The ArQuives: Canada's LGBTQ2+ Archives
Located in Toronto, Ontario, The ArQuives is one of the largest independent LGBTQ2+ archives in the world. Primarily a volunteer-run organization focusing on Canadian content, The ArQuives acquires, preserves, and provides public access to information and collections in various formats. Our organization offers a range of research, exhibition, educational, and community programming.
Description and Duties
Reporting to the Senior Archivist, the Reference Archivist is responsible for leading the organization's public service and providing access to The ArQuives' impressive collection. Responsibilities of the position include working with the public, answering emails and phone calls about the collection, pulling material for researchers and community members, and working with volunteers. 80% on-site work is required, with some evenings and weekends also needed.
The ArQuives has a COVID Vaccine and Safety Policy for all staff, volunteers, and researchers. Proof of vaccination is required for new employees. Any applicants with exemptions due to medical reasons or religious beliefs must submit accommodation requests. Accommodations will be granted where they do not cause undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of staff, volunteers, and community members.
The ArQuives acknowledges and is committed to addressing historical inequities within our organization. We encourage applications from marginalized communities, including those who identify as Indigenous, women, trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming, Black, people of colour, and persons with disabilities.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter as one PDF document to: firstname.lastname@example.org with "Reference Archivist" in the email subject line.
Application Webpage (URL): arquives.ca
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022 @ 5 pm EDT
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