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Job Title: Museum Coordinator Immediate Supervisor: NNATC Manager

Native North American Travelling College Job Posting

 


Objective:

To coordinate the NNATC’s Haudenosaunee Cultural Museum in an appropriate educational public format and organize activities, events and workshops related to the museum exhibits or other contemporary issues affecting First Nations peoples.

Duties of Museum Coordinator:

• Coordinate and establish minimally 4 museum exhibit(s) per year.

• Discuss and present information on the Haudenosaunee and other indigenous nations’ history and their relationships with outside government.

• In consultation with manager assist in the coordination of cultural sensitivity workshops.

• Assist in the development of cultural sensitivity material as required.

• Assist in the development of a cultural sensitivity manual.

• Public speaking skills required for the develop and delivery of cultural sensitivity classes, travel troupe lectures.

• Participate as part of the team, in tourism networks and/or local organizations to promote NNATC as a Cultural Education Centre.

• Coordinate the preservation and maintenance of museum collections.

• Develop policies regarding collectable donations and/or possible loaning arrangements.

• Research potential funding sources for NNATC museum program.

• Assist with development of proposals to funding sources.

• Familiarity with Haudenosaunee songs and dances.

• Participation in Travel Troupe with socials or other areas as required.

Qualifications:

Education: University Degree in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Native Studies or related field or a combination of education and experience.

Skills:

• Knowledge of the history of Akwesasne as well as other Haudenosaunee nations.

• Familiar with residential school impacts.

• Familiar with our cultural cycles, traditions and norms.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Mohawk language a definite asset and/or willing to attend language classes.

• Good writing skills.

• Ability to organize, develop and coordinate activities, events, & possibly workshops.

• Ability to network.

• Knowledge of computer programs and desk top publishing.

• Must be willing to work as a team player and willing to learn.

• Must have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle.

Salary range: $30,000 to $32,000

 

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