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Job Number:  58103
Program Lead (Maternity Leave Cover)
Job Posted: Friday, 4 October 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 25 October 2019
(in 10 days)
Alberta Museums Association
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: $50,000-55,000

Do you have a passion for helping museums reach their full potential? Do you have a thorough understanding of
the functions of museum practice? Do you thrive in organizations that are team-based and highly collaborative?

We are excited to offer a full-time, one-year term Program Lead position for an organized, enthusiastic, and
detail-oriented person interested in the museum sector. This position is a maternity leave replacement.

Reporting to the Executive Director / CEO, the basic duties of this Program Lead position include:

o Leading the Recognized Museum Program and Museum Visitor Experience Program
o Facilitating organization-wide community engagement activities and relationships
o Leading the Emergency Response Team
o Participating in other AMA activities and projects where applicable

Qualifications / Competencies:

o University degree and / or a certificate / diploma in a related field.
o Extensive knowledge and understanding of current museum theory and best practice standards.
o Strong working understanding of the operating environments of Alberta museums, including the issues
and challenges they face (e.g., governance, collections management, capacity, etc.)
o Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking / presentations.
o Facilitation and community relations skills.
o Highly organized, with strong project management and administrative skills.
o Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, and time-management skills.
o A passion for community service and a commitment to the AMA’s values.
o Ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment.
o Flexible and adaptable with a sense of humour.
o Driver’s License and acceptable Driver’s Abstract.

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Hours and Compensation Package: 37.5 hours per week. Compensation package includes access to benefits
program, pension program, and professional development funds. This is a full-time, temporary role to cover
maternity leave for approximately 12 months


The AMA is the provincial association of museums and museum professionals. We are regarded as a leader in
the Canadian museum field for our innovative programming, publications, and services. The AMA leads,
facilitates, and supports the province’s museums through professional consultation, career development
opportunities, award-winning publications, and grants funding. We work on behalf of a vital and engaged
museum community in Alberta and collaborate with partners across Canada. For more information on the AMA,
visit our website at museums.ab.ca. Further information about the position can be requested by email only.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit a cover letter and resumé by email to:

Meaghan Patterson, Executive Director / CEO,

The AMA is committed to fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace that is free from harassment,
sexual misconduct, and discrimination. We actively encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, members
of visible minority groups, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and
Contact Details
Meaghan Patterson
Alberta Museums Association
Suite 404, 10408 124 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5N 1R5

Tel: 780.424.2626
www:   www.museums.ab.ca

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