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  • 11 Aug 2020 9:11 AM | Anonymous

    Archive Manager

    Treaty 8 Tribal Association - Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research Program


    Location:  Fort St. John, BC

    Full-time, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Term:  September 2020 to March 2021 (potential for extension)

    The Treaty 8 Tribal Association (T8TA) provides a range of advisory, advocacy, and technical services for its member First Nations in northeast British Columbia.  The Treaty and Aboriginal Rights Research (TARR) program operates out of the T8TA and has been in existence since the early 1990s and its primary objective is to support the research and preparation of specific claims for their member First Nations. Another function of the TARR program is to house historical and cultural information related to their member First Nations.  As a result, the program's archive houses numerous records in varying mediums: textual, audio, visual, books, and maps.

    Description and Duties

    The Archive Manager is responsible for the strategic planning, collections management, and daily operations of the TARR program's physical and digital archive.  This includes the refinement and development of archival policies and procedures.

    Qualifications

                 Hold a master's degree in Archival Studies, Library & Information Science, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
                 Minimum of two years work experience in an archives or museum setting
                 Training in records management (focus on archival collections management)
                 Familiarity with collection management databases. Experience with Laserfiche is considered an asset.
                 Knowledge of privacy and copyright legislation
                 Excellent abilities in big picture planning and problem solving
                 Superior written and communication skills, time management, and organizational skills
                 Strong analytical, research, and synthesis skills
                 Knowledge and understanding of Beaver/Dene/Cree/Saulteau cultures, Treaty 8, and specific claims research are considered assets.

    To Apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

    Marlene Greyeyes. Interim Executive Director
    mgreyeyes@treaty8.bc.ca or
    10233-100 avenue, Fort St John, BC, V1J 1Y8

    Application Deadline:  August 21, 2020

  • 4 Aug 2020 4:49 PM | Anonymous

    ADMN O 24R - Records Officer : Administrative Officer R24

    Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

    Salary Range: $65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually, Regular Full Time

    BC Public Service: Municipal Affairs & Housing, Management Services Division

    Summary

    An eligibility list may be established.
    Although this position has onsite office based requirements, it can temporarily be performed virtually due to the current extraordinary circumstances related to COVID-19. This will remain in place until physical distancing advisories are lifted.
    Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.

    A career opportunity to showcase your client service excellence and digital information management expertise.  

    The Records Officer is part of the information management team supporting the four ministries that make up the Economy Sector: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness, Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. This role provides strategic support so the ministries can meet their information management requirements under legislation and policy and can achieve their business objectives.  The Records Officer brings awareness to the changing landscape of recorded information management, including the identification of the challenges and the solutions for managing electronic information.  This position is a subject matter expert for the ministry and bridges the worlds of information technology and program information management. With significant changes in legislation, the need for stronger information management accountability, as well as technological shifts, those in this position must bring a strong change management component to the role.  In addition, this position provides operational IM direction and advice to all levels of the ministry, including taking a leadership role in the definition and delivery of information management projects.

    The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

    The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

    The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. 

    For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Jennifer.Mohan@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

    NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

    Job Requirements:
    In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

    • University degree in archival studies or information management and three years of related progressive experience (records management or information management), or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be considered.
    • At least 2 years experience drafting, interpreting, and applying legislation, policy, or procedures related to information management.
    • At least 2 years experience managing client relations including providing expert information management advice. Preference may be given to applicants with experience managing client relations including providing expert information management advice to executive or senior level staff.
    • Experience researching, analyzing or providing advice regarding digital records management.
    • Preference may be given to applicants with direct experience supervising staff.
    • Preference may be given to applicants with experience as a project manager.
    • Preference may be given to applicants with direct experience with electronic document records management systems.

    Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

    A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

    Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

    Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

    IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

    Union: GEU

    Job Profile_AO24 Records Officer_70734.docx

  • 30 Jul 2020 9:21 AM | Anonymous

    Manager, Records and Information Governance and City Archivist

    City of Vaughan


    As one of Southern Ontario's fastest growing cities, with its mix of urban and rural areas, Vaughan is an in-demand place to live and work. Vaughan is considered one of Canada's most family friendly cities with a dynamic and diverse population of over 300,000.  With one of the top performing economies, a growing tourism industry and an enviable portfolio of recreational and cultural venues, this is the place where you want to be.

