Welcome to the Archives Association of British Columbia

The Archives Association of British Columbia represents individual and institutional members, maintains resources for the public and the archival community, and advocate for Archives in the province.

Are you searching for archives?  Please visit MemoryBC.ca, our portal to descriptions of archival materials preserved in repositories throughout the province.

Our mission is to foster the development of the provincial archival community in order to better preserve and promote access to British Columbia's documentary heritage.  We assist the community through our Educational Advisory, Preservation, and Network Services and maintenance of the provincial catalogue (MemoryBC.ca).  See the About Us section for further details and how to contact us.

Honourary Patron: The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

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Introduction to Archival Practice

Registration now open for "Introduction to Archival Practice" distance education course. Please click here for more information and to register online! Registration is open June 27 - August 22, 2016 with a course start date of September 5, 2016.


Digital Preservation Management Workshop

The Archives Association of B.C. is pleased to announce that it will be holding the 3-day version of the Digital Preservation Management Workshop (http://www.dpworkshop.org/) this October in Vancouver with funding from the Documentary Heritage Communities Program. 

For more information, go to the listing for the Digital Preservation Management Workshop.


 

Posted: June 26, 2016

Executive Director- Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Toronto, BC)

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA). This individual serves as the primary contact for the CLGA, working under the direction of the Board of Directors and in close collaboration with staff and volunteers.

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Posted: June 26, 2016

Business Analyst- Ministry of Finance, Government Records Service (Victoria, BC) Job Posted

The Ministry of Finance, Government Records Service, is seeking an experienced and capable individual to work in a high volume and fast paced environment. The Business Analyst will provide technical and business analysis expertise for the development of a cross-government information management infrastructure. They will focus on analysing and addressing requirements within client ministries for the management of existing and future electronic records, and incorporating this requirements analysis into the design and delivery of corporate records management technology and service solutions to the ministries.

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Posted: June 19, 2016

Privacy Advisor-Vancouver Coastal Health (Vancouver, BC) Job Posted

Reporting to the Leader, Privacy & Freedom of Information (FOI), the Privacy Advisor plays a key role in assisting Vancouver Coastal Health departments and staff with privacy compliance. Acting as the primary liaison to clinical and business areas, you will provide support and guidance in the completion of privacy impact assessments and lead the administration and continuous improvement of VCH’s privacy audit program. As a member of the VCH Information Privacy Office (IPO), the position also responds to general privacy inquiries and assists in the responding of privacy breaches.

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Posted: June 19, 2016

Archivist (Librarian II)- University of St. Michael’s College (Toronto, ON) Job Posted

The John M. Kelly Library at the University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto seeks an experienced archivist (minimum of 3 years of full-time professional experience in archives) for the position of Archivist, Special Collections.

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Posted: June 19, 2016

Digital Preservation Management Workshop

The Archives Association of B.C. is pleased to announce that it will be holding the 3-day version of the Digital Preservation Management Workshop (http://www.dpworkshop.org/) this October in Vancouver with funding from the Documentary Heritage Communities Program.

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Posted: June 19, 2016

FOI Specialist- City of Richmond (Richmond, BC) Job Posted

Reporting to the Manager, Records and Information, the FOI Specialist coordinates and manages access to information requests made to the City of Richmond under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

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