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  • 31 Mar 2021 11:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Archives Assistant

    Museum of Dufferin (County of Dufferin)

    Location: Mulmur, Ontario

    Compensation: $26.15 to $30.60

    The County of Dufferin sits on the fringe of the Greater Toronto Area, about 100 kilometres northwest of Toronto.

    It is largely a rural county with three urban settlement areas. The region is well known for its rivers, its rolling hills, and its excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. The UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment, and the world-famous Bruce Trail, run through Dufferin offering spectacular vistas and hiking opportunities. Home to over 61,000 residents the area boasts fabulous restaurants, shopping, and amenities

    Description and Duties

    Working 21 hours per week (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) the Archives Assistant will provide assistance to the Archivist in the documentation and automation of the Museum's archival collections. This includes counter service to the public in the Archives and processing requests for information. The successful candidate will also process new donations, transfer existing records, ensure data accuracy and consistency, and assist with research and volunteer projects.

    What you'll do:

    • Provide research assistance to public in the Archives
    • Co-ordinate the documentation and automation of the Archives' collections
    • Assist with research and data entry for online collections databases and the archives collection
    • Responsible for the photographing and scanning of items to add to the records database for identification, evaluation, and security purposes
    • Perform other related duties as assigned


    What you'll bring:

    • Post-secondary education in Archives, Museum Studies, or a related field of study
    • Preference will be given to candidates with archival training and/or work experience within archives
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, database programs, and/or PastPerfect collections management software
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team or independently
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter before the closing date and time to:

    As an equal opportunity employer, we seek to attract, develop, and retain highly talented employees with diverse identities and backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We are committed to creating a workplace that is inclusive for all.

    All applicants are thanked for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will receive a response. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection and will not be used for any other reason. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

    Application Webpage (URL)

    Application Deadline: April 19, 2021

    Job poster / document:

  • 24 Mar 2021 3:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Knowledge Seekers, DigitalASO (3 positions from Quebec, Central and Maritimes-Atlantic Canada)

    ArtsPond / Étang d'Arts

    Location: Remote

    Compensation: $5,000 flat fee

    Join our team and play a role in advancing equity justice in Canada. ArtsPond is a changemaker of a different sort. Devoted to radical inclusivity, our mandate is to nurture healthy ecosystems that promote social, spatial, economic, digital, and accessibility justice by fostering cooperative actions fusing social innovation and the arts on-the-ground and in-the-cloud.

    Description and Duties

    Knowledge Seekers, DigitalASO / OSANumériques are an integral part of ArtsPond's impact practices research and evaluation team, which includes Knowledge Seekers and Knowledge Stewards. In collaboration with Executive Leads and Knowledge Steward, Knowledge Seekers are tasked with identifying and developing community knowledge, relationships, and networks in service of scoping the design of a cross-sectoral, national Digital Arts Services Alliance / Alliance des services d'arts numériques.

    In 2021, three Knowledge Seeker positions address the perspectives of the Maritimes-Atlantic Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia), Québec, and Central Canada (Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Northwestern Ontario).

    Incubated by ArtsPond, the goals of DigitalASO / OSANumériques are to help foster a national innovation ecosystem for shared digital transformation of Canadian arts, culture, and arts services in response to collectively identified systemic issues. Featuring strategic alliance-, literacy-, and platform-building actions with regional and national stakeholders onsite and online, this transformative cooperative governance effort seeks to identify and strengthen regional advantages, national champions, cross-disciplinary institutions, shared digital resources and human-cloud infrastructure to help collectively bolster digital justice for all in Canadian arts and culture.

    In 2021, DigitalASO's planned activities rooted in human-centered design include the cooperative publication of a digital transformation manifesto, co-design of an open source ecosystem mapping and matchmaking digital tool, and the scoping of a national alliance to help sustain access and inclusion for equity-seeking groups from the arts, cultural, and creative industries in the digital world.

    Guiding values

    Strengthen ecology: Help strengthen regional and national ecosystems with humility and a generous spirit of reciprocity.

    Sustain culture: Sustain an internal and external culture that respects wholeness and the multi-dimensionality of difference, including beliefs, values, needs, and experience.