    Location:  Vaughan, Ontario

    Compensation: $111,727.00 - $133,008.00/Year. In addition to offering a competitive compensation package, we have a strong focus on health.


    Description and Duties

    Reporting to the Deputy City Clerk, the Manager, Records and Information Governance and City Archivist oversees the City's Records & Information Governance program and initiatives. Responsible for developing, managing and leading the Corporation's Archives & Records Management Services and Information Production & Distribution functions, systems and staff. Maintains integrity and security of the Corporation's records and information. Provides strategic and operational advice and recommendations on Corporate records, information governance framework and initiatives, including the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) System. Manages the development and evaluation of Corporate information management training initiatives for all levels of staff. Develops and manages Corporation-wide performance measures and benchmarking initiatives for records and information management.

    Qualifications

    • Master's Degree in Information Management (Master of Information; Master of Archival Studies; etc.) or equivalent.

    • Minimum of ten (10) years' experience in information management field; with at least five (5) years in staff supervision, program leadership, policy analysis/development, and project management roles.

    • Experience in managing information management functions and systems in a large public or private organization; knowledge of business re-engineering principles and methodologies, and best practices in information management service delivery.

    • Certified Records Manager designation or eligibility for same.

    • Thorough knowledge of information science (at expert level in technical standards); records and information management and archival theory, principles, methodology, and practice; electronic information management systems and associated computer applications; and information management technical standards

    • Ability to analyze, design, implement, and audit processes for the control of complex information management systems; with focus on ensuring trustworthy electronic recordkeeping systems, digital archiving, and information security.

    • Knowledge of Electronic Document & Records Management Systems (EDRMS) and Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECM); experience in planning and deployment of same.

    • Knowledge of relevant legislation/regulations.

    • Certified Archivist (C.A.) designation and municipal environment experience preferred.

    • Availability to work flexible hours to accommodate committee meetings, public relation activities, etc.

    • Most of the work is performed in an office environment. Some work (10%) is done offsite in the community or at the records centre.

    • Work in the records centre may result in exposure to heat, dust and/or microbes.


    If you are an energetic person who is interested in bringing your knowledge and passion to the City of Vaughan, please visit our website to apply online by Friday August 14, 2020.

    Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.            

    The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    Deadline:  August 14, 2020, apply here.

  • 17 Jul 2020 9:46 AM | Anonymous

    Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

    Bilingual Archivist

    Location:  Regina, Saskatchewan

    Compensation:  $ 27.03 to $33.87 hourly

    Description and Duties

    The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan requires a full time permanent Reference Archivist to work in Reference and Outreach Services. Reporting to the Manager, Reference and Outreach Services, you will work as part of our team to facilitate access for both in-person and distant clientele to the Permanent Collection at the Provincial Archives. This is a bilingual position and requires the candidate to speak, read, and write fluently in both English and French

    With your graduate level knowledge of research methods you will assist and analyse the research needs of a diverse clientele ranging from the general public to PhD level researchers. With your training in archival science and/or history you will advise and assist researchers in the application of archival materials in research activities for a wide variety of topics and purposes. Using your expertise in archival science and/or history you will promote the reference use of Provincial Archives collections and provide outreach services, including exhibition research and construction, group presentations, and facility tours.

    The position requires an understanding of legislation relevant to archival records as you will be assisting patrons and other Archives staff in the application and interpretation of various laws including: The Copyright Act, The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and The Health Information Protection Act. Maintaining statistics related to reference work is also a responsibility of this position. The position will also perform other tasks related to the program as assigned by the Manager, in keeping with the scope and classification of this position.

    Les Archives provinciales de la Saskatchewan recherche un ou une archiviste de référence, poste permanent à temps plein, pour intégrer l'équipe des Services de référence et de liaison. Relevant du gestionnaire des Services de référence et de liaison, l'archiviste retenu travaillera au sein de l'équipe dont la mission est de faciliter l'accès à la collection permanente des archives provinciales pour la clientèle présente en personne et à distance. Poste bilingue, le candidat ou la candidate doit parler, lire et écrire couramment l'anglais et le français.

