Job Title: Archivist, Digital Archives
Immediate superior: Associate Director, Collection
Status: Contractual (3 years), full time (35hrs/week)
Posting period:19 September to 14 October 2019
Job entry: November 2019
The responsibilities of this job include the supervision, coordination and monitoring of the archival collection and projects, and specifically the born-digital archives. The incumbent oversees and develops local practices for managing born-digital material held and acquired by the CCA and assists in the strategic direction of acquisition, preservation, and access to born-digital and paper-based archives and contributes to the curatorial projects related to born digital archives. The incumbent serves as the local manager of Archivematica, and coordinate support and development of the CCA’s digital repository with the IT department and Artefactual Systems. This includes ongoing maintenance and development of the CCA’s homegrown born-digital archives access interface, SCOPE. The incumbent plays a key role in the documentation of archives through the development of standards and procedures, classification and description – and the migration to a new AMS archives management system. The incumbent works closely with the Digital and Publications divisions in developing a digital culture at the CCA.
Management of born-digital archives
Acquisition of born-digital archives
Advisory and administrative responsibilities
Please submit your application (resume and cover letter) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of Human Resources of Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920, Baile Street, Montreal (Quebec) H3H 2S6. The application deadline is 14 October 2019. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please do not call. The CCA is an equal opportunity employer.
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