Resource Centre Assistant

Date Posted: Jun 04, 2021
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2021
Start Date: Jul 12, 2021

Salary From: 35K To 40K
Province: Ontario
Region: Peel Region
City: Mississauga
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Heritage
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Heritage Mississauga
Heritage Mississauga is a not-for-profit charity whose mandate is to research, record and communicate Mississauga's heritage. Founded in 1960, Heritage Mississauga is the only independent, city-wide organization devoted to heritage matters and has become one of Canada's most respected charitable organizations devoted to civic heritage. It is responsible for groundbreaking research and publications, highly regarded outreach programs, well organized special events, innovate community partnerships and conscientious advocacy. Located in the historic Robinson-Adamson House "The Grange", Heritage Mississauga provides a public Resource Centre dedicated to local Mississauga and Peel Region history as well as a Discovery Centre dedicated to showcasing local arts and heritage exhibits. Heritage Mississauga believes that our heritage is an important element in fostering and maintaining Mississauga's sense of community pride.

Job Description

Heritage Mississauga has received funding through the Ontario Trillium Foundation through the Resilient Communities Fund to develop and implement interactive and enriched virtual programming through accessible platforms, implement plans for reopening our facility to the public and identify ways to support our partners to re-engage cultural and heritage activities.  Over the next 24 months some of the project deliverables include:
 
Redevelopment of the organizations website
Digitation of our collection
Development of an educational webinar series
Development of a self-guided tour app
Production of 2 short format videos
Enhanced Social Media campaign to boost reach
Reopening of The Grange (our offices- Robinson-Adamson Historic House) to the public
 
This full time role offers a unique opportunity to participate in a variety of interesting work, based in a beautiful heritage environment (once restrictions are lifted, working remotely until then), with a flexible work schedule and the possibility to continue in the position after the contract finishes.
 
Reporting to the Executive Director and with the support of Heritage Mississauga Staff, the Resource Centre Assistant will support the implementation of the new program initiatives, assist in enhanced community engagement activities, including surveys, and assist in reopening strategies. The position will focus on research, writing and coordination of program components and communications activities.
 

Requirements:

Candidates Must:

-Hold a relevant university degree and/or equivalent education and experience
-Ideal candidates have taken courses in relevant disciplines (i.e. History, Museum Studies, Anthropology,     Archeology, Tourism and/or Education).
-Previous experience in a research or educational environment would be an asset
-Be a mature self-manager with evident self-confidence and professionalism
-Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
-Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, Social Media communications, experience with   graphics software, internet and database programs
-Be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, and manage the demands of multiple  deadlines
-Knowledge of the Mississauga community an asset.

Additional Info:

At Heritage Mississauga, we are a dynamic team dedicated to researching, recording and celebrating Mississauga’s heritage.  The only independent organization devoted to heritage matters in the City, we are Mississauga’s heritage source.
 

How to Apply:

Please forward resumes to Jayme Gaspar, Executive Director, Heritage Mississauga, at jgaspar@heritagemississauga.org.  Only those candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.
 

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