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Museum Educator

Friends of Reynolds-Alberta Museum Society, Wetaskiwin, Alberta

The Friends of Reynolds-Alberta Museum Society are looking for a full-time Museum Educator. 

As a Museum Educator, you will present education programs, sleepover programs, demonstrations, scripted chats and guided tours to schools, daycares, special interest groups and the public. You will visit with our museum guests ensuring they have a great experience; this includes providing a welcome orientation to our visitors, letting them know what programs are available and answering questions. 

As part of a team, you will assist with the development of programs both on-site and online. Knowledge of video conferencing equipment and online presentation platforms is an asset.

Along with your resume and cover letter, please include a 150-200 word value statement. Select one of our values listed on the following page and write a short statement about how you connect with it.


Skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Ability to present programs before large and small audiences of all ages
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to learn how to drive a variety of vintage vehicles
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, critical problem solving and personal initiative
  • Ability to function effectively in an ever-changing environment and deal with frequent interruptions

Other assets:

  • Video and virtual presentation experience
  • First Aid training
  • Retail experience 
  • Additional languages

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • A degree in Education, History, Public Relations, or Arts or equivalent experience
  • A valid Class 5, Alberta Operator’s License
  • Ability to lift, move and carry up to 20 kg
  • Position will require long hours of standing and walking
  • Ability to work 5 days per week, including weekends and holidays

Closing Date:

March 15, 2021

Hourly Wage:

$21.00 per hour

Reynolds-Alberta Museum 

Vision:

A dynamic exploration of our mechanical heritage

Mission:

We inspire all to explore our mechanical heritage through authentic interactions.  We acquire, preserve, research, communicate and exhibit in the fields of transportation, aviation, agriculture and industry. 

Values:

  • We value our heritage
  • We value the people we serve
  • We value fun, positive experiences that make people feel engaged and inspired
  • We value the importance of sharing our knowledge and experience
  • We value accuracy, authenticity and integrity in all that we do
  • We value quality in our work and pursue excellence
  • We value creativity and innovation
  • We value sincere effort and a positive work environment

Send resume, cover letter and value statement to:

Manager@ReynoldsAlbertaMuseumFriends.com

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those individuals granted an interview will be contacted.
 

Museum Educator - Full-time summer position

Friends of Reynolds-Alberta Museum Society

We are looking for summer students for seasonal Museum Educator positions for the Reynolds-Alberta Museum, May 3 to September 6, 2021.  Preference will be given to full-time, post-secondary students returning to school in the fall.

As a Museum Educator, you will present scripted programs, tours and demonstrations to students, special interest groups and the public. You will visit with our museum guests ensuring they have a great experience, letting them know what programs are available and answer questions.  

Skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Ability to present programs before large and small audiences of all ages
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, critical problem solving and personal initiative
  • Ability to function effectively in an ever-changing environment and deal with frequent interruptions

Other assets:

  • A background in drama, history, education or sociology
  • First Aid training
  • Ability to drive a standard transmission
  • Retail experience 
  • Additional languages

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • A valid Class 5, Alberta Operator’s License
  • Ability to lift, move and carry up to 20 kg
  • Position will require long hours of standing and walking
  • Ability to work 5 days per week, including weekends and holidays

Hourly Wage:

$18.00 per hour 

Closing Date:

March 15, 2021

Term:

May 3 to September 6, 2021

Send cover letters and resumes to:

manager@ReynoldsAlbertaMuseumFriends.com

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those individuals granted an interview will be contacted.

Admissions/Retail Services – Full-time Seasonal

Friends of Reynolds-Alberta Museum, Wetaskiwin, Alberta

As an Admissions/Retail Services Associate, you will process admissions and sales for the Museum Store on our point of sale system. As the first point of contact with our museum guests, you will provide a welcome orientation, letting our visitors know what programs are available and answer questions.

Skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Ability to learn new computer systems and an understanding of basic computer systems 
  • Proficiency in cash handling and daily reconciliation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, critical problem solving and personal initiative
  • Ability to function effectively in an ever-changing environment and deal with frequent interruptions

Other assets:

  • First Aid training
  • Retail experience 
  • Additional languages

Minimum Recruitment Standards:

  • Willingness to learn
  • A valid Class 5, Alberta Operator’s License
  • Ability to lift, move and carry up to 20 kg
  • Position will require long hours of standing
  • Available to work 9:45 am to 5:15 pm, Wednesday through Sunday

Training Provided:

  • Orientation to the museum
  • Customer service skills
  • ATMS point-of-sale and cash reconciliation

Hourly Wage:

$17.00 per hour 

Term:

May 3 to September 6, 2021

Closing Date:

March 15, 2021

Send a cover letter and resume to:

manager@ReynoldsAlbertaMuseumFriends.com

We thank all applicants in advance, but only those individuals granted an interview will be contacted.

Contact
Forrest Wright
Manager of the Friends of Reynolds-Alberta Museum Society
  780-312-2074