London, ON, Canada: PT Assistant Archivist, Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada

Job Opening Title: Assistant Archivist

Employer Name: Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada

Job Location: London, Ontario

Application Deadline: December 30, 2020

Salary Range: $20.00 per hour plus benefits after 450 hours probation.

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Years of experience required: • Minimum of two years work experience in archives or records management

Job Description (if URL to posting not available). Please include instructions for how to apply.: Position Summary: The archive seeks a highly motivated and organized individual for the position of Assistant Archivist. This position works under the guidance of the Congregational Archivist and carries out a variety of archival and records management tasks.

Status: Reduced full-time, permanent position beginning January, 2021; 30 hours per week. The start date is flexible.

Responsibilities:
• Supports the implementation of the congregational records management program by helping staff apply classification system to existing files;
• Processes, arranges, and describes manuscripts, photographs, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and born-digital materials;
• Digitizes photographs, slides, negatives, and audio recordings;
• Assists with digital preservation workflow;
• Contributes to in-house displays, travelling exhibits, and archive website exhibits;
• Undertakes data entry and helps maintain accessions, biography, and artifacts databases;
• Follows all policies in the Archives Policy Manual as well as the Records Management Policy;
• Takes an active role in committees to which he/she is appointed;
• Travels when necessary to congregational offices in Hamilton and Peterborough;
• Other duties as required.

Qualifications:
• Completed MLIS or MAS degree
• Training and experience in records management
• Knowledge of privacy and copyright legislation
• Experience with a functional classification system
• Minimum of two years work experience in archives or records management
• Excellent attention to detail, problem solving, and organizational skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, WordPress, and PastPerfect software
• Able to lift and move materials up to 40 lbs.

Accountability: The Assistant Archivist reports to the Congregational Archivist.

Salary Range: $20.00 per hour plus benefits after 450 hours probation.

We value an inclusive and diverse workplace and are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process please notify Human Resources at the time of interview selection.

To Apply: Please EMAIL your cover letter, resume, and three references by December 30, 2020 to:

Mary Grace Kosta, Congregational Archivist
csjarchives (at) csjcanada (dot) org
P.O. Box 487
London, ON N6A 4X3