VISITOR EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST- Washington County Museum Job Opening

As the Washington County Museum Visitor Experience Specialist, you’ll be working with a dedicated and talented staff to amplify the museum’s work at an evolving organization. To that end, you’ll need to be hands-on, flexible, collaborative and innovative. From conducting museum tours to coordinating a docent program to engaging in community outreach, you’ll carry much responsibility.

Washington County Museum is engaged in an ongoing process to identify inequities in our organizational culture and public programming. We are creating a socially just environment in which all people are welcomed, appreciated and valued. Applicants from historically underserved and/or under-represented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Summary
 Oversee visitor experience and museum front desk as the first point of contact for all visitors.
 Develop education materials for exhibits and programs as requested.
 Amplify the museum’s work by initiating connections with schools and local organizations.
 Coordinate, plan, and implement a museum docent program.
 Plan, schedule, and lead on-site tours and learning sessions for all ages.
 Assist in organizing education materials.
 Assist with writing and research.
 Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
 Possess or be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in education, communications, museum studies, history or a related field. Will consider relevant experience in place of formal education.
 Bilingual candidates preferred.
 General understanding and appreciation for Pacific Northwest history and culture.
 Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral.
 1-2 years educator, facilitator, and/or program leader experience in a camp, school, community center, care center or other learning environment.
 Experience with point of sale system, cash handling, and other front desk operations.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
 Ability to lift and carry 15+ lbs, stand on feet for extended periods of time, and arrange furniture.
 Available to work Wednesday through Saturday during regular museum hours.
 Must pass background check.

This position is located at Washington County Museum on the Portland Community College – Rock Creek Campus at 17677 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229.

Pay range: $14.00 to $16.00 hourly. Up to 32 hours per week. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, free museum admission pass, and more.

To apply: Email your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position by September 14, 2018 at 5pm to
visitorexperience@washingtoncountymuseum.org

CURATOR Washington County Museum Job Opening

Are you a museum professional who enjoys the thrill of wearing a multitude of hats? Does the idea of
being part of a growing department in an evolving local museum excite you? Join us in celebrating
Washington County’s history in a full-time position combining registrar, collections manager and
curator. No two days will be the same – guaranteed! To that end, you’ll need to be hands-on, flexible,
collaborative and innovative. From exhibit development to working with donors and interns/volunteers,
to caring for the collection, you’ll carry much responsibility.
Washington County Museum is engaged in an ongoing process to identify inequities in our programming
and organizational culture. We are creating a socially just environment in which all people are
welcomed, appreciated and valued. Applicants from historically underserved and/or under-represented
communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

JOB SUMMARY

1. Design, curate exhibits (on and off-site) and assist with exhibit curation while fostering cross-
department collaboration and community engagement.

2. Manage all aspects of collections care, following and implementing accepted museum
professional standards and practices.
3. Ensure accurate numbering, cataloging, photographing and labeling specimens already in the
collection as well as those added to the collection.
4. Recruit develop and supervise interns and volunteers and maintain an active student internship
program.
5. Assist with developing and maintaining collection management plans and policies.
6. Raise funds through direct donations, grants or earned income development to expand collection,
update facilities or support research efforts.
7. Propose strategic acquisitions for presentation to Executive Director and Collections Committee to
diversify our current collection.
8. Actively participate in community engagement through committees, tours, writing articles, tabling
events and public speaking.
9. Research community requests, articles in the collection and significant stories within our
communities.
10. Ensure proper documentation of loans, acquisitions, deaccessions etc.
11. Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS
A. Minimum: Bachelor’s degree. Preferred: Completion of a Master’s Degree in museum studies,
history or a related field.
B. Two or more years of progressively expanding museum expertise demonstrating curatorial,
management and exhibit development.
C. Experience working with collections management software; Past Perfect preferred.
D. Must be resourceful, creative and have the ability and desire to work collaboratively with
museum staff and community members.
E. Demonstrated professional communication skills, both written and oral.
F. An understanding of and desire to work towards telling difficult aspects of historical
interpretation.
G. Scholarly knowledge of Oregon history. Preferred: Washington County history.
H. Ability to convey excitement about the relevance of history.
I. Physical ability to do basic bending, stooping, climbing and lifting up to 50 lbs.
J. Must have a valid driver’s license and insurance and/or the ability to travel within the county
and state to off-site locations with pieces from the collection
Position is located at Washington County Museum, Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus,
17677 NW Springville Rd, Portland OR 97229 and requires limited travel
This is a .75 FTE position with possibilities of full time within eight months. Starting range for .75 FTE
$28,000 to $32,000. Position includes paid vacation and sick leave benefits, reciprocal museum pass,
and free parking.

