Communications Assistant C

McGill University

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Hiring Unit:
Department of Physics
Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Curator of the Departmental Museums, the incumbent will be providing support to the museums. This includes the Rutherford museum and the McPherson Collection of old scientific instruments. The work will consist of:

    •         Help to complete the museum database, in particular finding information and collecting data about the roughly 700 items in our collection and produce the short text related to these instruments.

    •         Add – Enter data using the museum database of recently acquired


    •         Maintain and improve the web presentation of our collection.

    •         Produce an on-line guide to our museum.

    •         Produce a new brochure about our museums

    •         Provide assistance in guiding museum visitors when the curator is not  available

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

Computer literate. Writing skill in English. Interest in the history of science especially physics. Manual ability to handle fragile instruments. Familiarity with Web

designing and related software is a plus. Experience and education: a BSc or higher degree in Physics.

“Knowledge of French and English: McGill University is an English-language university where day to day duties may require English communication both verbally and in writing. The level of English required for this position has been assessed at a level # (qualifier) on a scale of 0-4.”

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Minimum Education and Experience:

High School Diploma 2 Years Related Experience

Hourly Salary:

(AMUSE C) $25.00

Estimated Number of Work Hours per Week:

8 (Part time)

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