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Education Project Assistant (Young Canada Works)

Job Title: Education Project Assistant (Young Canada Works)

Department: Engagement & Programming Department

Hours: May 25 – August 21, 2020, 35hrs/week

Compensation: $17.09/hour

Deadline to apply: May 8, 2020

The Education Project Assistant will work directly with the Curator of Education Jill Baird to support projects in the department of Education at the Museum. The Education Project Assistant will work with MOA professional staff and volunteers, external artists and teachers in order to successfully complete the research for a multi-media guide. The Assistant will also support the education school programming and assist in the distribution of the annual school brochure.


• Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills.
• Comfortable engaging with diverse publics and cultures.
• Experience or interest in working in a museum or educational setting.

Applicants must be engaged in post-secondary schooling and be planning to return to school in September. An emphasis or experience in arts, culture, history, anthropology, or education is an asset. Web-based and library research skills are required. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite an asset. Applicants must have demonstrable skills in research, writing, and be able to work in groups and individually. An interest in basic digital editing, photography, film, or design is an asset.


MOA is on the traditional, unceded territory of the Musqueam First Nation and is a world-renowned museum of world arts and culture. We actively work with a range of cultural communities, artists, scholars. MOA is located on UBC campus in Vancouver.


Application via email only: Send cover letter and resume to Dr. Jill Baird, Head of Programs and Engagement, Curator of Education, at

This position is supported by Young Canada Works an initiative of the Government of Canada administered through the Canadian Museums Association.