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  • 15 Sep 2021 4:05 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    We invite qualified candidates to apply for the position of Executive Director of Coos Art Museum, a non-profit contemporary arts museum established in 1966 and located on the Southern Oregon Coast in Coos Bay, Oregon.

    THE OPPORTUNITY

    The Executive Director position presents an opportunity to bring progressive leadership, museum best practices, creative visual arts initiatives, and hands-on management skills to a full-service art museum that has built a solid reputation through its art exhibitions and progressive arts education programs.  The successful candidate will replace our current Executive Director, who is retiring after serving for 14 years as an arts visionary, successful development officer, and community leader.

    The Executive Director will, among other duties, work closely with the Museum’s Board of Directors, staff, artists, educators and community leaders to achieve the goals of the Museum’s current five-year strategic plan (https://coosart.org/forms/CAM-Strategic-Plan.pdf), which include:

    • Bringing professional art exhibits to the community and acting as a catalyst for arts advocacy and education in the region,
    • Promoting the Museum as the cornerstone of visual arts on Oregon’s Southern coast and as a creative regional leader for arts and arts education,
    • Securing long-term financial, artistic and community support for the Museum, its facilities and Permanent Collection,
    • Fostering partnerships with community, artistic, business, tribal and educational groups to support visual art and art education,
    • Hiring and supporting professional staff and energizing a volunteer base and vocal advocates, and
    • Promoting respect and acknowledgment of locally produced art while celebrating art from recognized artists outside of the Southern Oregon area.
    POSITION SUMMARY
    • What We’re Looking For: Our successful candidate will be imaginative, proactive and organized, and be able and willing to execute across a broad range of administrative and management activities. They will be a visible leader, working closely with community leaders, artist groups, city officials and funding sources. They will also be a team builder and critical thinker who is able to align resources with organizational priorities, promote diversity and equality within the Museum, and market the museum throughout the region.  The successful candidate will embrace a “can do” approach that achieves excellence, energy and creativity within limited staffing and finite resources. They will also have experience in business and finance management, intuitive people skills, and enjoy daily troubleshooting and, as required, crises management. They will be passionate about arts advocacy, and be fluent in contemporary arts discourse and museum management issues.

    • Specific Responsibilities. Our successful candidate will, among other things, be responsible for:

      • Serving as the general face of the Museum in the community and with arts organizations within Oregon, promoting the Museum’s art and education programs.
      • Acting as primary liaison between the Board and staff/volunteers, and serving on Board committees.
      • Managing the Museum’s day-to-day administrative duties and staffing requirements consistent with achieving the Museum’s strategic goals. 
      • Directing fundraising activities and overseeing all marketing and public relations matters.
      • Overseeing the acquisition, maintenance and use of the Museum’s Permanent Collection.
      • Overseeing office operations, financial reporting, and financial systems, and implementing and maintaining best practices financial accounting, cash treatment and audit processes.
      • Preparing annual budgets, monthly financial statements and proforma financials as necessary, all in a manner consistent with GAAP and lender/governmental reporting requirements.
      • Overseeing financial reporting to outside agencies, including taxing authorities, lenders, grant providers and endowment partners, and monitoring the Museum’s compliance with non-profit entity regulations and any applicable endowment or grant rules or requirements.
    • Salary and Hours:  This is a salaried full-time position with some weekend and evening hours required. The starting salary will be between $40,000 and $48,000 depending on experience, with an opportunity for increases as the Museum prospers.

    Deadline for applications October 8, 2021.

    Find out more.

  • 06 Sep 2021 4:14 PM | Anonymous member

    About the Foundation

    The Roundhouse Foundation is a private family foundation based in Sisters, Oregon, with a mission to support creative projects and organizations through art, environmental conservation, social services, community leadership, and education. The Foundation’s vision is to create a positive impact through collaboration in communities by encouraging creative problem solving, supporting innovative programming, and stimulating the economy. Roundhouse Foundation employees embrace and advance the common values of the organization: community enrichment, cross-generational support, arts and cultural awareness, and catalyzing change.