    Enable equity: Enable access and inclusion by fostering trust through open and honest dialogues led by impacted equity-seeking groups.


    The ideal candidate(s) will have:

    • Good organizational and prioritization skills.
    • Creative and interested in ideas and digital innovation.
    • A natural collaborator, self-starter attitude, able to adapt and learn new skills quickly, with a history of working alongside different stakeholders to deliver projects.
    • Familiarity with or a passion for arts and culture in Canada, including strong domain knowledge of chosen region (Central Canada, Martimes-Atlantic Canada, or Quèbec).
    • Advanced reading, verbal, and written communications skills in English and/or French.
    • High level of familiarity with computer programs, especially Microsoft Office365.
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude toward achieving goals, including excellent inter-personal communication and attention to detail.
    • Access to a home office including personal computer (Windows or Mac OS) and internet.

    Additional Information

    This is a flexible, part-time, freelance contract from April to October 2021. Compensation is a flat fee at maximum $5,000 per position. The positions remain open until filled.

    Application information

    Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae outlining your skills and interests related to the position to:

    Jessa Agilo, Founder, President + CEO

    ArtsPond / Étang d'Arts

    Please reference which of the three positions you are applying for in the subject line:

    "21107 Knowledge Seeker Quebec"

    "21108 Knowledge Seeker Central Canada"

    "21109 Knowledge Seeker Maritimes-Atlantic Canada"

    ArtsPond is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, creed (religion), colour, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender identity or expression, place of origin, or race, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, provincial, or local laws. We particularly encourage equity-seeking groups including women, Black, Indigenous, New Canadians, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ and other diverse identities, cultures, and origins to apply. While we thank all who take the time to apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Application Webpage (URL)

    Application Deadline: April 30, 2021

  • 16 Mar 2021 2:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    The Co-operators

    Location: Burlington, ON

    About the Organization    We have one common goal: to be where Canadians are, with the products Canadians need, when they need them, however they want to buy them.

    The Co-operators Group Limited is a leading Canadian multi-line insurance and financial services co-operative with $47.3 billion in assets under management. Our subsidiary companies provide solutions in four core areas: property and casualty (P&C) insurance, life insurance, institutional asset management and brokerage operations. We are supported by 6,249 employees and a dedicated financial advisor network with 2,530 licensed insurance representatives throughout Canada. We also serve 241 credit unions with more than 5.8 million members.

    Our member organizations include co-operative organizations, credit union centrals and representative farm organizations.

    Our vision to be a catalyst for a sustainable society is reflected in all aspects of our operations including our community investment programs, which support people in need and help build community resiliency. We support and fund the development of community-oriented co-operatives and social enterprises, and we work hard to contribute to communities across Canada.

    If you are looking for more information on our organization or exploring the possibility of a career with us, you've come to the right place. Discover what makes us different, learn about the value we create for Canadians, find out more about Sustainability at The Co-operators, or visit our newsroom for our latest press releases.

    Description and Duties    

    Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.

    The Archivist is responsible for actively supporting the mission, mandate, and goals of The Co-operators corporate archival program by facilitating the continued preservation of and access to permanent corporate records from across The Co-operators group of companies. This position analyses, arranges, describes, and preserves archival records to ensure their continued longevity and availability, conducts research, and enables client access and use of the corporate permanent record. The archival program preserves and fosters The Co-operators corporate memory, ensures compliance with the external legislative framework and internal corporate recordkeeping requirements, and provides unique cultural contributions to our staff, our businesses and the co-operative community.

    What you're responsible for:

    • Analyzes and evaluates records to determine their informational and evidential value based upon a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of operations across the Group of Companies, the internal and external legislative environment, the research/information needs of the organization and the contextual relationship between and among records.
    • Makes recommendations regarding the disposition of records based on the significance of the information to the understanding of corporate functions and activities, their condition and their uniqueness and usefulness.
    • Performs content and functional analysis on corporate records to determine their arrangement and description.
    • Safeguards the integrity of recorded information by protecting records from deterioration, damage and destruction.
    • Creates finding aids and other research tools reflective of the relationships between and among record groups and supporting the research requirements of the organization.
    • Provides professional reference services, research support, advice and consultation to internal stakeholders on broad and complex subject matter.
    • Develops and implements outreach initiatives (such as exhibits, publications, presentations etc.) which promote corporate culture and values and foster employee engagement.
    • Applies corporate policies, applicable external legislation and professional archival standards to manage and provide access to the collection.

