Revelstoke Museum and Archives is accepting applications for the intern position of Collections Manager. The successful applicant will be a post-secondary graduate up to the age of 30. The applicant will be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status. The successful candidate will be responsible for accessioning museum artifacts, entering data in the collections management program, ensuring the proper conservation and storage of artifacts, and preparing artifacts for inclusion in an online catalog.
Preference will be given to graduates in the field of museum studies, library and archives programs, Canadian history, anthropology, and related fields. Above average computer skills are required. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required. Applicants are expected to study preparatory materials and to take a brief written test indicating their understanding of museum policies and procedures
The job will take place at Revelstoke Museum and Archives in Revelstoke, B.C. This museum and archives was established in 1962 and is currently housed in a heritage building. The collection focuses on the social and industrial history of the community and region, and the museum has dynamic exhibits and vibrant community programming. The museum website is http://www.revelstokemuseum.ca The museum also maintains an active Facebook page.
The position will begin on September 14, 2020 and conclude on March 19, 2021. The position will pay $20 per hour, and the work week will be 35 hours
Applications must be received at Revelstoke Museum & Archives prior to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 1, 2020. Applications may be delivered to the museum at 315 First Street West, Revelstoke, oremailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone queries can be addressed to curator Catherine English at 250-837-3067