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  Public Programs Assistant- Friends of the Royal Sask. Museum

The Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum is looking for energetic and enthusiastic individuals to research, plan, and deliver educational programming for children ages 4-12. Programs include children’s birthday parties, kids’ clubs, drop-in programs, and special events.

 

The ideal candidates will have:

 

  • knowledge of primary educational practices
  • experience with lesson planning & program development
  • experience working with young children
  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to work in a team environment
  • creativity and enthusiasm

 

 

Please clearly indicate in your resume or cover letter where you have gained the required knowledge and experience for the position. Also note that a current criminal record check will be required.

 

Open availability is not mandatory; however, you must be available to work Saturdays & Sundays. Hours are casual, and are generally between 8-15 hours per week.

 

Salary range: $11.50/hr

 

Please send resume by email only to:

 

Laura Strem

Program & Event Coordinator

Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum

laura.strem@gov.sk.ca

 

www.royalsaskmuseum.ca

 

 


 

Conservation Assistant-Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum

 

The Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Conservation Assistant to survey the Royal Saskatchewan Museum’s Natural History and Aboriginal History collections using portable XRF technology. Reporting to the museum’s Conservator, the successful candidate will prepare and conduct a survey of collection objects for the presence of inorganic pesticide residues. The successful candidate will develop in-house test protocols, participate in site visits at other Saskatchewan museums, and assist in developing a handling guide or other posters, papers, and presentations that may be related to this project. The project will require working closely with a variety of museum staff, including curatorial assistants, interns, and visiting staff from outside museums.

The successful candidate will have a post-graduate degree or post-graduate diploma in the conservation of cultural property, and demonstrate an interest and capacity in applying scientific research methods to museum collections. Excellent object handling skills and proficiency with large databases are a must. The work also requires the ability to lift up to 50lbs and to climb stairs. Experience with portable XRF and interpreting resulting spectra would be an asset.

 

This is a full-time (36 hrs/week) position up to 18 months in duration, to commence in October, 2014. Pay will be in the range of $19.00 to $21.00 / hr.

Applications will be received until end of day, September 19, 2014, and can be forwarded to:

 

Alyssa Becker-Burns, Conservator

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

2340 Albert Street

Regina, SK S4P 2V7

p: 306-787-2667

f: 306-787-2645

e: Alyssa.BeckerBurns@gov.sk.ca