Application deadline: 11/16/2018

4Culture is hiring a Heritage Support Specialist. This position exists to support the growth and evolution of King County’s heritage field within the framework of the 4Culture’s Heritage program. The Heritage Support Specialist will provide administrative support for all the work of the Heritage program with an emphasis on coordinating the grantmaking process and collaborating with strategic partners to implement field services activities. 4Culture’s field services activities are partnership-based initiatives that support professional development and innovation in the heritage field. The Heritage Support Specialist is currently vacant and the successful candidate will begin working in winter 2018.

As the cultural funding and services agency for King County, Washington, 4Culture works to make the region vibrant. The organization’s four program areas—Arts, Heritage, Historic Preservation, and Public Art—put public resources to use all over King County. The Board, Executive Director, staff, and Advisory Committees are committed to addressing racial, geographic, and income-related funding inequities and creating an environment in which all King County residents participate in cultural opportunities. For these reasons, 4Culture is actively working towards organizational change, reimagining of its vision, mission, and values statements as well as designing new policies, practices, and systems to embrace, integrate, and model racial equity and social justice.

A bachelor’s degree in nonprofit or public administration, museum studies, history, historic preservation, archaeology, or related field and at least two years working with museums or cultural organizations are the minimum requirements for this position. Equivalent qualifications include at least 4 years work experience with nonprofit or public administration, history museums, historical societies, historic preservation, archaeology, or related fields. The most successful applicants will have enthusiasm for advancing the cause of heritage and knowledge of the history and cultural resources in King County and the Northwest.

For full details, visit this page: https://www.4culture.org/heritage-support-specialist/