Travelling Exhibition Coordinator [Burlington]

Travelling Exhibition Coordinator



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Travelling Exhibition Coordinator




Museums of Burlington


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Burlington, ON


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Job Description:


28 hours/week
One year limited term contract

Position Summary:
The Exhibition Coordinator is responsible for the planning and coordination of travelling exhibitions as well as all activities and programs associated with the exhibitions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage a portfolio of 3–4 traveling exhibitions per year.
- Conduct research and source new travelling exhibitions for the Joseph Brant Museum.
- Create and maintain a comprehensive exhibition schedule.
- Responsible for all logistics with regards to traveling exhibitions including; contracts, shipping,
insurance, condition reporting and security.
- Monitors exhibition contracts with lending institutions to ensure obligations are met in an
appropriate and timely manner.
- Provide on-site support for the installation and dismantling of exhibitions.
- Conduct and compile research for exhibitions and publications as necessary.
- Develop qualitative evaluations for each exhibition.
- Assist with the production of publicity material related to the exhibition.
- Assist with the coordination of gala events and openings relating to the Museum’s exhibitions.
- Coordinate and source items for the gift shop that relate to the exhibitions.
- Coordinate and facilitate public programming relating to the themes of the exhibitions that will
engage the public and bring in new audiences.

- Degree and/or diploma in a relevant discipline.
- Knowledge of museum and exhibition methods and practice.
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
- High overall level of computer literacy.
- Strong attention to detail, high level of accuracy and strong problem solving skills.
- Ability to work independently while establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019 by 4:00pm.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to:
Ireland House Museum, 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington ON, L7S 1C5
*Please note "Travelling Exhibition Coordinator" in the subject line.

The Museums of Burlington thanks all those who apply, but only those applicants selected fro an interview will be contacted.