This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
This position is temporarily located in Gatineau, QC, until such time that adequate heritage infrastructure is built in Nunavut to store the Government of Nunavut (GN) collection. When a Nunavut based heritage facility is built, the position will be recalled back to Nunavut and located within the new facility.
Reporting to the Manager, Heritage Collections the Registrar/Assistant Curator provides support to the GN collections team at the Canadian Museum of Nature Collections and Research Facility. The position provides registration services and ensures the overall safety, preservation, maintenance, and documentation. The Registrar/Assistant Curator ensures that the collections are properly documented and is accessible to staff and stakeholders. As part of the collections team, the Registrar/Assistant Curator conducts curatorial work such as collections processing, preparation of objects for storage, cataloging and data checking.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform in this role are usually obtained through a diploma in collections management or a related field with one (1) year of related experience working in collections management, or exhibits at a museum.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French. The ability to communicate in two or more of the official languages of Nunavut is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.
Term until May 31, 2022. Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered a transfer assignment for the duration of the term, pending managerial approval.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.