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Reference Archivist (term), Yukon Archives Deadline Extended: January 19, 2022

12 Jan 2022 6:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Reference Archivist (term)
Yukon Archives

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Compensation: $76,874.00 - $89,135.00

Yukon Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to Yukon's documentary heritage. Our acquisition mandate is broad, encompassing archival records from public (government) and private (non-government) sources as well as published library materials.

Description and Duties    

The Reference Archivist oversees and manages the Reference Unit (Reference, Reproduction, and Outreach) and serves as an advocate for and a liaison between the researching public and Yukon Archives.  The position develops and improves research guides and tools, and plans and promotes outreach initiatives to highlight Yukon Archives' collections.

We are looking for someone with a passion for reference services and working with the public, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, the ability to manage conflicting priorities and take direction from multiple sources, strong organizational skills and an excellent ability to prioritize and multitask, experience conducting research, and a commitment to consistency and accuracy.


Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications.

Please note: Selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.  If you have the following qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume using a chronological, Month/Year - Month/Year format.

•Master of Archival Studies, Master of Library and Information Science with a specialty in Archives, or related field of study;
•Experience providing reference services in an archives or library;
•Experience using database software for the management and description of collections;
•Demonstrated experience applying the theory and practice of archival science to private and government records;
•Experience developing and implementing reference and outreach programs is an asset.

How to Apply    

Resumes must be accepted through the Yukon government e-recruitment application system only.
Application Webpage (URL):

Application Deadline:  19 January 2022


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