Museum Director/Curator [Laxgalts’ap]

Museum Director/Curator



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Museum Director/Curator




Nisga'a Lisims Government


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Laxgalts’ap, BC


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Take the next step in your career with this unique opportunity to take on a pivotal role with a leading First Nation's organization!
-Relocation assistance and fantastic benefits for the right candidate!
-Receive up to 38 days of leave!

About the Organization

The Nisga'a Lisims Government (NLG) building opened its doors in 2000, and has since been responsible for a vital set of functions carried out under various departments including Finance, Programs & Services, Fisheries & Wildlife, and Lands & Resources, all which contribute to the development of the surrounding area. NLG's directives are governed under Nisga’a laws as well as federal and provincial laws.

About the Location

Laxgalts’ap, also known as Greenville, is a Nisga’a village located in the Nass Valley in British Columbia, Canada. The Nisga’a Museum is considered a precious ‘Jewel’ in the heart of the Nisga’a Nation.

Located on BC's rugged northwest coast, 150km north of Terrace, Nisga'a Lands are blessed with soaring mountains, dramatic lava beds, picturesque fjords, and thriving rivers and streams. The natural beauty of Nisga'a Lands is complemented by the Nisga'a Nation's rich cultural traditions. There is a wealth of activities for you to enjoy, including fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ATVing, and much more!

About the Opportunity

NLG is seeking a full-time Museum Director/Curator to join the group in Laxgalts’ap (also known as Greenville) in beautiful British Columbia.

As the Director/Curator, you will be responsible for all aspects of curatorial, collections and programming developments, including Museum operations management.

More specifically, you will provide vision, direction and oversight for exhibit, research and collections development at the Museum while representing the Museum regionally in these respective human history areas and building support for the Museum through fundraising efforts.

This is the ideal role for someone who is truly passionate about art and culture.

We invite you to apply if you have a University Degree in Education, Museum Studies, History, Visual Arts or a related discipline combined with 2 - 5 years’ of experience working in a museum, art gallery or cultural centre setting, with 1 year at the Director/Curator levels.

Along with excellent leadership qualities, you will possess outstanding skills in team building, meeting management, facilitation, conflict resolution and public relations. As a creative professional, you must have the ability to work in a collaborative community context to increase the Museum’s impact in British Columbia and Canada.

Finally, you must possess a valid Driver's Licence and be flexible and adaptable to changing work schedules, priorities and timelines.

About the Benefits

In appreciation of all your hard work and determination, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive annual salary and a fantastic host of benefits including:

Relocation assistance for the right candidate
38 days off (20 vacation + 18 elective leave)
Extended Health and Dental
Short and Long Term Disability
Group Life Insurance
Professional Development
Group Pension Plan
Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) which provides confidential counseling services to assist employees with a variety of life's challenges

If you're looking for a rewarding and challenging role with a progressive First Nation - Apply Today!For more information and to apply for this job please click on the following link:

Please note that applications can NOT be processed via email.