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Employment opportunity at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Employment opportunity at the Canadian Museum of Nature

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Dear colleagues,

The Canadian Museum of Nature is seeking a permanent, full-time Assistant Collections Information Manager.  The successful candidate will be responsible for several aspects of the museum’s informatics program.

The information is pasted below.  Please note the competition closing date of September 14, 2015.

Please share this posting with anyone who may be interested in this opportunity. 

Kind regards,

Shannon Asencio
Head, Collections Services and Information Management / Chef, Services des collections et gestion de l’information
Research and Collections / Recherche et collections
Canadian Museum of Nature / Musée canadien de la nature
PO Box 3443 Stn “D” / CP 3443 Succ « D »
Ottawa, ON  Canada   K1P 6P4
Tel: 613-566-4255


Assistant Collections Information Manager
Research and Collections
Permanent full-time position
$58,552 to $71,568 per year

Work location : Gatineau, Québec (Aylmer sector)

The position is responsible for:
•    Managing the administration of the Collections Management System (CMS) at the procedural and technical levels;
•    Assisting in the development, implementation, and oversight of policies and guidelines for best practices in the digitization of natural history collections;
•    Providing informatics-related services and advice to Research and Collections staff, and to external partners;
•    Disseminating CMN collections data to the research community via established web portals.

OPEN TO: All individuals who meet the following qualifications*.

*Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and individuals who are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Graduation from a recognized university with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in biology, biodiversity informatics, or a closely related field, or equivalent training and experience.

English and French are essential.
Bilingual non-imperative (BBB/BBB).

(A non-imperative appointment means that the position can be staffed with a person who makes the commitment to become bilingual within a specified timeframe through language training at the CMN’s expense).

•    Experience in contemporary museum or natural history collections practices.
•    Two years’ of experience in biodiversity informatics and working with distributed databases.
•    Two years’ of experience in managing information about scientific collections.
•    Experience in project management.

Michael Booth, Human Resources
Email :

State competition NO. CMN-2090-15-OC-022.  Statement of qualifications is available by contacting the above e-mail address.

All candidates must submit a cover letter outlining how their experience and training meet the basic requirements listed above. 

Please note that only candidates who are selected for the next stage of the selection process will be contacted.  As a result of this competition, we may establish an eligibility list of potential candidates that may serve to staff similar positions. 

The Canadian Museum of Nature is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.  If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, please advise the Human Resources Advisor in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

The Museum supports employment equity.

CLOSING DATE: September 14, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

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