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- Titre de l'emploi : Curatorial Coordinator
- Nom de l’organisme : Civic Museum of Regina (CMOR)
- Lieu de l’emploi : Regina, Saskatchewan
- Durée de l'emploi : 2018-06-11 à 2019-03-31 (42 semaines)
- Salaire horaire : 15,00 $
The Civic Museum of Regina (CMOR) an eco-Museum model that embraces the principles of ecomuseums which are designed to share the experience of place, community, people and their natural and cultural heritage. CMoR provides the opportunity for community to actively participate in developing dynamic and fluid relationships and to share and learn about their stories in their own ways. With aspects of a ‘museum without walls’ the CMOR fosters sustainable forms of social and economic development based on in-situ conservation and interpretation of natural and cultural heritage.
This position supports storytelling and curatorial/interpretive plans for programming, for all exhibit installations, programming and outreach activities including the development and production of exhibitions, publications and curatorial programs.
The Curatorial Coordinator will interpret the Collection of CMoR with an aim to combine tangible objects, sites and built structures with the traditions, practices and customs associated with intangible cultural heritage or ‘living heritage’. Within that context duties and responsibilities are as follows:
- Cataloguing, documenting, managing and keeping Collection records;
- Carrying out background research and writing materials related to Collection;
- Displaying objects or collections in a way that makes them accessible and engaging to the general public;
- Writing materials and articles for internal and external publications;
- Planning, organizing, interpreting and presenting exhibitions and speaking to related programming;
- Negotiating loan items and external loans and the accompanying funding;
- Handling inquiries from researchers, clients, stakeholders and the public regarding the Collection;
- Dealing with, and understanding, computer-generated imagery and website software as part of enhancing visitor interaction and experience;
- Liaising with voluntary groups, the community and industry (including schools, local history and other community groups), as well as grant agencies to secure sponsorship for events, publications and development projects;
- Networking with other museum professionals and outside agencies.
The ideal candidate will be:
- A practical communicator who can (help) uncover stories hidden in the collection, exhibitions, etc. and can make them resonate with a wide variety of audiences;
- A team player not only own team (communication, online, etc.) but especially in teams that contain people from all over the community;
- A creative, pro-active problem solver who always looks with fresh eyes at the organization and the things it does to generate ideas for experiment and improvement;
- Absolutely passionate about eco-museum and living heritage practices;
- Well aware of the wider societal, cultural, economic and political environment in which the organization operates;
- Responsible and willing to take responsibility;
- Curious! (about the Collection, community and sharing stories!)
To learn more about us and the Regina SK, visit our website at www.civicmuseumofregina.com
Interested candidates can apply by sending a coverletter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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