    What to expect:

    • You will travel occasionally.
    • Frequent movement, moderate exertion and the ability to lift or move up to 40lbs is required.   
    • Detail oriented work that requires continuous mental concentration for extended periods of time. 


    To be successful:

    • You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.    
    • You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.  
    • You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.   
    • You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

    To join our team:

    • Master of Archival Studies (M.A.S.) or Masters level of study in Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) with an area of specialization in archival science, or equivalent experience combined with pertinent post-secondary education.
    • A minimum of 2 years' experience working in archives, preferably in a corporate environment with a broad stakeholder group.
    • Demonstrated experience describing and providing access to archival records.
    • Experience applying legislation and policy to the release of information.
    • Member in good standing of recognized industry association(s) such as Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA), Archives Association of Ontario (AAO), Society of American Archivists (SAA) etc.

    What we offer:

    • Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada's Best Employers.
    • Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.
    • A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.
    • Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.
    • A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.  

    Application information

    Application Webpage (URL):

    Application Deadline:  March 29, 2021

  • 16 Mar 2021 2:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Consultant Archivist 


    Location: Richmond, BC

    Compensation: Salary is negotiable and depends on experience

    Lucidea is a global provider of content and information management software and services. Our products and services organize and deliver enterprise content, seamlessly integrate internal and external content sources and deploy business-critical information to corporate portals, intranets, extranets and the Web. Applications include content management, competitive intelligence, library, museum, archives and records management, and litigation support and knowledge management. Lucidea products are known for their flexibility and ease of use and deployment.

    Description and Duties

         Project Management of a variety of Client and Internal Projects
         Scope new project requirements
         Conduct software training on-site, in-house or via web
         Work with sales team to deliver unique software solution demonstration
         Represent Lucidea at tradeshows and user group meetings
         Stay abreast of the Archive industry issues and Lucidea products
         Provide phone and e-mail support and assistance to resolve customer issues
         Check Support email frequently throughout the day
         Communicate with the R&D team, as necessary, to expedite issue resolution
         Manage difficult customers and customer expectations effectively and professionally
          Escalate issues to manager when needed


          Archivist qualifications preferred
          Knowledge of Lucidea products would be an advantage
          Work independently with limited direction and within a team
          Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
          Excellent ability to organize information with a strong attention to detail
          Excellent ability to analyze and solve problems, troubleshooting, deductive reasoning skills
           Ability to clearly document customer issues, status and resolution
           Training experience
           Commitment to customer service
           Travel to client sites as required (locally, nationally and internationally)

    To apply, please email Emma Hathway:

  • 10 Mar 2021 7:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Corporate Secretary
    The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada

    Location: Peterborough, Ontario
    Compensation:  Salary is negotiable.

    The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada is a religious organization.

    Key Responsibilities:

    •    Lead the implementation of the Corporate Records Management Program and help to deliver ongoing training for staff and directors.
    •    Monitor, and maintain the Corporate Records Management program and associated policies, seeking approval of the Congregational Leadership Circle (CLC) or their designate, for changes to the program or policies as required.
    •    Provide advice and direction to Sisters and/or staff regarding current records held.
    •    Collaborates with the key stakeholders including the CLC, the Treasurer and Director of Finance and Investments, the Archivist, and the HR Director to ensure the continuing success of the program.
    •    Develop, maintain, and ensure the application of the Corporate Records Retention policy.
    •    Monitor new regulations and practices regarding records management and make recommendations to the CLC or their designate.
    •    Maintain Board and committee meeting schedules, including booking meeting space, setting up virtual meetings, facilitating IT issues before/during meetings, booking meals, accommodation, refreshments as necessary
    •    Prepare agendas for the official meetings of the CLC and at the request of the Congregational Leader communicate pertinent decisions to the entire Congregation.
    •    Collaborate with the Congregational Archivist regarding documents of an archival nature.
    •    Write letters and/or prepare documents as the Congregational Leader or other CLC members direct.
    •    Custodian of the corporate seal.
    •    Responsible for the maintenance of records, documents, and statistics pertaining to the Congregational life such as Sisters' personal files, POAs and Chapter proceedings.
    •    Maintain Council/Corporate calendars as requested.
    •    Maintain list of members, data for communication, and work with Administrative Assistants to ensure information is distributed as directed.
    •    Oversee Board seasonal appreciation gift lists, Congregational directories, reading material orders for members
    •    Tending to various other tasks "as assigned" from time to time.