Application period closes September 17, 2018. Please email cover letter, resume, and photos or plan of
an exhibit installation to: curatorsearch@washingtoncountymuseum.org

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership currently looking for a Grants Coordinator

Grants Coordinator
Salary Range: $44,300 – $64,300, Full Time Equivalent
The Estuary Partnership offers a competitive benefits package.
Job Classification: Regular, Exempt
Minimum Hours Required: 32 Hours Per Week
Supervisor: Community Relations Manager
Application Due Date: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, 2018

The Grants Coordinator will work as part of the Community Relations team. Primary duties for this position include researching grant opportunities, tracking grant application deadlines, writing grant applications, gathering and preparing grant materials, and submitting grants on time. Applications will include scientific and technical grants as well as grants for education and community events. For the full position description, please visit this link: http://www.estuarypartnership.org/grants-coordinator-application-form

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Affirmation
The Estuary Partnership is committed to increasing diversity in the environmental field by providing supportive career development opportunities for people of color. People from communities of color, under-served communities, and low-income communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications are now open for Oregon LEAD!

lead

LEAD is a 7-month transformative leadership training course that fosters interdisciplinary leadership and skill-building in Native communities across Oregon. Each cohort brings together a diverse group of young leaders to learn skills like values-based budgeting, power analysis, and advocacy training, while creating opportunities for personal and professional relationships.

Apply here.

August 20-26, 2018 is Support Black Owned Restaurants Week!

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For the 4th year in row, we’re featuring Portland’s black-owned eateries. This year, we’ve grown to a full week! With an expanded directory, theme days and special events. How many can you make it to in one week?

Please check the eateries’ business hours before heading out, please be patient if there are large crowds, and don’t forget to tip well! Most of all: ENJOY THE DELICIOUSNESS.

 

Get Involved!
There are lots of ways you can help local black eateries thrive:

Put your mouth where your money is! and enjoy while directly supporting small businesses.

Bring a friend when you do and please remember to #supportblackownedrestaurants in your posts.

Want to volunteer? We’d love more hands keeping things running and getting the word out!

Will you sponsor us next year? This will allow us to throw bigger events and provide restaurants with more resources.

REQUEST for PROPOSALS UTILIZING ODOT RFP 730-33447-18

Project Information The purpose of the Project is to improve the safety and operations on I-5 between I-405 and I-84, of the Broadway/Weidler interchange, and on adjacent surface streets in the vicinity of the Broadway/Weidler interchange and to enhance multimodal facilities in the Project Area. In achieving the purpose, the Project also will support improved local connectivity and multimodal access in the vicinity of the Broadway/Weidler interchange and improve multimodal connections between neighborhoods located east and west of I-5. The Project addresses the following primary needs:

• I-5 Safety: I-5 between I-405 and I-84 has the highest crash rate on urban interstates in the State of Oregon. Crash data from 2011 to 2015 indicate that I-5 between I-84 and the merge point from the NE Broadway ramp onto I-5 had a crash rate (for all types of crashes) that was approximately 3.5 times higher than the statewide average for comparable urban interstate facilities.

