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Archives Assistant - Summer, City of Thunder Bay Archives Deadline: March 27, 2020 4:30 pm

21 Feb 2020 9:24 AM | Anonymous

Archives Assistant - Summer, City of Thunder Bay Archives

The City of Thunder Bay Records and Archives Section is part of the Office of the City Clerk and has responsibility for: providing access to and preserving the corporate archival records of the City of Thunder Bay and its predecessor municipalities, records management, access and privacy, the Heritage Advisory Committee.

Location: Thunder Bay, ON

Duration: 14 weeks from May 11 to August 14, 2020.

Salary: $19.62/hour, working 35 hours per week.

Description and Duties

The City of Thunder Bay is seeking a student, enrolled in a post- secondary program, preferably in archival, library or information studies, or who has taken a post-secondary course in archival studies, for a 14 week contract. The student will gain experience in several archival and records management functions. Major projects include: analyzing finding aids and indexes for opportunities to comply with the spirit of TRC's Calls to Action; developing a thesaurus; indexing archival records; re-housing archival photographs; assisting with reviewing research of properties on Thunder Bay's Heritage Register; assisting with developing content for the website; assisting with records centre operations; and participating in the delivery of reference services. In addition the Archives Assistant will benefit from job shadowing an archivist in an aspect of archival, records, management, or access and privacy work that enhances their career interest.

Qualifications

Preference will be given to students enrolled in archival, library, or information studies, or who have taken a post-secondary course in archival studies.

Candidates must have excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills. Sound knowledge of and practical experience with computers and information technology is essential. Candidates must be fluent in English.

Experience working in an Archives, familiarity with the Rules for Archival Description (RAD), familiarity with the use of databases, experience in web page development, and knowledge of copyright legislation are considered assets.

Applicants must be between 16 and 30 years of age, enrolled in and intending to return to full time studies, and registered in the Young Canada Works (YCW) candidate inventory accessible on the YCW website. This position is contingent on receiving funding from YCW.

Compensation

Salary: $19.62/hour, working 35 hours per week.

How to Apply

Applicants must be between 16 and 30 years of age, enrolled in and intending to return to full time studies, and registered in the Young Canada Works (YCW) candidate inventory accessible on the YCW website. This position is contingent on receiving funding from YCW.

Note: Applications received for this position will not be acknowledged by mail or phone, unless you are being notified of an interview.

Applicants for this position should apply online at www.thunderbay.ca/jobs  by 4:30 pm on the closing date.

Please quote competition number CMGR-S2-20.

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

Application Webpage: www.thunderbay.ca/jobs 

Application Deadline: March 27, 2020 at 4:30 pm



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