Jobs and Internships

  • 19 Aug 2015 9:40 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Executive Assistant

    Regular, Full Time

     

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking an Executive Assistant that will provide administrative fundraising support for the Vice President of Development and the division as outlined below, including, but not limited to the coordination of the division’s development operations, budgeting, accounting, and special projects in a fast paced work environment.

     

    The ideal candidate must have, but not limited to:

     

    ·          Strong customer service skills.

    ·          Professional communication skills, both written and oral.

    ·          Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

    ·          Strong time management skills.

    ·          Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

    ·          Strong presentation skills.

    ·          Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    ·          Ability to work independently as well as in teams.

    ·          Ability to work under pressure with flexibility.

    ·          Self-initiative to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

    ·          Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to promote teamwork and collaboration.

    ·          Working knowledge of development and accounting/budgeting principles, procedures and standards

    ·          Thorough knowledge of office practices, procedures and business writing

    ·          Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment, anticipate situations before they arise, possess excellent problem-solving, organizational, clerical, administrative, and interpersonal skills.

    ·          Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    ·          Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education; minimum 1 year of coordination and project management skills; minimum 1 year of experience working with the public, formal and informal settings; minimum 5 years of experience in administrative support at the executive level.

    ·        Must pass all pre-employment checks such as criminal background check and reference checks.

     

    Previous nonprofit/museum experience, experience with database or accounting programs, and prior experience in fundraising/sales/development is preferred.

     

    Pay Rate: $35,450 - $44,300 per year.

     

    If this sounds like the perfect position, please apply at http://omsi.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php.


  • 13 Aug 2015 9:11 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Senior City Planner


    The City of Portland is wanting to hire a senior city planner (urban design specialty) who would be responsible for designing and managing all aspects of specialized and complex planning projects and programs, including serving as team leader, project manager, or Bureau expert. Senior City Planners work independently to assign, direct, review, monitor and integrate the work of staff, consultants, and other specialists on complex, controversial, and/or politically sensitive projects. Duties include identifying and solving problems, creating effective long- and short-term solutions, through the application of zoning; land use planning; site planning, including infrastructure, environmental, and urban design considerations; and economic development and real estate development theory and practices. Among the minimum qualifications is knowledge of and experience with architectural design, styles, history, and historic preservation. 


    For application information, see http://agency.governmentjobs.com/portlandor/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=1213092

  • 13 Aug 2015 8:27 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Inbound Sales Coordinator

    2 positions available- Regular, Full-Time

     

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking an Inbound Sales Coordinator to join our team! The Inbound Sales Coordinator is the first point of contact for all offsite guest inquiries. They effectively sell and promote OMSI’s tickets, educational programs, and memberships to maximize both the customer experience and revenue generation for the museum.  The representative also processes all program registrations, billing, payments, and is responsible for the maintenance and management of client records, calendars, online catalog, sales system, and external communications. 

     

    The ideal candidate must have, but not limited to:

     

    ·          Strong customer service skills.

    ·          Professional communication skills, both written and oral, including ability to present professional, positive image over the phone and in person.

    ·          Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.

    ·          Good attention to detail.

    ·          Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    ·          Demonstrated proficiency in timely and accurate data entry.

    ·          Strong initiative and highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.

    ·          Strong ability to manage one’s time independently and as a member of a team, with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

    ·          Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.

    ·          Working knowledge of marketing and sales techniques with a strong ability to sell products.

    ·          Minimum 1 year of coordination skills.

    ·          Minimum 3 years’ experience in sales, customer service or a related field.

    ·          Must pass all pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks. 

     

    Previous experience with point of sale software, database systems, and bilingual – Spanish/English is preferred.

     

    Pay Rate: $15.22 - $19.01 per hour.

                         

    Exhibit Assistant II

    Special Project through November 30, 2015, 40 hours per week

     

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking an Exhibit Assistant II that will provide assistance in maintaining, repairing and supportingOMSI’s Water Avenue exhibits under the direction of an Exhibit Operation Strategist.

     

    The ideal candidate must have, but not limited to:

     

    ·       Strong customer service skills.

    ·       Self-initiative to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

    ·       Professional communication skills, both written and oral.

    ·       Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

    ·       Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.

