Archives Assistant-Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

Archives Assistant

Part-Time (2 days/week)

Under the direction of the Archivist/Records Manager, the Archives Assistant will provide support in the following areas:

• Assist with day-to-day archives and records management tasks;

• Accession incoming material;

• Respond to research requests;

• Other related duties as directed.


This position consists of working in both the records management and archive programs and is ideal

for a student who is enrolled in an archival studies degree program at an accredited university or has

a Library Technician degree.


Position Requirements:

• Completed a Library Technician degree or related degree, or is enrolled in a Master of Archival Studies;

• Be detail-oriented and can work with minimal supervision;

• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills;

• Good project and time management skills;

• Ability to meet the physical demands of the position;

• Previous experience working in an archival environment or related field would be considered an asset; and

• Knowledge and understanding of archival principles, practices, and techniques, and the Rules for Archival Description (RAD), and metadata standards would be considered an asset. 

Working Environment:

• Availability to work up to two (2) days per week, 9:00am-4:30pm;

• Flexible schedule;

• Term position;

• Remuneration $18.00 - $21.56 per hour.

Please submit a résumé and a cover letter by August 21, 2017 with "Archives Assistant" in the subject line to:

Human Resources Office

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver



Thank you for your interest; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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