EXHIBIT DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT, TEMPORARY
Closing Date: February 23, 2018
Department: Recreation, Culture & Community Services (Glanmore National Historic Site)
File Number: SV18-34
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30 - 4:30 including some weekend work (May 7 to August 24, 2018)
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Under the direction and supervision of the Curator, and with the assistance of the exhibit team, the Exhibit Development Assistant will undertake the tasks involved in the development of new displays at Glanmore National Historic Site, Belleville’s Community Museum. The Assistant will assist with the research, design, text writing, selection of artifacts and support material, construction and evaluation on exhibits of Belleville artifacts. The Assistant will participate in the daily operations of the Museum including visitor services and programming and become familiar with Museum standards, policies and procedures.
- Student of museum studies, social sciences, cultural studies, history or a related discipline
- Experience in a museum environment and skill in collections care and management and exhibit development would be an asset
- Experience working with the general public and children is preferred, and a working knowledge of computers is essential
This position is funded by Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations and all applicants MUST be registered with Young Canada Works. The successful candidate must be a full-time student returning to school full-time and between the ages of 16 and 30.
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The City of Belleville is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Division to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.
Applicants will be required to provide at their own expense a satisfactory criminal reference check dated within the past six (6) months and if deemed a requirement of the position, a driver’s abstract to the Human Resources Department on or before the date of the interview but no later than the commencement of employment if selected.