The Collections Care and Conservation department provides for the acquisition, documentation and conservation of collections across the institution. Staff care for the collections by planning and conducting collections management activities and by contributing to collections development. As a member of the Collections team, you provide public, educational, and research access to the collections, and to information and curatorial expertise while contributing to the museum’s outreach, research and education programs.
We know you're looking for the whole package in an organization—ours offers strong ties to the community and a solid reputation. At the Royal BC Museum we take our corporate social responsibility seriously and are progressive in our green initiatives, work schedules and work tasks. We have a pretty awesome physical workplace (where else could you see all of British Columbia in one place?), and we offer a creative and unique work atmosphere, health, financial and family benefits, vacation and pension. Our culture is built on our Values and our Vision of a place in which all people respect each other and the environment in which they live.
The Royal BC Museum is very proud of our community involvement, ensuring that more than 25,000 of BC’s school kids get free access to the galleries every year and supporting the fundraising activities of other organizations, such as non-profits and parent advisory councils (PACs).
Browse our website to find out more about us. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada (be Canadian citizens or have Permanent Resident status).
Opportunities at the Royal BC Museum
We are looking for a dynamic, confident and inspiring individual to work with the Vice President of Advancement, to create, hire and provide leadership and direction to a new Philanthropy department. This position will lead all aspects of the fundraising and philanthropic initiatives and programs while creating and implementing strategies to develop and cultivate long-term meaningful relationships. The individual will work closely with the CEO, Executive Committee, Board of Directors and Heads Committee to support fundraising, while leading the Philanthropy team to develop strategies and deepen relationships in all segments of the philanthropic community.
Reporting to the Government Records Manager, this position is responsible for providing expert knowledge about archival and other historical records in a variety of formats and engages in multiple research strategies to gain access to their content, often using outside resources such as corporate databases and web access. The position provides a wide range of policy, program and procedural recommendations, advice and interpretation of legislation, ensuring the release of information is in compliance with relevant legislation.
Reporting to the Head of Archives, this position is responsible for providing expert knowledge about archival and other historical records in a variety of formats. This position conducts original research both as an integral part of the acquisition and processing of records and the provision of reference and information services as well as for the purpose of publication, presentations and other forms of access. As well, this position, in collaboration with museum colleagues, conducts research, produces displays and provides content for exhibitions and corporate projects. Other duties include assisting, as required, with reviews of restricted records and advising on freedom of information and privacy. While formal supervision of staff rests with the Archives Manager, this position is responsible for assigning, monitoring and examining the work of Access Technicians.
The Benefits We Offer
About the Competition Process
Eligibility to apply; general applications; tips for applying; the screening process; the assessment process; past work performance/reference checks; and security screening.
Get to know the people who work at the Royal BC Museum by visiting our Staff Profiles website.