Current MICEC Job Opportunities:

MICEC Collections Manager (posted until filled)

Position Summary

MICEC is seeking an experienced Collections Manager to lead the management and care of the MICEC Heritage Collection including material, digital and audio video materials. The Collections Manager is a newly created full-time position and will be responsible for managing a team of collections staff and contractors, while creating and leading the strategy for collections management, care and curatorial development. The Collections Department is responsible for all aspects of collections care at MICEC: digitization, archives, donations, divestment, storage, curation & exhibition, loans, etc.

In addition to collection management, the Collections Manager will serve as a member of the MICEC Leadership Team to guide and grow MICEC in this exciting time of development. This position is funded for 16 months by the Community Services Recovery Fund through the United Way Winnipeg, with opportunities to extend dependent on funding.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Collections Manager perform a wide range of duties including, but not limited to, all the following:

Collections Management:

  • •Responsible for the overall collections care and management of The Heritage Collection at MICEC.
  • •Work with MICEC consultants and collections team members to evaluate and inventory thevarious elements of the MICEC Collections, including the various projects ongoing currently. Theelements of the collections include: Photos & Slides, Audio & Video, Documents, Books, andMaterial Culture.
  • •Create a 5-year strategy for MICEC collections which includes goals and strategies for long-termdevelopment, sustainability and community engagement.
  • •Update and align all current MICEC Collections Policy documents, including (but not limited to):Collections & Digitization Policies, Collections Management Procedures, Collection Storage andConservation Policies, Digital Asset Management plans, etc.

Financial Mangement & Long-term sustainability:

  • •Work with the MICEC Business & Strategy Development Manager to write, manage and reporton MICEC Collections Grants (3-7 per year)
  • •Monitor and evaluate department budgets and expenses
  • •Prepare reports, presentations, memorandums, proposals and correspondence as needed

Personnel management:

  • •Supervise and manage collections staff
  • •Assess and recruit contractors as needed
  • •Schedule and attend confidential management and board meetings, report on Collections activities as needed
  • •Hire and supervise annual summer students.
  • •Maintain a safe and secure working environment

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • •Contribute to the MICEC Management Team working group
  • •Contribute and participate in organizational strategy development and management teamplanning
  • •Participate in MICEC fundraising events and community activities, beyond primary duties
  • •Conduct basic tours of the facility at the request of guests and visitors
  • •Dress in a manner that is presentable and appropriate for a business casual environment
  • •Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

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