Indigenous Recruitment and Development Program - Archives Reference Assistant, Whitehorse, YT
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Compensation: $34,623.00 - $40,073.00
Yukon Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to the Yukon's documentary heritage. Our collection of archival textual records, photographs, sound recordings, films, ephemera, and published material provide fascinating insight into the Yukon's diverse cultures, history, stories and communities. Yukon Archives is committed to upholding the objectives of The Steering Committee on Canada's Archives' Reconciliation Framework: The Response to the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Task Force and is actively working towards making our facility and our records more accessible.
Description and Duties
Reporting to the Reference Archivist, the Archives Reference Assistant is responsible for assisting our users (including researchers, students, visitors from communities outside of Whitehorse) in accessing archival records and published sources at Yukon Archives. The position also processes public requests for reproduction of Yukon Archives records; identifies needed reference tools for locating resource materials; participate in outreach initiatives and is often the first point of contact for the public.
In support of the Diversity Services' Indigenous Recruitment and Development Program (IRDP), this competition is restricted to those with Indigenous Ancestry, and preferenced to Yukon First Nations.
This posting is to fill a part-time, two-year term position.
How to Apply
Apply online through the Yukon Government e-recruitment application system.
Application Deadline: November 20 2023 (11:59 PM UTC-7)
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