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Job Description: Collections Translator

Scope: The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (CBHFM) is currently recruiting a Collections Translator to work with the CBHFM collection for a 9-week contract from July to August. Reporting to the Care of Collections and Visitor Engagement Supervisor, this position will be primarily responsible for translating artifact records from English to French to support the CBHFM’s long-term digitization goals. The CBHFM commemorates Canadian baseball accomplishments, honouring players, teams, and others. The CBHFM is committed to providing online accessibility in both official languages, as a museum representing baseball in all of Canada. The Collections Translator will build knowledge of working in a small museum, while exercising their French language skills. This position will assist with the enhancement of the CBHFM’s online collections and exhibitions. The Collections Translator assists in making the CBHFM’s physical collections more accessible to the public. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in French and English, have computer proficiency with exceptional organizational and communication skills, and have passion for both baseball and museums.

Reporting to: Care of Collections and Public Engagement Supervisor

Location: Remote

Responsibilities:

– Primarily work with the PastPerfect database to translate collections records from English to French

– Create a document of frequent baseball-specific terms in French for future and continued translation

– Perform other translation as assigned

Qualifications:

– Fluency in English and French is a requirement for this position

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

– Excellent computer proficiency, including with spreadsheets, databases, and word processing systems

– Interest in baseball and knowledge of the current game as well as history of the sport is an asset

– Previous work experience in a museum or library setting is an asset

Education:

Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in a discipline pertinent to the job function (eg. French teaching, French language, Archival Management, Museum Studies, Canadian History, etc.)

Terms of Employment:

The selected applicant must be able to meet the specific grant requirements:

– Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible)

– Between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment

– Have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by their educational institution) in the semester preceding the work assignment, and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the work assignment

Rate of Pay: $18.00 per hour

Contract Hours and Duration: 35 hours/week for 9 weeks in July and August

Start Date: July 2, 2024

Cover Letters and resumes are due by June 21st, 2024. Interviews will be held the week of June 24th, 2024. Testing of English to French translation will be required.

Please email applications to [email protected] or drop off at/mail to:

386 Church Street South
St. Marys, ON
N4X 1C2

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We strive to make our policies, programs and workplace more inclusive, respectful and barrier-free. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, veterans, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and person of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make it known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Several volunteer positions are always available at the Hall of Fame, such as:

  • Tour guides
  • BBQ’ers
  • Office support
  • Site support

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please call 519-284-1838 or email [email protected]

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