The Collection Manager is responsible for organizing, managing, evaluating, exhibiting, collection development, conservation and researching the Friends of Medalta Society’s extensive artefact collections, which include, but are not limited to historic pottery, industrial artefacts, industrial equipment, historic structures, archaeological sites, and contemporary ceramics. In addition, the Collection Manager is responsible for overseeing the use and disposition of artefacts including those not yet catalogued. The Collection Manager is also responsible for the physical management and records of incoming and outgoing loans of artefacts and takes on a supporting role in program development by providing historical information for Museum and Education staff. This is a leadership position responsible for volunteers and temporary project-based staff.
Medalta is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, creed, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, visible or invisible disability, or financial ability. While remaining alert and sensitive to the issue of fair and equitable treatment for all, Friends of Medalta Society recognizes that, at this time not all positions within the organization are suitable for persons with severe mobility issues.
Medicine Hat is located along the South Saskatchewan River in southeast Alberta. It is approximately 169 km (105 mi) east of Lethbridge and 295 km (183 mi) southeast of Calgary. This city and the adjacent Town of Redcliff to the northwest are within Cypress County. Medicine Hat had a population 65,441 in 2019.
The Friends of Medalta Society is a not-for-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to advance an understanding and appreciation of the Historic Clay District and its local, provincial, national, and international significance. We accomplish this through collection, preservation, exhibition, education, research, and development.
This position reports directly to the Executive Director.
Wage: Starting salary between $40,000 and $42,000 annually, dependant on qualifications.
Start Date: As soon as possible
To Apply: This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. Send Cover letter and resume to Laurie Switzer: .
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