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  • 18 Oct 2018 10:22 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Head of Patrons & Events is a member of the Development team which is responsible for annual, major, capital, and planned giving to achieve overall fundraising goals, support growth strategy, and maximize donor engagement to support the mission of the Portland Art Museum.

     

    The Head of Patrons & Events leads the Patron program, which is the Museum’s group of high-level members (individual and business) who give between $2,000 and $25,000 on an annual basis with an annual revenue goal exceeding $1.6 million.  The role is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of Patron members that advance long-term engagement and investment at the Museum. This position requires a deep desire for creating and maintaining relationships with a variety of individuals. The role is collaborative and exposed to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of integrity, discretion, and good judgement. The role reports to the Head of Donor Engagement.


    This position is full-time, exempt, working 40 hours per week. The salary range is $45,000-$48,000 annually. The 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. Please see our website for more details.


    **Note - In your cover letter, please discuss in detail your experience relating to Patron and Event services. 

    The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Closing Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 4 PM PST


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  • 18 Oct 2018 10:20 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Head of Grants & Foundation Relations is a member of the Development team, which is primarily responsible for major, annual, capital, and planned giving to achieve overall fundraising goals, support growth strategy, and maximize donor engagement to support the mission of the Portland Art Museum. 

    The Head of Grants & Foundation Relations leads the Museum’s corporate, foundation, and government grants program to advance long-term engagement and investment at the Portland Art Museum. The role is responsible for the retention of current grants, acquisition of new grants, stewardship, reporting, and management of the grants portfolio. This role is hands-on and collaborates with multiple colleagues and departments within the Institution to achieve the goals set forth. This position requires a desire for deep collaboration and is exposed to sensitive information necessitating considerable use of integrity, discretion, and good judgement. The role reports to the Head of Donor Engagement.

     

    Worth noting, the Head Grants & Foundation Relations is equivalent to a “Grants Manager” to outside Institutions; and this role currently has no direct reports. However, an opportunity for paid interns is a possibility for this role – helping students learn the grants cycle.  **Note – In your cover letter, please discuss in detail your experience related to Grants & Foundation services. 


    This position is full-time, exempt, working 40 hours per week. The salary range is $47,000-$50,000 annually. The 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. Please see our website for more details.

    **Note – In your cover letter, please discuss in detail your experience related to Grants & Foundation services. 

     

    The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Closing Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 4 PM PST


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  • 18 Oct 2018 10:09 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    OMSI is looking for Outdoor Science Instructors for the Coastal Discovery Center in Newport, OR and Hancock Field Station in Fossil, OR.

    The Outdoor Science Instructor teaches concept-based outdoor science education in the field. Instructors will plan one to five-hour lessons to teach to groups of approximately 15 students in an outdoor setting. This position requires living on-site. 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.


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

    • Working effectively with and supporting volunteers throughout the organization
    • Supporting OMSI's Total Guest Experience/Customer Service mission & objectives in daily job performance, including diversity initiatives 
    • Professionally represent OMSI with all internal and external contacts with appropriate appearance, action and communication.
    • 05-Oct-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
    •  $68.00-$78.50 / Day
    •  Seasonal - Full Time
    • Eligible for Full Benefits

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  • 01 Oct 2018 10:21 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Oregon Historical Society (OHS) is currently recruiting for a Museum Education Outreach Assistant for a Fixed-Term, Part-Time position. The Museum Education Outreach Assistant is responsible for supporting the Education Department at Oregon Historical Society with the implementation and maintenance of its Traveling Trunks program, and assist with other education outreach programs as needed.  

    The Traveling Trunk program is a school outreach education program at Oregon Historical Society that literally puts history into the hands of students through sending out curriculum based trunks filled with touchable, holdable artifacts and learning activities. The trunks allow students experience history first hand where they may not be able to travel to the museum. This is just one of the exciting outreach programs this position will support. 

    This position is non-exempt with an anticipated schedule of 15 hours per week and an hourly pay rate budgeted at $16.00/hour. This position does not qualify for participation in the OHS benefits package.  This position does not provide relocation assistance.

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  • 24 Sep 2018 9:57 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The City of Independence is accepting applications for a Museum Manager. The Museum, Manager under the direction of the Community Services Director, is responsible for managing the Museum and implementing Museum policies. Manager determines overall development of collections and exhibits. Develops educational and interpretive programs. Works with the Museum Commission, the Heritage Museum Society and other community organizations to develop and participate in special events. Is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Heritage Museum. 


    An ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Museum Studies or a related field, and at least two years of successful experience in a museum environment, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Individual is able to effectively communicate in Spanish and engage culturally with a diverse community . Individual has past experience working with a wide variety of historical collections, including digital audio/visual material. Is able to establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees, supervisor, management, and the public. 


    This is a full time position. The established salary range for the Museum Manager position is $3529.50 to $4729.81 monthly. The starting salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications. An attractive benefit package is also provided, including employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance, statutory life insurance, long-term disability, and AD& D coverage. In addition, the City pays the full retirement contribution to Oregon PERS. 


    Send resume and application to 

    Independence HR Manager

    Amanda Christensen

    555 South Main Street 

    Independence, Oregon 97351 


    or email to jobs@ci.independence.or.us

 

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