Manager, Conservation and Preservation [Gatineau]

Canadian Museum of History





Canadian Museum of History


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Gatineau, Québec


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$78,067 - 107,800 (EE8)


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Manager, Conservation and Preservation
Permanent Full-Time Position
Number: 10371
Closing Date: July 18, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

The Canadian Museum of History is looking for an experienced Manager, Conservation and Preservation to join our Collections Management and Conservation Division. Reporting to the Director, Collections Management and Conservation, your key responsibilities will include:

• Contribute to the effective management and operations of Canadian Museum of History collections conservation by overseeing the activities of conservation staff and supervises staff, contractors, interns and volunteers;
• Provide operational planning and ensure the application of the museum’s conservation and preservation strategies and objectives for the National Collection(s), including the review and/or creation of policies, standards, processes and procedures;
• Develop contacts and provide leadership and expertise for all technical aspects relating to the care and preservation of collections.

Education Requirements: Masters of Conservation, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Compensation Level: $79,043- $109,148 (Job classification : EE8)
Language Requirements: CBC imperative (for a detailed definition of the linguistic level required, access our website). We encourage all candidates to submit their application, regardless of whether they believe they meet the linguistic requirements of the position. As part of its hiring process, the Museum sends qualified candidates for linguistic validation to determine their language proficiency.
Security Clearance Requirements: Enhanced reliability
Open to: Museum employees, external candidates and/or candidates from our inventory. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Please see our website for more information on the Job Position statement of qualifications, and to apply no later than July 18, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. as instructed on the website: under “Current Job Opportunities.” For more information, please contact the Human Resources Branch at 819-776-8337.