[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2014-11-13

INFO Heritage * OPRD Heritage.Info at oregon.gov
Thu Nov 13 13:35:05 PST 2014

In this Issue
1. Scholarships available for conference travel
2. Springfield Museum seeking executive director
3. Historical Outreach Foundation seeks exhibit technician


Applications are now available for the Elizabeth Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship. The award provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend a heritage related conference, workshop or training in the United States through June 30, 2015. The deadline for scholarship nominations is Dec. 19.

This award helps to offset the costs of conference registration fees, airfare, mileage, lodging and meals. Scholarship recipients will share their experiences on Oregon Heritage Exchange<https://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/> or via a public presentation approved by Oregon Heritage staff.

The scholarship honors historian Elizabeth Walton Potter, who served as coordinator for the National Register of Historic Places program in Oregon. To review award information and download an application, visit Oregon Heritage online. Email Mike Gushard<mailto:mike.gushard at oregon.gov> or call (503) 986-0671 with questions.


The Springfield Museum is seeking an executive director. The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and leadership experience in fundraising, grant writing, marketing, financial management, operations, and an ability to work cooperatively with community leaders, Board of Directors, staff and volunteers. This is a full time position.

This position will remain open until filled. For a complete job description or applications questions, email sprinfield.or.museum at gmail.com<mailto:sprinfield.or.museum at gmail.com>. To apply, send a resume and cover letter detailing relevant experience to springfield.or.museum at gmail.com<mailto:springfield.or.museum at gmail.com>.


The Historical Outreach Foundation is seeking an exhibits technician to support the Oregon Military Museum.  This position will work with the exhibits firm, the exhibits committee and the Oregon Military Museum to research and create exhibits for the historic park, memorial parkway and the museum.  The Historical Outreach Foundation will fill the position immediately to enable opening the historic park by Aug. 15.  To review the complete job description and application instructions, click here<https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx?Bsrc=Share&Bpub=SDX.SkyDrive&resid=186CE04019222E73!2810&cid=186ce04019222e73&app=Word&authkey=!AsHvBD8KRkBdT4w>.


Oregon Heritage, part of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, provides technical support and services to people and organizations documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage. Keep up with the latest heritage issues and trends at Oregon Heritage Exchange<http://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/> and follow us on Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/OregonHeritage>.

Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission. Do you have an issue or item you would like to share? Email us<mailto:heritage.info at oregon.gov>.
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