Interpretive Services Coordinator

Municipal Corporation Oakville Halton Region

Job Posting

Interpretive Services Coordinator

Department:

Legislative & Planning Services

Division/Location:

Economic Development – Halton Heritage Centre 5181 Kelso Road, Milton

Position:

Interpretive Services Coordinator

 

 

 

Note:

At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

This is a permanent full time position working 35 hours per week.

 

 

Purpose:

Reporting to the Manager, Heritage Services this position is responsible for developing and coordinating Halton Region’s Heritage Network and developing, delivering and evaluating public-facing program offerings, including exhibits, school-age programs, special events and professional development for Heritage Partners.

 

Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will possess a
degree or diploma in museum studies with current certificate of qualification and registration with the Ontario College of Teachers or a completion of a Bachelor of Education degree in Adult Education with a minimum of six years’ progressive museum programming experience. To be successful in this role, the incumbent must have knowledge in the principles and practices of museum programming and exhibit development along with experience applying adult education principles in program planning and delivery. A high level of skill in verbal and written communication, tact, diplomacy and a commitment to high-quality customer service and service delivery are essential. Project management, organizational, a high-degree of analytical skills and proficiency with MS Office suite are also required. 

 

Working Conditions:

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector Screening by the first day of employment. Travel will be required incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment. Flexibility in working hours will be required on occasion.

 

Duties:

  • Provide advice, services, professional development and training to Heritage Partners and members of the Heritage Network.

·         Lead the development and implementation of a Regional Heritage Interpretive Plan.

·         Create interpretive plans for Heritage Services and Heritage Partner projects.

  • Develop, deliver and evaluate public programs.
  • Plan and deliver the annual “Heritage Exchange” conference

·         Participate in the development and evaluation of exhibits.

·         Manage the circulation of traveling exhibits.

  • Coordinate the recruitment, training and supervision of museum studies students and interns.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate special events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Posted:

October 12, 2019

Posting Expires:

October 26, 2019

Posting #:

LPS-409-18

 

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