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Assistant Museum Manager

Backus-Page House Museum (operated by Tyrconnell Heritage Society) www.backuspagehouse.ca are seeking a post-secondary student to fill the Assistant Museum Manager position for the 2022-2023 museum season, south of Wallacetown, Ontario. Duties will include museum tours, visitor services, lead demonstrations within exhibits and outdoors on museum grounds.  Also included is museum collection management, research, writing and exhibit installation, programming, events and office administration. Additional tasks may include site interpretation, maintenance, public relations, blogging, video editing and social media. The successful candidate may also assist in the development of new programs as directed and provide guidance to volunteers.  Supplies and equipment will be prepared for programs and light cleaning duties related to exhibits and artifacts and historic buildings will be done.  Requirements – computer experience, current First Aid and CPR, 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 and events. The candidate must be available to work a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays. All COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. 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 criteria and be registered at Young Canada Works.

Tyrconnell Heritage Society operators of Backus-Page House Museum are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Shifts for this position vary and are based on our operational requirements. Ideally, your availability for this role will be weekdays, evenings and weekends.  

Hourly wage is $15.00.  Work term October 2, 2022 to March 31, 2023 approximately 3 days a week.

Register at Young Canada Works and send your PDF resume to info@backuspagehouse.ca

Angela Bobier, Executive Director

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