Education/Interpretation Self-Assessment Workbook Consultant with MAS

Closes May 25th, 2018

Who we are:

"To Serve Saskatchewan People by Advancing Museums."  

The Museums Association of Saskatchewan (MAS) is a non-profit, collective organization of over 250 member museums and a total membership of over 400, including individuals and associates. The Association is governed by a member-elected Board of Directors representative of the museum community. MAS staff oversee the organization's budget, membership, programming and communications. 

The Museums Association of Saskatchewan strengthens Saskatchewan museums through a variety of education, advisory, resource and networking programs. 

MAS is funded by Sask. Culture, Saskatchewan Lotteries and Canadian Heritage.

 

What the Opportunity is:

Working and reporting to the Museum Association of Saskatchewan’s Museum Advisor, the chosen candidate will develop and write the MAS’s Education/Interpretation Self-Assessment Workbook using the standards found in Standards for Saskatchewan Museums 2016 as indicators. This project can be completed in person and/or online.

 

Project Scope:

Using the predetermined standards, the consultant will create a workbook that specifically focuses on Museum Education and Interpretation programs, including public programming, school programming, research, publications, community engagement, and social media. The consultant will use the standards to create a uniform Performance Indicator for each standard. The workbook is estimated to be approximately 50-75 pages long at completion.

The workbook will also include:

This project is the third section of a five-part self-assessment workbook series that is being created by the Museums Association of Saskatchewan. The Self-Assessment Workbooks are being create to help our members to self-identify their strengths and weaknesses and develop and execute plans for improvement. The first two workbooks in the series focused on Collections Management and Exhibits. Both publications will be provided to the chosen candidate as reference guides for the development of this upcoming Education/ Interpretation Self-Assessment Workbook.

Qualifications:

 

Salary:

Consultation fee is $3,000

 

Application Information:

Please forward your e-mailed cover letter and resume to:

Kathleen Watkin

Museum Advisor

Museum Association of Saskatchewan

advisor@saskmuseums.org

 

Application Deadline: May 25th, 2018 at Midnight (CST)

The Museum Association of Saskatchewan would like to thank all candidates for their submission. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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