• I-5 Operations: The Project Area is at the crossroad of three regionally significant freight and commuter routes: I-5, I-84, and I-405. As a result, I-5 in the vicinity of the Broadway/Weidler interchange experiences some of the highest traffic volumes in the State of Oregon, carrying approximately 121,400 vehicles each day, and experiences 12 hours of congestion each day.

• Broadway/Weidler Interchange Operations: The complexity and congestion at the I-5 Broadway/Weidler interchange configuration is difficult to navigate for vehicles (including transit vehicles), bicyclists, and pedestrians. This impacts access to and from I-5 as well as to and from local streets. The high volumes of traffic on I-5 and Broadway/Weidler in this area contribute to
congestion and safety issues (for all modes) at the interchange ramps, the Broadway and Weidler overcrossings of I-5, and on local streets in the vicinity of the interchange.

• Travel Reliability on the Transportation Network: Travel reliability on the transportation
network decreases as congestion increases and safety issues expand. The most unreliable travel
times tend to occur at the end of congested areas and on the shoulders of the peak periods. Due to
these problems, reliability has decreased on I-5 between I-84 and I-405 for most of the day. Periods
of congested conditions on I-5 in the Project Area have grown over time from morning and
afternoon peak periods to longer periods throughout the day.

ODOT is conducting this Intermediate Procurement in conformance with ORS 279B.070 and OAR 137-047-0270. No specific level of work or funding is guaranteed by this solicitation process.
Work is anticipated to begin 8-1-2018 and is anticipated to be completed 11-30-2018. The Consultant shall not have or be perceived to have a conflict of interest when performing any of this work.
Proposer must be in compliance with the ODOT COI Guidelines.

Form are available at the following Internet site:
http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/Business/Procurement/Pages/PSK.aspx under “Miscellaneous Procurement Forms”).
*********DEADLINE FOR RESPONSE IS: July 26, 2018 at 2:00pm*********

RFP 33447 Final

 

2018 UW Foster School of Business Minority Executive Program Scholarship

Multnomah County is once again looking to sponsor a deserving COBID Certified Business owner to the Foster School of Business Minority Business Executive Program, held in Seattle, WA, September 16 – 21, 2018.

The Minority Business Executive Program is a one-week residential program that takes place annually on campus at the University of Washington. The intensive curriculum grows minority and women-owned business leaders and helps them position their companies for today’s global economy.
Participants learn to utilize financial tools to make better business decisions, develop strategic plans for growth and sustainability, identify new technologies to scale operations, learn how to market their products and services more effectively, explore strategies to access global markets, and develop their leadership acumen. They return to their business with enhanced knowledge, a renewed personal energy, and an invaluable network of fellow minority and women business leaders.

Attached is the application to apply for the scholarship from the County and program brochure. The scholarship only covers the cost of the tuition; applicants must cover the costs of their room, transportation, and other costs. Attendees for the training stay at the Hotel Deca, located at 4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE, a short distance from the campus.

Deadline to submit applications is August 6, 2018.

2018 MBEP Brochure

UW Minority Business Executive Program Application – 2018

Bring the American Indian Tourism Conference to Your Community

2017 AITC hosted by the Oneida Nation
AIANTA is looking for tribally-owned hotels and resorts with significant meeting space to serve as the conference site for the American Indian Tourism Conference in 2020 and 2021.
Hosting a conference, not only brings economic benefits to the host, it also brings visibility at a national level to influence leaders and policymakers on tribal tourism issues. The host or hosts get the opportunity to showcase their unique property, destination, attractions and arts at the pre-conference mobile workshops.
The proposal must come from the host tribe or tribes and the hotel. Non-native owned hotels can apply if they have a tribal host. Involving local and/or regional tribes in the planning and execution of events is important. The local hosts will create a Host Committee to help plan the opening reception and pre-conference mobile workshops (formerly called “familiarization tours”) to make the annual conference more meaningful to attendees and help fulfill the mission of the organization.
Deadline: September 30, 2018
5:00 p.m. Mountain Time
We encourage you to attend the AITC in Albuquerque NM on September 17-20. Meet the board and members and share your destination. To purchase a booth or register for the conference, visitAITC2018.com. For more information about AIANTA, visit aianta.org. For more information about tribal tourism, visit NativeAmerica.travel. If you aren’t listed on NativeAmerica.travel, remember listings are free for tribes and tribal enterprises thanks to the support of the DOI Bureau of Indian Affairs!
Send Proposals To:
Camille Ferguson, Executive Director
(505) 724-3592

