The Burke Museum has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary Assistant Outreach Coordinator.
The Burke Museum’s Bill Holm Center Assistant Outreach Coordinator assists all in-house researchers, and workshops and artists’ gatherings at remote locations in Washington and Oregon funded by Bill Holm Center grants. This includes assisting researchers and Outreach Coordinators during collections visits, establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals, artists, tribal governments and arts organizations, distributing evaluations, and organizing collections visits with the Outreach Coordinators.
Requirements & Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree highly preferred.
Coursework, experience, or degree in collections care and management.
Knowledge of, connections to, experience with and respect for Native communities.
Experience working with Native communities.
Ability to appreciate divergent opinions equally and act as a liaison for multiple groups.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required–ability to understand and effectively communicate about culturally sensitive issues in a respectful way.
Knowledge of tribal government, cultural center, and education functions.
Knowledge of history and cultures of Native groups with an emphasis on Washington State and the Pacific Northwest.
Knowledge of related laws, museum professional ethics and trends in relationships and programs.
Skills in collecting and managing information from multiple sources.
Ability to apply knowledge of museum collections and multiple external entities to develop relationships and partnerships that mutually benefit the Museum and constituents on a long-term basis.
For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.burkemuseum.org/about/employment