Library, Archive, Museum and Art Gallery Managers

(NOC 0511)

Career Description

Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of libraries, archives, museums, art galleries or departments within such institutions.

Duties May Include

  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a library or library system, archive or archive system, museum or art gallery or a technical department within such an institution
  • Develop and administer policies and programs
  • Prepare and administer budgets
  • Develop, promote and implement public relations and promotional programs
  • Prepare funding and grant applications and proposals
  • Prepare operational and financial reports, analyses and recommendations
  • Recruit and provide training for professional, technical and clerical staff
  • May perform the duties of a librarian, archivist or curator in smaller institutions.

Examples of Titles

Archives director
Art gallery manager
Assistant director of archives
Chief librarian
Library director
Museum administrator
Museum executive director

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Modified on January 26, 2022