Opportunities & Job Postings


Opportunities at the Museum of Health Care: 

Job Postings: 

POSITION TYPE: Permanent, Full-Time 
SALARY: Competitive & commensurate with experience.
START DATE: Exact start date to be determined, no later than January 8th, 2019
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Monday, October 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

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The Museum of Health Care at Kingston, is currently seeking a Curator. The Museum Curator has overall responsibility for planning, organizing, and supervising the activities and personnel of the Curatorial Department of the Museum of Health Care (MHC).

Responsibilities include:
• Exhibition development, collections development & maintenance, and programming
• Undertaking research relevant to the museum’s collection, other relevant health care-related topics, and responding to public information requests
• Building the museum’s public profile within the regional community, as well as with national and international organizations, through museum activities
• Fulfilling the museum’s mandate and acting as an ambassador & spokesperson to relevant community-based and educational organizations.

The successful candidate will possess:
• A degree in a field that is applicable to the mandate of the Museum,
• Curatorial and collections’ research experience, preferably in a museum environment or an equivalent in education and experience;
• Completion of a recognized museum studies program;
• Knowledge of Canadian history;
• A demonstrated ability to work effectively with exhibition teams and advisory committees;
• Experience working in a museum or related institution, with budget management and staff supervision duties.

Additionally, bilingual ability in written and spoken French will be considered ‘an asset’.

Please submit via email a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information (.PDF or Word .DOC format only)
by 5:00 pm on October 15, 2018 to:

Museum of Health Care at Kingston
Attn: Ian M. Fraser, President
Ann Baillie Building National Historic Site, 32 George Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7
[email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest and consideration; please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alternative Practicum: Teacher candidates can gain museum education experience. Learn more here.

Museum Studies Internships and Field Placements: Applications are welcome throughout the year. Learn more here.

Volunteering: We are seeking volunteers for a variety of roles. Learn more about volunteering here.

Work Study Program: We recruit students each fall through Queen's University's Work Study Program. Learn more about the program here.