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Archival Project Assistant, Corporate Records and Archives, Great Library, Professional Development & Competence - From October 7, 2019 to December 31, 2019

5 Sep 2019 12:08 PM | Anonymous

OVERVIEW

JOB PURPOSE:

Archival Project Assistant will primarily be responsible for digitization and research projects underway in the Archives.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • The successful candidate will be enrolled in a graduate-level archives/information studies university degree, or been accepted into such a program.
  • Some previous experience working in an archives.
  • Familiarity with scanning equipment and software, and working in databases.
  • Experience using Adobe software, Minisis (a relational database) and SharePoint software is desirable but not required.
  • Excellent research, communication, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Take responsibility for digitizing a set of archival files, including scanning, quality control, up-loading to a SharePoint library and adding metadata.
  • Participate in preparing a thematic web display highlighting a set of records from the archival collection, with tasks including research, document selection and digitization, drafting explanatory text, and up-loading content into a web template.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

Communication (not a designated bilingual job)

  • Expresses thoughts clearly and concisely in both verbal and written communications.
  • Behaves in a manner which is discreet, confidential and sensitive to the personal and professional needs of others.
  • Resolves conflicts with others in a constructive and appropriate manner, remaining calm under difficult / stressful situations.

Service Orientation

  • Acts appropriately, in a professional manner, exercising sound judgement, while demonstrating awareness and sensitivity to societal values and diversity when dealing with clients.
  • Takes responsibility for commitments made to clients.

Team Orientation

  • A supportive and cooperative team member, who goes out of their way to make a positive contribution.
  • Willingly shares knowledge and expertise with other members of the team.

Quality of Work

  • Work is well organized and thorough.

Quantity of Work

  • Completes assignments in a timely and efficient manner.

Initiative and Resourcefulness

  • Makes suggestions for work flow and process improvements.

Job Knowledge

  • Knows all the necessary elements of own job to a satisfactory level and has a solid working knowledge of other related jobs


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