RFP: Museum Management Self-Assessment Workbook Consultant

Closes June 7th, 2019

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 SaskCulture, 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 Museum Management 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 Management, including governance, museum management, risk management, financial management, information management, human resources and marketing. The consultant will use the standards to create a uniform Performance Indicator for each standard. The workbook is estimated to be approximately 100-125 pages long at completion.

The workbook will also include:

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



Application Information:

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

Kathleen Watkin, Museum Advisor, Museums Association of Saskatchewan: advisor@saskmuseums.org

Application Deadline: June 7th, 2019 at Midnight (CST)

The Museums 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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