Friday, December 19, 2014

Assistant Museum Administrator Position Deadline December 22, 2014

The Tyrconnell Heritage Society and Backus-Page House Museum are seeking a post-secondary student to fill a position for January and February, 2015 near Wallacetown, Ontario ( Duties will include museum tours, visitor services, site programming and office administration with an emphasis on marketing, correspondence, and database entry. Additional tasks may include, but are not limited to research, creation of exhibit and educational programs, summer day camp planning, site interpretation and public relations. Requirements – some computer and social media experience, current First Aid and CPR certification, current police check, excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi task and strong public interaction skills. The candidate must be able to lead and instruct individuals in recreational and leisure programs as well as plan, implement, promote, organize, and deliver outdoor and museum programs, visitor services and other Backus-Page House Museum events. The candidate must be available to work a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays.
This position is posted pending grant approval for an employment term subsidy from Young Canada Works through the Canadian Museum Association.
To be eligible to apply for this position, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Registered in the YCW online candidate inventory (see for information on how to register)
Do not have another full time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the YCW
Have been a full time student (as defined by your educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW job
Intend to return to full time studies in the semester following the YCW job
Are legally entitled to work in Canada
Is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary works visas or waiting permanent status are not eligible)
Must be between 16 and 30 years of age at start of employment
Meet the eligibility criteria of the program for which you have been approved
Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment
The employment term will run from January 2 to February 28, 2015.
Rate of pay will be $11.00 per hour.
Forward resumes by December 22, 2014 by mail to
Angela Bobier
Tyrconnell Heritage Society
Box 26, 29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown, ON
N0L 2M0

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