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Summer Archives Clerk, Anglican Diocese of Huron Applications accepted until positions filled

5 Jul 2022 10:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Summer Archives Clerk
Anglican Diocese of Huron

Location:  London, Ontario
Compensation: Salary$$16.83HOUR hourly for 30 hours per week

Canon law requires all churches in the diocese to deposit their older records on a regular basis, as well as deposit all records when churches close.  The diocesan archives is currently experiencing a backlog of unprocessed materials from functioning churches, chapels of ease and closed churches and requires support to process the backlogged materials by creating work logs and performing data entry. There are also a number of records that are not currently stored in ideal circumstances that need to be rehoused for the sake of preservation.

Description and Duties    

We are hiring two (2) summer clerks for the Diocese of Huron Archives, located at Huron University in London Ontario. Placement is for 30 hours per week for 8 weeks.

  • Re-foldering of records and documents that are currently filed incorrectly
  • Comprehend and record descriptions of documents according to diocesan archival procedures using a work record form preparatory to the information's entry into the archival database
  • Enter information recorded on the work record forms into the database according to the Rules for Archival Description (familiarity with RAD would be an asset)
  • Label file folders and boxes and shelve
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience with computer data entry
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team of archivists and volunteers
  • An interest in learning about the Diocese of Huron Archives and/or a career in archiving/library and information science
  • Lifting boxes and large bound volumes which are often heavy and awkward to handle
  • Knowledge of the Rules for Archival Description (RAD) would be an asset

To be eligible, participants must: be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment AND be legally entitled to work in Canada (International students are not eligible)

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Jennifer McLaughlin, CHRL
Human Resources Officer
Diocese of Huron
190 Queens Ave
London ON  N6A 6H7

Application Webpage (URL):

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until positions filled

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