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NOTE: OMA is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in the museum community. For this reason, all jobs posted on the OMA website must include salary (salary range or hourly rate). We also strongly prefer to list only paid internships. Please read more about this from the National Emerging Museum Professionals Network

  • 12 Nov 2019 12:56 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is looking for a Director of Development. This position will oversee the individual giving team and lead annual, capital and planned giving for the organization. You will be part of a high-performing development team with a strong track record and an organization that stands on the doorstep of major transformation and growth. The Director of Development reports to the Vice President of Development and works closely with the President, OMSI Board, and Director of Institutional Giving.

    We are looking for an experienced development professional who wants to be part of driving change and growth at one of Oregon’s most beloved organizations. You should have a strong understanding of local philanthropy, experience with developing strategies for individual giving, and a passion for serving our community. In joining the OMSI team, you also participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science and technology that spreads educational opportunities across the Northwest.

    Position Requirements

    • Strong interest in and passion for OMSI’s mission and vision.
      Working knowledge/understanding of the Portland philanthropic community.
    • Proven success in achieving results, particularly with soliciting and closing major gifts, and building and implementing multi-faceted fundraising programs.
    • Ability to effectively manage and track multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize, work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy, and meet stringent and overlapping deadlines.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.
    • Record of successful career growth leading to significant management responsibilities
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in fundraising individual gifts, major gifts or management.
    • Minimum 5 years of progressive program management, including staff supervision, multiple project management, and budget responsibility.
    • Pass pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks.

    Compensation Package

    • $75,000 - $90,000 per year
    • Competitive health benefits
    • Vacation, Personal Days, Sick Days, and Holiday pay!
    • Free OMSI annual membership
    • Reciprocal Employee Attractions Pass – Valid for two free general admissions to 21 Oregon attractions

    Find out more.

    Application deadline December 11, 2019.

  • 22 Oct 2019 2:32 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    • Portland, OR, USA
    • $12.50 - $14.81 Hourly
    • Regular - Part-Time
    • Eligible for Oregon Sick time

    The Space Science Educator is responsible for the console operation of public astronomy and laser shows in the Planetarium.  This position primarily implements interpretive programming for the visiting public, including schools, families, children, and adults. The educator will provide both structured interpretive programs and casual interpretative experiences for these audiences.

    Participate in programs/initiatives to enhance corporate culture, such as:

    • Working effectively with and supporting volunteers throughout the organization.
    • Supporting OMSI's Program Team mission & objectives in daily job performance, including diversity initiatives.
    • Collaborate with Programs and Events Teams as necessary to enhance visitor experience.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Operate and maintain the console operations for the Planetarium including: theater automation, Digistar 3 system, multimedia equipment, audio system, and laser equipment;
    • Presents astronomy and laser educational programs to museum visitors in the planetarium. Interact with the audience on current astronomy and aerospace issues.  Roles include, but are not limited to: exhibit interpretation, demonstrations, classes, and casual interpretation;
    • Delivers all reserved planetarium lab programs;
    • Participates in education events, community events, and teacher in-service programs;
    • Maintain a positive attitude, ensure the public's safety and provide quality presentations and good customer service;
    • Assume responsibility for the integrity and appearance of the planetarium on a daily basis;
    • Interact with visitors to help them explore and learn from planetarium;
    • Maintain a safe and secure environment for visitors and staff;
    • Keep current in science and education, and serve as an internal and external resource.
    • This position is non-exempt, paid hourly
    • This position is regular part-time, scheduled for 19 hours/week.
    Deadline for application is November 15, 2019.

     Find out more.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
Contact: connect@oregonmuseums.org 
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