We know you're looking for the whole package in an organization—ours offers strong ties to the community and a solid reputation. At the Royal BC Museum we take our corporate social responsibility seriously and are progressive in our green initiatives, work schedules and work tasks. We have a pretty awesome physical workplace (where else could you see all of British Columbia in one place?), and we offer a creative and unique work atmosphere, health, financial and family benefits, vacation and pension. Our culture is built on our Values and our Vision of a place in which all people respect each other and the environment in which they live.

The Royal BC Museum is very proud of our community involvement, ensuring that more than 25,000 of BC’s school kids get free access to the galleries every year and supporting the fundraising activities of other organizations, such as non-profits and parent advisory councils (PACs).

Browse our website to find out more about us. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada (be Canadian citizens or have Permanent Resident status).

Opportunities at the Royal BC Museum

March 12, 2020

The Royal BC Museum is one of Canada’s great cultural icons attracting millions of visitors each year, onsite and online.  We are a significant provincial and national institution charged with researching, collecting, preserving and exhibiting the historical evidence of British Columbia.  As an educational institution, the museum looks to strengthen society through cultural and scientific understanding – helping to create the society of the future.   And what a future we have! 

Our ideal candidate has 3 years of experience in an administrative support role with education that supplements the work (event management, administration, marketing, fundraising).  You will also have 2 or more years of experience with fundraising database administration and managing donor records using your in-depth Raiser’s Edge experience.  Your experience includes working with donors, executives, senior community leaders and volunteers.   You are fully adept using the suite of Microsoft Office products.  You fully understand and demonstrate the ability to exercise confidentiality, discretion, collaboration and teamwork.  The position is pivotal in supporting a positive and productive office culture and is often the front-line contact for the department with key internal contacts and external constituencies

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February 28, 2020

The Royal British Columbia Museum is one of Canada’s great cultural treasures. Our collections, research and presentations enable us to tell the stories of BC in ways that enlighten, stimulate and inspire.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a Master’s degree in biology, geology or a related discipline with a focus on palaeontology plus 3 years’ experience working with a palaeontology collection. As someone who has worked with collections, your experience includes specimen preparation, documentation and care, along with significant collections management database experience. The museum’s commitment to advancing knowledge of our collections is complemented by your experience in public programming.

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