Job Opportunities

The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre is currently seeking applications for the following positions:

Culture, Education, and Programming Coordinator

Reporting to the Manager, Culture & Partnership Engagement is responsible for all cultural programming, educational programs, school programs and other educational experiences at the NNMCC and ensuring that they align with the mission vision and values of the organization. Key responsibilities include ensuring the weekly/ongoing programs are contracted and operate efficiently, overseeing all aspects of the school programs and other educational experiences at the NNMCC.

Terms: full-time (35 hours/week), Tuesday-Saturday (with expectation to adjust schedule to support activities).

Duties

  • Oversee the coordination of weekly, ongoing, and one-time programs that relate to arts, culture, language, and heritage. 
  • Evaluate ongoing programs and seek new programs.
  • Coordinate set-up requirements for cultural and educational programs and rentals.
  • Facilitate educational tours and school programs; communicate with teachers and coordinator volunteer presentations.
  • Oversee publicity and promotion of cultural and educational programs. 
  • Recruit, schedule and supervise volunteers.
  • Work with Director-Curator to develop educational programs for rotating exhibits. 
  • Develop and manage educational resources, including education kits. 
  • Work with the Director-Curator to investigate and prepare applications for grants and sponsorship opportunities for education programs

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • College diploma or university degree in arts and education-related field, such as Education, History, Communications, Anthropology, and Asian Studies plus minimum two years work experience; or the equivalent in work experience.
  • Computer literate including MS Office and database, spreadsheets and word processing. Website experience is an asset.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Time management and organizational skills, ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience supervising staff and volunteers.
  • Knowledge of Canadian and Japanese Canadian history an asset.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Japanese Language skill is an asset.

APPLICATION:

Please email your CV and cover letter to Manager, Culture & Partnership Engagement:

Karah Goshinmon – kgoshinmon[at]nikkeiplace.org

DEADLINE: Monday, October 23, 2017

Culture, Education and Programming Coordinator

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


 

Special Events Coordinator

Reporting to the Manager, Culture & Partnership Engagement, is responsible for all special events at the NNMCC and ensuring that they align with the mission, vision and values of the organization. Key responsibilities include ensuring special events operate efficiently and meet their requested objectives. The Special Events Coordinator works collaboratively with members of the NNMCC including the Museum Programmer, Sales Coordinator, Cultural, Education and Programming Coordinator and other NNMCC staff and volunteers.

Terms: full-time (35 hours/week), Tuesday-Saturday (with expectation to adjust schedule depending on events).

DUTIES

  • Coordinate special events organized by NNMCC staff and volunteers, including but not limited to annual events such as the Craft and Bake Fair, Celebrate Spring, Fall Harvest Fair, Bloom, Museum Openings, Book Sales, Tanabata.
  • Act as NNMCC staff representative for special events with partnering organizations.
  • Assist with setup and takedown of special events.
  • Assist recruitment and training of direct/indirect reports.
  • Coordinate set up needs for the Special Events in conjunction with Facility Staff.
  • Schedule and supervise volunteers for special events.
  • Participates in the ongoing training of staff in order to provide high quality service consistent with the philosophy of the NNMCC.
  • Develop and implement internal communication strategy in support of all Special Events.
  • Prepare and distribute promotional materials, including press released posters and flyers for programs and special events.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • College diploma or university degree in the arts and hospitality-related field, plus minimum two years work experience; or the equivalent in work experience.
  • Computer literate including MS Office and database, spreadsheets and word processing. Website experience is an asset.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals.
  • Time management and organizational skills, ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Experience supervising staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Japanese traditions and culture an asset.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Japanese Language skill is an asset.

APPLICATION:

Please email your CV and cover letter to Manager, Culture & Partnership Engagement:

Karah Goshinmon – kgoshinmon[at]nikkeiplace.org

DEADLINE: Monday, October 23, 2017

Special Events Coordinator

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


Casual Openings for On-call Facility Staff

Lifting and moving of tables and chairs, some janitorial duties, customer service.
Evenings & weekends, on-call $10.25/hr. Must be punctual, reliable, a team player.

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No calls, please.
Please forward applications with resume by email to: facility@nikkeiplace.org