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  • 12 Jun 2016 1:48 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)




    The Custodian position provides custodial and support services for all OMSI facilities, activities, and events.  Custodial staff serves to help ensure that OMSI provides a clean, safe, and healthy environment for all guests and staff. This position reports to the Facility Services Supervisor.

    For additional information or to apply:

  • 18 May 2016 9:52 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Web Developer

    Regular, Full-Time

    Bring your web development skills to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), and support the execution of and other third party site design and development! You’ll participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest.

    For full job posting:

  • 18 May 2016 9:47 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Marketing Manager

    Regular, Full-Time

    Experienced in managing a multi-functional team of communicators, designers, and web developers? Become the Marketing Manager at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) and participate in OMSI’s vision to ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest.

    For more information:

  • 18 May 2016 9:37 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Beekman Bank Museum


    Part-Time, Temporary

    Outgoing individual(s) for part time docent position in Jacksonville's Historic Beekman Bank Museum from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Docent(s) will be responsible for opening and closing Bank, overseeing artifacts, sharing bank and local history with the public, and highlighting local activities and services. 2 shifts available:  Fridays & Saturdays and/or Sundays and Mondays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  $11/hr. Training provided. Send resume and/or qualifications to

  • 06 May 2016 3:00 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Deepwood Museum and Gardens

    Executive Director


    Located in the heart of Salem, Oregon, Deepwood Museum and Gardens is one of the area’s premier historic preservation sites. The Deepwood Home and its extensive gardens attract thousands of visitors each year who are rewarded with taste of what life was like in the Willamette Valley in the late 1800s. Deepwood is an 1894 Queen Anne Victorian house museum on five acres of formal gardens and natural trails; it serves as a living museum and is regarded as one of Salem’s most favored venues for weddings and social gatherings.

    Today, we’re looking for an experienced non-profit executive director who will embrace the heritage of Deepwood Museum and Gardens to manage its day-to-day operations and work collaboratively with a highly-engaged board of directors to direct its future path. The person we’re looking for will wear many hats while managing the museum and gardens: home operations, gift shop oversight, grant funding, strategic planning, fundraising, programs and special events on small and large scale, volunteer coordination, membership, finance, liaison to the City of Salem, and board relations with the Friends of Deepwood and the Deepwood Gardener’s.

    The ideal candidate for this position will have a demonstrated ability to lead at the same time collaborate with others, manage multiple priorities, have a strong development and fundraising skill set, communicate calmly and effectively under pressure, listen and ask questions skillfully, and exercise excellent judgment and composure during emergencies or emotionally-charged situations.

    Deepwood operates with an annual budget of about $250,000 and a staff of 2.5 FTE employees.


    • Any combination of education, training or experience that provides knowledge, skills,
    • and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position.
    • Previous experience in non  profit management, with preference given to those with
    • experience in administering living museums and those who have strong development and fundraising skill sets.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent written, verbal, and non  verbal
    • communication.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse constituent including staff, Friends of Deepwood Board, volunteers, and City of Salem staff.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to develop, prioritize and implement effective work and strategic plans.


    • Museum collection management
    • Sponsorships
    • Volunteer management
    • Issues related to architectural and gardens preservation
    • Working knowledge of financial programs such as QuickBooks
    • Administrative experience
    • Knowledge of the Salem-area community would be helpful

    Salary will commensurate with experience.

    To Apply
    To be considered for this position, viable candidates should submit the following: a comprehensive resume; a cover letter outlining your experience, education and why you would be a particularly good fit for this position; and five professional references.

    This position will remain open until filled.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Local candidates only:

    • Salem, OR

    Required experience:

    • Grant Writing: 2 years
    • Development and Fundraising: 3 years
    • Community Outreach: 2 years
    • Community Relations: 2 years
    • Strategic Planning: 2 years
    • Accounting: 2 years
    • Event Planning and Management: 5 years

    Required education:

    • Associate
  • 06 May 2016 12:36 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Assistant Manager

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking a full-time Assistant Manager for our residential coastal camp in Newport, Oregon!

    For a full job description, see CDC Assistant Manager

  • 27 Apr 2016 10:33 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Science Factory Children’s Museum and Exploration Dome

    Executive Director

    The Science Factory Children’s Museum and Exploration Dome in Eugene, Oregon, seeks an Executive Director. Responsibilities will include planning, fundraising and development, financial and program management, and fostering community relations. This visionary leader will supervise six full-time professionals and others who support the museum’s mission to engage children, excite their curiosity and inspire them toward a lifelong love of learning about science, technology, and humanity. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and engaging leader. This person should be comfortable working in the community and have exceptional public speaking and networking skills to meet the museum’s goal of expanding our capacity to serve our community with high-quality STEM education. 

    Complete description available at

  • 27 Apr 2016 10:29 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)


    Volunteer Coordinator and Prep Camp Cook

    OMSI is seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator and a temporary, part-time Prep Camp Cook. Please see the attached postings for full job descriptions.

    Volunteer Coordinator

    Prep Camp Cook

  • 27 Apr 2016 10:25 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    East Benton County Historical Society and Museum

    Museum Administrator


    The East Benton County Historical Society & Museum is currently seeking a Museum Administrator to oversee and provide leadership to the organization. In this part‐time position, the Museum Administrator will handle all the day‐to‐day functions of the society and museum, including developing displays and programs, providing museum tours, and working with the community, volunteers, society membership, and Board of Directors. A complete job description is available on the following page.

    Visit for more information.

    For a full job description, see: Museum Administrator Position Description

  • 27 Apr 2016 10:20 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Clackamas County Historical Society

    Director of Programs

    Part-Time (24 hours per week with flexible hours, some evening and weekend work required)

    Position Statement:

    Be the team leader in developing an educational visitor experience around state and local history. Programming and events should be relevant, creative, informational, and have visitor appeal. 


    Applicant must have an appreciation and knowledge of history, familiarity with technology, great organizational skills, and the ability to tell a compelling story. The ability to think creatively and approach problems with a positive attitude is also essential. Applicant will be expected to work in a team building environment with volunteers and other community members. College degree required and some teaching experience preferred. 


    1. Develop monthly programs, workshops, special programs, and guided educational tours. 

    2. Aide the Executive Director and exhibits committee with exhibit development, research and writing. Plan programming to support current exhibitions. 

    3. Assist with grant applications, grant planning, activities, and reports. 

    4. Develop community and school age education programs based on Oregon curriculum standards. 

    5. Collaborate with other heritage organizations and tourism groups. 

    6. Collaborate with volunteers on docent activities and supervise work when so needed. 

    7. Other duties as assigned. 


    Send applications to


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