    ·       Ability to work independently as well as in teams.

    ·       Ability to work under pressure with flexibility.

    ·       The ability to promote teamwork and collaboration.

    ·       Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    ·       Knowledge of exhibit fabrication, maintenance and repair techniques and materials including those for video and sound systems.

    ·       Knowledge of mechanical drives, electrical components, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronics as they relate to exhibit construction and repair.

    ·       Computer experience including but not limited to hardware and software troubleshooting,

    ·       Ability to operate common “hand type” machine tools to form and finish metal, plastics, wood and other diverse materials.

    ·       Ability to read blueprints and shop drawings and sketch or produce drawings.

    ·       Ability to operate scissor lifts and other exhibit moving equipment.

    ·       Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education

    ·       Minimum 1 year of coordination and project management skills, minimum 1 year of experience working with the public, minimum 2 years’ experience in fabrication or maintenance of mechanical and electronic interactive exhibits and minimum 2 years’ related technical and customer service management experience.

    ·       Valid driver’s license

    ·       Passing criminal background and reference checks, requirements in the MVR Policy including passing the Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check and Alcohol & Drug Test for non-CDL Drivers Policy, including pre-duty drug test

     

    Previous experience in fabrication and/or maintenance of mechanical and electronic interactive exhibits, installing simple lighting, video and sound systems, bilingual Spanish/English, and experience working with volunteers is preferred.

     

    Pay Rate: $12.38 - $15.17 per hour.

     

    Exhibit Assistant II

    On-Call, 19 hours or less per week

     

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is seeking an Exhibit Assistant II that will provide assistance in maintaining, repairing and supportingOMSI’s Water Avenue exhibits under the direction of an Exhibit Operation Strategist.

     

    The ideal candidate must have, but not limited to:

     

    ·       Strong customer service skills.

    ·       Self-initiative to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

    ·       Professional communication skills, both written and oral.

    ·       Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

    ·       Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.

    ·       Ability to work independently as well as in teams.

    ·       Ability to work under pressure with flexibility.

    ·       The ability to promote teamwork and collaboration.

    ·       Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    ·       Knowledge of exhibit fabrication, maintenance and repair techniques and materials including those for video and sound systems.

    ·       Knowledge of mechanical drives, electrical components, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronics as they relate to exhibit construction and repair.

    ·       Computer experience including but not limited to hardware and software troubleshooting,

    ·       Ability to operate common “hand type” machine tools to form and finish metal, plastics, wood and other diverse materials.

    ·       Ability to read blueprints and shop drawings and sketch or produce drawings.

    ·       Ability to operate scissor lifts and other exhibit moving equipment.

    ·       Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education

    ·       Minimum 1 year of coordination and project management skills, minimum 1 year of experience working with the public, minimum 2 years’ experience in fabrication or maintenance of mechanical and electronic interactive exhibits and minimum 2 years’ related technical and customer service management experience.

    ·       Valid driver’s license

    ·       Passing criminal background and reference checks, requirements in the MVR Policy including passing the Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check and Alcohol & Drug Test for non-CDL Drivers Policy, including pre-duty drug test

     

    Previous experience in fabrication and/or maintenance of mechanical and electronic interactive exhibits, installing simple lighting, video and sound systems, bilingual Spanish/English, and experience working with volunteers is preferred.

      

    Pay Rate: $12.38 - $15.17 per hour.


    Apply at http://omsi.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php

  • 12 Aug 2015 11:21 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    Outbound Sales Representative

    Regular, Part-Time


    The Oregon Museum of Science and industry is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Outbound Sales Representative to join our team. The Outbound Sales Representative is responsible for promoting and selling OMSI’s product to current and prospective customers. The position will be called upon to connect with customers from a variety of backgrounds and work to position OMSI’s products in the most compelling way possible. The Outbound Sales Representative will have aggressive personal and team revenue goals and will be incentivized accordingly. 
    The ideal candidate must have, but not limited to:

    • Strong customer service skills, including a pleasant but direct demeanor, the ability to make people feel comfortable, and have the ability to influence people’s decisions without being pushy.
    • Strong time management skills.

    • Must pass all pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check and reference checks.

    • Minimum 2 years of experience in sales or equivalent field.