    Pine Meadow Ranch Center for the Arts & Agriculture, a program of The Roundhouse Foundation, is a 260-acre working ranch serving as a learning lab for conservation, regenerative agricultural practices and creatively supporting economic development in a rural community. The Ranch also hosts a seasonal artist in residence program. The vision of the PMRCCA is to improve the well-being of people and place through the arts, stewardship, and sustainable agriculture, with the goal of preserving the land, views, and other assets of the historic ranch for years to come.

    Position Overview

    The Communications Associate supports both external and internal communications as well as provides project-related support for Foundation and PMRCAA staff. The Communications Associate creates content for and oversees the Foundation’s digital media including newsletter, website, and social media channels. In addition, this position helps to provide internal communications for Foundation committees, Trustees and Grant Partners. They will also coordinate meetings, staff events and workshops as well as provide event support for PMRCAA events.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Provide and manage web content as directed that clearly articulates the Foundation’s goals, strategies, and impact as well as supports the PMRCAA Strategic Plan. Gathering information that enhances the value of the site.
    • Develop and publish the Foundation’s electronic newsletter, including graphics and layout.
    • Serve as the organization’s social media contact for Facebook, Instagram and other platforms as determined by Senior Staff. Work collaboratively with other staff to source content for posts and stories
    • Maintain the Foundation’s media kit and distribute as required. Work with grant partners on communications materials, logos, and use of the Foundation name.
    • Maintain media lists for each of PMRCAA’s programs.
    • Source grant partner programs and stories for distribution through the Foundation’s channels to further support Foundation grant partners.

    • Review program content and material for accuracy and quality. Take primary information and write creatively about it.
    • Provide descriptive copy for Foundation’s publications, internal communications, and promotional material.
    • Support the PMRCAA team as they develop biannual anthologies, exhibition catalouges and other publications.
    • Research specific projects for senior staff as requested.
    • Support the production of materials for the Board of Trustees.
    • Work with program staff to help them implement communications strategies.
    • Serve as a support staff for all office tasks including answering the Foundation phone and greeting visitors in a professional manner when required.
    • Research and develop/recommend communications strategies to the Director of Foundation
    • Operations and the Arts Project Coordinator, potentially assist with their planning and implementation.
    • Ensure that the Foundation communications align with overall the communications strategy and style guidelines.
    • Coordinate needs for Trustee, Committee, and Grant Partner meetings. Including, but not limited to, organization of materials; meeting layout and ordering supplies/meals; and online meeting coordination.
    • Support the PMRCAA Arts Program Associate as required
    • Other duties as directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum 3+ years prior experience in digital media management, public relations, event management.
    • Experience working or volunteering with non-profits.
    • Exceptional organizational skills; critical thinker and natural networker.
    • Demonstrated competence with digital media platforms including social media, WordPress, Constant Contact, Canva and others.
    • Results oriented with a demonstrated ability to problem solve collaboratively and independently.
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
    • Ability to deal with sensitive issues, escalating these to the Director of Foundation Operations or other appropriate staff in an expeditious, professional manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize without direct supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
    • Personal qualities: integrity, confidentiality and a commitment to the Foundation’s mission and values.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • 3-5 years’ experience Public Relations/Marketing
    • Demonstrated experience with grant reporting and support.
    • Relationships with communities and/or non-profits in rural Oregon.
    • Lived rural experience.
    • Multi-Lingual, Spanish preferred.

    Compensation

    This is a non-exempt full-time employee position. Position compensation is $43,000-63,000/annually DOE.

    Roundhouse Foundation provides group health insurance coverage (medical, dental, vision) for eligible employees working an average of at least 30 hours per week, subject to the terms of the health insurance plan.

    This position allows for remote work 2-3 days per week.

    Working Conditions

    • Primarily inside, seated or standing at a computer.
    • Ability to lift 20+ pounds
    • Limited physical activity on a daily basis; plus varied activity during special events.

