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Programs and Collections Assistant

Saskatchewan Archaeological Society, Saskatchewan-wide
Deadline: February 04, 2020 - April 17, 2020


Name: Tomasin Playford

Phone: 306-664-4124




April 17, 2020

The SAS Programs and Collections Assistant will help the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society deliver the ArchaeoCaravan (hands-on educational activities) program at youth and/or Indigenous focused events such as festivals, heritage days, language culture camps, and visits to classrooms, museums, and parks through the province. They will also work with us to develop educational material pertaining to archaeology collection stewardship.

Candidates should have experience in archaeological method and theory, preferably with a focus on public archaeology and/or museum collections. Ideally, they will have a Bachelor's degree in archaeology or another closely related discipline such as Museum Studies, Indigenous Studies, or History. Computer competency in Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required. This project involves a human-interest component and applicants should have experience and be comfortable working with diverse audiences and public speaking archaeology. This position also requires a research component.

This position is open to all and we encourage applicants who belong to the Government of Canada's job equity groups (women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities) to self-identify. Young Canada Works-Summer Jobs eligibility requirements require that candidates be 30 years of age or younger at the start of the position and be a current student who is returning to school full time in the fall of 2020.

A background reference check will be required, and the successful candidate will need to hold a valid driver's license as well as provide a Criminal Record Check with the Vulnerable Sector.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline: April 17th, 2020

Employment Period: May 25 – August 28, 2020
Rate of pay: $16.50/hour, at 35 hours per week
**Employment is based on student grant funding

Please submit your application through the Young Canada Works website or send your CV and cover letter to:
Saskatchewan Archaeological Society
1-1730 Quebec Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1V9