About This Position:
We are looking for someone with a passion for museums and Indigenous culture to join our team as an Indigenous Engagement Coordinator. The BC Museums Association (BCMA), the Royal BC Museum and the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) have partnered on the creation of a new Indigenous Engagement Coordinator (IEC) position, one (1) full-time, temporary position available from November 2019 until March 2021 with the possibility of extension.
Compensation & Working Conditions:
This position has an annual salary of $50,000. We welcome candidates from all areas of BC and we have systems in place to accommodate remote work. Travel throughout BC will be required regularly throughout the term.
Developing cultural competency and collaboration materials and programming that could include website content, tip sheets, educational webinars and podcasts, among other means of information dissemination for sharing knowledge and exchanging between cultures.
Developing and implementing other outreach activities with Indigenous groups and other cultural institutions, in particular helping to form a bridge for building such partnerships throughout BC.
Make contact and liaise with Indigenous communities, and museums, cultural and interpretive centres in British Columbia to schedule bookings for the three touring copies of the Royal BC Museum’s Our Living Languages travelling exhibition.
Act as the coordinator for all aspects of the project, including research, travel, preparation of materials for meetings and for public distribution, as well as the final report to funders.
Knowledge, Skills, & Experience:
We encourage applicants with diverse ranges and forms of experience to apply for this position. Relevant experience and skills could include, but are not limited to:
Comfort with event planning and travel coordination
Knowledge of cross-cultural issues and ability to facilitate
Proven experience working with Indigenous communities with first-hand knowledge of Indigenous cultures, practices, and issues
Preference will be given to a qualified individual of Indigenous descent.
How to Apply:
For a full description of this position (including additional background on this position, key responsibilities, and job requirements) visit the BCMA’s website: http://museumsassn.bc.ca/archives/10207/bcmas-indigenous-engagement-coordinator/
Please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 pm (PST) on Friday, December 6, 2019 with a subject line containing the words “Indigenous Engagement Coordinator Application.”