Thursday, 17 November 2011

Alberta Museums Association Employment Opportunity

Alberta Museums Association Program Lead
The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) is the provincial association of museums and museum professionals. We are regarded as a leader in the Canadian museum field for our innovative programming, publications, and services. The AMA leads, facilitate, and supports the province’s museums through professional consultation, career development opportunities, award-winning publications, and grants funding. We are excited to offer an employment opportunity for an organized, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented person interested in a full-time, one-year term position in the heritage and culture sector. Please note, this position is a maternity leave replacement.

Reporting to the Strategic Services Director, the basic duties of the position include:· Manage the delivery of courses for the Certificate in Museum Studies program
· Facilitate courses
· Manage the planning and delivery of the AMA Annual Conference
· Coordinate other AMA lead and partner-presented professional development opportunities
Qualifications / Competencies:Undergraduate degree and applicable certificate, diploma, or degree
Experience working in event planning and educational / professional development program coordination
Experience in a museum, arts, culture or non-profit organization
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
Friendly with strong customer service skills and a commitment to life-long learning
Experience in a MS Office Suite environment, especially with MS Outlook, Word, and Excel
Good communication, organizational, interpersonal, and time-management skills
Confidentiality and discretion
Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-based environment
A sense of humour
Driver’s License and acceptable Driver’s Abstract

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Hours and Compensation Package: 37.5 hours per week. One-year maternity leave replacement.Competitive salary, details available on request. Includes access to benefits program, pension program, and professional development funds.

Closing Date: The competition will remain open until the position is filled; however, resumés will be reviewed starting Friday, November 18, 2011.

Please submit a cover letter and resumé by email, fax, or in person to:Crystal Willie, Strategic Services Director
Alberta Museums Association
Suite 404, 10408.124 Street – Edmonton, AB – T5N 1R5
F: 780.425.1679
* Further information about the position is available by email only, by request

For more information on the AMA, visit our website at: .The AMA thanks all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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