Job Posts in Canada this week: normal-people salaries

Curator/Manager of Interpretation, Programming and Exhibits, Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Campobello Island, NB

Unique international park seeks dynamic individual to manage the collection and lead a dedicated interpretive staff telling the story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s summers on Campobello Island. The incumbent directs the day to day museum management functions, trains and supervises staff and develops interpretive programming and exhibits.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with a strong emphasis on curatorial science and museum management. Prior experience in a museum setting is preferred. Solid writing and interpersonal skills are required.

Salary: $48,000

Archives Coordinator, Simpcw First Nation, Barriere, BC

The purpose of this position is to maintain, describe, preserve, provide access and protect the Simpcw First Nation’s (SFN) existing collections of archive, library and museum collection material including recommendations to the development of the Simpcw First Nations Archives. This position also primarily supports the archival research needs of Simpcw First Nation’s Rights and Title and Research Staff.

Salary: no information given.

Arts & Heritage Curator, Recreation, Culture and Parks, Langley, BC

Reporting to the Cultural Services Manager you will be responsible in this unionized position for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the department’s museum and exhibition programs and extension exhibition programs. You will access, catalogue, index and store the municipality’s collections of artefacts, specimens, fine art and archival materials, including firearms as well as undertaking research into local history and prehistory; providing reference services to researchers and developing materials for publication and dissemination. You will also assist in the planning, development and implementation of arts and heritage programs at various sites and facilities in the municipality.

Salary: $31.34 – $36.91 per hour (2015 rates), plus 12.4% in lieu of benefits.

Cultural Projects Specialist, Tourism & Culture, Hamilton, ON

Responsible for providing overall grant administration for the delivery of the City Enrichment Fund’s Arts Program  and Communities, Culture & Heritage Program as well participating in other Tourism and Culture Division led strategies, policies and planning initiatives.

Salary:  $35.266 – $40.075 per hour

Liaison and Emerging Technology Librarian, Sheridan College, Brampton, ON—faculty-of-applied-sciences-and-technology/job?mobile=false&width=807&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Reporting to the Manager, Collections and Technical Services the position will work closely with the Library Liaisons on developing and implementing Library instruction programs and the Collections and Technical Services Team in developing and maintaining electronic resources and services.   The successful candidate will liaise with the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology (FAST) to build services that help in achieving FAST learning goals.  The position will work closely with the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Sheridan, Marketing and Communication and the Information Technology departments to ensure that the  Library’s digital resources are being effectively integrated and discoverable to students and faculty.

Salary: $59,653 – $103,412

Innovator-in-Residence May – July 2015 (Arduino-specific), Toronto Public Library – Reference Library, Toronto

Qualifications: • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience with Arduino and teaching coding using context-based learning • Expert knowledge and experience creating Arduino-based projects demonstrated through a range of experience and/or formal education • Excellent communication skills in coaching, teaching and public speaking • A commitment to supporting Toronto’s maker community and to educating and inspiring makers and learners of all ages and skill levels • Facility with social media in a business setting

Remuneration: $2700

Librarian Archivist, University of Toronto Scarborough

Under general direction of the Chief Librarian, the Library Archivist appraises, acquires, accessions, arranges, describes, preserves, and makes available records (multi-format) of archival value; provides reference service to readers wishing to access the archival holdings and recommends policies and procedures for the use, storage and preservation of multi-format collections.

In support of digital collections, the incumbent works in collaboration with the Digital Scholarship Unit to determine workflows and approaches to digital collections development. Incumbent supports the development and maintenance of digital collections by describing physical resources, creating metadata for the digital assets (text, media, images, objects, etc.), and applying various metadata schemes and standards.

Salary: $63,014 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $80,585

Job Postings: Video and Audio Technology Specialist and Film Library Technician, New York University, NYC

Position Title:
Video and Audio Technology Specialist 
Position Summary:
Manage the technology infrastructure for Avery Fisher Center for Music and Media Center’s video and audio collections and services. Design, implement, and maintain quality control over procedures and training for permanent and part-time staff, to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to assist the public in the use of the Center’s technology and facilities. Design and implement routines and projects to optimize conservation, preservation, and long-term use of the Center’s collections, including but not limited to digital reformatting of audio and video materials for purposes of access, conservation, and preservation.
Qualifications/Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Education:
College major or coursework in music, cinema, or art; Graduate degree in audio/video preservation.
Required Experience:
Minimum three years experience managing complex workflows in a customer service environment; Experience with audio and/or video engineering and preservation.
Preferred Experience:
Library work experience. Understanding of academic culture, with the ability to interact cooperatively with a diverse population of faculty, students, and professional colleagues.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Hardware and software for the production and end use of audio and video; Preservation best practices for audio and video recordings, including metadata capture; Analog to digital conversion workflows; Use of library information systems; Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; Basic office computing applications; Ability to work collaboratively within a large multi-departmental organization.
Position Title:
Film Library Technician IV

SupOrg – Division Equivalent:

TS1035 – Tisch School of the Arts

Position Summary:

Provide technical support for assigned area of operation in the Department of Dramatic Writing, Tisch School of the Arts. Operate a wide variety of television, media, new media, and computer technology equipment including specialized equipment requiring significant training. Instruct students and faculty on operating equipment; conduct individual and group training workshops, and demonstrate use of equipment. Advise students and faculty on equipment that would best meet their technical needs. Perform skilled maintenance and repairs on complex equipment and parts.
Qualifications/Required Education:
High School diploma and some relevant technical training or equivalent
Preferred Education:
relevant certification
Required Experience:
2-3 years of related experience. Experience providing customer support in a production-related environment.
Preferred Experience:
Experience in film and/or television production or equipment rental facility.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Knowledge of and ability to operate a wide variety of production equipment. Skilled at troubleshooting and performing moderately complex repairs. Ability to train others in equipment use.

Free Webcasts from the MCN Annual Conference

Interesting (and FREE!) professional development opportunity:

The Museum Computer Network is pleased to announce that five MCN 2009 sessions will be webcast live, free of charge. MCN 2009 takes place week after next in Portland, Oregon.

The webcasts will be on Thursday and Friday, November 12 and 13. We’ll use Twitter to harvest online questions during Q&A in those sessions, which are:

Museum Data Exchange

Tweets to Sweeten Collaborations for Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Libraries, Archives, and Museums: From Collaboration to Convergence

Ramping Up while Scaling Down: Strategic Innovation in Challenging Times

2009 Conference Roundup Roundtable has more information.
Short URL leads to the same page.

Serendipity, Lost in the Digital Deluge

Is the digital age stamping out serendipity? New web services are trying to balance information management with randomness.