    Key Competencies:

    •    A willingness to learn about and understand the Congregation's activities, ministries, priorities, mission, and values.
    •    Working knowledge of canonical and civil legislation affecting Charities and religious Congregations in Ontario/Canada.
    •    Demonstration of "presence" and excellent communication skills
    •    Sensitivity and intuition toward CLC members, Sisters, and Senior Management
    •    Ability to read signals and provide early warnings to CLC and management about potential issues and opportunities
    •    Strong Record Management experience and skills
    •    Detail-oriented
    •    Strong analytical skills
    •    Flexible and creative
    •    Maintain a sense of balance no matter how pressured a situation
    •    Confidentiality


    •    Completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in information management, library sciences, archival studies, or management information systems.
    •    At least two years of related work experience with a functional file classification system (ISO 15489).
    •    At least two years of related work experience with records retention and disposition schedules.
    •    Understanding of legislation related to records including PHIPA.
    •    Proficient written and verbal skills
    •    Strong organizational skills
    •    Intermediate computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, and Teams.

    We value an inclusive and diverse workplace and are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ("AODA"). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process please notify Human Resources at the time of interview selection.

    Send resume and cover letter to:

    Dorothy Freymond
    Director of Human Resources
    Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada

    Application Deadline:
    Friday, March 19, 2021.

    Job Poster: Posting for Corporate Secretary.pdf

  • 2 Mar 2021 9:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Executive Director (Maternity Leave Contract)
    The ArQuives: Canada's LGBTQ2+ Archives

    Location: Toronto, Ontario
    Compensation: Hours and Salary: 37.5h/week, salary range based on experience $70 000 to $80 000 annually

    Located in Toronto, Ontario, The ArQuives is one of the largest independent LGBTQ2+ archives in the world. Primarily a volunteer-run organization focusing on Canadian content, The ArQuives acquires, preserves, and provides public access to information and collections in various formats. Our organization offers a range of research, exhibition, educational, and community programming.

    Description and Duties    

    The ArQuives seeks an Executive Director to fill a temporary (10-month contract; possible 3-month extension) maternity leave contract commencing mid to late May 2021. There is an expected two-week period for training with the current Executive Director.

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the organization via the vision, mandate, and strategic plans to preserve and make accessible the LGBTQ2+ history of Canada. The position requires both in-person and virtual work, with regular office hours being Monday to Friday with the occasional evening and weekend meetings and events. Responsibilities of the position include administrative duties (management of staff and operations of primary The ArQuives building and associated storage locations), financial duties (managing the operational budgeting and financial reporting to the board), fundraising (overseeing and implementation of the Fundraising Plan and donor relations in collaboration with the Senior Development Officer), grant writing and management (including reporting and applications), partnerships and programming with community groups, educational institutes, and various levels of government, and acting as an institutional advocate.

    The ArQuives acknowledges and is committed to addressing historical inequities within our organization. We encourage applications from marginalized communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, women, trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming, Black, people of colour, and persons with disabilities.