    Background Check

    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, background and driving record check.

    Drug Testing

    All employees may be subject to reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.

    Nondiscrimination Statement

    Our policies and practices provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in leadership, staffing and service, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion and any status protected by law.


    To apply please send resume, cover letter, 3 references and 2 writing samples to jobs@roundhousefoundation.org by 4pm PST, Friday, September 10.



  • 06 Sep 2021 4:04 PM | Anonymous member

    About the Foundation

    The Roundhouse Foundation is a private family foundation based in Sisters, Oregon, with a mission to support creative projects and organizations through art, environmental conservation, social services, community leadership, and education. The Foundation’s vision is to create a positive impact through collaboration in communities by encouraging creative problem solving, supporting innovative programming, and stimulating the economy. Roundhouse Foundation employees embrace and advance the common values of the organization: community enrichment, cross-generational support, arts and cultural awareness, and catalyzing change.

    Pine Meadow Ranch Center for the Arts & Agriculture, a program of The Roundhouse Foundation, is a 260-acre working ranch serving as a learning lab for conservation, regenerative agricultural practices and creatively supporting economic development in a rural community. The Ranch also hosts a seasonal artist in residence program. The vision of the PMRCCA is to improve the well-being of people and place through the arts, stewardship, and sustainable agriculture, with the goal of preserving the land, views, and other assets of the historic ranch for years to come.

    Position Overview

    The Arts Program Associate supports the Artist in Residence Program as well as the day-to-day internal operations to ensure the program runs smoothly. This position serves as a concierge for residents throughout their stay at PMRCAA and works alongside PMRCAA staff to ensure residents are communicated with and able to connect with Central Oregon Community Partners. The Associate will work closely with the Arts team assisting and providing information for the jury process, be a liaison for the program within the local arts community and become familiar with local experts that may be a resource for the Artist Residents. The Associate coordinates special events and workshops at the PMRCAA with direction from the Arts Project Coordinator. They will also assist the Foundation Communications Associate as requested to help provide content for PMRCAA digital media platforms as well as assist with coordinating meetings and staff events for the Foundation.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Serve as a day-to-day office support person for the PMRCAA and Foundation including ensuring office phones and drop-ins are managed on a professional level.
    • Work with PMRCAA Arts Project Coordinator to ensure Artist in Residence program is managed and maintained with high standards, including but not limited to: a.) Serving as an informed attendant with regard to local services for artists and other visitors; b.) Coordinating regular cleaning for residency and PMRCAA studio spaces; c.) Ensuring pantry and other supplies are stocked for residents and visitors to PMRCA; d.) Facilitating encounters with local artists for Residents
    • Support the PMRCAA Arts Project Coordinator in researching and creating content for biannual anthologies, exhibition catalogues and any other publications as required.
    • Assist in planning, organization, installation and deinstallation of exhibitions as required.
    • Plan, implement and provide day-of support for events for the PMRCAA including Days of Inspiration, Artist Community Meet & Greets, and other special events as directed.
    • Plan event details and aspects including but not limited to traffic flow, meals, seating if required, etc.
    • Work with Foundation Communications Associate to ensure event details are promoted internally and externally, and performed at a superior level.
    • Work within a given budget for each event and activity.
    • Managing events and addressing potential problems that may arise; including planning for potential scenarios that could impact the integrity of events.
    • Support the PMRCAA Arts Project Coordinator and Foundation Communications Associate as required.
    • Other duties as directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Minimum 3+ years prior experience in the art industry, event management, public relations, or hospitality.
    • Experience working or volunteering with non-profits and/or arts organizations.
    • Knowledge of artistic mediums, art history and an interest in learning about creative expression.
    • Exceptional organizational skills; critical thinker and natural networker.
    • Demonstrated competence in customer service.
    • Results oriented with a demonstrated ability to problem solve collaboratively and independently.
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
    • Ability to deal with sensitive issues, escalating these to the Arts Project Coordinator or other appropriate staff in an expeditious, professional manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize without direct supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
    • Personal qualities: integrity, confidentiality and a commitment to the Foundation’s mission and values.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in arts, hospitality, marketing, or special events related field.
    • Demonstrated experience with arts programming.
    • Deep understanding of Oregon’s art scene.
    • Relationships with central Oregon artists and arts organizations.
    • Lived rural experience.
    • Multi-Lingual, Spanish preferred.

