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Assistant Collections Information Manager



Assistant Collections Information Manager 

Research and Collections 


Permanent full-time position 

$60,929 to $74,474 per year 

Work location : Gatineau, Québec (Aylmer sector) 



DUTIES: The position is responsible for: 

  • Managing the administration of the Collections Management System (CMS) at the procedural and technical levels.  

  • Assisting in the development, implementation, and oversight of policies and guidelines for best practices in the digitization of natural history collections. 

  • Providing informatics-related services and advice to Research and Collections staff, and to external partners. 

  • Disseminating CMN collections data to the research community via established web portals. 

  • Supervising the Collections Information Technician and the administration of the Digital Asset Management Application (DAM). 


OPEN TO: All individuals who meet the following qualifications.



Graduation from a recognized university with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in biology, biodiversity informatics, or a closely related field, or equivalent training and experience. 



English is essential 



Experience in contemporary museum or natural history collections practices. 

Two years of experience in biodiversity informatics and working with distributed databases. 

Two years of experience in managing information about scientific collections. 

Experience in project management. 




Canadian Museum of Nature - Human Resources 

Email : 

State competition NO. CMN-2090-19-OC-012.  Statement of qualifications is available by contacting the above e-mail address.




All candidates must submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae outlining how their experience and training meet the basic requirements listed above. Please note that only candidates who are selected for the next stage of the selection process will be contacted.  As a result of this competition, we may establish an eligibility list of potential candidates that may serve to staff similar positions. The Canadian Museum of Nature is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.  If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, please advise the Human Resources Advisor in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. 


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