Burwash Landing, YT, Canada: Archivist, Kluane First Nation

POSITION TITLE:               Archivist
TERM:                                                   Regular Full Time
LOCATION:                                         Burwash Landing, Yukon Territory
SALARY:                                                               L4 – Commensurate with experience
APPLICATION DEADLINE:              4:30 p.m. – March 28, 2014

Purpose of Position: To work within the Kluane First Nation government to regulate the archival management system and activities.

Reporting to the Heritage Manager, this position is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the Kluane First Nation Archives.  In addition to meeting archival industry standards, the position is also responsible for the appraisal, selection, arrangement, and description of KFN government records and relevant donor collections.  This position is responsible for the management of KFN archive facilities, the development of archival procedures and policies, and delivery of delegated special heritage projects. The position may be required to write and manage funding proposals. Conduct primary research and assist in preparation of reports for KFN projects. Sit on various boards or committees dealing with archives and collections management.

Education and Experience:
The successful candidate must be a high school graduate with training &/or experience in Archive, Library, and Information Management studies.  Cultural resource management, museology or university level courses in equivalent fields would also be considered an asset.

The incumbent should have strong technical writing, research, analytical and communication skills with a high level of attention to detail; the ability to work independently; strong organizational skills; and, as a member of a team.

Computer proficiency including word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel) and presentations (Power Point) and current database systems knowledge.

Please submit resume, cover letter:

Kluane First Nation
P.O. Box 20, Burwash Landing, Yukon Territory, Y0B 1V0
Ph. (867) 841-4274   Fax: (867) 841-5900