    Compensation

    This is a non-exempt full-time employee position. Position compensation is $43,000-63,000/annually DOE.

    Roundhouse Foundation provides group health insurance coverage (medical, dental, vision) for eligible employees working an average of at least 30 hours per week, subject to the terms of the health insurance plan.

    Working Conditions

    • Primarily inside, seated or standing at a computer.
    • Ability to lift 20+ pounds
    • Limited physical activity on a daily basis; plus varied activity during special events.

    Background Check

    Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, background and driving record check.

    Drug Testing

    All employees may be subject to reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.

    Nondiscrimination Statement

    Our policies and practices provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals in leadership, staffing and service, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion and any status protected by law.


    To apply please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to jobs@roundhousefoundation.org by 4pm PST, Friday, September 10.



  • 31 Aug 2021 4:26 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    • Department: Development
    • Reports to: Executive Director
    • Salary: $85,000

    Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (EASM) is committed to inspiring a community for innovation and discovery, preserve aerospace history, and honor those who serve. EASM is ushering in a new era with a bold and ambitious vision for the future including a re-imagined museum. More exciting, immersive exhibits that
    inspire the next generation of aviators. A renewed commitment to education. Strategic partnerships on our 300-acre campus that amplify our strategic objectives. EASM is looking for a Development Director who is motivated by building a new future and having an impact that reverberates across the State of Oregon, the
    Pacific Northwest and beyond. This position is responsible for playing a critical role of supporting major fundraising initiatives aimed at re-imagining the museum as well as developing and executing a comprehensive fundraising plan for membership and annual giving by performing the following duties. If you are an individual that is rooted in what is possible, then we want to hear from you.

    Essential Duties

    1. Formulate and expand development strategies that support the museum’s major initiatives now and into the future.
    2. Development and organization of a meaningful museum donor base.
    3. Maintain, manage, and market to donor database.

    Job Duties

    • Works closely with other departments to ensure the financial, operational, and cultural health of the organization in the present and future in accordance with the EASM strategic business plan and the vision and direction of the Executive Director.
    • Initiates outreach and develops presentation to potential Corporate Partners of the museum.
    • Develops and executes a strategic and comprehensive fundraising plan for membership and annual giving.
    • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards corporate and individual donors to increase the number and number of gifts and establishes connections with a variety of community stakeholders.
    • Oversees daily activities with specific focus on individual donor development and solicitation; corporate fundraising; membership; and planning and execution of events.
    • Oversees annual budget and forecasting of development goals.
      Works with Executive Director to establish clear Key Performance Indicators and track performance outcomes monthly.
    • Manages donor research strategies and industry trends to successfully advance donor relations.
    • Plans, manages and executes the annual Fall Gala and other fundraising events as requested.
    • Engages and supports the EASM Board of Directors on development efforts.
    • Ensures appropriate and timely gift acknowledgements.
    • Reports any follow up analysis of the fundraising activities to the Executive Director, EASM Board of Directors and Committees.
    • Oversees grants program, researches foundations, writes grants, tracks requests and results, and provides reports.
    • Oversees program’s database, membership renewals, special appeals, acknowledgements and special events.
    • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
      Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
    • Respectfully takes direction from the Executive Director.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat
    to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
    each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
    ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
    essential duties.

    Find out more.

