The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) is hiring an Archives Assistant (YCW) for a 12-week term, beginning May 24, 2017. The position will expose the student to a variety of archival situations designed to improve skills and allow the Archives to improve public access to its rich holdings of LGBTQ2+ heritage. The successful applicant will work with the Executive Director to convert existing finding aids to standardized EAD-encoded format and make these available publicly through ARCHEION, Ontario’s Archival Information Network. In addition, the Archives Assistant will arrange & describe records, assist with reference services, and complete accurate data entry, as required.
The University of Winnipeg Archives seeks to hire a student (YCW) as an Archives Assistant for twelve weeks (29 May 2017 - 18 August 2017) to arrange and describe the records of the Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc., as well as develop a digital exhibition in celebration of the university's 50th anniversary. This work experience would give the applicant a well-rounded view of the archival profession and build his or her skillset for future employment in the field. The applicant would be expected to perform many of the key archival functions including appraisal, arrangement, description, access and outreach. The language of work for the position is English.
The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan requires an Archival Technician (YCW) to work closely with stakeholders in the francophone community in Saskatchewan by digitizing and processing photographs from a francophone collection. This is a bilingual position requiring fluency (verbal and written) in French and English. The position will select, scan, and edit photographs for web publishing and create English-French descriptions to add to a provincial and national database. The Technician will be conducting historical research, subject classification, and creating RAD compliant archival descriptions.
Reporting to the Director, Data Release Management, you will play a key role in assisting the Data Release Management Office (DRMO) with privacy compliance and privacy practices related to the release of health information for research and other secondary uses.
The Curatorial Assistant will have the opportunity to contribute to a number of ongoing projects which will provide the student with an understanding of a broad range of museum operations including collections registration, exhibit development and digitizing and indexing a photograph collection. The student will undertake interviews to record life stories and document the growth of community organizations. We will be reorganizing our archival storage area to make room for compressed storage. The student will assist by relocating archival materials and updating collections records, encapsulating maps and making supports and covers for textiles.
The University of Toronto Libraries seek an innovative and engaged information professional to manage a large unit central to library operations and help provide leadership and the strategic direction for the future of resource description for the library system.
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