Education Coordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Education Coordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Museum of Antiquities, University of Saskatchewan
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-05-15 à 2018-08-03 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 14,81 $

University of Saskatchewan

Museum of Antiquities

Education Coordinator

The Museum of Antiquities is located in the historical Peter MacKinnon Building on the University of Saskatchewan Campus in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The Museum exhibits replicas of ancient Greek, Roman and medieval sculpture and original artifacts including coinage, Roman glass and pottery.

The Museum is looking for a student Education Coordinator to work in the Museum from May through August 2017. Each successful candidate will work 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The Education Coordinators are responsible specifically for the planning, development and teaching of the Museum’s highly popular Ancient & Medieval Adventures Camps for children aged 6-8 and 9-12. Each candidate is required to have extensive undergraduate training in History, Classics, Archaeology, Art History or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates pursuing a degree in Education, or who have equivalent experience working with children in an organized setting. A familiarity with elementary school curricula is an asset. Each candidate should have basic computer knowledge and experience in the use of PowerPoint. Each candidate must work well with others as well as independently and have above-average research, writing and organizational skills. Each candidate must have excellent communication skills and must enjoy interaction with the public, both adults and youth. Previous museum experience is not necessary.

Additional general duties related to day-to-day Museum operations will be required, including opening and closing the Museum at scheduled hours, offering guided tours for Museum patrons, and other Museum-related duties which may be assigned by the Director.

The Museum of Antiquities is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and Aboriginal peoples. The Museum is committed to fairness and equality to all its employees and encourages all qualified individuals to apply for this position.

Salary and benefits will be determined on the basis of the Academic Student Assistant Salary Schedule of the University of Saskatchewan.

Deadline for applications is April 20, 2018.

Applications (cover letter and resume with unofficial transcripts) should be submitted to:

The Director

Museum of Antiquities

Room 116 Peter MacKinnon Building

University of Saskatchewan

107 Administration Place

Saskatoon, SK

S7N 5A2


Phone: 306-966-7818

The Museum of Antiquities is located in the historic Peter MacKinnon Building on the University of Saskatchewan campus in Saskatoon. The Peter MacKinnon Building is the University’s oldest building and was the second largest heritage renovation project in the nation. The building and the Museum receive many visitors interested both in the University’s history and in the Museum’s collections. The Museum exhibits replicas of ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman antiquities as well as original ancient artefacts including coinage and glass. The University has many other museums and galleries of interest including, the Diefenbaker Canada Centre, Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, Kenderdine Art Gallery, Museum of Natural Sciences, and St. Thomas More College Art Gallery. During the summer months the city of Saskatoon is home to a diverse array of festivals and events including Folkfest, which profiles Saskatoon’s diverse cultures through food and entertainment, the Fringe Festival, which highlights international live theatre and street performances, an international Jazz Festival and an international Children’s Festival, and Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, our own Shakespeare festival. There is also a world-class symphony and five professional theatre companies. In addition, Saskatoon imports Broadway shows and an international array of musical, dance and other live entertainment and sporting events. The city of Saskatoon’s tourism website provides information on services, businesses, restaurants, shopping and other activities.

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