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  • 18 Nov 2022 10:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Archivist

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design


    Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
    Compensation: Salary and rank will be commensurate with professional status.

    Emily Carr University of Art + Design, established in 1925, is a world leader in education and research. Encouraging experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, our teaching and learning community merges studio practice, research creation, and critical scholarship in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.  Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award‐winning creators and thought leaders who have significant impact in 21st‐century cultural production and cultural sustainability. We engage students, industry, and society to iterate and explore, and think differently about creativity and how it shapes our world.  Located in beautiful and culturally diverse Vancouver, British Columbia, Emily Carr attracts more than 1800 students from 60 countries to our undergraduate and graduate programs. The Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media is one of four university faculties (alongside Audain Faculty of Art, Faculty of Culture + Community, and Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies) which, together with the Aboriginal Gathering Place, Library + Learning Commons, Shumka Centre for Creative Entrepreneurship, Libby Leshgold Gallery, READ Books, and the research centres and workshops in our new state‐of‐the‐art, custom‐built campus, offer vibrant conditions for the development of practice-based and practice‐led research and education. 


    SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

    Under the general supervision of the University Librarian, the Archivist assists in directing the operations and activities of the University's archives, within the Library. The Archivist provides service, leadership, and direction for all aspects of digital and analog archival collections including arrangement, description, preservation, access, acquisitions, reference, and outreach.


    Typical duties associated with this role:

    • Develop and document practices for the arrangement, description, preservation, and management of analog and digital archives assets in accordance with international standards and best practices.
    • Appraise, arrange, describe, and process a wide variety of digital and analog objects.
    • Investigate and evaluate potential acquisitions of materials to the archives including the evaluation and documentation of donated materials and liaising with donors; consult with subject liaison librarians for the evaluation of discipline specific materials.
    • Contribute to the planning, content, and implementation of web-based resources (LibGuides, blogs, social media) as they relate to archival collections.
    • Participate in the preparation and revision of policies and procedures, documentation, reports, and statistics.
    • Lead the Library team in the development and execution of archives-based projects.
    • Duties may also include facilitating access to archival records through a variety of approaches including physical and virtual exhibits, web-based finding aids, public outreach, and reference services.


    This is a public-facing position that regularly interacts with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the public. The Archivist plans and delivers archival literacy instruction to University students and faculty, both in person and online and creates and delivers guides, workshops, orientations, and tours. The Archivist also liaises with teaching faculty to plan and provide archives resources and services that support the delivery of University curriculum. The successful candidate will join a committed team of library professionals and will be expected to be a full participant, along with the rest of the library team, in the defining and achieving of library goals. The Archivist may engage in relevant professional development activities and participate in Library, University, and consortia committees as required. Duties may also include overseeing Library operations on assigned weekends and evening shifts, including assuming responsibility for opening and closing the Library, overseeing staff and students, and maintaining a high standard of service; may oversee Library operations in the absence of the University Librarian.


    Qualifications    A successful candidate will have the following qualifications and/or related experience:

    •    Undergraduate degree with a strong focus in Visual Art, Media, or Design.
    •    Master's degree in Library Science, Archival Science, or another relevant field.
    •    Minimum two years related work experience as a professional Archivist, or an equivalent combination of prior work experience.
    •    Knowledge of standard archival theory and practice, preservation concepts, principles, and methodologies.
    •    Experience in the arrangement and description of archival collections.
    •    Knowledge of and/or experience in developing digital collections and employing digitization practices to enhance archives and special collections.
    •    Experience in the management of born-digital assets.
    •    Experience providing reference for archival research.
    •    Knowledge or experience with one or all of the following systems would be an asset: Isandora Digital Repository, Access to Memory (AToM), Archivematica, Evergreen ILS, and Kaltura Media Asset Management.
    •    Experience providing staff supervision is preferred.
    •    Demonstrated interest in professional development and involvement in library/archives professional organizations is preferred.
    •    An active interest or involvement in contemporary arts practices is preferred. 
    •    An active interest in mentoring co-op students and interns is preferred.
    •    Demonstrated experience in applying archival practices, including working knowledge of the Rules for Archival Description.
    •    Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian copyright and privacy legislation as it applies to the use of analog and digital archival holdings.
    •    Familiarity with emerging technologies, digital asset management systems, and their applications.
    •    Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects in terms of budgeting, staffing, and allocating resources. 
    •    Familiarity with the principles and practices of institutional repository management.
    •    Interest in exploring new outreach and service opportunities and modifying existing ones. 
    •    Strong communication skills.
    •    Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail. 
    •    Dedication to team development and excellent peer interactions. 
    •    Ability to set priorities in an environment with multiple, simultaneous demands.
    •    Ability to move and/or lift up to 40lbs.

