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Advisor, Strategic Planning of Exhibitions and Activities

Location: Canadian Museum of History / Musée canadien de l'histoire
Job Code: 90288
# of openings: 1


We are looking for an Advisor, Strategic Planning of Exhibitions and Activities

To be an employee of the Museum is to:

  • Have the privilege of working for a Crown Corporation, and an internationally renowned institution, located on one of the most beautiful sites in the National Capital Region
  • Advance your career within an inclusive, dynamic and stimulating work environment
  • Work with professionals who value your contribution, expertise, diverse opinions and continuous improvement
  • Obtain a highly competitive compensation and benefits package

As an Advisor, you are responsible for planning the Canadian Museum of History’s offer, that is, the museum's exhibitions and activities or strategic initiatives, in collaboration and in consultation with the other directorates.

What we are looking for:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at all levels;
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and maintain composure in stressful situations;
  • Ability to influence and engage people of all levels in a variety of formats and situations;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Fluently bilingual (French and English).

Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience:

  • Proposing and recommending strategic solutions to senior management;
  • Coordinating work within large, multidisciplinary, creative and innovative teams, including management teams;
  • Museum-based research projects related to collections, exhibitions, or any other relevant museum activity;
  • Gathering, synthesizing and structuring information, and preparing verbal and written reports;
  • Prioritizing activities to ensure required outcomes for time- sensitive projects; and
  • Analyzing business propositions.

Knowledge of:

  • CMH’s mandate, programs, services and priorities;
  • Planning of Museum strategies and activities (exhibitions, programs, etc.) and related strategic analyses, particularly in the field of social sciences and humanities;
  • Museum methods, theory and practices as they relate to collections and exhibitions.

Education: Master’s degree in Museology, Anthropology, Canadian History, Archaeology, Arts Administration, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Compensation: $ 72,069 to $ 98,724
Status: Permanent Full-time Position (# 90288)
Workplace: 100, Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec
Language: CCC We encourage all candidates to submit their application, regardless of whether they believe they meet the linguistic requirements of the position. Qualified candidates will be sent for linguistic validation. In the event a qualified bilingual candidate is not found, other qualified candidates may be considered
Security Clearance: Enhanced Reliability

Open to: Museum employees, external candidates and/or candidates from our inventory. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Interested in this job opportunity?

Apply no later than March 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

We thank all candidates for showing interest; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.

The Canadian Museum of History is committed to the principles of employment equity and to achieving a workforce that is representative of the Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they are an Aboriginal Person, a member of a visible minority group, a person with a disability or a woman.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environments. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

The masculine form is used in this document for the sole purpose of simplifying the text: it is not discriminatory in any way.

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