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We are currently hiring for Summer 2017
We are seeking a Collections Assistant to work in the Collections area. This position works directly with the Collections Manager and deals with the over 12,000 objects and photographs in storage and on display. The position requires someone with a University background in Museum Studies, preferably Collections Management. Download the Full Job Description
NWMP Barracks Site Attendant
The Barracks Site Attendant will oversee all programs and activities at the Barracks, as well as assist with researching, planning and developing new programs.
Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre Attendant
The student will be given the opportunity to host visitors from Canada and around the world, and to develop and practice skills in listening, effective communication, and outstanding customer service. They will also have the opportunity to assist with the organization of such annual events as the Miners Days parade and BBQ and the Geoscience Open House and Heritage Open House, acquiring hands-on practical work experience in planning, organizing, and completing tasks and projects including developing problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Under the guidance of the Program Director, the student will strengthen teaching skills and gain practical experience in working with preschool as well as school-aged children. The student will interact with children in both a learning and recreational environment. Working with the Program Coordinator, the student will have the opportunity to develop educational materials and interpretive skills.
We are currently hiring for the following positions
The Museum Administrator is a vital front line position at the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activity in the Gift Shop, which includes handling cash and credit card transactions. She or he is in a key position to coordinate and recruit volunteers necessary to help run the day-to-day operations of both the Canmore Museum and the NWMP Barracks. The Museum Administrator will also be responsible for renewing museum members on a systemized monthly basis. A well-organized individual, the Museum Administrator will support key special events, such as the annual museum fundraising event, and other unique annual events like Miners’ Day and the Rock and Fossil Clinic.
The Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre is open seven days a week. This position involves working on weekends as part of your regular work week, which will be four days a week and 30 hours per week. This position includes a benefits plan, and the opportunity to be part of Canmore’s history!