    Principle Duties & Responsibilities

    ● Financial and administrative management of the organization. Supervise and provide leadership to approx 4-5 staff and 120 volunteers.
    ● Advocate for the institution within the LGBTQ2+ community, levels of government, heritage community, and the general public.
    ● Continue the execution of the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan outlined by the Board of Directors and the 2021 and 2022 Operational plans.
    ● Manage and provide support to a team of staff and volunteers to meet the Strategic Plan's direction.
    ● Create and implement new programming as needed to forward the organization.
    ● Act as a spokesperson for The ArQuives with the media
    ● In collaboration with the Senior Development Officer, meet with potential funders and partners and assist with grant writing as relevant to the Strategic Plan.
    ● Provide professional support for the Board of Directors
    Qualifications    ● A demonstrated record of leadership and supervision (minimum of three years experience)
    ● Post-secondary education in related fields an asset
    ● Experience with library, archives, museum, and heritage organizations is a strong asset but not required
    ● Proven skills and knowledge in the areas of fundraising, finances, and budget processes
    ● Proven skills in project management, human resources, and volunteer management
    ● Experience with conflict resolution and working with the public an asset
    ● Knowledge and understanding of the LGBTQ2+ communities and history or experience working with marginalized communities
    ● Knowledge and understanding of Google Suite, WordPress, Basecamp, and Sumac are an asset
    ● Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently or as a team
    ● Ability to take the initiative and prioritize with strong attention to detail
    Additional Information    Please address any questions about the posting to before March 13, 2021.

    Estimated start date: May 17, 2021
    Apply by email to:

    For more information please visit:

    Application deadline: April 5, 2021 @ 5 pm EST


  • 2 Mar 2021 9:37 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Machinery of Government Policy Advisor

    Executive Council Office, Ontario

    Location:  99 Wellesley Street West, Toronto, Ontario 

    Compensation: $73,402 - $108,164 per annum, 1 Temporary - 18 months (with possibility of extension)

    This is an exciting opportunity to exercise your knowledge of the structure and operations of government, and your highly developed policy, analytical, communication and project management skills at Cabinet Office.

    The Ministry:
    Cabinet Office is the Premier's ministry. It provides the Premier and his Cabinet with advice and analysis to help the government achieve its priorities.

    The Branch:
    The Executive Council Office (ECO) provides direct operational support to Cabinet and its senior committees, while managing machinery of government requirements and prerogatives, and stewarding Cabinet records and information platforms.

    Why work for the Ontario Public Service?
    The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

    We offer:
    •    Paid statutory holidays
    •    Pay in lieu of benefits with optional enrolment in our group benefit plan
    •    A defined benefit pension plan
    •    Flexible work arrangements, when possible
    •    Welcoming and professional work culture
    •    Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas

    What can I expect to do in this role?

    As the Machinery of Government Policy Advisor, you will:
    •    Undertake research and provide strategic policy advice on machinery of government issues and opportunities
    •    Build and maintain collaborative and positive working relationships with key partners, clients and stakeholders
    •    Take a leadership role in the co-ordination of official Machinery of Government ceremonies and the drafting of official Executive Council documents
    •    Provide advice on the procedures of the Legislative Assembly as they relate to the Executive Council
    •    Design innovative machinery of government tools/products for digital platforms
    •    Manage the government-wide "OICsONline" initiative and its digital platform, and other public access issues and projects, including overseeing day-to-day Order in Council (OIC) operations
    •    Be responsible for all knowledge management initiatives and record retention protocols and processes
    •    Oversee ECO's Emergency Plan and co-ordinate emergency planning products and processes
    •    Develop and deploy orientation and outreach strategies
    •    Perform other duties, as assigned, in support of the Cabinet decision-making process
    •    Be responsible for the day-to-day management of a high-functioning team of senior administrative professionals

    Qualifications: How do I qualify?
    Knowledge of Cabinet and Machinery of Government Processes

    •    You have sound knowledge of the structure and operations of government and Cabinet decision-making processes
    •    You have a strong understanding of policy development and sound knowledge of the linkages among policy, legislative, and fiscal processes
    •    You have an understanding of machinery of government issues/topics and the role of machinery of government in the operations of the Executive Council of Ontario

    Policy, Research and Analytical Skills
    •    You have advanced policy and analytical skills and demonstrated ability to synthesize complex policy issues
    •    You have demonstrated ability to undertake historical, comparative, and primary source research in public administration topics
    •    You have demonstrated capacity for problem-solving, creativity and taking the initiative
    •    You can view issues from a holistic perspective and work co-operatively in a team environment

    Information Management

    •    You have a basic understanding of information management policies and requirements, including sound knowledge of formal record-keeping protocols and procedures
    •    You have experience working with complex databases

    Project Management
    •    You have demonstrated project management skills
    •    You have the ability to lead complex enterprise-wide initiatives
    •    You have demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams
    •    You have strong organizational skills to meet timelines and adjust to changes in direction and priorities

    Communication Skills
    •    You have strong communication and interpersonal skills to work with multiple partners and senior officials in a fast-paced environment
    •    You have advanced written and verbal skills to prepare/present policy/research briefing materials
    •    You have excellent judgment and superior diplomacy skills 
    •    You have superior relationship management skills to work with multiple partners in a high-pressure environment

    The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.

