Assistant Coordinator, Hands-on Galleries (13-month contract)

Royal Ontario Museum

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Assistant Coordinator, Arms-on Galleries (13-month contract)


Royal Ontario Museum

Job description

Are you captivated with tradition, the humanities, pure historical past, and science? Are you eager on how these parts aesthetically come collectively to inform the numerous tales of humanity? Be part of our workforce at ROM and take into account a satisfying profession as Assistant Coordinator, Arms-on Galleries.


The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), an iconic establishment celebrating the interaction of pure historical past, artwork, and tradition, is on the hunt for a dynamic and seasoned skilled to affix our workforce as an Assistant Coordinator for our Arms-on Galleries. These galleries, together with the Schad Gallery, Arms-on Biodiversity, and the WonderWorks Gallery, provide guests from various backgrounds the chance to interact straight with objects from ROM’s intensive collections.

On this pivotal function, you can be a key member of the Gallery Engagement workforce, working collaboratively to create, develop, and maintain participating, interactive, and inclusive environments. These areas are devoted to studying and pleasure, catering to audiences of all ages. The perfect candidate will carry a wealth of expertise in facilitating studying in casual and hands-on settings, demonstrating a ardour for training outdoors conventional school rooms. Please observe that the profitable candidate should have a versatile schedule together with the supply to work weekends, choose evenings, and through peak intervals (ROM for the Holidays, March Break, July/August summer season packages, particular weekends, and so forth). Candidates needs to be ready to accommodate these scheduling wants to make sure optimum customer experiences throughout our busiest instances.

As an integral a part of the Studying & Public Program division, this place is instrumental in advancing ROM’s twenty first Century mission. This mission is centered round empowering individuals to attach with the previous and navigate the complexities of the current. When you’re captivated with making a distinction by training and engagement, we invite you to use to be part of our mission in shaping a extra knowledgeable and impressed group.


  • Aiding in main a workforce of gallery workers and volunteers for the each day operations of the Arms-on Galleries.
  • Have to be keen to work versatile hours to accommodate the museum’s scheduling wants (together with statutory holidays and winter, March, and summer season breaks).
  • Offering administrative help to the Gallery Coordinator and aiding in planning gallery-related packages or occasions.
  • Independently overseeing gallery operations and supervising each day actions of volunteers and workers, adhering to pointers from the Gallery Coordinator.
  • Providing aid for the Gallery Coordinator as crucial.
  • Creating coaching packages and designing promotional and academic supplies to help the gallery’s mandate.
  • Consulting with museum professionals for the event of programming plans for the gallery.
  • Processing volunteer functions and aiding of their assessment and choice, at the side of the Gallery Coordinator.
  • Taking part within the analysis, growth, and initiation of particular volunteer packages.
  • Aiding within the modification and growth of volunteer coaching packages.
  • Planning and conducting orientation and coaching for brand new volunteers, in addition to guaranteeing ongoing coaching for present volunteers.
  • Organizing volunteer newsletters, conferences, and appreciation occasions.


  • Completion of a Bachelor’s diploma in an interactive surroundings/museum associated subject, or a suitable equal mixture of training and expertise.
  • A minimal of 1 (1) 12 months of expertise working straight with the general public, demonstrating the flexibility to interact positively with guests of all ages, notably younger youngsters and their caregivers. Expertise in a museum or instructional setting is most well-liked.
  • Have to be keen to work versatile hours to accommodate the museum’s scheduling wants.
  • Demonstrated management, supervisory, and organizational abilities.
  • Potential to work successfully each as a part of a workforce and independently in a high-energy and dynamic surroundings.
  • Demonstrated skill to work with a various vary of individuals, from youth to seniors, together with different workers and volunteers.
  • Wonderful communication, group, and interpersonal abilities, fostering efficient collaboration and interplay.
  • Confirmed analysis and planning abilities.
  • Pc literacy, with expertise in using database and spreadsheet functions.
  • French language proficiency is taken into account an asset, enhancing the flexibility to speak with a wider viewers.


OPEN DATE: February 8, 2024
CLOSE DATE: Februry 16, 2024
STATUS: Half-time Contract
HOURLY RATE: $26.44 – $30.22
SCHEDULE: as much as 24 hours
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 420 hours or six (6) months
LOCATION (onsite): Toronto, ON

Variety Assertion
At ROM, we take into account fairness, range, and inclusion foundational to our institutional success. We search to foster a office that displays the range of the town and province during which we’re positioned and welcome all certified and skilled candidates to use, no matter their gender, age, intercourse, race, faith, ethnicity, skill, sexual orientation, or gender identification.

Accessibility Assertion
ROM is dedicated to honest and accessible employment practices. Upon request, appropriate lodging can be found below the Accessibility for Ontarians with Incapacity Act (AODA) to candidates invited to an interview.

Solely candidates chosen for an interview shall be contacted. Please observe that each one candidates receiving a verbal job provide shall be topic to a background verify. This features a felony background verify and verification {of professional} references, and, different checks relying on the function.

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Anticipated wage

$26.44 – 30.22 per hour


Toronto, ON

Job date

Sat, 10 Feb 2024 02:04:30 GMT

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