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  • 30 Nov 2018 9:44 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Outdoor Education Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Coastal Discovery Center Manager and Assistant Manager in successfully running OMSI Outdoor school programing. This position will focus on coordinating with schools during Outdoor School and teaching the OMSI coastal curriculum to visiting schools and groups. This position requires living on-site at Camp Meriwether, outside Tillamook, Oregon. This position requires driving 15 passenger vans.  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.
    • Cloverdale, OR, USA
    • $80.00 - $100.00/Day
    • Special Project - Full-Time
    • Eligible for health benefits and Oregon Sick.

    Application deadline: December 31, 2018.

    Find out more and apply.

  • 30 Nov 2018 9:34 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Director of Exhibit Production (DEP) directs all aspects related to Exhibit business operations and is responsible for maintaining profit margins for sales projects and exhibit design builds. The DEP supports the creative vision for exhibit experiences in the museum and for clients, develops strategies, business plans, budgets and processes to leverage the assets of the Exhibit divisions allowing for optimal function and productivity. This includes supporting long-term strategic planning for the Exhibits divisions, development of strategic partnerships for production capacity, implementation of LEAN processes to deliver projects on time and on budget. The DEP works in collaboration with the Creative Director to align OMSI's brand standards, environmental guidelines, organizational values, learning outcomes, and guest experience goals.

    This position requires a person who can work in an action oriented environment, manage multiple projects while embracing continuous improvement and innovative thinking. This role serves to develop a culture of continuous improvement, and encourages employee involvement to improve all processes.

    •  Portland, OR, USA
    •  $70,000 - $75,000
    •  Salary
    •  Regular - Full-Time
    • Eligible for full benefits.
    Deadline: December 31, 2019

    Find out more and apply.

  • 12 Nov 2018 11:49 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Pittock Mansion is a house of historical significance and visual magnificence, offering a uniquely personal opportunity to peek into the past. Attracting over 100,000 visitors in the past year, Pittock Mansion is one of the top destinations in Oregon, and the perfect place to experience the story of Portland. We are seeking a Part Time Visitor Services Representative to act as ambassador of our mission and provide an exceptional visitor experience. Daily responsibilities include: admissions, membership sales, museum store sales, visitor orientation and information, responding to phone inquiries, maintaining the visual integrity and security of the museum and store, and staffing evening events.  To apply, please send cover letter and resume to  No phone calls please.

    Position: Visitor Services Representative

    Type: Part-time

    Reports to: Visitor Services Manager

    Hours / Schedule: 21-24 hours per week; Friday – Sunday 9:30am- 4:30pm (Memorial Day through Labor Day 9:30am-5:30pm)

    Compensation: $14.50 / hour


    Responsibilities include:

    • Greet and interact with visitors, volunteers, and delivery people
    • Answer phones, respond to callers requests and refer calls
    • Sell admission, membership and store items
    • Follow sound cash-handling practices
    • Process reservations for tours and evening events in addition to daily tracking of tour schedule
    • Perform all opening and closing duties as assigned, including securing all buildings and deactivating and activating alarms
    • Maintain the visual integrity and security of the museum and store throughout the day
    • Light cleaning and maintenance of both Museum and public areas
    • Enforce Mansion policies and respond to visitors’ needs (e.g., operate the elevator)
    • Carry out other duties as assigned

    Find out more.

  • 12 Nov 2018 11:46 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Title:  Director of Education & Community Engagement

    Reports to:  Executive Director

    Direct Reports:  1 FTE

    Location:  Portland, OR

    Salary: $53,000–$57,000

    Type:  Full-time/Exempt

    Mission Statement:  To inspire understanding and stewardship of Portland history through Pittock Mansion, its collections, and programs.

    Pittock Mansion is a house of beauty and historical significance. Operated as a historic house museum, the home provides a revealing glimpse of Portland’s past. Having grown to well over 100,000 annual visitors in recent years, Pittock Mansion is one of the top destinations in Portland. We are seeking a Director of Education & Community Engagement to join our team. This is an exciting time of growth and evolution for Pittock Mansion, and a unique opportunity to develop deeper engagement with the community.

    The Director of Education & Community Engagement is a strategic member of our leadership team, and reports to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative manager, responsible for Education / Public Programs, Community Engagement, and certain Administrative Oversight.

    Find out more.

  • 12 Nov 2018 11:43 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Director will bring innovative perspective, artistic leadership, management experience, strategic insight, significant fundraising capabilities, and operational skill to the NW Film Center.  Reporting to the Director of the Portland Art Museum, the Director is responsible for the overall profile, growth and operation of the Film Center, including exhibitions, education, regional filmmakers’ support, and financial development.  In partnership with PAM’s Director, board and staff as well as the Film Center staff and members, the Director will evaluate the landscape to define a vision that will grow and steward the NW Film Center, a place where individuals from a range of backgrounds find and cultivate their personal voices as storytellers and image makers, and audiences explore our region and the world through film.  This Director position comes as the result of the longtime leader’s retirement and offers broad strategic, artistic, operational, outreach and fundraising opportunities for the NWFC and its constituents along with the ability to explore further synergies and collaborations with the Museum’s curatorial, education, development and marketing departments, among others. 

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