Curatorial and Research Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Curatorial and Research Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Museum of Jewish Montreal
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Montreal, Québec
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-07-03 à 2017-12-29 (26 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,00 $

Organization: The Museum of Jewish Montreal

Job Title: Curatorial and Research Coordinator

Location: Montreal, QC

Start Date: July 10, 2017

End Date: January 5, 2018

Compensation: $15/hour

Commitment: 30 hours/week


The Museum of Jewish Montreal—a not-for-profit organization that collects, maps, and shares the history of Canada’s oldest Jewish community—is seeking a qualified recent post-secondary graduate to manage our website expansion project, coordinate our research integration project, co-curate a small series of temporary exhibits, and develop an educational curriculum for school groups visiting the Museum. The Curatorial and Research Coordinator will: direct and manage the online mapping projects of our research fellows, create and implement a research integration proposal, take part in the creative decision-making and logistical components of our temporary exhibit series, and consult with local educators to develop an educational curriculum and tour guide manual.


The ideal candidate will be excited about the prospect of managing a team of student researchers, delving deeply into research on Jewish Montreal and identifying creative applications for the material, meeting with local artists and coordinating their exhibits, and meeting with educators to develop a Museum curriculum. Applicants must have strong research and writing skills and a background in the humanities or social sciences, with preference given to applicants who have pursued degrees or have a demonstrated interest or background in Museology or Curatorial Studies, History, Art History, Public History, Canadian Studies, Québec Studies, or Jewish Studies. Because of the Museum’s location and responsibilities, applicants must be fluent in either French or English, and possess at least intermediate capabilities in the other language.


In accordance with the Young Canada Works Student Eligibility Criteria, you are only eligible for the internship if you:

• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;

• are legally entitled to work in Canada;

• are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;

• meet the eligibility criteria of the program for which you are applying;

• are registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory;

• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

• do not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW;

• have graduated from a Canadian post-secondary institution in the past 24 months


Further details and registration materials are available at https://www.youngcanadaworks.ca. Interested individuals who meet the above criteria may apply directly to the Museum of Jewish Montreal. Applications must include a CV with the name and contact information for an academic or professional reference, a cover letter, an academic writing sample, and a PDF of an official transcript from the student’s university. All materials should be emailed to info@imjm.ca with the subject of “Curatorial and Research Coordinator.”


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