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Simon Fraser University: University Archivist and Coordinator of Information and Privacy Deadline: October 27, 2019

8 Oct 2019 12:41 PM | Anonymous

Simon Fraser University

University Archivist and Coordinator of Information and Privacy

Simon Fraser University Archives and Records Management Department invites applications for a University Archivist and Coordinator of Information and Privacy. We are seeking an exceptional, innovative leader who understands the evolving role of records, information and archives management in the digital age and who can conceive and convey a strategic vision. Reporting to the University Secretary and based at the Burnaby campus, this full-time continuing position is responsible for coordinating the management of the institution’s systems of record-keeping and record-keeping systems, coordinating university compliance with British Columbia’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and preserving the University’s archives as well as privately donated archives. The successful candidate will be end-user focused, an excellent planner, possess a thorough understanding of the strategic importance and value of records as a key institutional asset, able to lead and motivate an outstanding team of 5 archivists and 2 support staff, and perform the responsibilities of a professional archivist.

The Job Posting and a detailed description of Duties, Responsibilities, Required and Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience is available online.  

HOW TO APPLY:Applicants are asked to submit a covering letter clearly demonstrating how your knowledge, skills, and experience correspond to the qualifications for this position, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references no later than October 27, 2019, 11:59 pm (PDT) to:

  • Ian Forsyth, University Secretary at iforsyth@sfu.ca
  • Only applications received by email will be considered
  • Submit your covering letter and CV as one consolidated electronic file (MS Word or PDF)
  • Quote in the email subject line: University Archivist Job Application


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