Friday, 14 March 2014

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village is looking for an Assistant Curator

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village anticipates hiring into the following position for the summer of 2014:
Position: Assistant Curator 
Duration: Temporary full-time (wage position)
May 5, 2014 – September 8, 2014 
(Possibility of extension)

Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week). 
Salary: $26.91 - $34.98/ hour 
Closing Date: March 28, 2014

Do you have an interest in the material culture represented at historic sites and enjoy artifact research and computer data entry? 

The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village is currently recruiting for a temporary wage position. Reporting to the Curator, the Assistant Curator will enter Materials History information in the collections database for artifacts that are required as furnishings in historic buildings and will identify artifacts in the collection that meet the identified furnishing needs. 

The Assistant Curator will also conduct artifact specific research, as required, aimed at sourcing and recommending artifacts as furnishings or prototypes for reproduction. This position may also include other curatorial work such as moving artifacts, accessioning new acquisitions and other related duties. Focus will be directed toward work at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village but may include projects relating to other provincial historic sites.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated an attention to detail and will have experience in the proper care and handling of artifacts. 

-Post-Secondary degree or certificate in a related field. 
-Experience in database entry, materials history research and the proper care and handling of artifacts is required. 

The primary work location will be at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village (located 55 km east of Edmonton along Hwy. 16). This position may be required to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends. 

Note: The successful candidate will be required to submit a current driver’s abstract and security screening. 

Please submit your application to: 
Becky Dahl, Curator
Old St. Stephen’s College
8820 – 112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2P8 (mark envelope as “Confidential”),
or Fax to 780-427-0808, 
or email, quoting “Assistant Curator application” in the subject line. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

To learn more about the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, click here.

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