    Grâce à votre connaissance des méthodes de recherche au niveau des études supérieures, vous aiderez et analyserez les besoins de recherche pour une clientèle variée, du grand public aux chercheurs universitaires. Grâce à votre formation en technique d'archives et / ou en histoire, vous conseillerez et aiderez les chercheurs dans l'utilisation des documents d'archives dans le cadre d'activités de recherche couvrant une grande variété de sujets et d'objectifs. En vous servant de votre expertise en technique d'archives et / ou en histoire, vous favoriserez l'utilisation des références dans les collections des Archives provinciales et vous fournirez des services directs, notamment des recherches sur les expositions et la construction, des présentations de groupe et des visites d'installations.

    Le poste exige une compréhension de la législation relative aux documents d'archives, car vous serrez amenés à aider les usagers et le personnel des Archives dans l'application et l'interprétation de diverses lois, notamment : la Loi sur le droit d'auteur, la Loi sur l'accès à l'information et la protection de la vie privée et la Loi sur la protection des informations sur la santé. La tenue de statistiques relatives aux travaux de référence est également une responsabilité de ce poste. Le poste accomplira d'autres tâches assignées par le superviseur, conformément à la portée et à la classification du poste.

    Grâce à votre connaissance des méthodes de recherche au niveau des études supérieures, vous aiderez et analyserez les besoins de recherche pour une clientèle variée, du grand public aux chercheurs universitaires. Grâce à votre formation en technique d'archives et / ou en histoire, vous conseillerez et aiderez les chercheurs dans l'utilisation des documents d'archives dans le cadre d'activités de recherche couvrant une grande variété de sujets et d'objectifs. En vous servant de votre expertise en technique d'archives et / ou en histoire, vous favoriserez l'utilisation des références dans les collections des Archives provinciales et vous fournirez des services directs, notamment des recherches sur les expositions et la construction, des présentations de groupe et des visites d'installations.

    Le poste exige une compréhension de la législation relative aux documents d'archives, car vous serrez amenés à aider les usagers et le personnel des Archives dans l'application et l'interprétation de diverses lois, notamment : la Loi sur le droit d'auteur, la Loi sur l'accès à l'information et la protection de la vie privée et la Loi sur la protection des informations sur la santé. La tenue de statistiques relatives aux travaux de référence est également une responsabilité de ce poste. Le poste accomplira d'autres tâches assignées par le superviseur, conformément à la portée et à la classification du poste.

    Qualifications

    The knowledge and abilities required for this position would typically be gained through a Master's degree in archival science, library and information science, history, or a related social science discipline. Supplemental training courses in archival science or experience working at an archives are an asset.

    Les connaissances et les compétences requises pour ce poste sont généralement acquises par le biais d'une maîtrise en archivistique, en bibliothéconomie et en sciences de l'information, en histoire ou dans une discipline des sciences sociales connexe. Une formation complémentaire en archivistique ou une expérience dans des archives sont un atout.

    Application Webpage: 

    https://govskpsc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=LIB000304&lang=en#.Xw203kEE6O8.email

    86589542_lib000304_-_archivist_bilingual.docx


  • 17 Jul 2020 9:25 AM | Anonymous

    Archives New Zealand - Department of Internal Affairs

    Chief Archivist, Archives of New Zealand

    Location:  Wellington, New Zealand

    Compensation:  NZ$200,000

    About the Organization

    • Strategic leadership position
    • Independent statutory responsibilities
    • Set the direction for Archives New Zealand

    We are looking for a Chief Archivist who can take our government archives to the people, oversee the preservation and protection of more than seven million official records, lead a passionate team of experts and be part of the transformation of our nation's documentary heritage sector.

    With significant recent investment in Aotearoa New Zealand history, this is an exciting time to join Archives and a key role in leading the work to better safeguard and preserve our holdings so current and future generations can access our unique stories and heritage.

    Description and Duties

    You will be a highly experienced senior leader with a background that includes archives management. Comfortable navigating a complex organisation, you will have a well-developed understanding of the role of state sector agencies. You will be skilled in operating in our Te Ao Māori world including in partnership with Māori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

    If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you.

