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  • 23 Jul 2018 12:01 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Educator F/T 

    Reports to: Manager of Museum and Holocaust Education 

    The Educator works under the guidance of the Manager to provide creative and strategic education programs for OJMCHE at its primary location, 724 NW Davis Street, and at the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland’s Washington Park. The Educator will engage student and adult audiences from a wide range of backgrounds on OJMCHE’s core educational content: Oregon Jewish history; the history of discrimination and resistance in Oregon; and the history of the Holocaust.

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  • 19 Jul 2018 12:19 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Limited duration on-call position. Position expected to work approximately 20 hours per week, but there is no guarantee of hours.


    This classification functions as a community education outreach coordinator. The Museum Educator develops, coordinates and maintains educational programming including, but not limited to: field trips, workshops, lectures, booths, collaborative events, etc. and all associated materials. Develops collaborative partnerships with schools, the public and other organizations with similar missions. Engages and educates the community about the Museum and its goals. The Museum Educator acts as a liaison with community partners to further the organizations goals for community and volunteer education.

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  • 16 Jul 2018 11:12 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Directing Curator, Art About Agriculture Program– OSU Job Posting #P02319UF

    The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University is seeking a Curator for the Art About Agriculture Program. This is a part-time .50 FTE, 12-month appointment.

    The Directing Curator oversees the Art About Agriculture Program, a growing, permanent collection of fine art based on portraying agriculture and natural resources. The collection consists of more than 200 works of art exhibited at the OSU campus, and by loan agreement throughout Oregon and other parts of the Northwest.

    Key position responsibilities include: overseeing exhibition, development, publishing, cataloguing, conservation, and preservation of the permanent collection and archives; program budget; processes for acquiring art through allocation of foundation funds and gifts and from direct gifts of art; initiating and maintaining donor relations.

    This position reports directly to the Dean. Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity is required. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    For more information and to apply go to Apply to posting #P02319UF.

    Closing date is 7/23/18. OSU is an AA/EOE.

  • 25 Jun 2018 9:58 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Oregon Nikkei Endowment seeks an Education Manager to oversee Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center's Education, Family, and Public Programs. The Education Manager will work closely with staff to conceptualize, design, and carry out educational programming for all audiences. 

    This position consists of:

    • Managing a group of about 20 Docents and Educators;
    • Conducting on-going trainings and evaluations of the Center's Educators and Docents;
    • Planning, scheduling, staffing, and facilitating family and public programs;
    • Contributing team member, problem solver, and initiator;
    • Design programs and write curriculum in accordance with Common Core Standards and in correspondence with       the needs of classroom teachers;
    • Continuing to build school, family, and adult audiences through programming and events;
    • Collaborating with the Director of Collections and Exhibits on exhibition interpretation and audience accessibility;
    • Building relationships, communication, and collaboration with Portland Public Schools and Portland-metro district school teachers.

    Applications due at Oregon Nikkei Endowment 5:00 PM on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. THIS IS NOT A POSTMARK DEADLINE. Applications can be hand delivered or mailed to Oregon Nikkei Endowment, 121 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR  97209, or emailed to info[at]oregonnikkei[dot]org.

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  • 22 Jun 2018 1:49 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is seeking a Workplace Giving Associate to work in a fast-paced environment and provide critical support in raising donations from employees at scores of companies throughout the Portland metropolitan area. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer service or donor relations, working with a wide range of communication styles, ages, and abilities, and demonstrate a passion for arts and culture.

    Status:  Full-Time, Non-Exempt

    Schedule:  Generally, this position follows RACC office hours (M-F, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM), but flexibility is required – including some evening and weekend events.

    Supervisor:   Workplace Giving Coordinator

    Compensation:  $20 per hour plus benefits

    Benefits:  Full medical, dental, long-term disability and life insurance, paid time off, and 401(k) retirement plan.

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  • 22 Jun 2018 1:41 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    As part of the External Relations Department, which oversees and coordinates all fundraising and marketing activities for the Museum, Center, and School, the Development Coordinator (“Coordinator”) makes a significant contribution to a successful fundraising team. The Coordinator’s primary responsibility revolves around managing and executing effective events including donor appreciation events, fundraising events, 21 and over parties, and after-hours parties in the Museum. In addition, the Coordinator provides critical support to the Individual Gifts Officer, Director External Relations, and Executive Director by scheduling meetings, drafting well-conceived and expertly written drafts of donor communication pieces, preparing meeting materials, and supporting donor-centered stewardship and acknowledgement.

    Status: 40 hours/week, exempt    

    Schedule:  Five  days/week                                                        

    Direct Supervisor:  Individual Gifts Officer

    Managing Supervisor: Director of External Relations

    Compensation: $16.50/hour


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  • 22 Jun 2018 1:30 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Portland Art Museum invites applications for the position of HR Coordinator. The HR Coordinator supports the Human Resources Department by overseeing the day-to-day HR functions while using a racial equity lens. Key functions include recruitment and onboarding, administrative support, equity and inclusion goals, strategic tasks, and appreciation. 

    The PAM HR department does radical HR work thinking outside the box of what a typical HR department does to uphold a people first vision. The role requires finesse of understanding wage and hour laws, but being able to work within an equity mindset. Radical work occurs with collaboration of colleagues, engaging multiple perspectives, and applying a racial equity lens. The role upholds the equity team agreements – stay engaged, speak your truth responsibly, listen to understand, be willing to do things differently & experience discomfort, expect and accept non-closure, and confidentiality. If you’re passionate about the “people first” mindset to further the mission of the Museum, then apply today!

    This position is full-time working 35 hours per week. 

    To apply visit the PAM careers website. Resumes received without completed employment application will not be considered. Please no drop ins. For questions or accommodation please contact


    The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Closing Date: Friday, July 13, 2018 at 5 PM PST

  • 22 Jun 2018 1:23 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    The Portland Art Museum invites applications for the position of temporary Conservation Technician within our Conservation department. The Conservation Technician assists the Conservator to restore, maintain, or prepare objects in the Museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. The current assignment is to assist the Conservator on a short-term project treating silver artwork. The project includes all aspects of treatment, from examination and documentation to the application of a protective coating to the silver and subsequent assessment of the coating.  If you are passionate about art and have experience preserving works of art, then apply today! 

    This position is temporary, part time (up to 29 hours per week) for a total of 170 budgeted hours.

    To apply visit the PAM careers website. Resumes received without completed employment application will not be considered. Please no drop ins. For questions or accommodation please contact


    The Portland Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Closing Date: Friday, July 13, 2018 at 5 PM PST


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