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Sturgis Station House Museum is accepting applications for the 2018 Season

posted Mar 15, 2018, 2:59 PM by Amanda Masley   [ updated Mar 22, 2018, 9:36 AM ]

The Sturgis Station House Museum is accepting applications for Curator/Manager for the 2018 season.

The period of employment will commence on May 18th, 2018 and run until Sept. 2nd, 2018. The successful applicant will be expected to work 5 days per week (30 hours) with either Sunday/Monday or Monday/Tuesday off.

Salary: $13.50/hour

For a more detailed job description please visit townofsturgis.com website

Deadline for applications: Midnight April 30th, 2018

Submit applications to: Sturgis Station House Museum, P.O. Box 255, Sturgis, Sk. S0A 4A0, Attention curator/manager or email: sturgismuseumsk@sasktel.net

Job Description: Key Areas of Responsibility:

 Assume responsibility for Museum’s artifact and archival collections including a working knowledge of all Museum policies and procedures.

  • Accept new items for the Museum collections with the final approval of the Museum’s Acquisitions Committee. Document, research, inventory, accession, catalogue, computerize and digitize images (where possible), and clean and maintain items for their storage or display as necessary.
  • Identify collections strengths and weaknesses, and seek to improve both from an ongoing acquisitions and de-accessioning program.
  • Maintain all paperwork according to current operating Museum standards and procedures (donor and in-house records), and other general correspondence.
  • Create displays, organize and promote collections to expand community interest.
  • To arrange, promote and conduct museum tours, access by appointment as necessary. And assist with events
  • Perform visitor services and other administrative duties as required, including gift shop sales, guest book, seasonal visitor statistics and accounting for monetary donations.
  • Handling research requests from Museum visitors, telephone, Internet and or mail.
  • Attend workshops to increase knowledge of museum procedures
  • Acquire and expand historical knowledge of local areas, and add any pertinent information and their sources, to general history files.
  • Dependant of funding; train and supervise a summer student, and/or volunteers for interior work of the museum.  

·         Prepare and present Annual Curatorial Report for SaskCulture (Museum Grant Program) Grant, including seasonal Statistics, accomplishments, activities and events, etc.

  • Attend a Sturgis Station House Museum board meeting(s) as requested.

·         Winter storage of Museum textiles, photos/negatives/computer/printer & ink to Town Office and any other associated tasks.

·         General cleaning of museum and museum buildings

Skills and Requirements:

Working knowledge of Museum Policies and Procedures

·         Positive attitude and must be self-motivated

·         Be familiar with “Standard of Saskatchewan Museum’s”

·         Good communication skills and writing ability

·         Experience in creating interesting exhibits an asset. 

*Please Note: Only those applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted. 


If you are 16 years old or older and are interested in providing general maintenance at the museum grounds please drop of a letter to Sturgis Station House Museum, P.O. Box 255 Sturgis, Sk. S0A 4A0, email sturgismuseumsk@sasktel.net or phone Linda at 306.548.2241, Minimum of 15 hours per week - : Salary – $11.00/hour