    Read the full job description and supporting information via https://amytea.co.nz/chief-archivist/

    Read more about the work of Archives New Zealand at http://www.archives.govt.nz

    All applications must be lodged via the DIA careers page http://dia.hosting.staffcv.com/job-search-results/ 

    For more information please contact Jo Bell on +64 21 173 3523 or jo@amytea.co.nz

    Application Deadline: 5:00 (NZT) on Friday 31st July 2020

  • 16 Jul 2020 11:48 AM | Anonymous

    Éditions Prise de parole

    Location: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

    Salaire annual:  35 000 $,
    Durée: un an à 35 heures / semaine          

    Entrée en fonction: dès que possible

    « Ancrées dans le Nouvel-Ontario, les Éditions Prise de parole appuient les auteurs et les autrices de la francophonie canadienne. »

    Ce mandat reflète la volonté de la maison de stimuler, à partir de Sudbury, la création littéraire en milieu minoritaire et la réflexion portant sur ces milieux, et ce, à l'échelle canadienne. La maison publie romans, récits, contes et nouvelles, poésie et théâtre, ainsi que des études et des essais en sciences humaines et sociales. Elle pérennise ses œuvres les plus marquantes dans la Bibliothèque canadienne-française.

    Elle rend accessibles, par la traduction, des œuvres importantes d'autrices et d'auteurs canadiens-anglais et des Premiers Peuples.

    Par ses activités de publication et d'animation, elle développe un espace littéraire en français toujours plus dynamique au pays.

    La maison publie 17-18 ouvrages par année. Depuis 1973, année de sa fondation, elle a publié 475 titres de 200 auteurs et autrices.

    Les Éditions Prise de parole, situées à Sudbury, Ontario, sont à la recherche d'une jeune personne dynamique qui aura la responsabilité de trier, organiser, classer et élaguer ses archives physiques et numériques en vue de leur transfert dans un centre d'archives où elles seront mises à la disposition des chercheurs qui s'intéressent aux francophonies nord-américaines.

    TÂCHES PRINCIPALES

    • Participer, en collaboration avec le personnel de la maison et une archiviste professionnelle, à l'évaluation et à l'inventaire des archives de la maison.

    • Participer à la création d'un système de classification tenant compte de la spécificité, des besoins et des

    activités de la maison.

    • Identifier et coter chaque dossier de documents, tant physique que numérique.

    • Classer et décrire ces dossiers selon les normes archivistiques, notamment les Règles pour la description de documents d'archives du Conseil canadien des archives.

    • Éliminer les documents possédant une faible valeur documentaire et les doublons.

    • Préparer et emballer les documents en vue de leur transport.

    • Au besoin, effectuer un ensemble de tâches connexes, comme l'impression de documents numériques, la prise de photos et le traitement de l'image, la rédaction de différents protocoles, la création et la diffusion sur les médias sociaux de contenus relatifs au projet, etc.

    EXIGENCES

    • Avoir complété une formation postsecondaire dans l'un ou l'autre des domaines suivants: archivistique, sciences de l'information, littérature ou tout champ des sciences humaines ou sociales permettant de développer de solides compétences en recherche, en français écrit et en rédaction.
    • Participer pour la première fois au programme de stages de la SGFPNO.
    • Posséder une excellente connaissance des logiciels Word et Excel ; idéalement, bien connaître les logiciels Adobe Acrobat et Photoshop et des logiciels de bases de données.
    • Faire preuve de flexibilité, de créativité, démontrer une capacité à travailler en équipe et de façon autonome.
    Veuillez faire parvenir votre dossier de candidature avant le 31 juillet par courriel à dtruax@prisedeparole.ca.

    86589542_epdp_emploi_stagiaire_archives_2020-2021.pdf


  • 3 Jul 2020 7:03 AM | Anonymous

    Council of Nova Scotia Archives

    Length of Contract:  24 weeks (July to December 2020)

    Location:  Halifax, Nova Scotia (although able to do some/most work remotely)

    Closing Date: July 6, 2020

    Compensation:  RFP max $ 25, 000.00

    The full RFP and submission procedures can be viewed here: https://www.councilofnsarchives.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/CNSA-Education-Consultant_Request-for-Proposals.pdf

    Please direct any questions to: Jane Arnold, Chair, CNSA Education Renewal Committee, jane_arnold@cbu.ca, 902-563-1690

    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives (CNSA) is the professional association for archives and archivists in Nova Scotia. The CNSA was founded in 1983 and has grown from an initial 25 institutions to a current membership of 80. Our mission is to support these members to strive for archival excellence in the care and use of Nova Scotia's documentary heritage. We want these archives to be professional, proactive and responsive research centres that contribute to a sense of place and connection for Nova Scotians. We strive to have archives valued as essential sources for historical evidence, stories and information from the past.

