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Executive Director for Powell River Historical Museum And Archives


How To Apply

Position:Executive Director
Employer:Powell River Historical Museum And Archives
Closing Date:2022-Jan-15
Salary or Wage:$30.00/hr to $34.00/hr
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- Formal post-secondary accreditations (B.A. or higher) in Museum and/or Archival Studies, Heritage Resource Management, Heritage Conservation, or other related fields
- Five to ten years of working experience in the heritage sector with a minimum of two years in a supervisory role
- Minimum of two years of management experience including budget development and administration.
- Previous experience in collections management, exhibition development, public programming and community outreach
- Knowledge of legal and ethical issues and the legislative environment for museums, archives and built heritage conservation
- Outstanding written and oral communication and analytical skills
- Ability to establish and meet deadlines
- Ability to self-motivate and work independently with minimal supervision
- Fundraising experience is an asset
- Proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point software, knowledge of servers, local area networks, computer security, and data backups; familiarity with Past Perfect software
- Strong leadership skills; confident and articulate
- Ability to work flexible hours as occasionally may be required

Duties and Responsibilities

- Lead, direct and manage staff, contractors, and volunteers in the day-to-day operation of the Museum, its facilities, and approved projects
- Recruit and hire staff when vacancies arise. The museum employs two full time, permanent staff: a collections manager and public outreach coordinator and maintains a dedicated group of volunteers
- Handle routine operations including periodic activity reports, budget preparation, drafting and administering policies, implementing the Associationís strategic plan, and managing human resources
- Working with the Museumís contract accountant, oversee all day-to-day finances, budget allocations, and administrative reporting requirements including preparation and presentation of the annual budget request and report to the Regional District
- In partnership with other staff, work with the Tlaíamin Nation to collaborate on heritage preservation and presentation
- Negotiate contracts and leases
- Apply for grants
- Ensure a respectful working environment
- Coordinate facility matters in conjunction with the City of Powell River works department
- Oversee health and safety for the Museum
- Other duties as assigned by the Board

Additional Details

- 35-hour work week

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