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Government Records Archivist, Yukon Archives Deadline: February 22, 2021

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

Government Records Archivist
Yukon Archives

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

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

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

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

Description and Duties    

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


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

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

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

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

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Application Deadline: Competition closes February 22, 2021.

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