CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM
Job Description: Curatorial Assistant
Organization Background: The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum serves as the home of Canada’s rich baseball history. Established in 1982, our museum, located in St. Marys, Ontario, is a registered charity with a vast collection of artifacts that date back to the 1860s. The Hall of Fame and Museum is situated on our 32-acre site, that also houses the Harry Simmons Memorial Library, four baseball fields and walking trails. We strive to not only educate our visitors and supporters but also champion a culture that prioritizes respect, diversity and a healthy lifestyle.
Scope: The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame is adding a Curatorial Assistant position to the team, through the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage program. This position is responsible for assisting the Curator in all aspects of our collection. The Curatorial Assistant will work with the Curator to catalogue and perform research on collection objects and archives, and rehouse objects in the collection. They will also assist with updating existing museum records by adding images and reviewing accuracy, and digitizing archival materials. The right player will have relevant museum experience, computer proficiency, exceptional organizational and communication skills and a passion for collections management.
Reporting to: Curator
The Curatorial Assistant will work on specified projects, under supervision, such as care of collections, historic research, and digitization. This will include:
Education: Post-secondary education in a discipline pertinent to the job function (e.g. Museum Management, Museum Studies, Public History, Curatorial Studies, etc.)
Terms of Employment:
Rate of Pay: $17.25/hour
Start date: September 7th, 2022
End date: March 17th, 2023
Contract hours: 40 hours per week
Cover letters and resumes are due by Friday, July 12th, 2022. Interviews will be held the week of July 17th, 2022.
Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off at 386 Church Street South in St. Marys, Ontario.
Several volunteer positions are always available at the Hall of Fame, such as:
If you are interested in either opportunity please call 519-284-1838 or email email@example.com