Job Posts in Canada this week: the National Music Centre, Calgary, AB

Collections Assistant

http://www.nmc.ca/career/collections-assistant/

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Pack, unpack and move collections on and off-site
  • Provide gallery and office maintenance
  • Practice proper Collections Care and Handling procedures
  • Assist in special projects, on and off-site
  • Maintain storage areas and monitor environmental conditions
  • Ensure exhibits are properly and safely packed and assist with transportation
  • Maintaining a safe and orderly work space
  • Assist in monitoring environmental conditions in exhibition and storage in two locations: main facility and off-site collections storage
  • Assist the Manager, Collections and Artifact Care with other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Post secondary training and/or equivalent experience in Museums and Heritage Studies
  • Be proficient with computer word processing and collection management database systems
  • Be adaptable, flexible and function effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Be capable of taking initiative with a positive attitude
  • Be able to set and achieve goals
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Must be organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Passion for music essential

Collections Registrar

http://www.nmc.ca/career/collections-registrar/

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in collections management activities such as collecting, numbering, cataloging, records management and research
  • Coordinate shipping of artifacts from national and international lenders
  • Prepare condition reports for incoming and out going loans
  • Ensure appropriate care and handling of collections in two locations: main facility and off-site collections storage
  • Coordinating external support in regards to crating, shipping, insurance, and customs
  • Assist with installation of objects for new exhibitions displays
  • Be proficient with computer word processing and collection management database systems
  • Assist with writing of exhibitions display text

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary training from a recognized Museum training program and/or equivalent combination of training and experience in Collections Management related activities
  • Experience in managing object loans and shipping essential
  • Must be organized and have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and meet goals in a timely manner
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Positive, winning attitude. Energetic, driven, goal orientated
  • Passion for music an asset
  • Bilingualism an asset

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allana.mayer [at] mail.mcgill.ca

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