  • 25 Aug 2021 9:48 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Sea Grant (RSG)
    Classification Title Museum Technician
    Job Title Museum Technician
    Appointment Type Classified Staff
    Job Location Newport
    Position Appointment Percent 50
    Appointment Basis 12
    Pay Method Hourly
    Min Salary $14.22
    Max Salary 20.42
    Employment Category Regular
    Position Summary

    This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) Museum Technician position for Oregon Sea Grant at Oregon State University (OSU).  This position will be located in Newport, Oregon.

    This position provides specialized construction and maintenance services for the Oregon Sea Grant run Visitor Center at Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). Located in Newport, OR, the HMSC Visitor Center attracts more than 150,000 visitors and upwards of 10,000 students annually. the 15,000 square foot facility is filled with family-friendly interactive exhibits, live animals and touch tanks, state of the art technology and is open 5 days Labor Day to Memorial Day; and 7 days a week Memorial Day to Labor Day.

    This position will report to Oregon Sea Grant’s Visitor Center Manager, and will aid in the exhibition and storage of archival and exhibit objects, along the building, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the variety of displays and interactive exhibits that are housed at the HMSC Visitor Center.


    Position Duties

    40% Maintenance and Renovation. Typical tasks; renovates existing exhibits following instruction from Visitor Center Manager; repairs and maintains electrical wiring on museum exhibit cases and overhead exhibit lighting, or contacts service personnel as necessary for installation and maintenance of wiring; diagnose and correct malfunctions in electronic equipment; repair and replace defective electronic parts; modify electronic equipment; install electronic cable and wiring; estimate cost, time, and materials needed for repairs; calls physical plant and other service personnel when needed (e.g., for major facility maintenance and repairs, electrician, installation of security locks). Basic trouble shooting and repair of exhibit technology.

    30% Exhibit and Storage Installations. Typical tasks; adjust and test electronic control instruments, constructs display apparatus for new exhibits following instructions provided by the Visitor Center Manager; uses power and hand tools to build exhibit cases, panels, shelving, barriers, and other constructions necessary to display exhibit items; install electronic communication equipment; finishes or refinishes display apparatus; operate soldering equipment; installs locks and other security mechanisms as needed, or contacts professionals for service.

    15% Technical Advice; Typical tasks: works with exhibit designs to develop solutions to display problems involving a variety of construction materials (e.g., wood, metal, plexiglass, papier-mache, clay, adhesives, and papers); provides time and material cost estimates, orders parts.

    15% Miscellaneous. Typical tasks: follow safety procedures, maintain repair records, maneuver heavy objects; performs minor general cleaning functions of exhibits/artifacts; maintains inventory of materials (e.g., lumber, hardware, solvents, paints); assists in packing and unpacking Visitor Center items, observing special handling and transport procedures as directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Two years of general carpentry experience involving both basic construction work like framing and finish work such as cabinetry.

    Additional Required Qualifications
    • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
    • This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OSU STANDARD 125-155-0200) as per OSU STANDARD 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.

    Deadline for application September 15, 2021.

    Find out more.

  • 24 Aug 2021 12:21 PM | Anonymous member

    The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon is hiring a temporary, part-time visitor experience and office assistant. The position will work 20-30 hours per week; Fridays and Saturdays are required; other work days are negotiable. The position has the potential to become a permanent, full-time position, eligible for University of Oregon’s excellent benefits package. 

    20-30 hours per week, $13.73-$15.81/hr. (depending on experience); onsite work is required.

    The Visitor Experience and Office Assistant has excellent customer service skills and judgement and is adept at mentoring and supervising university student employees. This is an excellent opportunity for a new graduate or those re-entering the workforce and looking to sharpen skills in a supportive, dynamic environment.

    JOB DUTIES

    Visitor Experience Support 

    ·      Supervise the museum’s public space Fridays and Saturdays.

    ·      Open and close the facility using set procedures for security and cash handling.

    ·      Promote/provide excellent customer service and health/safety measures during museum public hours by communicating with students, staff, and volunteers. 

    ·      Complete end-of-day reporting, balancing tills and revenue sheets on the POS system. 

    ·      Use excellent judgement to manage public interactions.

