Position Title: Site Administrator
Reports to: Lac La Biche Mission Historical Society Board
Start date: April 11th 2021
End date: October 28th 2022 with possibility of extension (maternity leave replacement)
Location: Lac La Biche, Alberta
Salary range: $44,000 to $48,000 depending on experience and qualifications
The Lac La Biche Mission is a National Historic Site and a Provincial Resource. There are many restored buildings, including a Convent and a Church, exhibits and a Visitor Center. The Mission is situated on the scenic shores of Lac La Biche lake in Northeastern Alberta.
o Grant/sponsorship applications (government and private sector)
o Financial accountability reports associated with the grants/sponsorship funding received
o Bingo, raffle and casino license applications and reports
Conduct bi-monthly payroll
Ensure invoices are paid in a timely fashion
Attend monthly board meetings, taking and preparing meeting minutes and presenting monthly administrative reports
Make recommendations for purchases and site improvements to the Board
Use Past Perfect to manage the collection (donations, loans, permanent collection)
Develop interpretive programming associated with the exhibits
Lead tours and assist the students with learning the guided tour process
Work directly with the Board to organize, implement and evaluate Lac La Biche Mission events, often taking the lead role
Secure required contractors for event success, such as caterers, entertainers, etc.
Working with volunteers, summer students and contractors
Secure volunteers as needed for events and to work casinos
Provide appropriate training and supervision for volunteers and students
Supervision of contract staff and reporting progress made to the Board
Communications and Liaison
Attend meetings, representing the Lac La Biche Mission
Responsible for social media communications, including updating the website
Act as a liaison between government representatives, organizations/business representatives, site visitors, contractors, employees and the Board of Directors
Report directly to the Chair of the Lac La Biche Mission Board
Other duties as assigned by the Board.
Bilingual (French and English) candidate required
University degree or certificate in Museum Studies or equivalent and/or 2-3 years relevant work experience
A combination of related education and experience may be considered
Supervisory experience is an asset
Grant writing knowledge
Basic payroll and accounting knowledge
Knowledge regarding employment standards
Knowledge of PastPerfect Software an asset
Knowledge of Northern Alberta history an asset
Skills and Abilities
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong organizational and project management skills
Ability to self-motivate and work independently with minimal supervision
Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Creativity and resourcefulness
Must submit a criminal record check, vulnerability sector check, child welfare check and a driver abstract that meets the satisfaction of the Lac La Biche Mission Historical Society.
o May 1st – September 30th – This position will work 5 days a week/40 hours. This may include Saturdays, Sundays and stat holidays. The goal for the employee is to have 2 consecutive days off in a row (which may vary according to the work schedule).
o October 1st to April 30th – This position will work 4 days a week/32 hours weekly and scheduled days off will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All stat days will be taken off with pay.
Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Mr. George L’Heureux, President of the Board, by February 12, 2021.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.