City of Portland Contracting Opportunities 7/3/18

CITY OF
PORTLAND
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT
AND FINANCE
Ted Wheeler, Mayor
Tom Rinehart, Chief Administrative Officer
Jennifer Cooperman, Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services
Tiffani Penson, Supplier Diversity Officer

July 3, 2018

Bid # Alternate Id Buyer Description Purchase Method Bid Opening Date Bid Holder List
00000979 Mahn Saechao PRICE AGREEMENT FURNISHING ASPHALT SPEED BUMPS, CRACK SEALING & BASE REPAIR-REBID Open Market 07/24/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000978 Emmanuel Amunga SW 16TH & YAMHILL STORMWATER IMPROVEMENTS – REBID Open Market 07/19/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000976 Theresa Green DOOR REPAIR SERVICE, DOOR MAINTENANCE SERVICE, Open Market 07/18/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000975 10009749 Jin Huang PPB TRAFFIC AIR SUPPORT UNIT FUEL Open Market 07/03/2018 03:00:00 PM List
00000973 Rachel Beane N. ARGYLE AND N MARINE DR. SEWER REHABILITATION Open Market 07/17/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000971 Valentine Hellman RELOCATION SERVICES Open Market 07/13/2018 04:00:00 PM List
00000970 Jeff Blade GUILDS LAKE AND ANKENY FORCE MAIN INSPECTION – REBID Open Market 07/12/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000967 Jin Huang EAST PORTLAND COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RE-PLASTER Open Market 07/12/2018 03:00:00 PM List
00000966 Celeste King STRUCTURAL REHABILITATION OF TAGGART OUTFALL 30 Open Market 07/24/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000964 Valentine Hellman GRANTMAKING PROCESS IMPROVEMENT NEEDS AND SOLUTIONS Open Market 07/23/2018 04:00:00 PM List
00000959 Rachel Beane 1900 BUILDING RESTROOM UPGRADES Open Market 07/24/2018 02:00:00 PM List
00000956 Manh Saechao ON-CALL COMMUNICATION MATERIALS AND GRAPHIC DESIGN SERVICES Open Market 07/13/2018 04:00:00 PM List
00000954 Valentine Hellman JUSTICE CENTER ELEVATOR CONSULTING SERVICES Open Market 07/10/2018 04:00:00 PM List
00000952 Valentine Hellman COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ON NEEDS AND SOLUTIONS FOR PORTLAND CHILDREN’S LEVY Open Market 07/31/2018 04:00:00 PM

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON
Human Resources Division

Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270

Hillsboro, OR 97124
503-846-8606

http://www.washcojobs.org

Employment Opportunities as of Monday, June 11, 2018

Associate Planner

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 06/24/18

Bilingual (Spanish) Mental Health Services Coordinator I/II

Full Time Health & Human Services 06/17/18

Community Engagement Manager

Full Time County Administrative Office 06/17/18

Engineering Associate I New

Full Time Land Use & Transportation 07/01/18

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist

Full Time Community Development 06/17/18

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) DPSST CERTIFIED ONLY

Full Time Sheriff’s Office Continuous

Lateral Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions) Out-of-State

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 06/17/18

Park Ranger

Full Time Support Services 06/17/18

Recruit Deputy (Jail and Enforcement Divisions)

Full Time Sheriff’s Office 06/17/18

Seasonal Mosquito Research Technician

Seasonal – 6 Month Maximum Duration Health & Human Services 06/17/18