    The current CNSA core curriculum is an established program designed to provide CNSA members and other stakeholders with training in specific archival functions, via 6 two-day in- person workshops. Participants who successfully complete all six courses earn a certificate. For reference, a description of the core curriculum is available online: https://www.councilofnsarchives.ca/workshops-training/.
     

    Description and Duties

    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives is seeking to complete Phase 1 of a multi-phase online curriculum development and delivery initiative. We are looking for a consultant to develop a strategy and curriculum modules to better serve the CNSA membership and other stakeholders.


    Background

    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives (CNSA) is the professional association for archives and archivists in Nova Scotia. The CNSA was founded in 1983 and has grown from an initial 25 institutions to a current membership of 80. Our mission is to support these members to strive for archival excellence in the care and use of Nova Scotia's documentary heritage. We want these archives to be professional, proactive and responsive research centres that contribute to a sense of place and connection for Nova Scotians. We strive to have archives valued as essential sources for historical evidence, stories and information from the past.

    The current CNSA core curriculum is an established program designed to provide CNSA members and other stakeholders with training in specific archival functions, via 6 two-day in-person workshops. Participants who successfully complete all six courses earn a certificate. For reference, a description of the core curriculum is available online: https://www.councilofnsarchives.ca/workshops-training/.

    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives is seeking to complete Phase 1 of a multi-phase online curriculum development and delivery initiative. We are looking for a consultant to develop a strategy and curriculum modules to better serve the CNSA membership and other stakeholders.

    Objectives

    This proposed project is a component of a multi-phase online curriculum development and delivery initiative. The primary objectives of this initial phase of the overall project is to develop and deliver:

    - A core curriculum strategy: This will be a report based on membership needs and current pedagogy for online educational delivery. The report will be presented to the CNSA Executive for approval.

    - Core Curriculum Online Test Module: One complete online module will be researched, developed and tested using selected and tested online software. Focus groups will be identified to assist with testing and feedback. Feedback will be incorporated into the editing process.

    - Full Core Curriculum Development: Based on feedback with the test module, develop and complete the full core curriculum program.

    - Website/Online Delivery: Work with other project personnel to incorporate the core curriculum modules into the functionality of the CNSA website.


    Qualifications

    The consultant should be familiar with current archival best practices and have demonstrated experience with archival core functions.

    • Experience in curriculum development and online course development essential.

    • Knowledge of effective pedagogy related to online education an asset

    • Ability to work with a team and within allotted timelines.

    • Ability to communicate clearly and effective at running focus groups sessions.

    • Familiarity with the Council of Nova Scotia Archives and its members as asset


    Proposal Submissions

    Consultant's proposal must include the following information:



    1.    Capacity:

    - Corporate name and company profile

    - Detailed description of relevant and demonstrated experience

    2.     Work Plan:

    - Description of the methodology to be followed to achieve project objectives, including consultation with stakeholders

    - A statement of the consultants' understanding of the scope of project

    - A project schedule including timeline and budget


    3.     Cost:

    - Schedule of fees / expenses / rates of remuneration

    - Maximum Project Cost including all expenses, subcontracting and HST. The costs must not exceed $25,000.00.


    Please also provide:

    - A cover letter explaining your interest in this project and summarizing your qualifications and demonstrated experience.

    - CV with links to or PDF attachments of a selected portfolio of relevant work.

    - Names and contact information for two references for your work.


    The full RFP and submission procedures can be viewed here: https://www.councilofnsarchives.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/CNSA-Education-Consultant_Request-for-Proposals.pdf


    Deadline: Please submit one electronic copy of your response to this request for proposals to Jane Arnold by email only at jane_arnold@cbu.ca by midnight July 6, 2020.


    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or to accept any proposal or part thereof considered to be in its best interest. We thank all inquiries in advance and advise that only those proposals selected will be contacted.

