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Museum Jobs at Woodland Cultural Centre

Associate Director

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Salary: TBD

Deadline: Until filled

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Director is responsible for successful implementation of the Woodland Cultural Centre’s objectives and programs as outlined in Woodland’s Strategic Plan. The individual will possess practical experience in organizational management, program implementation and donor relations. The Associate Director will work closely with the Executive Director in administering all day-to-day operational aspects of the Centre, including the implementation of its program policies, strategy and the development of systems and procedures for the effective implementation of its activities. The Associate Director will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.

 

Job Duties:

• Assist the Executive Director in the day-to-day operational and strategic management of the Centre.
• Support the development of the internal management policies and procedures.
• Work closely with the Departments in ensuring that expectations are met, and all Centre programs are run in coordination with these stakeholders.
• Support the logistics and organization of the Centre’s meetings and engagements.
• Assist in coordinating outreach and marketing.
• Assist in managing the Centre’s budget and reporting.
• Assist in identifying potential funders and coordinate potential meetings as necessary.
• Coordinate with the Executive Director in ensuring that the submission of new proposals and funding applications are implemented in conjunction with the strategic and fundraising plans.
• Support the process of identifying new partnerships and development of grants and funding applications.
• Serve as the supplementary contact for issues related to the Centre

 

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Manager of Education

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Salary: $50,000 – 60,000/year

Job Status: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week

Deadline: December 2, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Education will implement the Woodland Cultural Centre’s objective to move towards educational programming that makes a personal connection with students and advances understanding of, and respect for, Indigenous cultures, languages, histories, rights and perspectives. The Manager of Education will lead a team of hands-on cultural interpreters to create exceptional and engaging school experiences – online, in-person and in asynchronous learning activations. Working closely with the Executive Director, the Manager of Education will help to guide Woodland’s learning strategy, and operationalize that strategy through school engagement.

 

Job Duties:

• Manage the daily operation of the Education team. Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of the directly reporting positions (full and part-time). Ensure compliance with Woodland policies and practices including the departmental child protection protocols.
• Develop strategy and operational plans, implement delivery, manage budgets, and maintain financial control and reporting for programs, projects, and activities within the team. Work with team and leadership to ensure that revenue and attendance targets are met. Develop strategies and plans for virtual and in-person learning experiences for teachers and students.
• With the Executive Director, lead the review of existing educational resources and the development of new learning assets in accordance with Woodland’s strategic plan objectives.
• Work closely with various managers and managing directors of various teams to ensure that departmental activities are efficiently coordinated. Liaise with external departments, contractors, and consultants to ensure that Learning programs are properly supported.
• Develop school offerings in keeping with provincial curriculum, working with stakeholders such as the Ministry of Education and Ontario School Boards. Ensure quality of delivery of education programs and appeal of programs to teachers, students and the general public.
• Work with Visitor Services and Marketing to effectively promote the education department.

 

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Development Assistant (Maternity Leave)

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Salary: $16-18/ hour, 37.5 hrs a week

Duration: Contract until June 6th, 2023

Deadline: Until Filled

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Development Coordinator, the Development Assistant is responsible for assisting the Development Coordinator in the implementation of several fundraising initiatives.  This position requires a highly motivated individual who is interested in gaining experience in database management, tracking of donations, development, partnership development, fundraising strategy, social media marketing, and administration.  The Development Assistant will work within the policies

 

Job Duties:

  • Assist in maintaining our fundraising files and databases
  • Assist with major fundraising initiatives like Orange Shirt Day and Giving Tuesday
  • Administration related to donor management, including thank you letters and website updates
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of fundraising social media and Marketing strategy
  • Supporting the roll out of third-party fundraising initiatives and programs to encourage greater support of Woodland Cultural Centre.
  • Providing support to the development team by updating tracking documents, building reports, and creating presentations.
  • Managing the development’s email inbox, responding with professionalism to all inquiries in a timely and thoughtful manner.

 

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General Maintenance

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Salary: $15-17/hr , 40 hours a week, Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

Duration: Contract until March 31 2022

Deadline: Nov 26th, 2021 @ 4:30pm

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Buildings and Grounds Maintenance, General Maintenance will perform a range of maintenance and custodial duties, including security, grounds maintenance (grass cutting, snow removal), event set up and take down, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, dusting, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning and restocking restrooms.

 

Job Duties:

  • Performs general, routine maintenance duties for grounds care and building care including dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, and restocking paper and soap supplies.
  •  Conducts security checks for the premises and regularly monitors the buildings and grounds both in person and over closed-circuit camera systems.
  • Performs routine maintenance to equipment and supplies and performs cleaning and seasonal functions specific to the assigned facilities.
  • Empties trash receptacles, disposes trash into compactors and/or dumpsters, and bags trash for proper disposal.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Assist with snow removal activities and minor maintenance, such as replacing light bulbs, moving furniture, or other similar activities.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

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Curatorial Research Assistant

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre

Salary: $18/hr

Duration: 16 weeks, 35 hours per week (7 hours per day, 5 days per week)

Deadline: Until Filled

Job Purpose:

The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a youth to assist in research for an upcoming exhibition. This position requires a highly motivated and self-directed individual who is interested in gaining experience in research, curation, museums, the creation of visual support materials, and basic administration. This position is supervised by the Arts and Museum Curator.

 

Job Duties:

· Undertake research based on the recommendation of the Guest Curator for the Exhibition 1924 and Beyond

· Compile primary and secondary source material

· Create lists of documents and photos from the time period of 1924 to present day

· Create a list of artefacts relevant to the exhibition, contact various museums to prepare temporary loan requests

· Occasional front desk reception, welcoming guests as they come in and using the POS

· Be familiar with the Centre’s programs and upcoming events

· Promote a positive image of Woodland Cultural Centre to the community and the public

 

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