    • Minimum 1 year of experience working with the public, formal and informal settings.

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.

    • Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication and customer service skills to work effectively with people of diverse talents and backgrounds.

    • Demonstrated skills conveying messages to small and large groups, and informing and influencing people.

    • Ability to sell and close, and effectively develop and expand client base.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of marketing and sales techniques, with the strong ability to sell products.

    • Demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and collaboration.

    • Ability to work under pressure with flexibility in a fast-paced, high-volume sales environment.

    • Ability to work independently as well as in teams.

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.

    Previous experience with database systems, bilingual Spanish/English, and experience with volunteers is preferred.

     

    Pay Rate: $12.38 - $15.17 per hour. If this sounds like the perfect position, please visit: http://omsi.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php.

  • 16 Jul 2015 12:58 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)
    Director of Creative Services
    Regular, Full-Time


    Do you love leading a talented team in developing, designing and fabricating interpretive exhibits in science, math, technology, and engineering education? The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is looking to grow its exhibit programs within the museum and exhibit sales. A successful exhibit for OMSI means more children and families learn the critical hands on science, technology and design skills needed in our rapidly changing world.


    What you'll do:  


    You’ll lead a dynamic team of experts and on-call/contracted external resources to support exhibit needs including engineering, graphics, technical writing, fabrication, interactive development, electronics, mechanics, scenic production, audio-visual and lighting systems, artifact mounting and installation. You’ll also work closely with project managers to ensure project costs are estimated as accurately possible and project deliverables are completed on time and on budget, as well as manage the Creative Services team to support project teams across OMSI in developing proposals for grants and third-party exhibit sales.


    What you'll need:  


    • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and contract with third-party vendors. 
    • Ability to effectively manage and track multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize, work well under pressure with a high degree of accuracy, and meet stringent and overlapping deadlines.  
    • Demonstrated budgeting and estimating skills. 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of exhibit design and fabrication.  
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education. 
    • Minimum 5 years of progressive interactive exhibit design and production management, including staff supervision, multiple project management, and budget responsibility.  
    • Minimum 3 years administrative experience, including budgets, federal and private grants, and staffing.  
    • Valid driver’s license.  
    • Pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks, and requirements in the MVR Policy including passing Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check. 
    What you'll get:


    • Full medical/dental/vision package.  
    • 403(b) plan.  
    • 2 weeks’ paid vacation, in addition to paid holidays and personal days.  
    • 2 weeks’ paid sick leave benefits.  
    • A team of passionate, creative, and highly motivated people to work with.  
    • The knowledge that you work for a community icon dedicated to shaping the future of our children. 
    If this sounds like the perfect position, please apply at http://omsi.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-690409.html. OMSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


  • 11 Jul 2015 10:37 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION


    Coordinates maintenance of the Klamath County Museum's record system, including accessions, de-accessions, revenue and gift shop operation; coordinates scheduling of staff in museum's gift shop and reception area; provides guidance to museum volunteers; works under the direction of the Museum Curator and the Klamath County Museum Manager.


    For full job details and to apply, please see:

    https://klamathcounty.applicantpro.com/jobs/245957.html

  • 08 Jul 2015 7:20 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Pittock Mansion Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit,  has experienced steady growth since assuming responsibility of daily museum operations at Pittock Mansion in 2007, and seeks a Development Manager to lead efforts to expand our base of support. This includes running a robust membership program (individual and corporate), annual fund drive, major gifts program, and developing other channels for raising operating support. This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated self-starter who excels at relationship-based fundraising.

    Key areas of responsibility include:
    Plan, develop and coordinate our membership program
    Plan, develop and coordinate our annual fund drive program
    Help launch/coordinate a planned giving program
    Develop relationships with current and potential supporters (individual and corporate)
    Help strategize/coordinate grant applications (we should continue to use a contract grant-writer as needed)
    Manage donor database

    Required Skills Include:
    Exceptional organizational and communication skills
    Ability to cultivate and sustain donor relationships
    Passion for history, arts or culture
    Professional demeanor, tact, diplomacy, discretion, good judgment, strong insight and instinct
    Ability to maintain highly confidential information, both personal and professional
    Proficient in DonorPerfect or other development technology and Microsoft Office

    Please visit http://pittockmansion.org/recent-news/ for full job description and application information.

