[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-08-23

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Tue Aug 23 08:37:32 PDT 2011

In this issue:
1. Oregon Folklife Network Seeks Executive Director 
2. BLM Archeologist Position Open in Vale
3. Pacific Northwest Field School Director Sought
4. Editor Sought for “We Proceeded On” 


The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN), Oregon’s designated folklife
organization, is seeking a full-time Executive Director. Based at the
University of Oregon in Eugene, the OFN’s mission is to document,
sustain, and promote Oregon’s folklife and cultural heritage through
research and public programming. The Executive Director is responsible
for overseeing the overall professional operations of the OFN through
effective program implementation, staff management, strategic planning,
network development, and financial development in order to achieve the
Network’s mission. A minimum of a Master’s degree in Folklore,
Cultural Administration, or related field is required. A qualified
candidate will preferably have a minimum of 3-5 years of management
experience in a non-profit organization, fundraising experience
(including grant writing), excellent written and verbal communication
skills, strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated competency using new
technologies, outstanding organizational and motivational skills, and a
leadership style marked by vision, enthusiasm, innovation, and
confidence. Experience teaching and working with university students is
desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to work
effectively with community members, faculty, staff and students from
diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. To view the complete
job description, visit http://ofn.uoregon.edu/about-us/news . Mail
application materials to Dr. Lisa Gilman, Search Committee Chair, The
Oregon Folklife Network, 6204 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
97403-6204. Email materials to Dr. Gilman at lmgilman at uoregon.edu . For
questions, call (541) 346-3967.


The BLM is seeking a professional archeologist to assist with the
Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line Project the Vale District,
Malheur Field Office. As the lead for the working group, this position
provides professional knowledge in inventory evaluation, protection,
resource planning, environmental analysis, and programming; serves as
public affairs liaison and manages paleontological, prehistoric and
historic resources. To view the full job description and apply, visit
http://www.usajobs.gov/ and enter announcement number
OR-DEU-2011-0098 for the Archeologist GS-0193-11 position before the
application deadline of Aug. 26.


The Historic Preservation Program in the School of Architecture and
Allied Arts at the University of Oregon invites applications for a
director of the Pacific Northwest Field School. Duties include budget,
personnel management, advertising, lodging, and transportation, meals,
equipment, and site tours, teach courses in preservation technology and
building documentation and analysis. A minimum of a master's degree in
relevant field and prior teaching experience is required for this
position, which works closely with a Park Service Board of Advisors and
is under the direct supervision of the Historic Preservation Program
Director. Interested parties should mail letter of interest, the names
and contact information for three references, and vitae to Tracy Bars,
c/o AAA Dean’s Office, School of Architecture & Allied Arts, 5249
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-5249. Application review will
begin on August 31, 2011.


The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation is seeking a qualified
freelance editor-in-chief for its quarterly magazine, “We Proceeded
On”. A high quality, full-color journal, “We Proceed On” publishes
feature articles and book reviews about the Lewis and Clark Expedition
and broader topics in Western American history. Contributors include
academics, freelance writers, and independent scholars. The editor's
responsibilities include assigning and editing articles, acquiring
photography and artwork, laying out the full issue, and supervising
proofreading and production. The editor should have journalistic
experience and a robust interest in American history. The editor will
report to the Foundation board from a location in any of the 50 states.
Please direct inquiries to Stephenie Ambrose Tubbs, President, Lewis and
Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, atinc at mt.net .

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