Reference Code: #J1117-0545
The Bank of Canada
Last Date: 30th November, 2017
The Bank of Canada has a vision to be “a leading central bank—dynamic, engaged and trusted—committed to a better Canada.” No other employer in the country offers you the unique opportunity to work at the very centre of Canada’s economy, in an organization with significant impact on the economic and financial well-being of all Canadians. You will be challenged, energized and motivated to excel in an environment where we are reinventing central banking, renewing ways of doing business and reinforcing a culture of innovation.
The Bank of Canada Museum is both a traditional museum and an interpretive centre. As a public outreach arm of the Bank’s Communications department, the Bank of Canada Museum has a mission to clarify for Canadians the key functions of the Bank of Canada. In addition, through the National Currency Collection the Museum interprets our monetary heritage, both Canadian and international. Educational programming is also a key initiative of the Museum.
- providing expert advice to the Museum Director with respect to reaching the Museum’s educational objectives
- developing a learning strategy that aligns with the goals and activities of the Museum and the Bank of Canada
- building partnerships with schools, boards of education, and teachers to offer curriculum-based programs in the museum, in schools, and online
- targeting opportunities to work with community groups (such as the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) to develop programs and strategies for effective outreach
- working alongside other members of the Museum team and with representatives of other departments in the Bank to contribute to exhibition planning and the development of products (such as audio guides) that enhance educational value to visitors
- working with other members of the Museum team to develop educational content for digital channels, and to promote educational programs online
- developing adult education programs
- evaluation of exhibit and program effectiveness
Education and Experience:
- bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., museum studies, education, library sciences, history, art history) and a minimum of three years of relevant experience working in a museum and/or cultural attraction setting
- an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
As an experienced Museum Education and Evaluation Specialist, you’ve developed learning strategies and tools for digital platforms and have a foundational understanding of how to develop and implement educational outreach programs combined with a passion for communications and building museum education programs online and offline. Your exceptional planning, project management and interpersonal skills allow you to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff while being directly responsible for day to day projects. You also have a portfolio of work you’ve done, including examples of programming and exhibitions you have been involved in. In addition, you can think big picture, are an effective team player and have experience leading people or projects.
Expect from us:
- The salary range for this position is typically from $68,870 to $80,348 (job grade 15)
- Performance pay for successfully meeting or exceeding expectations (5 to 7% or 10% of your salary, respectively)
- Flexible and comprehensive benefits so you can choose the level of health, dental, disability and life and/or accident insurance coverage that meets your needs
- Extra vacation days (up to five each year) that you can purchase to add to your vacation entitlement
- Indexed, defined-benefit pension plan
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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