Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre

ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

WOULD YOU LIKE TO VOLUNTEER?

THE JASPER CENTRE IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP AROUND THE MUSEUM.

DO YOU HAVE A LOVE FOR HISTORY OR THE PAST AND PRESENT?

WHY NOT VOLUNTEER FOR AN HOUR OR TWO?

THERE IS ALWAYS LOTS TO DO IN THIS BIG PLACE

CAL 306-662-2434

JOB POSTING

MUSEUM MANAGER – JASPER CULTURAL & HISTORICAL CENTRE MAPLE CREEK

 

The Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan seeks to fill a full-time, two-year contract position (with potential for longer term) projected start May 2nd.   Located in historic Maple Creek, the gateway to the Cypress Hills, the Centre houses 22,000 square feet of museum, gallery, programme and meeting space as well as spacious grounds.  The position (reviewed regularly) is responsible to a Board of Directors for the administration and management of all areas of the Jasper Centre, including the museum, gallery, gift-shop, exhibitions, collections, programmes, special events, volunteers and adjacent grounds.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an entry-level candidate or seasoned veteran looking for a new challenge.  The successful candidate must possess a post-secondary degree in Museum Studies, Western Canadian History or equivalent interdisciplinary Studies.  A minimum of three years work experience is desired or a combination of experience and education considered.

 

Salary Range $22.00 per hour to $24.00 dependent upon experience and education. For more information contact us via email at jasper.centre@sasktel.net or through our Facebook page “Jasper Cultural & Historical Centre” or call 306 662 2434 (weekday afternoons).  Resumes will be accepted until March 31st, 5.00 p.m. deadline – late applications will not be considered.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This is a full-time two-year contract position responsible for the administration and management of all areas of the Jasper Cultural and Historical Centre including museum, gallery, programme, and grounds components. The position will be reviewed every six months and can be terminated at any time at the discretion of the Board.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Responsible to a Board of Directors and receives direction from its Chair or Designate.
  • Represents the Centre as directed by the Board on related Municipal or Provincial Organizations and Committees i.e., HAB, OSAC, MAS and Skarts.
  • Manage and direct part-time, seasonal, casual, and volunteer staff.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads the Board in the planning and development of the Centre ensuring strategic plan, policy/procedures, annual budget, audit, and all charitable status documents are reviewed, updated, and presented at the Annual General Meeting in January or otherwise specified deadlines.
  • Manage all aspects of the administration area including office, finance, rentals, gift-shop and reading room.
  • Investigate, implement, and maintain an in-house data-base records management system for the Museum/Gallery Collections.
  • Coordinate all building/grounds operations and licensing including elevator, boiler, electrical, water, plumbing, and structural.
  • Recruit, train, supervise all seasonal, and volunteer staff, and assist the Board with the hiring of casual and part-time positions.
  • In conjunction with the Board, develop and coordinate all components of the Centre including grant writing, fundraising, exhibition development, art installations, public and educational programmes, and special events.
  • To continue to build upon and promote the Centre’s reputation for inclusion and diversity in all aspects of its operations.
  • Provide administrative support to the board at board including recording secretary at meetings, as well as the development and update of a policy/procedure and operational manual(s) to ensure Provincial Standards are maintained.

 

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS:

  • Office and records management.
  • Proficient with WORD, EXCEL, Quick Book, and other pertinent database systems to Records Management.
  • Excellent communication, writing and public speaking.
  • Proven team-work and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Successful grant writing.
  • Sound background in local, regional, and genealogical history.
  • Proven supervisory experience with staff and volunteers.
  • Either has or is willing to undergo First-Aid training, a Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector check, as well as an understanding and willingness to follow the current Saskatchewan Health authority protocols in respect to COVID-19.

 

NECESSARY TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-Secondary Degree in Museum Studies, Western Canadian History or equivalent, interdisciplinary Studies or a combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of three years’ work of supervisory experience.
  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan (MAS) Certificate or equivalent programme from another Province an

 

SALARY RANGE:

$22.00/hour to $24.00/hour dependent upon education and experience.

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