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ARCHIV 24R Digital Information Strategies Archivists - 60911 - Victoria, BC

4 Jun 2019 10:53 AM | Anonymous

ARCHIV 24R - Digital Information Strategies Archivist

Job Summary

Digital Information Strategies Archivist
Archivist 24

One (1) Full-time position available
Position available in Victoria, BC
An eligibility list may be established

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills

Are you keen to take on a key role in the modernization of records management in the Government of British Columbia?  Are you a passionate innovator with expertise relating to information management in the digital context, archival and records management principles and methodologies, and/or digital preservation management?

The Corporate Information and Records Management Office (CIRMO), within the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, provides corporate information management oversight and guidance to all ministries and applicable broader public sector agencies.  It is committed to ensuring that strong information management policies and practices are in place, and that all public service employees understand their responsibilities.  The Government Records Service (GRS) is the lead branch in CIRMO respecting the life-cycle management of information.  It provides direction, advice and a range of services to client ministries and agencies, and is responsible for the establishment of a new digital archive for government records of permanent value.  GRS is a leader in delivering on government’s commitment to transform its information management in the digital age through the implementation of the Information Management Act.

The Digital Information Strategies Archivist develops, revises, and advises on government-wide information management legislation, policy, standards, and guides; undertakes strategic research and planning projects relating to digital records, digitization, and digital archives; provides information management advice to stakeholders and clients; and performs special projects and other duties on behalf of the Director, Archival and Records Initiatives.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with stunning beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.  

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 am Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of this competition.


In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below.

  • A degree in archival science, library science, or another relevant field, combined with two (2) years' relevant work experience (e.g., developing/implementing archival/records management policy, providing expert advice in an Information Management context, digital information management research and planning in a records management context); OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with information management research and/or information management policy development.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Those who self-identify as Indigenous.
  • Experience working with Indigenous organizations and/or communities.
  • Experience in digital information management policy and strategic planning.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application. Please ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category

Administrative Services, Information Management/Information Technology

Additional Information

60911_JOB PROFILE_AO 24_Digital Information Strategies (DIS) Archivist

 Salary Range: $63,973.31 - $72,937.86 annually

Close Date: 6/19/2019

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Citizens' Services

Ministry Branch / Division

Corporate Information Records Management Office

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