    Please submit your cover letter and résumé in one document in PDF or Word format (named according to the format "FirstName LastName" and not exceeding five pages), quoting "Machinery of Government Policy Advisor" and Job ID 161380 (File CO-50-20-21) in the subject line, by Friday, March 12, 2021, to:

    Please indicate in your application where you heard about this vacancy.
    Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

    Application Deadline: March,12,2021

  • 17 Feb 2021 10:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Private Sector Records Archivist
    Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

    Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
    Compensation: PB04 $49,374 to $69,056 per annum

    Located in beautiful Fredericton, New Brunswick, the Provincial Archives collects and preserves the documents of the people, institutions and government of the province.

    Description and Duties    

    Finance and Treasury Board is seeking a Private Sector Records Archivist to join the team at the Provincial Archives in Fredericton.

    Successful candidates will be skilled, agile, outcomes-focused, and highly-motivated with a demonstrated interest in the acquisition, accessibility, awareness, and preservation of the province's documentary heritage. These positions will focus on client and donor engagement, creating research collaborations and community partnerships, and the dissemination of analogue and digital archival content. They will engage with internal and external stakeholders to capture information and data as evidence of past initiatives and will process such records, making them available to inform present day and future planning, publishing, decision making, exposition, education, and life-long learning. Mentoring and instruction are key to fulfilling the Archives' mandate and these positions will be heavily involved in developing and executing such strategies. Candidates will need to demonstrate research experience, proficiency in archival principles, and adroitness in working with a diverse clientele. Adeptness with a variety of technologies will facilitate a candidate's success in these positions. These positions will contribute to a center of expertise in the province.

    Essential duties will include public speaking in both official languages, creation of exhibits, trouble-shooting issues characteristic of legacy systems, assessing and devising research strategies, project planning, proposal writing, acquisition, arrangement and description of archival material, and participating in public events connected to the Archives. Analysis and decision making based on knowledge of the history of the province, stakeholder needs, and archival theory and practice, constitute the essence of this position. Design and application for project funding along with the supervision of contract and project positions generated by such grants will be a regular occurrence in this position.

    Some work outside normal work hours may be required.

    Essential Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's degree in history, political science, information management, or related discipline.and 4 years' related work experience. Experience in archival procedures, the application of archival standards including RAD, and experience in web-based searching or presentations.
    • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
    • This position will require written and spoken competence in English and French
    • Please state your language capability on your application.
    • Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.
    • May be required to travel within the province.

    Asset Qualifications:

    Preference may be given to candidates that have:

    • Research and writing experience.
    • Driver's license.
    • Familiarity with legislation governing access and use of records, including but not limited to the Archives Act and Copyright.
    • Ability to work independently and in teams.
    • Research training and experience is a definite asset
    • Familiarity with applications such as Adobe Pro
    • Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.

    Behvioural Competencies:

    The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

    • Analytical Thinking/Judgement
    • Client Service Orientation
    • Flexibility
    • Results Orientation
    • Relationship/Network Building

    Technical Competencies:

    The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

    • Competency in Office Technology, Software, and Applications
    • Presentation skills
    • Planning and organizational skills
    • Knowledge of the Province's history'
    • Planning and organizational skills

    Application information

    Please apply online at

    Job Poster: 86589542_panb_private_sector_archivist_pb4.pdf
    Application Deadline:  March 3, 2021

  • 17 Feb 2021 10:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Archivist, Consulting

    Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives

    Location:  Arnprior, Ontario, in the Ottawa Valley, close to Ottawa

    Compensation:  $25-$30/hr (no benefits),12 month renewable contract, 21 hr/wk (flexible) 

    We are a non-profit, charitable organization serving local and world-wide clients, the Town of Arnprior and the Township of Arnprior/Braeside, with a facility in the lower level of the Arnprior Public Library. We have been open to the public for more than 25 years, have a good volunteer cohort, municipal support, and considerable digitization and internet presence. We have been noted by AAO as a model, rural/small town community archives.

