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Archives Intern, Museum of Dufferin Deadline: September 11, 2020

9 Sep 2020 1:45 PM | Anonymous

Archives Intern, Museum of Dufferin

Location: 936029 Airport Road, Mulmur, Ontario - north of Orangeville

Compensation: $ 20 / hour

Nestled in the hills of Mulmur Township, the Museum of Dufferin (formerly the Dufferin County Museum & Archives) opened at its current location in 1994. We pride ourselves on offering a welcoming, unique, and enriching environment for our visitors. Each year the MoD offers an eclectic variety of experiences by way of exhibitions, events, programs, and tours. Our visitors, members, donors, partners and volunteers are the heart of who we are and what we do.

Description and Duties

Reporting to the Archivist, you will work as part of our team to facilitate access for both in-person and distant clientele to the Permanent Collection at the MoD Archives.

What you'll do

  • Processing of archival records and photographs (Women's Institute Collection); 
  • Scanning and digitization of multi-media collection; 
  • Prepare on-line finding aids and social media postings to promote access to Archives' holdings;


What you'll bring

  • College Diploma or University Degree in Archival Studies, Information Science, Public
  • History, Museum Studies, Records and Information Management or another related program;
  • Excellent computer and data management skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Proficiency and knowledge of PastPerfect considered an asset;
  • Knowledge of the care and handling of archival records;
  • Excellent time management, oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Rules of Archival Description;
  • Familiarity with copyright and privacy legislation considered an asset;
  • Ability to work Tuesday through Saturday (a minimum of two (2) days remote work and two (2) - three (3) days on site) as required by the position;
  • A clear criminal reference check including the vulnerable sector.
This is in an internship position funded by Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage. To be considered for this position, all applicants must meet the program eligibility criteria as required by Young Canada Works.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter  via email to: by September 11, 2020 at 4:30pm.

As an equal opportunity employer, we seek to attract, develop, and retain highly talented employees with diverse identities and backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We are committed to creating a workplace that is inclusive for all. 

All applicants are thanked for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will receive a response. Information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of job selection and will not be used for any other reason. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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