Oswego Heritage Council
Part-Time (30 hours per week)
Location: Lake Oswego
Closing Date: open until filled
Industry: Nonprofit, Historical
Type: Part Time 30 Hours per week
Oswego Heritage Council – Executive Director
The Oswego Heritage Council (OHC) was founded in 1970 and has the mission of assuring the preservation of Lake Oswego history and culture. Situated in downtown Lake Oswego, the Oswego Heritage House, along with its museum and historical rose garden make for a comfortable and friendly gathering venue for numerous, ongoing community meetings and serves as a beautiful rental site for weddings, receptions, and reunions. The OHC Museum brings specific historical references to light in order to educate and create interest in local history. OHC has two established annual events, the Collector Car and Classic Boat Show and the Lake Oswego Historic Home Tour, and a monthly lecture series.
The Executive Director serves as the administrator of the Oswego Heritage Council and reports directly to the OHC President and Board of Directors. The Executive Director serves as an ambassador for OHC in the community to support the mission of OHC. This is a wonderful opportunity to be a part of a dynamic non-profit in a beautiful community rich with history.
Primary Areas of Responsibility
Daily management of Oswego Heritage Council administrative tasks
Daily management of the Oswego Heritage House
Management of OHC’s collection consisting of historic objects and archives.
Develop and implement exhibits for the museum within the Heritage House
Membership development and retention, both Individual and business
Research, identify and apply for grant opportunities
Fundraising support and development
Respond to event rental inquiries and manage bookings and contracts
Expand volunteer base
Identify and pursue publicity
Develop and maintain partnerships with community organizations and schools.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Experience in non-profit management, history/arts/culture organization experience preferred
Experience with interpretation, museum exhibits and collection management preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently
Knowledge of social media and website management
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite preferred
Proven leadership skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Willingness to work a variety of hours, including some evenings and weekends
To apply please email a resume and cover letter to Oswegoheritage@gmail.com.