    Reporting to the Board of Management of the Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives (AMBA), a non-profit, charitable organization, the Archivist provides leadership in all archives services and collaborates with volunteers. Services include identification, acquisition, description, preservation and provision of access to holdings, in house and online, related to the history of the Town of Arnprior and the Township of McNab/Braeside.

    Responsibilities may include:

    • Acquisition, appraisal and acknowledgement of historical records.
    • Description of holdings according to Rules for Archival Description, updating and maintenance of DB/Textworks, and uploading to the online search facility.
    • Management of AMBA Website content using Umbraco software
    • Preservation of fonds and ongoing Emergency Response Planning.
    • Training and supervision of volunteers and administrative staff.
    • Reference and reproduction services to clients.
    • Assisting the Board with archival grant applications and outreach activities.


    • Masters of Archival Science Degree preferred. Degree program with a Minor or Certificate in Archival Studies or Community College certificate in Archival Studies combined with experience acceptable.
    • Two to three years' experience related to archives management and experience processing municipal records desired.
    • Knowledge of modern archival theory, standards and procedures, including the Rules for Archival Description (RAD) and experience arranging and describing archival records according to RAD.
    • Knowledge of preservation best practices for all formats of archival materials including electronic records.
    • Proven capabilities in customer service, communication, self-management and volunteer supervision.
    • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and familiarity with DB/Textworks.
    • Knowledge of digitization best practices, imaging software and hardware, and social media.
    • Ability to lift up to forty (40) pounds/eighteen (18) kilograms onto shelves of varying height required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English is essential.

    The AMBA is committed to achieving an inclusive and diverse workplace. The AMBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, colour, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

    How to Apply    

    Submit a resumé with a cover letter (MS Word or pdf format) by February 28 2021, ATTN:  Irene Robillard  
    either by:

    or by Mail
    Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
    21B Madawaska Street   Arnprior, Ontario K7S 1R6

    Application Webpage (URL):
    Application Deadline:  February 28, 2021

    Job Poster: 86589542_amba_archivist_job_posting_2021.pdf

  • 5 Feb 2021 11:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Government Records Archivist
    Yukon Archives

    Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
    Compensation:  $80,913.00 - $93,848.00 er year

    Yukon Archives has a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for candidates interested in applying their in-depth records knowledge and archival expertise to manage the Yukon Archives government records program for acquiring, preserving, and providing access to the territory's documentary heritage.

    Yukon Archives is a program of the Government of Yukon, one of Canada's top 100 employers (, recognized for its fantastic health and leave benefits, community involvement, opportunities for training and skills development, and more.

    The Archives is located in Whitehorse, Yukon's capital. Whitehorse is known as "The Wilderness City" and offers amazing year-round cultural and recreational activities; great shops, restaurants and facilities; and air access to many centres.

    Description and Duties    

    As a Government Records Archivist, you will apply corporate and institutional policies in order to acquire, appraise, arrange, and describe records that are evidence of government actions and decisions. Working collaboratively with co-workers, you will enhance access to records of historical significance to researchers representing diverse interests and communities. You will also work with government corporate and departmental information management staff on a variety of projects involving government-wide initiatives such as digital records management. You will have opportunities to participate in reference and outreach activities, and to engage with record creators and research communities.


    • Master of Archival Studies, Master of Library and Information Science with a specialty in archives, or related field;
    • Demonstrated experience applying records and information management principles and practice;
    • Demonstrated experience applying archival theory and practice;
    • Experience using database software for the management of collections;
    • Experience in developing and implementing digital records projects would be considered an asset.

    Please view the job ad on the Government of Yukon's website.

    For more information about this position, please contact David Schlosser, Territorial Archivist at  or (867) 667-5275.

    Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

    Application Webpage:

    Application Deadline: Competition closes February 22, 2021.

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