    ARCHIVIST: Competition #F003-2022

    Applications should include:

    •    a cover letter;
    •    a current curriculum vitae;
    •    a personal statement on the candidate's contributions to diversity, regardless of personal characteristics, describing any professional skills, community experience, or willingness to engage in activities that advance institutional diversity and equity in teaching, research, and service.

    Submissions are welcome at:  https://ecuad.peopleadmin.ca.

    Application Deadline:  Posting closes on November 29, 2022. 



  • 18 Nov 2022 9:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Digital Records Archivist
    Tłı̨chǫ Government


    Location: Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories
    Compensation: $98,000 to $111,000 per year

    The Tłı̨chǫ Government has powers to pass and enforce a wide range of its own laws. The Tłı̨chǫ Government can own resources, receive tax revenues and protect resources. The focus of the Tłı̨chǫ Government is the protection of the Tłı̨chǫ language and culture, heritage and wildlife. The Tłı̨chǫ people also have their own Constitution. The Constitution sets out the rights and freedoms of Tłı̨chǫ citizens and provides the rules for the election of the Tłı̨chǫ Government and for keeping the Government accountable.

    Description and Duties    

    The Digital Records Archivist is responsible for strategic planning, collections management and daily operations of Tłı̨chǫ Government's physical and digital archives, which includes development and implementation of policies and procedures. The incumbent will develop and maintain Tłı̨chǫ Nàowoò Deghats'etsaa: Tłı̨chǫ Cultural Commons Digital Archive (TCCDA) which is a central digital location for Tłı̨chǫ cultural knowledge. The incumbent should take an innovative approach to archival management with inquisitiveness, flexibility and drive to promote and enhance preservation of and access to the TCCDA. The incumbent will develop partnerships, implement best practices and respond to and work with a wide variety of requests from colleagues, communities, researchers and the general public.

    Qualifications
        

    • Minimum 1-year work experience in archives, working with relevant digital tools, technology and metadata standards in an archival repository, and Master's degree in Archival Information, Archival and Library Studies or another graduate degree in a relevant field and combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Thorough knowledge of archival standards and practices related to digital records, receiving and management of digital records; technical requirements for digital preservation on hardware, software and file formats; and provision of access to digital records.
    • Experience developing research guides, exhibits, or other tools to promote and support use of archival and manuscript holdings.
    • Strong analytical, planning, organizational, time management, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • A strong interest in Tłı̨chǫ history, geography, language, culture, way of life, and an understanding of Tłı̨chǫ Government's programs and services.
    • Ability to work with Tłı̨chǫ Elders, as part of a team, in stressful situations amongst projects with changing deadlines, emerging issues and conflicting demands.
    • Ability to conduct research, write reports, proposals, and work with confidential material.


    The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement was negotiated by the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), and the Government of Canada. It is the first combined comprehensive land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories. In 2005 the Tłı̨chǫ Nation ratified the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement, a modern Treaty with the Government of Canada. The agreement provides and defines certain rights relating to lands, resources and self-government. Some of the highlights of the agreement include:

    Creation of the Tłı̨chǫ Government

    • Ownership of 39,000 km2 of land located between Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake including surface and subsurface rights.
    • The ability to define its membership know as Tłı̨chǫ citizens
    • Jurisdiction over lands and resources in the Tłı̨chǫ traditional territory.
    • The establishment of the Wek'éezhíi Land and Water Board and the Wek'éezhíi Renewable Resources Board
    • A share of mineral royalties from the Mackenzie Valley

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@tlicho.com
    Please apply by email


    Application Deadline: December 9, 2022 at 5:00pm MST

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  • 8 Nov 2022 9:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Archivist
    The Co-operators


    Location: Guelph, Ontario
    Compensation: from $58,000

    We are a leading Canadian financial services co-operative committed to being a catalyst for a sustainable and resilient society and our team is essential to deliver on this strategy. That's why we prioritize our people, to ensure we provide a strong culture and development opportunities which enables our team to thrive and to live our purpose. The best part is that you will work with people that care passionately about you, our clients, and our communities.

