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Young Canada Works - Project Archivist - HSC Archives/Museum Winnipeg - Closes September 9, 2019

4 Sep 2019 3:43 PM | Anonymous

Project Archivist - HSC Archives/Museum

Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg - Shared Health

Full time (37.5 hours per week)

30 September 2019 - 31 March 2020 (Total: 900 hours)

Salary:  $20.00 per hour

Application Deadline: 7:00am CST 9 September 2019

Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg is seeking a qualified and motivated recent graduate to fill a Project Archivist position within the HSC Archives/Museum. Availability of this position is through a grant from Young Canada Works, and the successful candidate must be eligible for Young Canada Works - Building Careers in Heritage sponsorship.

Working under the direction of the HSC Archivist, the Project Archivist will process (accession, appraise, arrange and describe) public relations photographs from Children's Hospital of Winnipeg into the collection using Rules for Archival Description (RAD), AtoM, (an internationally recognized Archival database), and PastPerfect (internationally recognized Museum software).  Children's Hospital of Winnipeg was established in 1909 and became part of Health Sciences Centre in 1973.  The collection of over 2000 publicity photographs from 1909 - 2009 document a substantial piece of Manitoba's history of healthcare for children.


  • Graduation (within the last 2 years) from a recognized Archives Studies program, related graduate University degree program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  • Experience working in an archival setting and experience in arrangement and description of archival collections preferred.
  • Working knowledge of database systems preferred (specifically AtoM).
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written) required.
  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work accurately and independently.

As per Young Canada Works specifications applicants must be under 30 years of age as of 30 September 2019

Recruitment for positions within the HSC Archives/Museum complies with Shared Health employment practices. Shared Health is committed to having a workforce that is reflective of the diverse nature of the communities we serve. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to self-declare when applying for jobs.

Please submit applications by email to Emma Prescott at by 7am CST on Monday 9th September 2019.

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