and places Art Collection pieces in university pieces in university buildings, faculty and staff offices and conference rooms

    • Assists in updating and cataloging the Museum Collection records

    • Assists in creating and maintaining online exhibits of both the art collection and museum collection

    • Collaborates with University Advancement to record and acknowledge donations

    • Coordinates incoming and outgoing loans, including agreements, insurance certificates, facility reports, crating and shipping

    • Collaborates on special Art Collection projects, including special events, benefit exhibitions and auctions

    • Serves on the University Art Collection Advisory Board


    • Organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Photography skills
    • Experience with Photoshop
    • Working knowledge of Excel
    • Strong interpersonal skill and ability to work with individuals and groups
    • Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking English
    • Ability to set priorities and complete assignments in a timely manner

    Full job description: Art & Special Collections Assistant

  • 29 Oct 2015 11:54 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    Seasonal Outdoor Science Instructors

    The Outdoor Science Instructor teaches concept-based outdoor science education in the field. Instructors will plan one-hour to five-hour lessons to teach to groups of approximately 15 students in an outdoor setting. This position requires living on-site near Fossil, Oregon, at Hancock Field Station. This position requires driving 15 passenger vans, driving with box trailers, and driving school buses with children. Work schedule depends on the site and programming needs.

    Ideal candidates bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to the table, and have a desire to share their unique skills and perspectives with the OMSI community and students. They want to teach natural science curriculum to youth in an outdoor setting and want to become better educators. Instructors teach spring and fall outdoor school, and science camps in the summer, which may include backpacking, rafting or traveling programs.

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