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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.
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
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
10. Ensure proper documentation of loans, acquisitions, deaccessions etc.
11. Other duties as required.
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
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: email@example.com
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.
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.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON
Human Resources Division
Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Employment Opportunities as of Monday, August 13, 2018
Full Time$10,928.22 – $13,279.95 monHealth & Human Services08/26/18
Full Time$7,546.00 – $9,169.66 monLand Use & Transportation08/26/18
Full Time$7,359.91 – $8,942.86 monDistrict Attorney08/19/18
Full Time$29.33 – $35.65 hrSupport Services08/26/18
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Full Time$31.66 – $38.50 hrSheriff’s OfficeContinuous
Full Time$7,183.13 – $8,727.69 monHealth & Human Services08/26/18
Variable Hour -20 hrs. a week/ No Maximum Duration$24.09 – $29.27 hrSupport Services08/19/18
Full Time$8,328.75 – $10,121.05 monSupport Services08/26/18
Full Time$7,546.00 – $9,169.66 monLand Use & Transportation08/19/18
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.
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.
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.
Mercatus strives to change the narrative of entrepreneurship to better demonstrate the diversity and vibrancy of Portland. In Storytelling for Your Biz, Cookie Zvovushe will lead you through several topics that business owners/storytellers struggle with, and provide you an opportunity to build the basics of storytelling.
Speaking with confidence
Being safe and vulnerable
Piecing together your story arc
Cookie Zvovushe (who writes under the pseudonym Jagger Blaec) is a professional storyteller. Cookie has shared stories within national publications such as O Magazine and The Washington Post while also sharing words on more local platforms such as The Portland Mercury and Portland Monthly. Most recently, Cookie has joined the team of the local production of NYC’s The Moth StoryHour as one of the show’s producers. And when Cookie isn’t sharing stories or helping give others a voice to share their own narrative you can share space with Cookie in a yoga class. You can follow more of this journey on Instagram at @Basic.Blaec.Girl.
Proceeds from this event will go to (Com)motion Center
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DATE AND TIME:
Wed, August 22, 2018
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
4522 Northeast 42nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97218
Oregon Native American Chamber
4445 SW Barbur Blvd, STE. 102
Portland, OR 97239