    Council of Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue

    Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1W4

  • 30 Jun 2020 10:09 AM | Anonymous

    Archivist, Digital Archives

    Contractual (3 years), full time (35hrs/week) 

    Job Summary

    The responsibilities of this job include the supervision, coordination and monitoring of the archival collection and projects, and specifically the born-digital archives. The incumbent oversees and develops local practices for managing born-digital material held and acquired by the CCA and assists in the strategic direction of acquisition, preservation, and access to born-digital and paper-based archives and contributes to the curatorial projects related to born digital archives. The incumbent serves as the local manager of Archivematica, and coordinate support and development of the CCA’s digital repository with the IT department and Artefactual Systems. This includes ongoing maintenance and development of the CCA’s homegrown born-digital archives access interface, SCOPE. The incumbent plays a key role in the documentation of archives through the development of standards and procedures, classification and description – and the migration to a new AMS archives management system. The incumbent works closely with the Digital and Publications divisions in developing a digital culture at the CCA.

    Key responsibilities

    Management of born-digital archives

    • Develops and documents practices for the arrangement, description, preservation, and management of born-digital archives in accordance with international standards and best practices
    • Plans, prioritizes and reviews the processing of born-digital archives
    • Supervises the born-digital projects, including review and approval processing plans and editing archival descriptions
    • Collaborates with Reference, the Digital division, and external developers for on-site access to the digital archives
    • Collaborates with the Program, Research and Publications divisions in deciphering research material related to born-digital archives and evaluating the relevancy for public concern
    • Manages daily use of Artefactual Systems and collaborates with the Information Systems division on the strategic development of CCA’s Archivematica digital preservation system
    • Manages daily use of Artefactual Systems and collaborates with the Digital division on the strategic development of CCA’s born-digital archives access interface (SCOPE)
    • Manages scripts and software utilities used in appraisal, arrangement, description, and SIP creation on dedicated BitCurator processing workstations
    • Supervises implementation of digital forensics tools and techniques for disk imaging of digital storage media

    Acquisition of born-digital archives


    • Develops CCA’s capacity to responsibly acquire electronic records and papers
    • Investigates potential acquisitions and evaluates proposed acquisitions
    • Coordinates transfers of digital files from donors, and acting as a liaison between records creators at CCA’s curatorial, archival, preservation and technical staff
    • Works directly with records creators to advise on record-keeping practices that will facilitate the eventual transfer of their archives at CCA

    Advisory and administrative responsibilities


    • Advises CCA staff of the functional requirements for acquiring, accessioning, preserving, arranging, describing, and providing access to (born-digital) archives and train archivists, curators, cataloguers, and interns as necessary
    • Prepares, with the archives team, the migration of archival metadata that could be largely related to metadata clean-up of legacy digital archives
    • Serves as the Collection Division’s internal and external representative and authority on issues related to (born-digital) archives

    Required qualifications


    ● Education: Master’s degree in library science, archival science, or other relevant field
    ● Experience: 3-5 years working in an archival repository, including experience working with born-digital archival material
    ● Ability to work effectively in French and English, or willingness to learn
    ● Project management experience
    ● Knowledge of ISAD(G), RAD, DACS, and other archival descriptive standards
    ● Demonstrated familiarity with data structure standards relevant to the archival control of digital collection materials (EAD, Dublin Core, MODS, METS, PREMIS)
    ● Demonstrated knowledge of digital preservation standards such as OAIS and Trus tworthy Digital Repositories
    ● Knowledge of a wide range of computer storage media, file systems, software, and file formats
    ● Experience applying tools such as Archivematica and BitCurator to process born-digital archives

    Other qualifications


    ● Knowledge in working in Linux and with command-line interfaces or willingness to learn
    ● Demonstrated experience in reading, using and manipulating born-digital architectural records in common formats and programs (AutoCAD/Revit, VectorWorks, Microstation, Rhino, Maya, etc.)
    ● Familiarity with programming/scripting languages such as Python, Ruby, and bash or willingness to learn

    Please submit your application (resume and cover letter) by email to rh@cca.qc.ca to the attention of Human Resources, Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 rue Baile, Montreal (Quebec) H3H 2S6. The application deadline is 19 July 2020. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please do not call. The CCA is an equal opportunity employer.

    For all CCA existing job opportunities, visit our website.

  • 26 Jun 2020 11:49 AM | Anonymous

    Archivist, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick

    Location:  Fredericton, New Brunswick

    Annual Salary:  PB03 $44,954 to $62,842       PB04 $49,374 to $69,056

    Established in 1967, the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick collects and preserves the documents of the people, institutions and government of the province. Most of the holdings are for the period from 1784, when New Brunswick was made a separate province of British North America. However, some materials relating to the earlier exploration, Acadian and pre-Loyalist periods have also been acquired.