    The Opportunity:


    Our Records and Information Management team develops compliant records and archives management frameworks and practices designed to enhance business process, strengthen decision making, and preserve corporate memory. Our team of dedicated and responsive information professionals work collaboratively with business partners to help them perform their work effectively and efficiently by ensuring recorded information is accurate, reliable, usable and accessible throughout its lifecycle.

    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.

    How you will create impact:

    • 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.

    How you will succeed:

    • You have a knowledge of the fundamental principles and theoretical concepts of archival work and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical archival problems with versatility, judgment, and perception.
    • You have an understanding of, and experience with, information technology as it relates to and supports access and preservation of archival materials.
    • You have strong communication skills to convey complex information in clear and accessible ways, and to correctly interpret and appropriately respond to messages from others.
    • You are a problem-solver, capable of analyzing, recognizing patterns and connections, and making good decisions in a timely manner.
    • You take responsibility for achieving personal and organizational goals, meeting deadlines and producing high quality results that contribute to a high-performance culture.

    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.
    • Additional Information    What you need to know:
    • 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. 

    Application information

    Please apply through our careers webpage:  https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CUMIS&cws=38&rid=9142

    Application Deadline: Nov. 20, 2022


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  • 8 Nov 2022 9:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Governance Officer – Access, Privacy, and Records Management, 

    University of Northern British Columbia


    Location: Prince George, British Columbia

    Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    Since its founding in 1990, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) has emerged as one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a passion for teaching, discovery, people, and the
    North. Located in the spectacular landscape near the geographic center of beautiful British Columbia, UNBC’s excellence is derived from community-inspired research, hands-on learning, and alumni who are
    leading change around the world.

    For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top four
    per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

    With a diverse student population, the University is friendly, inclusive, and supportive. Prince George is a city of ~74,000 people with impressive cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. For more
    information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to http://www.unbc.ca/experience and https://moveupprincegeorge.ca. Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.

    Purpose:

    Reporting to the Senior Governance Officer, the Governance Officer – Access, Privacy, and Records Management is a subject matter expert in freedom of information, privacy, and records management. The
    Governance Officer provides expert advice and oversight in all University information governance, including development of privacy impact assessments, coordination of requests for access to information, and
    records management. The Officer provides guidance and coordination in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives that involve the core privacy operations of information access, privacy analysis and consultation, legislative compliance, privacy breach management, risk prevention, monitoring, and education.

    The Officer is responsible for advising and educating members of the University community in their responsibilities and compliance of applicable privacy, freedom of information, and records management legislation, policies, and rules. This position is accountable for developing, recommending, and overseeing the implementation of institutional polices and processes that reflect current best practices in privacy, freedom of information, and records management. The Officer supports and advises on best practices and employee training to ensure the appropriate collection, handling, retention, and disposal of personal information and other records. The Officer will also provide leadership, innovative design of and
    coordination on strategic initiatives related to core privacy information access, privacy breach management, risk prevention, monitoring, and education.

    As part of a small group of employees within the Office of the University Governance, the Officer also provides support for a wide range of governance initiatives and provides back-up for other members of the Office of University Governance team. In fulfilling the full range of duties in this position, the Governance Officer – Access, Privacy, and Records Management regularly has broad access to confidential and highly sensitive information, including labour relations information, personal and personnel information, and closed\in-camera Board of Governors and Senate proceedings.


    Responsibilities:

    Specific duties of the role include but are not limited to:

    • Maintaining a current knowledge of the University’s obligations and best practices with respect to freedom of information, protection of privacy, and records management;
    • Ensuring institutional compliance with access, privacy, and records management obligations, through the development, recommendation and implementation of policies, processes, web content
    • and training materials that support best practices;
    • Working with key administrative units to ensure that employee orientation, training and education includes access, privacy, and records management knowledge, skills, and responsibilities;
    • Overseeing and coordinating the University’s Freedom of Information requests process and ensuring legislated timeframes are met;
    • Providing support, expertise, and training in the collection and redaction of records;
    • Proactively monitoring University initiatives to ensure appropriate Privacy Impact Assessments are completed;
    • Reviewing Privacy Impact Assessments, identify concerns, and working with the University’s directors, Deans, and senior executive University to recommend mitigation strategies;
    • Working with internal stakeholders to ensure that institutional processes for responding to privacy breaches are developed, recommended, approved and implemented;
    • Investigating privacy breaches or complaints as needed, and as appropriate, elevating complaints or concerns to the President; and
    • Providing back up as needed, for other members of the Office of University Governance in their work related to the Board of Governors, Senate and their respective Committees.

