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Manager, Lloydminster Museum & Archives

City of Lloydminster, Lloydminster
Deadline: January 06, 2023 - February 09, 2023


Name: Kara Farrell

Phone: 780-875-6184




February 09, 2023

Position Posting

Manager, Lloydminster Museum + Archives

Term of Employment: Full-Time, Term (Approximately 12 months)
Article 13.05 c) Should an internal applicant be awarded the term position; they shall revert to their former position at the expiration of the leave.

Rate of Pay: Out-of-Scope Band 5: $45.61 - $55.46 per hour

Location: Lloydminster Museum + Archives

The Manager, Lloydminster Museum + Archives will oversee the operations, exhibitions, retail sales, collection management and basic conservation of all the artifacts and archival collection of the Lloydminster Museum + Archives. The Lloydminster Museum + Archives is dedicated to preserve, interpret and increase public understanding of its ongoing heritage and cultural collection.

• Enforce established policies and provide guidance to employees.
• Supervise art handling and installation of works of art & artifacts for temporary/travelling exhibitions and in the permanent collection
• Provide annual operative and capital budgets and help oversee projects.
• Apply for project and operating grants.
• Exhibit a strong knowledge of best practices for museum management and public history organizations, leadership skills and marketing awareness to deploy resources, develop staff, and effectively manage daily operations
• Develop and implement guidelines and policies associated with the Lloydminster Museum + Archives such as collection management and exhibit planning etc.
• Maintain detailed and accurate files.
• Overseeing shop operations, merchandise purchasing, inventory control & visual merchandising
• Delegate tasks as required and provide support to staff.
• Build and maintain relationships with business and community partners.
• Coordinate and support staff with respect to scheduling, delegation, logistics and budgeting
• Assist with marketing initiatives of facility, programs, and exhibits.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of the facility and recommend improvements to the facility, exhibits and collections & gift shop merchandising
• Assist with the coordination of volunteers including the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers.
• Ensure exceptional customer service to all users.
• Effective internal communication with other managers within the City.
• Be present and help at all major events at the Lloydminster Museum + Archives

• Other related duties as required.

The position is office based and normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with the regular requirement to work outside these standard hours. The position is required to be available to staff if needed outside normal working hours.

• Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Museum studies or history.
• 3-7 years’ experience in a Heritage institution or museum setting.
• 1-2 years’ experience in museum standards/best practices, exhibitions, cataloguing, and conservation and storage practices.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff, stakeholders, residents, clients, Council and the public, including face-to-face, one-on-one settings and in group settings.
• Ability to lead and effectively coordinate the efforts of various City departments and functions with other governmental or private agencies to accomplish program goals or objectives.
• Ability to analyze a variety of administrative, operational, fiscal and social problems and make recommendations for solutions.
• Ability to work cooperatively and cohesively with others.
• Proven ability to maintain a high standard of discretion, ethics and confidentiality.
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License registered in Alberta or Saskatchewan with a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract. This position may be required to operate a personal vehicle for business purposes.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
• Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check.
• Successful applicant must provide proof of qualifications.
• Applicants with international education will be required to include an Academic Credential Assessment with application.

Closing Date: January 26, 2023

Posting Type: Internal & External

Application Information:
The City of Lloydminster is an equal opportunity employer. If you have questions or require further information on this position, please contact us. All applications must be sent to the Employee Relations team and received by the closing date.

Megan Radke
HR Generalist, Employee Relations
City of Lloydminster
4420-50 Avenue
Lloydminster AB/SK T9V 0W2
Phone: 780-875-6184
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External Candidates Apply at: