Director of Museum Services & Education, The Oregon Historical Society

Director of Museum Services & Education
POSTED: Sep 17
Salary: 60,000.00 – 70,000.00
Location: Portland, Oregon
Employer: The Oregon Historical Society
Type: Full Time – Experienced
Categories: Director/Administration, Exhibitions
Required Education: Masters

The Oregon Historical Society is currently recruiting for a full-time
Director of Museum Services and Education (DMSE). The DMSE is charged with
developing exhibits, educational programming, overseeing collection
conservation growth and management, and shaping education initiatives. The
DMSE will oversee the work of curatorial, archival, educational, and
exhibitry development and implementation, as well as guest curators. For a
complete job description please visit “Employment

A Master’s degree is required, preferably in history, museum studies or
cultural studies, and a minimum of 5-7 years experience in developing and
implementing educational programs and exhibits. For a complete job
description please visit “Employment Opportunities.” Qualified
candidates can submit cover letter, resume and salary history to:, deadline for submissions is October 15, 2012.

The Oregon Historical Society As the steward of Oregon’s history, the Oregon
Historical Society educates, informs, and engages the public through
collecting, preserving, and interpreting the past . . . in other words,
Oregon history matters. Employees of the Oregon Historical Society are
engaged in promoting the understanding of how history enriches and helps
guide our lives. The staff work to further the institutional mission to
“collect, preserve, exhibit, publish, and make available materials of
historical character and interest, and collaborate with other groups and
individuals with similar aims.” Working toward this common goal is the
responsibility of all staff.