A Warm Welcome to Our Summer Students!

June 14, 2021

While much of this year has looked very different for us here at the Museum, we were very excited and fortunate to still be able to hire two summer students to help us keep everything running smoothly. We may not have been open to the public due to COVID-19, but we have been very busy behind the scenes! While we have been closed we have been very focused on our collection and entering our artifacts into our database so that they can be accessible to the public online.

Our summer students have been very busy helping us to photograph, list, and enter our collection into the database.

 

Ivana Csinos

Ivana Csinos is a resident of Aylmer and is currently studying Commerce at Queen’s University as a second-year student. She has experience organizing and analyzing data files and has interests in preserving Aylmer’s heritage. Ivana’s goal this summer is to digitize the Museum’s General Artifact Collection, which has included artifacts such as lemon squeezers, automobile perfume lamps, and match safes!

 

 

 

Paul Hickling

Paul Hickling (right) is a resident of London and is currently studying Library and Information Science at Western University. As a Collection Indexer, he will continue to digitize the museum’s vast collections. Additionally, he will be assisting with archival arrangement and description as the museum looks for new ways to make its records more accessible for the community.

We’re Hiring!

May 5, 2021

A quick update to inform visitors that the following positions have been filled. Thank you to all who applied.

Through the support of Young Canada Works and Canada Summer Jobs, we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be hiring two post-secondary students to help us document our collections via our online database. Those hired will:

  • Assist museum staff in the effort to fully digitize the records relating to the museum collection.
  • Organize and document artifacts within a specified area of the collection, including creating photographic records and database entries for each artifact.
  • Identify artifacts that do not fall within the museum mandate and set them aside for review by the collection committee.
  • Assist with exhibit tours and visitors as needed.
  • Assist with exhibit installation according to the exhibit plan as set by the curator.

Qualifications include:

  • Secondary school graduation
  • Enrollment in post-secondary education related to culture, education, history, science and/or tourism and recreation (preferred).
  • Experience in museum-related work an asset.
  • Experience working with volunteers an asset.
  • Must possess strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Provision of police records search.
  • Must have own transportation.
  • Must be physically able to climb stairs, carry boxes, lift and reach.

The Aylmer-Malahide Museum & Archives is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed resume by email no later than May 21, 2021 to museumbooks@amtelecom.net (attention: Kathi Vandermeer). Interviews are to be scheduled for the week of May 25ᵗʰ. Due to current restrictions, interviews will be held via Zoom.

We thank all applicants who apply for this position, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information collected, will be used for the purpose of candidate selection only.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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