    ·      Assist in coordinating the museum’s dynamic volunteer program including scheduling, maintaining files, and ongoing communications.

    Office Coordination  

    ·      Monitor entry to the main building during nonpublic hours; provide assistance and direction for deliveries and appointments.

    ·      Oversee student positions responsible for office tasks including keeping common areas sanitized and organized

    ·      Answer questions and offer resources for inquiries from the public in person, online or by phone, using information found on MNCH website re: dates, activities, procedures 


    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

    ·       Excellent communication and customer service skills

    ·       Fluent in MS Excel and Word and ability to learn new software applications

    ·       Excellent time management skills

    ·       Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse team

    To Apply:  Email your interest and resume of qualifications to rhyde@uoregon.edu. Resumes will be reviewed beginning August 30; the position is open until filled.


  • 24 Aug 2021 12:19 PM | Anonymous member

    The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon is hiring a temporary, part-time business and marketing assistant. The position will work 20-30 hours per week with the potential to become a permanent, full-time position, eligible for University of Oregon’s excellent benefits package. 

    20-30 hours per week, $13.73-$15.81/hr (depending on experience); onsite work is required.

    The Business and Marketing Assistant is a detail-oriented person who will learn and implement standards and practices that align with University of Oregon and Museum guidelines. This is an excellent opportunity for a new graduate or those re-entering the workforce and looking to sharpen skills in a supportive, dynamic environment.

    JOB DUTIES 

    Marketing and Communications Support

    ·      Assist with public-facing communications

    ·      Maintain the museum’s public event listings

    ·      Gather content and compose volunteer newsletters that align to the museum's style guide

    ·      Assist with the management of website content and respond to staff requests for content updates; build and maintain web-based registration forms


     Business Office Support

    ·       Coordinate between centralized business offices to prepare documentation for transactions (e.g. invoices, timesheets, reimbursements) 

    ·       Assist in accounts receivable activities

    ·       Respond to requests from staff for accounting information (accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll)

      

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

    ·       Strong attention to detail; precision in both written communications and data handling  

    ·       Experience or ability to quickly learn website content management

    ·       Excellent written communication skills and a strong grasp of English grammar rules 

    ·       Fluent in MS Excel and Word

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    ·       Knowledge of web management programs such as Drupal and Wordpress 

    ·       Experience with Banner or other data and financial management platforms

     

    To Apply: Send an email outlining your interest with a resume of qualifications to Kristin Strommer at kstromme@uoregon.edu. Resume review will begin on August 30; the position is open until filled.


  • 19 Aug 2021 11:26 AM | Anonymous member
    • Museum of Natural and Cultural History
      UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

      The Museum of Natural and Cultural History is hiring a temporary, part-time exhibit fabricator. The exhibit fabricator will work 20-30 hours per week with the potential to become a permanent, full-time position, eligible for University of Oregon’s excellent benefits package.

    • $18-$20/hour (depending on experience); remote work will be considered, but some onsite work will be required.

      The Exhibit Fabricator is a skilled builder with a creative, problem solving approach to construction. He or she is willing to work through a variety of possible solutions to solve challenges. This position is part of a dynamic exhibit development team committed to bringing science and culture learning to all ages.

    JOB DUTIES

    Work with a team of educators and exhibit designers to plan and fabricate exhibit elements for a new project that will travel to libraries in rural areas across Oregon. Two themes will be built:  “Oregon’s Dino Story” and “Engineer It! Technologies of the First Oregonians.”
    • Build “Museum Science Adventures” Traveling display
    • Develop construction plans and fabricate high-quality interactives
    • Assist with estimating cost of materials and creating timeline

      Exhibit Production and Installation
      Assist the exhibitions designer in exhibit strike and installation.
    • Moving, packing, and shipping panels, objects, and artifacts.
    • Patching and painting walls, moving and preparing furniture and cases, building mounts and props, and installing artifacts and objects.
    • Strike Racing the Change and install MAGIC (September 20-October 22) 
    • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience working with power and hand tools and a variety of fabrications materials including wood, acrylic, paint, metal, and adhesives;  
    • A creative, problem-solving approach and willingness to experiment with materials
    • Experience working with a collaborative team; excellent communication skills
    • A focus on safety during fabrication, following and exceeding health and safety protocols related to COVID and general shop practices.

