NOC 0511 – Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers



This unit group includes managers who plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of libraries, archives, museums, art galleries or departments within such institutions. They are employed in libraries, archives, museums and non-retail art galleries.

There is mobility between library and archive managers and between museum and art gallery managers.

Main Duties

  • 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.

Library, archive, museum and art gallery managers may specialize in a specific type of collection.

Employment Requirements

Library managers

  • A graduate degree in library and information science
    Several years of experience as a librarian, including supervisory experience are required.

Archive managers

  • A graduate degree in archival science or history
    Several years of experience as an archivist or in historical research, including supervisory experience are required.

Museum and art gallery managers

  • A graduate degree related to a particular collection or a training program in arts administration
    Several years of experience as a curator, conservator or artist or experience in other related museum and art gallery work are usually required.

All Titles

  • administrative librarian
  • administrator assistant, art gallery
  • administrator, art gallery
  • administrator, historic sites
  • administrator, museum
  • archival document manager
  • archives chief
  • archives director
  • archives manager
  • art gallery administrator
  • art gallery assistant director
  • art gallery chief curator
  • art gallery co-ordinator
  • art gallery director
  • art gallery manager
  • art gallery manager assistant
  • arts administrator
  • assistant art gallery administrator
  • assistant art gallery director
  • assistant director of archives
  • assistant director of historical park
  • assistant director, art gallery
  • assistant director, museum
  • assistant museum administrator
  • assistant museum director
  • assistant superintendent, historical park
  • chief archivist
  • chief curator
  • chief librarian
  • chief, archives
  • co-ordinator, art gallery
  • co-ordinator, museum
  • curator-director – museum
  • deputy librarian
  • director of conservation, museum
  • director, archives
  • director, art gallery
  • director, library
  • director, museum
  • division librarian
  • executive director, museum
  • head archivist
  • head librarian
  • head librarian, technician services
  • head of cataloguing
  • historic sites administrator
  • historical park assistant director
  • historical park assistant superintendent
  • historical park director
  • historical park superintendent
  • library chief
  • library director
  • manager assistant, art gallery
  • manager, archives
  • manager, art gallery
  • museum administrator
  • museum assistant administrator
  • museum assistant director
  • museum co-ordinator
  • museum director
  • museum director of conservation
  • museum executive director
  • museum general director
  • museum manager
  • regional library director
  • superintendent, historical park
  • technical services head librarian


  • Archivists (5113)
  • Conservators and curators (5112)
  • Librarians (5111)
  • Managers of records management departments (See 0114 Other administrative services managers)



Processing Time

Program Categories Online
Canadian visa application processing time
Temporary Resident Visa
50 Days
Visitor Record
84 Days
Super Visa 79 Days
Study Permit Made Outside Canada
12 Weeks
Study Permit Made Intside Canada
14 Weeks
Study Permit Extension 53 Days
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Outside Canada 17 Weeks
Post Graduation Work Permit Made Inside Canada 97 Days
Briding Open Work Permit
97 Days
Canadian immigration application processing time
Express Entry
5 Months
Provincial Nominee Program
11 Months
Self-employed Immigration
50 Months
Federal Skilled Worker Program
5 Months
Start-up Visa
38 Months
Spouse/CommonLaw Sponsorship
10 Months
(Grand) Parents Sponsorship
24 Months
Canadian Citizenship/PR Card processing time
8 Months
PR Card
77 Days
PR Card Renewal
71 Days

Recent Posts


About Us

We are a licensed immigration company that can legally represent clients in applying for study, work, visitor visa and immigration in Canada. We are composed of a number of licensed immigration consultants approved by the Canadian immigration regulatory authorities. Our business categories include Canadian skilled immigration, express entry immigration, sponsorship immigration, and self-employed immigration. Our characteristics: sincere and attentive, professional and efficient, low prices, high success rate, transparent information.