The Town of Shaunavon is accepting applications for the full-time position of Museum Director for the Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre.
The Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre is the premiere cultural facility in the southwest, serving the artistic and cultural heritage aspirations of the 15,000 people in the region. Offering heritage based research services, a natural heritage museum, an art gallery, displays from the 12,000 piece heritage collection and a community room, this two floor facility, which includes the local library, attracts thousands of visitors annually to exhibitions, events, workshops and other cultural activities.
Reporting to the CAO, the Museum Director is a senior position working with minimal supervision and is responsible for:
· Budget preparation
· Supervision of staff and volunteers
· Program and Exhibit development
· Administration of the care and conservation of collections
· Public Relations
· Grant Writing
The ideal candidate will possess a formaleducation in history, museum studies, administration or a related field, with three to five year’s managerial experience in a cultural or non-profit organization. Combination of experience and education may be considered. Basic knowledge of history of Shaunavon & area considered an asset.
The Town of Shaunavon offers a comprehensive benefit package and has a pension plan in place.
Visit the Town of Shaunavon’s website: www.shaunavon.comfor more information.
Interested candidates are encouraged to forward a resume, including salary expectations and references to:
Town of Shaunavon
Attention: Tara Fritz
Posting Closure: End of business- January 27, 2017
The Town of Shaunavon thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.