Collection Records Assistant
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Location: Halifax, NS
Compensation: $35,865 - $45,427
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 is Canada's sixth national museum. Our mission is to share the ongoing story of immigration to Canada-past to present and coast to coast to coast. The Museum is located in the Pier 21 national historic site at the Halifax seaport where nearly one million immigrants landed in Canada from 1928 to 1971.
Our purpose is to explore the theme of immigration to Canada in order to enhance public understanding of the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada, of the vital role immigration has played in the building of Canada and of the contributions of immigrants to Canada's culture, economy and way of life.
Description and Duties
We are looking for a Collection Records Assistant to join our team at the Museum. This is a full time role and is a contract position for 12 months.
Reporting to the Manager of Collections and Digital Preservation, the Collection Records Assistant will support a review of select collections management records and digital assets. The position will be responsible for researching, preparing, and reconciling collections data, donation information, and digital media while ensuring that it is organized and correct.
Working Conditions & Physical Demands
Work will be conducted in an office environment and require long periods working at a computer.
Education, Knowledge & Experience
Skills and Qualifications - Required
How to Apply
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Sarah Little, Manager of Collections and Digital Preservation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: Competition closes at 5 pm AST on March 31, 2023.
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