• Posted on:
    Oct 10, 2018
  • Application Deadline:
    Oct 20, 2018
  • Location:
    Beachville
  • Position Type:
    Part Time
  • Position Category:
    Community
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Museum Assistant - PT / YCW posted by Beachville District Museum

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Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Museum Assistant – YCW 

Beachville District Museum is hiring a part-time Museum Assistant (MA). Reporting to the Curator, the MA will play a critical role in the day-to-day operations of the museum site, including but not limited to, administrative duties, collections management, community outreach, social media planning, light housekeeping, and exhibit design. The Museum Assistant will work closely with the general public providing visitor information and tours. Collections research projects will also assigned by the Curator.  

The successful applicant should be motivated and organized and have an interest in history, material culture, tourism or museum studies. Applicants must be enrolled in a Post-Secondary institution, and must be returning to school for the following calendar year. Preference will be given to those that have completed at least some Post-Secondary education. Public transportation is not available to the site, therefore applicants should have their own mode of transportation. 

The position start date is October 26th, 2018 and continues until December 28th, 2018. The Museum Assistant will work 20 hours per week, including some weekends and holidays. 

We thank all interested candidate(s), but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Education RequirementSecondary School Diploma Experience Requirement

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Salary Details

$14.00/hour 

20 hours/week

October 26th, 2018 - December 28, 2018. 

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to hrbdm@execulink.com. Applications will be received until 4:30pm, October 20, 2018.

About Employer

Beachville District Museum is a local history museum situated in Beachville, ON. It preserves and interprets a collection of over 15000 objects pertaining to the histories of Beachville, Zorra Township and South-West Oxford Township. The main museum building is a fieldstone and limestone house dating to 1851. There are two agricultural buildings on the 4.5-acre, park-like grounds. 

Please note: the Beachville District Museum is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. We welcome applicants that are new Canadians, Aboriginal youth, youth with a disability, and all minorities. 

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