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Washington Museum Association

Museums Connect Project Coordinator

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  • Budget: $30/hour, full-time, exempt

Museums Connect is a collaborative effort between WaMA and Washington State Historical Society (WSHS) which seeks to use its preexisting networks and knowledge to create a state-wide inventory of rural, volunteer, and multidiscipline museums and place-based arts, cultural, heritage and science groups.

Museums Connect Project Coordinator will create a statewide directory of museums and archival facilities related to art, heritage, cultural, and science organizations in Washington.

– Develop project-based and long-term plans and tools necessary to conduct and maintain a statewide inventory, including project timeline, list of deliverables, outreach strategy, etc
– Recruit, train, and manage project volunteers in coordination with WaMA Executive Committee and First Vice President
– Create a statewide directory of rural, volunteer, and multidiscipline museums and place-based arts, cultural, heritage and science organization in Washington
-Perform rigorous outreach, both digital and in-person, to rural museums who may have been left out of earlier efforts to inventory museums in our state
-Create and maintain directory in electronic format that is searchable and sortable
-Provide written, bi-weekly, progress reports to WaMA Executive Committee
-Attend monthly virtual and in-person meetings with WaMA Board members
-Provide report of inventory at WaMA’s June 2023 Annual Meeting
-Assist in advocacy efforts to secure future project funding
-Act as a public liaison

Eligibility
Bachelor’s degree in related area of study from an accredited institution of higher learning, or equivalent experience.
Degree in museum studies, public history or non-profit management preferred.
Non-profit or museum experience preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to contact@washingtonmuseumassociation.org

More Information: washingtonmuseumassociation.org