Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Job Posting: Heritage Outreach Officer with Heritage Foundation of NL

The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL)  is hiring a Heritage Outreach Officer to promote and assist in the delivery of heritage programs, under the direction of both the Executive Director, and the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) Development Officer.

Heritage Outreach Officer will

  • Promote HFNL programs;
  • Help establish heritage committees in participating communities;
  • Assist the ICH Development Officer with cognitive mapping in heritage districts and other research projects;
  • Prepare basic inventories of heritage assets;
  • Assist with published reports and community presentations;
  • Undertake activities that build community capacity for heritage districts and other heritage projects;
  • Assist on projects that demonstrate the link between built heritage and ICH;
  • Assist core HFNL staff with maintenance of files, telephone work, research and office duties as required.

The applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills; good knowledge of Microsoft Excel; valid driver’s licence and use of automobile;  availability to travel throughout Newfoundland & Labrador; and an undergraduate or master’s degree in history, archaeology, folklore, or architecture. Previous experience with a heritage organization is an asset.

This is an entry-level, one-year contract position with HFNL. Salary is in the range of $20-$25/hour, depending on qualifications. Please send a copy of your cv, three references, and a cover letter describing your interest in heritage work, to:

Hiring Committee, ℅ Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
PO Box 5171, St. John’s, NL A1C 3A5

Deadline for applications:  Monday, 15 October, 2012

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