Job Descriptions

 

Job Description – Millet and District Museum and Archives
 
Title:                                        
Researcher
 
General Description:           
Responsible for conducting research for museum exhibits and collections as well as historic news article.
 
Specific Duties:                        
Collects research material on exhibition theme and museum collection                                              
Interprets research material for public exhibition                                             
Conduct oral/video histories                                              
Writes an article for the Millet newspaper
 
Qualifications:                          
Knowledge of the history of the community                                             
Excellent command of written and verbal communication skills - Good reading skills e.g.
-         good reading speed
-         good comprehension
-         ability to focus on purpose of research item
-         ability to adequately write research report
-         patience to research more than one source of information for a particular item
-         knowledge of how to read maps
-         ability to work independently
-         typing and organizational skills
Experience in research techniques an asset
 
Title:                                        
Advocacy officer
 
General Description:           
Responsible for contacting members for duties
 
Specific Duties:                        
Responsible to phone the members for meetings or special events
 
Qualifications:                          
Pleasant manner with the public                                             
Able to work independently
 
Title:                                        
Public Relations Officer
 
General Description:           
Responsible for marketing and promotion of the museum
 
Specific Duties:                        
Receive the public and provide information                                              
Promote special events using all types of communication with the public and other museums                                           
Distribute Museum brochures                                             
Promote museum within business community by organizing tables at the community registration and the Millet Days Tradeshow
-         Collect all materials required for display e.g. sale items of books, brochures, photos and store items that include candy as well as tablecloth, cash box.
 
Qualifications:                          
Pleasant manner with the public                                            
Able to work independently                                              
Organized                                             
Interest and understanding of the operations of the museum
 
Title:                                        
Conservation Technician
 
General Description:           
Responcible for stabilizing the condition of the artifacts and for administering cleaning and general care of the collection
 
Specific Duties:                        
Clean artifacts                                             
Stabilize artifacts in the collection                                              
Ensure proper care and handling of artifacts                                              
Reorganize storage facilities as needed                                              
Sews the hanger and clothes cover                                             
May make mounts for the objects
 
Qualifications:                          
Knowledge and experience in basic museum practice                                              
Accurate, neat worker                                               
Able to work independently                                             
Self motivated         

Knowledge of sewing as well as personal equipment

 

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