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Manitoba History No. 88

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award

MHS Fundraising Dinner

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Position Available: Administrative Officer for the Manitoba Historical Society

The Manitoba Historical Society (MHS), a registered Canadian Charity established in 1879, is seeking a person for the part-time management position of Administrative Officer (AO). Reporting to the MHS Executive Committee, the AO is the primary contact for internal and external communication and is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of MHS operations.


  • Assist in communicating and enhancing our relationship with members with a view to retaining, attracting, and expanding our membership demographic;
  • Maintain financial records including transactions in a general ledger, preparation of reports with supporting review, and assist in preparation of an annual budget;
  • Attend meetings including the preparation of materials such as agendas, minutes, and status updates and, where desirable, maintain active dialogue with the Executive and Council;
  • Maintain and enhance relationships with municipal, provincial, and federal governments in addition to other related associations;
  • Prepare grant applications according to standard procedures with support and follow up to specific funding agencies.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. A high degree of computer literacy, skills in marketing practices, and an interest in history would be assets. The AO is permanent part-time position requiring three to four days a week commitment with business hours that are reasonably flexible. Remuneration is commensurate with the responsibilities detailed above.

Applications (email preferred) should include a cover letter indicating date of availability for work and a current résumé. Two employment references will be requested at the time of an interview. Applications will be submitted for confidential consideration to:

MHS Search Committee
Room 710A – 1 Lombard Place, Richardson Building
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0X3

The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 3 July 2018 at 3:30 PM.

While we would like to thank all applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Page revised: 23 June 2018

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