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Job Opening: Museums Board Coordinator

25 September 2007

The role of the City of Winnipeg Museums Board is to implement the City’s Heritage Preservation Policy to ensure the ongoing preservation of Winnipeg’s museums resources and assets, and to audit the ongoing operations of the museums that receive grant funds and in-kind services from the City.

To support its work, the Committee is seeking a strongly-motivated individual who will report to the Museums Board through its Chair and will:

  • conduct research on behalf of the Board to determine best practices for standards, criteria and guidelines
  • develop and recommend a formula for grant funding
  • assist the Board in the development of a strategy with respect to the implementation of grant funding
  • assist the Board in preparation of its Annual Report to Council
  • conduct additional research, including study results and other current information on museum issues
  • develop strong interactive links with the community

You have extensive knowledge and/or previous experience with the City of Winnipeg and/or Manitoba museum community. You have strong communication, interpersonal and team skills, as well as strong organizational skills.  You have university graduation in the social sciences or an equivalent combination of training and experience, and demonstrated experience in the administration of grant programs and policy development. You are able to be flexible in your hours of availability.

We welcome your enthusiasm and commitment. Apply online at or submit application quoting Posting No. 103291 by 1 October 2007, to:

Staffing Coordinator
Corporate Services Department
100-510 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1B9.

The City of Winnipeg is an employment equity employer. Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to self declare in their covering letter. Phone 204-984-4636 for employment information, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. TTY 204-986-3452

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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