    Qualifications:

    • The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in a related field (law, business, computer science, or human resources) or another related discipline, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
    • In addition, training and certification (completed or in-progress) in access, privacy, records management and/or information governance, (e.g. CIPP/C, CAPP/MAPP, CRM, IGP) or significant experience in these subject areas is required.


    Other desired qualifications include:

    • Experience and working knowledge of BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, relevant Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner orders, cases, trends and issues.
    • Additionally, the Governance Officer - Access, Privacy, and Records Management will be required to obtain a Criminal Records check, as this position has broad access to personal and highly sensitive information.
    • An equivalent combination education and experience may be considered.


    A Remote Workplace Location Arrangement option may be available, depending on a candidate’s level of experience and expertise in the area of access, privacy and records management. Remote Workplace Location Arrangements must be formalized in a remote workplace agreement and the Off-Campus Office.

    Safety Checklist must also be completed, with both documents requiring the approval of the Senior Governance Officer

    UNBC offers excellent benefit and pension packages, as well as employee training and development opportunities.
    For more details, please see http://www.unbc.ca/human-resources/employee-benefits.

    Normal hours of work will be 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Normal hours of work may vary, and some flexibility may be required for meetings and travel.

    To Apply:
    Please forward your resume and proof of education quoting competition #22-161EM to:
    Human Resources, University of Northern British Columbia,
    3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9
    Email submissions: HRecruit@unbc.ca
    Inquiries: (250) 960-5521

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities
    and members of visible minorities.

    We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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  • 7 Nov 2022 2:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Library, Archives, and Administrative Assistant,

    Manitoba Museum

    Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Compensation: $18.00 to 22.78 per hour

    The Manitoba Museum is the province's largest award-winning heritage and science centre. It is unique in its combination of human and natural history themes and renowned for its vivid portrayal of Manitoba's rich and colourful history, Planetarium shows, and Science Gallery exhibits. The Museum features immersive dioramas, multi-dimensional interpretation, science and astronomy education, and quality school and community programs. The Museum has collected and protects over 2.8 million artifacts and specimens, including the Hudson's Bay Company Museum Collection.

    Description and Duties    

    Reporting to the Collections Management Associate (Human History), the Library, Archives & Administrative Assistant is responsible for integrating Department of Archaeology books and documents into the Museum's internal library and archival system.

    Key Accountabilities & Typical Duties

    • Use the Museum's in-house library collections management system (Cuadra STAR) to catalogue books and documents.
    • Review books to ascertain if there is duplication within the system, catalogue new titles and prepare the books for shelving.
    • Copy cataloguing and assigning LC numbers and subject headings
    • Undertake minor book repairs if required
    • Other library and archive-related duties as required
    • Working with the Departmental Assistant, general discard and tidying related to this project.


    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    Education, Training and Experience

    1. Completion of a high school diploma,
    2. Completion of a recognized Library and Information Technology Program and related library experience Or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education that included library courses and library experience,
    3. Experience in Microsoft office software and library collections database software,
    4. Training in archaeology is an asset


    Skills, Abilities and Knowledge

    1. Ability to work independently
    2. Good organizational skills
    3. Accuracy in performing tasks
    4. Demonstrated working knowledge of and skill in Microsoft Office, Windows, and database applications
    5. Ability to multi-task, work as part of a team, and take initiative independent of direct supervision
    6. Strong research and evaluation skills.


    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    This is a full-time term position from Nov. 14, 2022 to March 31, 2023. The wage starts from $18.00 to 22.78 per hour.
     
    Please submit your cover letter and resume by November 9, 2022, to:

    Manager of Volunteer & Employee Relations
    The Manitoba Museum
    190 Rupert Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R2B 0N2
    Email: hr@manitobamuseum.ca
    Fax: (204) 942-3679

    The Manitoba Museum is committed to inclusion and employment equity and welcomes diversity in the workplace. This document is available in other formats and accommodations will be provided throughout the selection process upon request. Contact Human Resources at 204-956-2830 if you have an accommodation request.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for interviews will be contacted. We are not able to acknowledge receipt of applications submitted via Fax or mail.

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  • 31 Oct 2022 11:13 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Digital Collections Archivist (contract)
    Museum of Vancouver


    Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
    Compensation: Budget: Approximately $45,000 for labour only (equipment and supplies budgeted separately)
    Position type: Contract

    The Museum of Vancouver is located on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Nations, at the site of the ancestral Village of Sen̓áḵw - neighbouring the current Sḵwx̱wú7mesh reserve of the same name.

