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OMA members are invited to post jobs directly by logging in here. Non-member organizations can e-mail job announcements to connect@oregonmuseums.org.

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

  • 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.

  • 17 Oct 2019 3:14 PM | Anonymous member

     

    JOB  ANNOUNCEMENT

    §  Research Librarian/Archivist

    §  Part-time, 24 hrs/wk. Entry-level position

    §  Starting wage: $14.00/hr

    §  Requirements: Degree in library studies, museum studies, history, anthropology, a closely related field or equivalent experience. Able to lift 40 pounds; may be required to use a ladder. Some Saturday hours, infrequent Sunday hours.  

    §  Desired Knowledge and Skills: Library cataloging systems. Database familiarity and use.

    §  Duties:

    • The archivist/research librarian is responsible for the documentation, storage, handling, and reporting for the museum’s archival and library collections. The position facilitates reasonable and supervised access to and use of the archives and research library for members of the public and serves as an active member of the exhibit planning team and acquisitions committee. Works closely with the Digital Department providing access to photographic prints and digital imagery. Responsible for supervision and training of library/archive volunteers.

    §  Cover letter and resume to: Office Manager, Lane County History Museum, 740 W. 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402 or officemanager@lchm.org

    §  Deadline: 5:00 PM, November 7th.

  • 11 Oct 2019 7:53 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Visitor Services Associate works as part of a team to create and maintain a welcoming, informative, inclusive, and friendly experience for all visitors. Staff in this role proactively interact with Museum visitors to provide exceptional customer service and uphold the values of the Museum (creativity, connection, learning, accessibility, and accountability).   

    Visitor Services Associates work in various locations throughout the museum including gallery spaces, lobbies, and the admissions desks.  All Visitor Services Associates will be cross-trained in visitor orientation and ticketing, safety and customer service.

    This is a full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position. Work days can vary but typical days off include Monday-Tuesday or Monday and Wednesday, alternating. Weekend and evening availability is required. For applicant’s knowledge regarding scheduling, please note-- this role is ongoing so those available for summer hours only cannot be considered. The busiest season is during the winter holidays, so those applicants not planning travel during the holiday will be the best fit. 

    Compensation is $14.00 an hour. This position is eligible for the Museum's benefits package first of the month following 30-days of full-time employment. Benefits include medical and dental, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday, jury duty, bereavement), long-term disability and AD&D, and a variety of perks such as free Museum admission, Gift Shop discounts, and screenings at the NW Film Center.

    The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Closing Date: October 31, 2019

    Find out more.

  • 11 Oct 2019 7:50 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Visitor Services Lead works as part of a team to create and maintain a welcoming, informative, inclusive, and friendly experience for all visitors. Staff in this role proactively interact with Museum visitors to provide exceptional customer service and uphold the values of the Museum (creativity, connection, learning, accessibility, and accountability). The position assists the leadership team with overseeing the daily workflow of the Visitor Services Department. This position is primarily stationed in the Museum’s lobbies and may rotate throughout locations in the Museum as needed. This position does not assume managerial or staff supervision responsibilities. The VSA lead role supports the daily operations of the Museum.  

    This is a full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position. Work days can vary but typical days off include Monday-Tuesday or Monday and Wednesday, alternating. Weekend and evening availability is required. Scheduling for this position is: Tuesday- Wednesday-9:00am to 5:30pm., Thursday 9-5:30 and Friday 12-8:30pm., Sat-Sun 9am-5:30pm. For applicant’s knowledge regarding scheduling, please note-- this role is ongoing so those available for summer hours only cannot be considered. The busiest season is during the winter holidays, so those applicants not planning travel during the holiday will be the best fit. 

    Compensation is $16.00 an hour. This position is eligible for the Museum's benefits package first of the month following 30-days of full-time employment. Benefits include medical and dental, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday, jury duty, bereavement), long-term disability and AD&D, and a variety of perks such as free Museum admission, Gift Shop discounts, and screenings at the NW Film Center.

    The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Closing Date: October 31, 2019

    Find out more.

  • 31 Jul 2019 12:53 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Director of Philanthropy
    Salaried, regular full-time exempt - $75,000-$80,000 annually
    Reports To: Executive Director
    Supervises: Assistant and Associate Director of Philanthropy and Member Relations Manager

    The High Desert Museum is located in Bend, Oregon, a fast-growing, charismatic city nestled against the Cascade Range at the edge of the High Desert. We strive to be inclusive, culturally humble, relevant, curious and mindful. As a team, we work together to wildly excite and responsibly teach, creating connection to and dialogue about the High Desert.

    Job Summary – Director of Philanthropy

    The Director of Philanthropy creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, corporate donations, grant solicitation, capital campaigns, special events, membership and in-kind resources in collaboration with the Associate Director, Executive Director, and Board of Trustees.

    This key position is one of four department directors reporting to the Executive Director, each of whom uses their extensive
    experience to provide strategic and practical leadership to the Museum.

    The Director of Philanthropy is responsible for leading the Museum’s advancement program and managing the Development department. The Director of Philanthropy will also be responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with board members, donors, and
    members.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Nonprofit Management or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
    • A minimum of 5 years professional, non-profit fundraising experience including having previously led a development department
    • Proven experience in designing and managing major capital and endowment campaigns
    • Demonstrated major gifts experience with a successful track record of securing six to eight figure gifts
    • Ability to interface directly and frequently with donors, board members, volunteers and other constituents at all levels and the to build and maintain productive working relationships with them
    • Adept at creating and implementing strategic fundraising plans
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to collaborate and work strategically as a leader and as part of the Museum team
    • Ability to work well in a small, entrepreneurial team environment
    • Experience working in an arts/cultural setting strongly preferred
    • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends
    • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability
    • Foundation relationship and grant writing experience
    • Must possess excellent project management skills, strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrate commitment to Museum’s mission and to department funding goals
    • Ability to develop and manage procedures and systems based on best practices
    • Must demonstrate organization, attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to respond to unanticipated situations and shift priorities while remaining poised and calm under pressure
    • High ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality with tact and discretion
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Blackbaud software or equivalent donor database and event management software
    • Tolerance for dynamic work environment as museum continues to grow and management roles evolve and shift
    • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred

    Find out more.


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