Manager of Cultural Services, Township of Minden Hills

Career Opportunity
Manager of Cultural Services

Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the Manager of Cultural Services oversees the daily operations of the Minden Hills Cultural Centre (Centre), and the coordination of other municipal cultural initiatives.

Key responsibilities include ensuring the Centre meets its objectives with respect to community outreach, educational/school programming, exhibit development, advertising and promotions, event coordination, collections management, research, volunteer coordination, administrative responsibilities and museum standards compliance and directing staff and volunteers in the same.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A post-secondary diploma or equivalent work related experience in curatorial/museum studies, art history or a related field
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in progressively responsible related positions
  • Knowledge of Collections Management
  • Knowledge of equipment and materials used in the cultural and gallery areas
  • Politically astute, committed to customer service excellence, with a firm knowledge of best practices in the municipal cultural, museum, and gallery fields
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate staff, promote a safe environment and ensure staff comply with legislative standards
  • Strong planning/time management and organizational skills
  • Valid “G” Driver’s Licence for the province of Ontario

Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate sound practical knowledge of related legislation, policies, procedures, directives and guidelines and awareness of current social, economic and political acumen affecting municipal culture and galleries.

Salary will commensurate with experience and skills.

Prior to the final selection for this position, the candidate will be required to provide, at their own expense, a Vulnerable Sector Check from the Ontario Provincial Police or appropriate Police Force as well as a clean Driver’s Abstract.

Please refer to the Position Description for further requirements and accountabilities, obtained on our website at, or by contacting the Deputy Clerk at or 705-286-1260 ext. 513.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application together with a resume of education and experience by 12:00 noon, May 13, 2022 to:

Career Opportunity – Manager of Cultural Services
Township of Minden Hills
7 Milne St, PO Box 359
Minden, ON K0M 2K0

Attention: Shannon Prentice, Deputy Clerk

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