    The mission of the Museum of Vancouver is to inspire a deeper understanding of Vancouver through stories, objects and shared experiences. The Museum first began collecting in 1894 and is now Canada's largest civic museum. MOV is an independent, non-profit organization that seeks partners to support the evolution of the Museum's visitor experience.

    BACKGROUND


    The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) has received a grant from Canadian Heritage to develop a digital collections plan and management infrastructure. MOV is seeking an experienced and collaborative Digital Collections Consultant to lead the organization's development of its digital strategy and digital collection management infrastructure. MOV currently creates, curates, exhibits, loans, and stores a wide range of digital assets documenting Vancouver's civic identity and histories. We are looking for a Digital Collections consultant to increase our capacity for stewardship and long-term access to digital materials.

    SCOPE OF WORK

    • Review the inventory of digital assets associated with MOV's collections
    • Work closely with and advise the curatorial and conservation team to assess needs and establish digital preservation priorities for the institution's digital assets
    • Produce a digital collection management plan, including copyright management plan
    • Create the digital infrastructure: Develop processes, plans, physical infrastructure and workflows around digital asset management, data curation, digital preservation and electronic records management; lead the initial phase of the implementation
    • Develop guidelines and training for staff.


    SCHEDULE

    The digital archivist is required to deliver the following scopes of work:

    • Identify the digital preservation priorities for the institution's digital assets: December 15, 2022
    • Produce a digital collection management plan: January 30, 2023
    • Create the digital infrastructure: Develop processes, plans, physical infrastructure and workflows around digital asset management, data curation, digital preservation and electronic records management: May 30, 2023
    • Develop guidelines and training for staff: June 30, 2023

    Qualifications   

    • Masters degree in Archival Studies from an accredited institution or equivalent
    • 3-5 years of experience working with digital collections
    • Extensive experience in records management with a focus on the planning and management of electronic records
    • Experience with project planning
    • Extensive knowledge of digital preservation issues and best practices
    • Experience working with smaller cultural institutions an asset
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented

    Additional Information    

    After selection, a service agreement contract will be prepared which could include discussion of the terms and conditions in the contract and minor modifications of scope and price.

    The following documentation will be requested from the Contractor:

    • WorkSafeBC confirmation (where applicable)
    • Certificate of Insurance
    • GST# or SIN
    • Business License

    How to Apply    

    Please send proposals and questions to:

    Wendy Nichols, Curator of Collections
    Email: wnichols@museumofvancouver.ca

    Application Webpage: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58d29e6ccd0f6829bdf2f58f/t/633e5ed18f6b405605fdfffa/1665031890129/MOV+Digital+Archivist+posting.pdf

    Application Deadline: November 4, 2022


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  • 27 Oct 2022 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Assistant Professor of Teaching (Tenure-Track) in Library and Information Studies
    The University of British Columbia School of Information


    Location:
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    The School of Information is a top-ranked institution in the field of information management and presents a vibrant teaching and research environment. Our faculty are engaged in innovative and collaborative research, community engagement, and professional leadership. We offer several top-ranked graduate programs with consistent high evaluations from our students, including a PhD program, Masters programs in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and Archival Studies (MAS), and a First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC), our specialization that focuses on Indigenous information initiatives. Further information about the School of Information can be found at https://ischool.ubc.ca.

    Equity and mutual respect are core values of the School of Information; we pay particular attention to the needs of all marginalized and under-represented groups of people. As School we are actively engaged in implementing UBC's Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) (https://isp.ubc.ca/) and the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). We seek to create a diverse, inclusive, and equitable school for faculty, staff and students of all backgrounds and identities. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to the mission of School of Information and show the potential of diverse, critical, and socially responsible approaches in teaching and research.

    Description and Duties    

    We seek an exceptional teacher with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as community-based learning, lab-based teaching, and course/curriculum design. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of teaching, educational leadership, and to contribute to the delivery and development of undergraduate courses in information studies. Other activities include student advising and membership of administrative committees as assigned by the director.

    This is a tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership Stream and the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. For a description of the rank Assistant Professor of Teaching and the criteria for tenure and promotion, see https://hr.ubc.ca/working-ubc/faculty-collective-agreement-and-policies.

    Qualifications    


    Applicants must have a PhD or Doctorate degree in the field of Library and Information Studies, or a related discipline, by the start of the appointment. We welcome applications from candidates who are defending their dissertation during the time of the search.

    Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of these, or related areas: Information and Data Design, Critical design, UX/UI design, Data Management, and Design Justice. Candidates should be able to teach technology skills in multiple modes to students of diverse ability and experience. The position also involves educational leadership activities such as academic planning, curriculum and program development, resource development, and teaching innovation. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated evidence of, or the potential for:

    • Excellence in teaching and/or course development at both the graduate and undergraduate level;
    • Educational Leadership, including community outreach, working with stakeholder groups, and dissemination, especially in the design field;
    • Capacity for academic service and leadership;
    • Demonstrated effectiveness and openness to working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives and from diverse backgrounds.

    The School of Information acknowledges that within higher education in Canada, traditional or conventional academic pathways can reinforce biases in the filling of faculty posts. We encourage applications that may not fit this mold and challenge our ideas of teaching, scholarship and research.
     
    Application information

    How to Apply:  https://lais.air.arts.ubc.ca/assistant-professor-of-teaching-tenure-track-in-library-and-information-studies/

    Application Deadline: November 20, 2022

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  • 27 Oct 2022 2:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Archival Studies
    The University of British Columbia School of Information


    Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    The School of Information is a top-ranked institution in the field of information management and presents a vibrant teaching and research environment. Our faculty are engaged in innovative and collaborative research, community engagement, and professional leadership. We offer several top-ranked graduate programs with consistent high evaluations from our students, including a PhD program, Masters programs in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) and Archival Studies (MAS), and a First Nations Curriculum Concentration (FNCC), our specialization that focuses on Indigenous information initiatives. Further information about the School of Information can be found at https://ischool.ubc.ca.

    Equity and mutual respect are core values of the School of Information; we pay particular attention to the needs of all marginalized and under-represented groups of people. As School we are actively engaged in implementing UBC's Indigenous Strategic Plan (ISP) (https://isp.ubc.ca/) and the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). We seek to create a diverse, inclusive, and equitable school for faculty, staff, and students of all backgrounds and identities. Candidates are required to have a strong commitment to the mission of School of Information and demonstrate effectiveness and openness to working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives and from diverse backgrounds.

    Description and Duties    


    The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an active program of original research, publication, and other knowledge mobilization; to teach courses and undertake student supervision in archival and recordkeeping studies at the graduate and potentially undergraduate level; and contribute to leadership and service initiatives within the School of Information. Other activities include student advising and membership of administrative committees as assigned by the director. Additional responsibilities may include participation in ongoing revision of the MAS curriculum.

    As member of a small archival faculty contingent, you will have the opportunity to develop your own specialized courses as well as to teach in one or more of the following areas:

    • Digital preservation;
    • Digital archives;
    • Archival diplomatics;
    • Archival appraisal;
    • Archival and recordkeeping systems;
    • Indigenous and non-Western recordkeeping models and practices;
    • Reference, advocacy and outreach;
    • Non-textual archives and records;
    • Histories of recordkeeping;
    • Community archives.

    This is a tenure-track position in the Research Professoriate Stream and the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. For a description of the rank Assistant Professor and the criteria for tenure and promotion, see https://hr.ubc.ca/working-ubc/faculty-collective-agreement-and-policies.

    Qualifications 
       

    We invite candidates with expertise in archival studies, demonstrated through an advanced degree (PhD) in archival studies. We welcome applications from candidates who hold (or are completing) advanced degrees in cognate disciplines with a substantial focus on archival studies; or who hold (or are completing) advanced degrees in a cognate discipline and have demonstrated contributions to the advancement of archival disciplinary knowledge. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field by the start of this appointment. We welcome applications from candidates who are defending their dissertation during the time of the search.

    The successful candidate has an active research agenda in archival studies; a record of publications and contributions within the field (commensurate with career stage); a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and course development, ideally at both the graduate and undergraduate level; the potential to contribute to the ongoing vision and future direction of the MAS program; and demonstrated capacity or the potential for academic service and leadership.

    We seek candidates who will complement existing expertise and particularly welcome those with one or more of the following demonstrated strengths:

    Digital approaches to archival and recordkeeping processes and problems, including but not limited to:

    • Digital transformation and preservation of archival material;
    • Theories, perspectives and practices at the intersection of emerging technologies, archives and recordkeeping.

    Global archival and recordkeeping theories, perspectives, and practices, including but not limited to:

    • Indigenous archival theories, perspectives, and practices;  
    • Community-centred archival and recordkeeping theories, perspectives and practices;
    • Archives and evidence in the context of humanitarian crises.

