Location: Studio Bell, home of National Music Centre, Calgary
Reporting to: Manager of Collections and Exhibitions Development
National Music Centre (NMC) believes in the power and importance of diversity and inclusion both in music and in the workplace. We ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities, including Indigenous applicants, and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.
NMC is dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and developing the diversity of voices of music in Canada. Entrepreneurial, thoughtful, accessible, and connected, NMC strategically partners with multiple local, regional, and national organizations to create meaningful programming through exhibitions, collections, educational programming, and live music as well as development programs that nurture, inspire, and prepare the next generation of artists and creators in music. Proudly based in Calgary, NMC is a key cultural institution in the city and is increasingly recognized as a pillar in the Canadian music sector.
Reporting to NMC's Manager of Collections and Exhibitions Development, the Collections Archivist will play an important role in the National Music Centre’s Collections/Exhibitions team. The Collections Archivist will assist in the creation, development, and publishing of content sharing the story of National Music Centre's 450 years of musical technology.
Summer student funding for this position requires that applicants are under 30 years old, are currently enrolled in a post-secondary program of study related to this position, and are returning to full-time studies in the fall of 2023.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter in PDF format to the Manager of Collections and Exhibitions Development at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before April 24, 2023.
Please ensure that your full name is in the file name (ex: Smith_John_cover_letter_resume.pdf) and that the subject line of your email is Collections Archivist Application.
No phone calls please.