2023 Museum Research Curator

Tentative Start Date: Date May 23, 2023*

Number of Weeks 14* Number of Positions 1

Hourly Wage $14.50 Hours Per Week 35

Days:  Wed – Sun Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

*Start date and duration will be determined by the available funding.

Position Duties and Tasks:

  • interpretation of historic exhibits
  • research of local history topics
  • processing of artifacts and archival materials
  • exhibition and event support
  • records management
  • customer service
  • occasional digital media posting on local history

Activity, Percentage of Time

  • Customer Service, 10%
  • Data Collection and Management, 20%
  • Supervising staff / Coordinating Volunteers, 10%
  • Web Design or Update / Social Media, 15%
  • Research, 45%

Ideal candidates:

  • those who have a passion for history and heritage
  • who are goal and detail oriented
  • strong in written, verbal and organizational skills
  • experience with scanners, graphic software and databases would be an asset
  • Enrolment in History programs, Information studies, Archaeological programs will be considered an asset.

How to apply:

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: info@whhs.ca.  Due Date: April 28, 2023

YCW: As this position is sponsored by the “Student Summer Skills Incentive”, candidates must be registered in or accepted to a full-time post secondary program in the fall of 2023.

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