    We seek applicants with a record of demonstrated research impact, as well as potential to publish, teach effectively, and secure external research funding. We acknowledge that within higher education in Canada, traditional or conventional academic pathways can reinforce biases in the filling of faculty posts. We encourage applications that may not fit this mold and challenge our ideas of teaching, scholarship and research.

    Application information


    How to Apply: https://lais.air.arts.ubc.ca/tenure-track-assistant-professor-position-in-archival-studies/

    Application Deadline: December 1, 2022

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  • 27 Oct 2022 10:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Digital Records Archivist
    Tłı̨chǫ Government


    Location: Behchokǫ̀, Northwest Territories
    Compensation: $98,000 to $111,000 per year

    The Tłı̨chǫ Government has powers to pass and enforce a wide range of its own laws. The Tłı̨chǫ Government can own resources, receive tax revenues and protect resources. The focus of the Tłı̨chǫ Government is the protection of the Tłı̨chǫ language and culture, heritage and wildlife. The Tłı̨chǫ people also have their own Constitution. The Constitution sets out the rights and freedoms of Tłı̨chǫ citizens and provides the rules for the election of the Tłı̨chǫ Government and for keeping the Government accountable.

    Description and Duties    

    The Digital Records Archivist is responsible for strategic planning, collections management and daily operations of Tłı̨chǫ Government's physical and digital archives, which includes development and implementation of policies and procedures. The incumbent will develop and maintain Tłı̨chǫ Nàowoò Deghats'etsaa: Tłı̨chǫ Cultural Commons Digital Archive (TCCDA) which is a central digital location for Tłı̨chǫ cultural knowledge. The incumbent should take an innovative approach to archival management with inquisitiveness, flexibility and drive to promote and enhance preservation of and access to the TCCDA. The incumbent will develop partnerships, implement best practices and respond to and work with a wide variety of requests from colleagues, communities, researchers and the general public.

    Qualifications
        

    • Minimum 1-year work experience in archives, working with relevant digital tools, technology and metadata standards in an archival repository, and Master's degree in Archival Information, Archival and Library Studies or another graduate degree in a relevant field and combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Thorough knowledge of archival standards and practices related to digital records, receiving and management of digital records; technical requirements for digital preservation on hardware, software and file formats; and provision of access to digital records.
    • Experience developing research guides, exhibits, or other tools to promote and support use of archival and manuscript holdings.
    • Strong analytical, planning, organizational, time management, interpersonal and communication skills.
    • A strong interest in Tłı̨chǫ history, geography, language, culture, way of life, and an understanding of Tłı̨chǫ Government's programs and services.
    • Ability to work with Tłı̨chǫ Elders, as part of a team, in stressful situations amongst projects with changing deadlines, emerging issues and conflicting demands.
    • Ability to conduct research, write reports, proposals, and work with confidential material.


    The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement was negotiated by the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), and the Government of Canada. It is the first combined comprehensive land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories. In 2005 the Tłı̨chǫ Nation ratified the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement, a modern Treaty with the Government of Canada. The agreement provides and defines certain rights relating to lands, resources and self-government. Some of the highlights of the agreement include:

    Creation of the Tłı̨chǫ Government

    • Ownership of 39,000 km2 of land located between Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake including surface and subsurface rights.
    • The ability to define its membership know as Tłı̨chǫ citizens
    • Jurisdiction over lands and resources in the Tłı̨chǫ traditional territory.
    • The establishment of the Wek'éezhíi Land and Water Board and the Wek'éezhíi Renewable Resources Board
    • A share of mineral royalties from the Mackenzie Valley

    Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@tlicho.com
    Please apply by email


    Application Deadline: November 7, 2022 at 5:00pm MST

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  • 20 Oct 2022 1:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Supervisor, Library - Document and Institutional Archives Management
    National Film Board of Canada


    Location: Montreal
    Compensation: $73,777 to $94,407 (under review)

    Are you passionate about great storytelling, about exploring the issues that matter, about pushing the boundaries in new audiovisual experiences? So are we. As Canada's public producer and distributor, the National Film Board has been telling the country's stories and pioneering breakthroughs in virtually every field of audiovisual content since 1939. But to do this, we need a team that truly reflects the richness and diversity of Canada. If you'd like to be a part of this team-and part of the NFB's incredible legacy-we'd love to hear from you.

