Employment Opportunity for Students – Summer 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY for Students at Community Waterfront Heritage Centre for
MUSEUM ASSISTANT(S)  3 positions (pending grant approval)

Open to students currently enrolled in post-secondary institutions or within 6 months of graduation – minimum age of 15 years to 25 years, by the start date.

Start Date: No earlier than May 1, 2017
End Date: no later than September 4, 2017

Work Description:
– provide visitor service, respond to public queries
– administrative duties such as; updating museum databases, telephone, processing donations, memberships, correspondence, POS & cash handling
– assist in researching and preparing materials for exhibits, based on Owen Sound’s marine, rail and/or industrial history & create materials for community outreach programs
– assist with marketing and promotion (print material, media releases, social media, mail-outs, distribution)
– assist with Collections management ensuring the artifacts are registered, accessioned, conserved, organized and stored properly
– assist with special events, fundraising and marketing activities

Experience & Skills Required:
– well-developed customer service experience a must
– well-developed professional communication skills, both verbal & written,
– computer skills – proficiency in Word, Excel, PastPerfect an asset
– must be able to multi-task effectively with constant interruptions
– museum experience an asset – acquisitions, artifact handling, archival research

Please submit resume to: info@waterfrontheritage.ca, no later than March 31, 2017.