    Under provincial legislation the Archives has responsibility to assemble, and to make available for research, records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick. The Records Management Program ensures the regular transfer and archival retention of all non-current government records that have permanent legal and historical value. The records of individuals, churches, businesses and associations are acquired through donation of original material, and loans for copying.

    The documents in the Archives are provincial treasures. Many are fundamental in protecting the rights and interests of the people, or are essential for understanding and preserving our heritage and culture. Materials which are not in archives, particularly those in danger of being lost or destroyed, should be brought to the attention of the Archives staff.

    Description and Duties

    Finance and Treasury Board is seeking individuals 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, 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

    Pay Band 3: A Bachelor's degree in history, political science, information management, or related discipline and knowledge of archival processes and concepts and 2 years' related work.

    Pay Band 4: 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.

    Some positions will require written and spoken competence in English and French at the intermediate plus level (2+) and other positions will require written and spoken competence in English only at the intermediate plus level (2+). 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.

    Behavioral 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

    This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

    How to Apply 

    Interested applicants are to apply on-line at www.ere.gnb.ca no later than July 13, 2020

    indicating competition number: 20-FTB-19.

    Application webpage: https://hrh.gnb.ca/ess/e-recruit/competition.aspx?strType=o&t=Y&lang=E


    Human Resources Services

    Phone: (506) 440-3544 

    Job Poster:  Joanna Aiton Kerr

    Poster Email:  joanna.aitonkerr@gnb.ca

  • 26 Jun 2020 11:16 AM | Anonymous

    Inuit Art Foundation, Archival Technician

    Established in 1987, the Inuit Art Foundation is a non-profit, Inuit led charitable organization providing support to Canada's Inuit arts communities. The sole national body mandated to promote Inuit art within Canada and internationally, the IAF undertakes advocacy work on behalf of artists and realizes a number of strategies aimed at enhancing the appreciation and interpretation of Inuit art.

    Location:  Toronto, Ontario

    Compensation: $ 17.00 / hour

    Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

    The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking to hire a full-time Archival Technician from 14 September 2020 to 31 March 2021 to assist in making the photographic prints, negatives and slides, interviews, artist statements, research and original records in its holdings accessible to Inuit artists and community members, researchers, students, the general public and to support the IAF's program activities.

    The IAF is the keeper of a rich and deep archive of Inuit artistic heritage, spanning all communities in Inuit Nunangat that demonstrates the incredible diversity and range of cultural and artistic practices among Inuit artists.

    The Archival Technician will work with IAF staff, Inuit artists and other cultural institutions to facilitate the continued preservation of and access to the IAF's Archival holdings by:

    • Digitizing records in the IAF's holdings;
      Conducting original research as necessary;
      Arranging and describing records according to the Rules for Archival Description;
    • Re-housing records;
    • Creating tools to facilitate access to the holdings;
    • Contributing to the IAF's preservation activities; and,
    • Helping to publicize the information contained in the IAF's Archives online through the IAF's website, newsletter, magazine, IAQ Profiles and social media platforms.
    Qualifications

    The IAF is seeking a candidate with the following profile for the Archival Technician placement:

    • Meets the Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage eligibility
    • requirements;
    • A post-secondary diploma or degree in Archival, Library or Information Studies, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
    • Familiarity with the Rules for Archival Description, collection management databases, and scanning technologies;
    • Previous experience working in a cultural institution or non-profit;
    • Exceptional attention to detail;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization, time management and analytical skills;
    • Strong interpersonal skills;
    • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in order to meet deadlines;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;
    • Ability to lift or move up to 40lbs; and,
    • Foundational knowledge of Inuit art is considered an asset.

    Please note that due to COVID-19, this contract may take place both online and onsite at the IAF offices, dependent on local public health regulations. Candidates must be willing to work both remotely and on-site. The IAF will provide a laptop and email address for use. The candidate is responsible for providing a reliable internet connection.

    Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume as a single PDF with the subject "YCW Archival Technician" to the Inuit Art Foundation at:  hr@inuitartfoundation.org by Thursday, 2 July 2020 at 5PM.

    Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated: however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  The Inuit Art Foundation is committed to diversity and encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

    Job Poster



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