    SUMMARY OF DUTIES


    Acts as an expert advisor in the management of informational resources of operational and permanent value, artifacts and library resources. Develops plans, strategies, analyses and reports related to the management of NFB documents of all kinds and participates in the development of policies, guidelines and procedures in the field of archives and recordkeeping. Analyzes development needs, leads resulting initiatives, oversees programs or activities aimed at improving services offered, as well as the management, conservation, development and accessibility of documentation in accordance with government and NFB requirements.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES


    • Oversees, manages and directs the projects, programs or activities of the Library - Document and Institutional Archives Management team that are aimed at improving the services offered, as well as the management, processing, conservation, protection, enhancement, accessibility and disposal of NFB documentation according to current federal standards.
    • Acts as an expert advisor in the field of documentation management, library resources, archives and data of all kinds by providing expertise, advice, guidance and support for the entire NFB.
    • Develops plans, strategies, analyses and reports related to NFB documentation management and participates in policy development.
    • Helps improve the NFB's information-management systems and tools; analyzes development needs, participates in the development of conceptual data models and collaborates with Technology sector teams to carry out these initiatives.
    • Participates in the development and implementation of business-intelligence initiatives and projects for the NFB.
    • Is responsible for the implementation of documentation-management projects, including the implementation and maintenance of records-management systems such as GCdocs, SiDoc, Artifacts, etc.
    • Establishes corporate classification systems, retention schedules and research tools  (Finding aid) to facilitate access to NFB resources under the responsibility of their sector.
    • Develops and maintains relationships with all NFB sectors, with Library and Archives Canada, the Treasury Board Secretariat, and other federal entities such as Public Services and Procurement Canada or Heritage Canada in the context of maintaining good recordkeeping and information-use practices.
    • Guides and supports internal and external researchers in their work and provides functional and technological support to users of the information systems in use within the sector.
    • Keeps own skills up-to-date and stays informed on recent developments in the field of information management, and actively participates in discussions about adopting best practices within the NFB.
    • Selects and manages external suppliers, defines technical requirements, and evaluates the services rendered in terms of quality, compliance with standards and agreed-upon deadlines.
    • Ensures sound management and proactive planning of financial and material resources for their sector.
    • Manages the sector's human resources in accordance with the NFB's values and policies and in line with the applicable collective agreements; builds effective teams and ensures that synergy, cohesion and a spirit of cooperation are created and maintained within the group.
    • Sets clear expectations and evaluates individual and sector performance; establishes performance indicators, sets annual goals and  advances talent-development plans.
    • Communicates to staff in their sector the objectives and strategies to be pursued, and acts as the sector's spokesperson with internal and external collaborators.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • University degree in Archival Science, Information Studies, Administration, or relevant combination of education and experience;
    • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in the field of records management, including at least two (2) years of experience in management of largescale projects or multidisciplinary teams;
    • Excellent knowledge of archival principles, standards and practices used in Information Management;
    • Knowledge of databases used in archives management;
    • Ability to assess client needs and to provide quality service;
    • Knowledge of enterprise content-management software such as Content Server, GCdocs, and databases used in records management;
    • Bilingualism in both official languages (French and English), both orally and in writing.


    PERSONAL QUALITIES

    • Judgment, initiative and autonomy;
    • Strong inclination toward customer service and collaboration;
    • Excellent analytical, synthesis and problem-solving skills;
    • Excellent ability to manage several tasks simultaneously with an organized, meticulous, structured and rigorous work approach;
    • Ability to establish good interpersonal relationships, be effective in professional interactions, and exercise unifying leadership;
    • Flexibility in dealing with changing priorities and objectives;
    • Good coaching skills and active listening skills;
    • Result and solution oriented;
    • Excellent general knowledge and strong oral and written communication skills


    How to Apply
        
    Interested candidates with the above qualifications are invited to apply in writing, including a copy of their résumé to cv@nfb.ca, BY NOVEMBER 2, 2022, citing competition number: SN-00021381.

    The NFB is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce that's reflective of Canadian society. It promotes initiatives such as employment equity and encourages candidates to voluntarily indicate in their cover letter if they are a woman, a member of a First Nations group, Inuk, Métis, a person with a disability, or a member of a visible-minority group.

    The NFB is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Feel free to advise us of any accommodation needs.

    Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Application Webpage (URL): https://jobs.nfb.ca/jobs/supervisor-library-document-and-institutional-archives-management-00021381

    Application Deadline: November 2, 2022


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