Archivist, Digital Archives
Compensation: According to salary scale
Montreal, Quebec: Canadian Centre for Architecture
The Canadian Centre for Architecture is an international research institution and museum premised on the belief that architecture is a public concern. We produce exhibitions and publications, develop and share our collection as a resource, advance research, offer public programs, and host a range of other activities driven by a curiosity about how architecture shapes-and might reshape-contemporary life. We invite collaborators and the wider public to engage with our activities, giving new relevance to architectural thinking in light of current disciplinary and cultural issues.
Description and Duties
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
How to Apply
Please submit your application (resume and cover letter) by email to email@example.com to the attention of Human Resources, Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 rue Baile, Montreal (Quebec) H3H 2S6.
The application deadline is 8 March 2020. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please do not call. The CCA is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Webpage: https://www.cca.qc.ca/en/71795/archivist-digital-archives
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