     

    To Apply:  Email your interest and resume of qualifications to acraig@uoregon.edu. Resumes will be reviewed beginning August 30; the position is open until filled.


    We recognize that the qualifications required to excel in this position can come from a range of both professional and lived experiences. Below we describe what we believe to be the most important qualifications for a candidate to have, and we are open to many different backgrounds and experiences that can lead people to develop these skill sets. We strongly encourage applications from anyone who feels passionate about the work and believes they have what it takes to thrive in this role. 

     


  • 10 Aug 2021 8:43 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Job Title: Development Associate
    Location: Portland, OR
    Duration: Permanent
    Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
    Expected Start Date: September 20, 2021
    Position Type/Hours: Full-Time
    Annual Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000

    World Forestry Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and inspiring champions of sustainable forestry (www.worldforestry.org) seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented individual to join our fundraising team as Development Associate. This is a new position created to help meet the growing needs of World Forestry Center. The Development Associate will plan, support, and coordinate annual fund fundraising initiatives. The ideal candidate should be a detail-orientated, mission-driven development
    professional who is looking to deepen their expertise and grow with us as there is potential to take on additional responsibilities to advance within the growing fundraising team.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
    Annual Fund

    • Maintain the annual fundraising calendar and organize the pipeline of prospective donors to ensure timely activity and progress toward goals.
    • Manage and execute the annual fund solicitations.
    • Produce communications, appeals, events, program collateral associated with Forestry Leadership Hall.
    • Schedule donor cultivation, briefing, and solicitation meetings on behalf of senior staff, board members, and key volunteers.
    • Plan and execute meetings, tours, and special events to engage prospective and current donors.
    • Assist with logistics for fundraising and stewardship events including, but not limited to, small gatherings, major donor events, and large-scale fundraisers.
    • Draft fundraising materials, including letters to current and prospective donors, individualized proposals, briefing memos, talking points, and other preparatory or follow-up correspondence.
    • Process all gifts, generate acknowledgements in a timely and consistent manner, and record gifts and other donor activity in the database.
    • Conduct research on prospective individual, corporate, and foundation donors.

    Administration

    • Coordinate internal fundraising meetings, managing logistics, materials, and communications with staff and volunteers.
    • Assist in drafting protocol and procedures for the fundraising department.
    • Manage the CRM/donor database. Input data, produce reports, and ensure data integrity. Research, develop and implement best practices and new solutions for data maintenance and donor engagement.
    • Active participant and support of organization wide Strategic Plan implementation and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Grants

    • Maintain the grant tracking system including deadlines, contacts, submissions, report dates, and deliverables.
    • Support department in other grant activities as assigned.

    Find out more.

  • 21 Jul 2021 4:56 PM | Anonymous member

    Eugene Science Center, a hands-on science museum in Eugene, Oregon, seeks an enthusiastic individual experienced with engaging individuals of all ages and groups of all sizes in science education, with a strong emphasis on astronomy, to serve as Planetarium Manager.  The Planetarium Manager is an experienced, reliable, upbeat, and positive individual who primarily works with children in grades k – 8, along with their parents, teachers, and caregivers within ESC’s planetarium.  Position is also responsible for creating a fun, safe, and inclusive experience for each child, and will facilitate indoor and outdoor age-appropriate activities and lead STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programming.

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week) non-exempt position. Weekend, holiday, and occasional evening work required. Starting salary is $30,000/year with full Eugene Science Center benefits provided.

    The full position description, qualifications, and application instructions can be found on our website: https://eugenesciencecenter.org/visit/about/employment/

    Deadline: Review of applications begins July 21; the position is open until filled.


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