Museum Services Manager- Permanent Full Time

Reporting to the Director of Development and Tourism, the Museum Services Manager manages all operations of the Museum of Dufferin (MoD). The Museum Services Manager directs collections, archives, programming, events, marketing, and engagement to deliver high quality visitor experiences and to achieve the objectives outlined by the Museum of Dufferin Strategic Plan. The position is responsible to manage all resources to; continuingly grow visitation, improve financial sustainability, and ensure projects are executed effectively and efficiently. This position is also responsible for all financial and reporting duties.

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What you’ll do

  • Build relationships with Dufferin County heritage, arts, and cultural groups, conceptualize and create opportunities for collaboration and partnerships in the form of events, exhibitions, and programs at the MoD
  • Work and partner with stakeholders and leaders in the municipal, heritage, arts, and culture sectors to identify and implement collaborative projects, programming, community outreach, and marketing initiatives relevant to the MoD strategic goals
  • Foster a workplace culture that maintains the highest standards of excellence, equality, creativity, collaboration, inclusiveness, and fiscal, operational, and organizational integrity for staff and volunteers
  • Maintain effective staff/volunteer training, career development, appraisal, organization, and work arrangements & conditions
  • Provide general management and oversight of the Museum of Dufferin (MoD) staff, students, interns and volunteers
  • Guide in collaboration with the Director, and implement MoD strategic plans
  • Provide financial administration and management, in collaboration with Treasury and the Director
  • Develop the annual MoD operating budgets for the Director’s approval
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring

  • A post-secondary degree in museum, tourism, hospitality, recreation, leisure studies, or community economic development
  • 5 years’ experience in museum, arts, heritage, or culture sector
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a progressive managerial role within the public sector or equivalent
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills
  • Ability to engage with the public and stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • Superb written, oral and visual presentation skills
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • A valid “G” Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle, as travel will be required
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