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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Job Listing - Canadian Museum of Civilization

Job Listing - Canadian Museum of Civilization

Job Title: Project Manager
Institution / Organization: Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
Location: Gatineau, Quebec
Closing Date: July 03, 2012
Fax number: 819-776-7110
Salary range: E6 ($55,072 - $72,328)
Web link to Institution

Job description:
Anticipatory Staffing
Permanent positions and
Temporary positions for a period of 6 to 36 months
Project Manager
E6 ($55,072 - $72,328)

The Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation (CMCC) is currently
seeking dynamic
individuals to create a pool of qualified candidates for upcoming staffing
opportunities. The successful candidates will, under the supervision of
the assigned
supervisor at the Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) or Canadian War
(CWM), lead the project management aspects of the development of
exhibition projects
and/or other museological products in collaboration with multidisciplinary
oversee the continuous and effective operations of exhibition spaces;
ensure that
all aspects of project management and project-teams satisfy the CMCC
requirements and strategic framework; ensure that museological standards
are met;
and perform other related duties as required.

As the ideal candidate, you hold a Diploma in Social Sciences, Museology,
Management or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and
experience. A professional certification in project management is an asset.

Please specify if you are applying for a permanent or a temporary position.

You possess knowledge of:
• The CMCC's mandate, programs and services;
• The various stages of exhibition development and related operational
• Leadership principles in team management and problem solving;
• Communication, consultation and evaluation techniques;
• The principles of risk management;
• Policies and procedures for public sector contracting;
• General museological principles and practices;

You have 3 to 5 years experience in:
• Project management, including the preparation, control and supervision
of budgets
and schedules;
• Exhibition planning and management in a complex and/or multidisciplinary
institution such as a Museum ;
• Developing projects in a cultural context;
• Participating in the creative process for developing cultural products;
• Coordinating activities and maintaining implementation schedules;
• Planning, managing, executing, monitoring, and closing projects;
• Preparing reports and presentations.

Since you will be working in a highly computerized environment, a
experience of software knowledge e.g. Word, Excel, MS Project and
electronic mail is

The following core competencies, which are a deciding measure of success
for this
challenging opportunity, are: Analytical Thinking; Concern for Order and
Flexibility; Listening and Responding; Planning and Initiative; Sense of
Team Leadership.

External candidates can access definitions of these Core competencies on
our web
site. CMCC's employees can access the employee's Infocenter/CMCC Core
Dictionary on the Intranet.

This position requires the use of both Official Languages (French/English)
imperative and an enhanced reliability check. For a detailed definition of
linguistic level required, access our web site. Please note that this
position is
open to CMCC employees, external candidates and applicants of our inventory.

The Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation is committed to the
principles of
Employment Equity and to achieving a workforce which is representative of the
Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if
they are
an Aboriginal person, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a

We thank all candidates for showing interest in our Corporation; however,
retained candidates will be contacted.

The Corporation may consider federal government employees for deployment
opportunities and inventory the information received from candidates for
similar positions.

Interested in this opportunity? Please apply no later than July 3, 2012 at
4:00 p.m.
as instructed on the web site: under "Current

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