Interpretive Guide/Curator(s)

 

The Interpretive Guide/Curator supports the Charles Macdonald House of Centreville Society by performing day-to-day activities of the museum: guided tours, leading programming, and performing research. The Interpretive Guide/Curator is also responsible for special projects which may include curating exhibitions. The successful candidate will report to the President of the Charles Macdonald House of Centreville Board and may be required to perform other duties for which they are qualified, on an ad-hoc or permanent basis.  

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Visitor Services 

  • Develop and lead oral history tours of the museum 

  • Perform transactions with petty cash and record donations and membership fees

 

Administrative/Research

  • Perform routine office, and administrative tasks 

  • Maintains a clean, safe, and secure work environment 

  • Perform marketing duties using social media accounts 

  • Research aspects of the collection and history related to the museum

 

Exhibits and Special events

  • Ensure galleries are kept clean and exhibits in good condition 

  • Research, develop, design and coordinate exhibits as needed

  • Develop and coordinate special events and workshops 

  • Develop and coordinate educational programs 

 

Successful candidate will: 

  • Be punctual, flexible, and adaptable 

  • Be comfortable leading tours/workshops and interacting with the public

  • Work independently, pay close attention to detail, be responsible, and be self-motivated

  • Ideally have an interest in history, art, archives, tourism, culture, or architecture

  • Be a current postsecondary student, returning to school in the fall 

 

This 14 week position pays $14.35 for 35 hours per week and begins May 22, 2022 and ends on August 27, 2022. The successful candidate must be available Sunday through Saturday. Some evenings and some local travel may be required. Positions subject to additional funding approval. 

 

Interested? Email a cover letter and resume to charlesmacdonaldsociety@gmail.com. Application deadline is April 29th, 2022. 

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