  • 08 Jul 2015 7:17 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Business Development Associate

    Regular, Full-Time

    Do you love sales but want to sell a product you can believe in? The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is looking to grow its offerings of educational camps, classes and outreach programs in Portland and across Oregon. A successful sale for OMSI means more children and families learn the critical hands on science, technology and design skills needed in our rapidly changing world.

    What you'll do

    Your success will be a measured in the amount of new business you generate. Success will come from

    progress in three key areas: first, sales strategy: understanding our fundamental business drivers, our products and services, the needs of our customers and the strengths and weaknesses of our competitors. We will look to you to assess an opportunity for its potential to create long-term value, determine the paths available to pursue it, and understanding the trade-offs of choosing one path vs. another. Second, sales execution: the process of navigating through a variety of different organizations, identifying key decision-makers, uncovering their unmet needs, and concisely demonstrating the value of what OMSI can offer. Lastly, relationship management: building and maintaining an expansive network to help facilitate a deal.

    What you'll need

    • Field tested knowledge of effective marketing and sales techniques.

    • Ability to prospect, sell and close, and effectively develop and expand client base.

    • Able to work with people from diverse backgrounds in the corporate and educational sector.

    • High energy and thrives in a fast-paced, high-volume sales environment.

    • Highly articulate with superior interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation skills.

    • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

    • Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.

    • Excellent time management skills.

    What you'll get

    • Full medical/dental/vision package.

    • 403(b) plan.

    • 2 weeks’ paid vacation, in addition to paid holidays and personal days.

    • 2 weeks’ paid sick leave benefits.

    • A team of passionate and highly motivated people to work with.

    • The knowledge that you work for a community icon dedicated to shaping the future of our children.

    • High potential for salary growth.

    If this sounds like the perfect position, please apply at http://omsi.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-689775.html. OMSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) serves over 1 million visitors at the museum and through off-site education programs. OMSI is ranked as one of the top science centers in the United States and has an international reputation for its innovative exhibits and educational programs.

  • 02 Jul 2015 12:43 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Southern Oregon Historical Society Exhibition Internship

    Paid Internship

    Deadline to Apply: Friday, July 25

    Term: October 2015 - January 2016 (25-30 hours per week)


    Internship Overview:

    The Southern Oregon Historical Society (www.sohs.org) seeks a motivated and creative Exhibition Intern for Fall 2015. This individual will assist the SOHS Exhibitions Curator and staff to create and install an approximately 2,000 sq ft exhibition on Chinese history in Southern Oregon. As SOHS has no formal museum galleries, this exhibition will be installed in a public location (to be determined). For example, the 2015 exhibition was installed in an empty store donated by the Rogue Valley Mall.


    Interns will have the opportunity to help:

     - Research Chinese history in Southern Oregon

     - Write and edit exhibition text

     - Select objects 

     - Participate in design meetings

     - Install the exhibition as part of a team


    The successful candidate will be detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently. Must be able to work with and meet deadlines, lift up to 30 pounds, and climb stairs and ladders. Preference will be given to candidates with previous museum work or course experience and/or candidates wishing to pursue a career in museums.  


    Stipend: $2,000


    To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, CV, and a letter of reference to Amy Drake, SOHS Exhibitions Curator, at amy@sohs.org with the subject line "Southern Oregon Historical Society Exhibition Internship." Please send your application materials (in the order listed) in one Word document or PDF file, and give your application file the following title: "[Applicant Last Name], Exhibitions Internship."


  • 30 Jun 2015 8:47 PM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

    Churchill County (Fallon, Nevada) invites applications for the full-time position of Museum Director for the Churchill County Museum and Archives.  The Museum Director will be the one to direct the museum activities, leading the museum team to achieve the goals set by the Director.  The County is looking for a self-motivated, multi-tasking individual who is willing to meet challenges and develop creative solutions to meet the needs of the community.  Innovation and creativity are encouraged in this position.  The salary starts at $61,942 annually and includes full-paid retirement and health insurance.  For more information, visit us at www.churchillcounty.org/museumdir and apply by July 24, 2015

 

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