Graduate Internship: Project Manager

Moncton Museum
Job # S026

"Moncton is a vibrant and culturally rich community. It is the only officially bilingual city in Canada, as well as one of the best places in Canada to do business. Moncton is also known as the economic, sports, tourism and entertainment hub of Atlantic Canada. City of Moncton employees strive to maintain its reputation as one of the best places in Canada to live, study, work and play."

Resurgo Place, the home of the Moncton Museum and Transportation Discovery Centre, offers an array of educational programs and cultural outreach programs. The Moncton Museum remains the keystone of Resurgo Place and offers permanent and temporary exhibitions. The temporary exhibitions are located in two different galleries. Rented travelling exhibitions are displayed for periods of 4 months. In-house temporary exhibitions are presented in the Union Centre Gallery for shorter periods of time outside of the high season.

The Museum's collection is housed on-site either on display or in one of the three storage areas. The museum also operates a research room that allows the employees, some volunteers as well as the general public to conduct research on Moncton's history and heritage.

The Project Manager - Moncton Museum is responsible for creating a temporary exhibition that will be on display in the Union Centre Gallery over the Holiday season. With the help of each department within museum, you will take this project from idea to implementation, including programming and advertising. This includes: the research, artefact selection, writing, and design of temporary exhibitions (Exhibition); research and user support in the research centre (Research); the accession, care, movement and storage of artefacts in the collection (Collection); the conceptualization, development, delivery and evaluation of educational activities and interpretation for the exhibition (Programming); and all aspects related to the promotion of the exhibition including poster design, social media campaign, press release and opening event (Communication).

The ideal candidate must have completed a university degree majoring in History, Heritage Studies, Geography, Education or another related field. You must have some experience working in museums, historic sites or other heritage institutions open to the public. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. You must be fluently bilingual- French and English. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Publisher and Excel is expected. The position requires self-motivation, good organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work in a team environment. Knowledge of history, geography and culture of Greater Moncton would be an asset.

This position is funded through the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage internship program for unemployed or underemployed college or university graduates.

An individual may be eligible for an internship if they:

  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
  • are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time;
  • are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;
  • are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and
  • have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada's Youth Employment Strategy.

Mission: Working together to grow our economy and enhance the quality of life for all citizens.
Vision: A city that inspires.
Core Organizational Behaviors: Sustainability, diversity, creativity, engagement and leadership.

The City of Moncton is an equal opportunity employer. The Applicant must submit their application through the online system that can be found at: www.moncton.ca/employment or obtain an application in Human Resources at City Hall. To obtain more information, please contact Human Resources at (506) 877-7707.

Closing Date: NOON - JUNE 30, 2018

(The City of Moncton thanks all applicants for their interest; however,
only those scheduled for interviews will be contacted)

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