Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Professional Development Coordinator Position

The Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador is a not for profit, registered charitable organization which represents and supports museums and people associated with them.

Job Description

The Professional Development Co-ordinator (PDC) is responsible for planning, organizing, delivery, controlling and evaluating the professional development activities and programme for the members of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition, the Coordinator will supervise and administer MANL's annual projects with the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN) and the Museums Assistance Program (MAP). The PDC works with the Professional Development Committee and under the general direction of the Executive Director to fulfill the professional development goals of the Board of Directors of MANL.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support the Board of Directors and members
  • Sourcing, development and co-ordination of professional development programs and opportunities for the members of MANL.
  • Special projects
  • Other related duties


  • Extensive knowledge of the Museums sector and heritage preservation
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of community museums and heritage organizations and of instruction and research
  • An acquired knowledge of digital collections and applicable software will be considered an asset
  • A university degree in a related area; good communication and proven organizational skills required to deliver a professional development programme

    Deadline for applications: September 25th 2008, 4:00 pm

    Applications may be forwarded to:
    Human Resources Committee
    Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
    PO Box 5785 St. John's, NL
    A1C 5X3
    tel. 709-722-9034 fax. 709-722-9035

    MANL thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those
    selected for an interview will be contacted.
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