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  • January 17, 2022 1:32 PM | Anonymous

    Please see the Museum Archivist PDF for all the details and deadline time.

  • January 17, 2022 1:31 PM | Anonymous

    Please see the Museum Curator PDF for all the job details and deadline time.

  • January 12, 2022 12:52 PM | Anonymous



    Permanent, Full-Time Records and Information Management Assistant

    The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is seeking a Records and Information Management Assistant to support the work of our organization and assist in carrying out the mandates as directed by UBCIC’s member Nations. Reporting to the Librarian and Archivist, the successful candidate will support staff in implementing and maintaining a UBCIC records management program. Under the direct supervision of UBCIC’s Librarian/Archivist and Archivist, the assistant will update and maintain file inventories, update and maintain the file plan, implement policies and procedures, liaise across departments to support transfer and final disposition of records, and other records related projects as required.

    About the UBCIC

    The UBCIC is a not-for-profit organization representing and taking direction from over 100 First Nations in BC.

    Our aim is to protect and advance the political and territorial rights of BC First Nations. We support Indigenous Peoples at regional, national, and international forums. The UBCIC’s mandate is to work towards the implementation, exercise, and recognition of our inherent Title, Rights, and Treaty Rights, and to protect our lands, waters, and resources through the exercise and implementation of our own laws and jurisdiction. The UBCIC strengthens First Nations to assert and implement their Title, Rights, Treaty Rights, and Right of Self-Determination as Peoples.

    The UBCIC upholds the principles and standards articulated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for the establishment and maintenance of a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity, well-being, and rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    Duties and responsibilities include:

    • Completing records management projects as directed (e.g., file inventories, filing, movement of records to/from off-site storage, shredding, metadata entry, transfer of records to the Archives, application of retention schedules)

    • Supporting digital and physical records re-organization and movement projects

    • Assisting the Library and Archives in developing training materials and promoting records management principles within UBCIC

    • Participating in broader Library and Archives information management initiatives and projects


    • Skill and knowledge usually attained by courses in archival studies/records management or a combination of knowledge or experience, including familiarity with retention and classification schedules as well as archival arrangement and description

    • Familiarity with the Union of BC Indian Chiefs’ vision and goals

    • Self-motivated and able to work independently and flexibly

    • Respect for confidentiality

    • Able to manage a repetitive and detail-oriented workload

    • Strong computer skills – comfort with MS Office suite, database experience a plus

    This is a full-time, permanent position with a salary of $22/hour, and, following a 3-month probationary period, benefits and a generous vacation leave. Please send a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of the UBCIC Librarian and Archivist. If sending by email, please send to, with the subject line “UBCIC Records and Information Management Assistant Position.”

    We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those candidates who are shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. The closing date for applications is Monday, January 24, 2022.

    The Union of BC Indian Chiefs hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. However, qualified Indigenous applicants will be given priority.

    Please note that the safety of our employees, members, and guests continues to be a key priority for UBCIC. It is mandatory for all attending our office to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some work for this role may also be conducted remotely.

  • January 12, 2022 12:48 PM | Anonymous

    Ministry of Citizens’ Services
    Information Schedule Developer and Reporting
    $60,998.61 - $69,422.06 annually

    Reporting through the Office of Government’s Chief Information Officer, the Corporate Information and Record Management Office is the central agency responsible for leading and enabling modern information management across the BC Public Service, including privacy, access, and records management. 

    In the Information Schedule Developer and Reporting role, you will develop information schedules, integrated records classification, and scheduling systems, which identify the life-cycle of government records. This will assist with upholding government accountabilities, meeting long-term legal, fiscal, audit and operational requirements, and protecting government and citizen rights.  Information schedules govern how records are organized and managed, while ensuring records are kept for as long as required.

    You will also be involved with identifying records of enduring value for preservation while ensuring others mare routinely destroyed when they are no longer needed.  Additional duties of the role will include the preparation and management of reports and updating the Branch Operating Plan. If you are looking for a great opportunity to take the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.

    Qualifications for this role include:
     University degree in archival science, library science, public administration or related degree, or an equivalent combination of related education/training and experience may be considered. 
     1 year experience in providing records management advice on policy, procedures, and guidelines to staff and/or clients.
     Experience developing information classification and retention schedules. 
     Experience working with Records Management applications and technologies. 
     Experience interpreting legislation and policy. 

    Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
     2 or more years’ experience in developing information classification and retention schedules.
     Experience in applying appraisal policy
     2 years’ experience in providing records management advice on policy, procedures, and guidelines to staff and/or clients.

    For more information and to apply online by February 2, 2022, please go to:

  • January 12, 2022 12:44 PM | Anonymous

    Ministry of Citizens’ Services
    $66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

    An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technical skills.

    The Corporate Information and Records Management Office, within the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, provides information management oversight and guidance to all ministries and applicable broader public sector agencies. 

    The Government Records Service (GRS) is the lead branch in CIRMO respecting the life-cycle management of information. GRS is a leader in delivering on government’s commitment to transform its information management in the digital age through the implementation of the Information Management Act. 

    Archivists work in a team environment to:
     Develop integrated records classification and scheduling systems for client ministries.
     Appraise government information to determine which records will ultimately be destroyed and which will be selectively or fully retained as archives.
     Review and select specific sets of records for transfer to the government archives.
     Develop, revise, and advise on government-wide information management, policy, standards, and guides, and other communications tools.
     Provide information management and information governance advice to stakeholders and clients; and performs special projects and other duties on behalf of the GRS Leadership Team; and,
     Contribute to the ingest, preservation and public accessibility of information in government’s digital archives.

    Qualifications for this role include:
     Master’s degree in Archival Studies or a related degree or an equivalent combination of related education/training and experience may be considered.  
     1 years’ experience in archival appraisal for selection.
     Experience working with and providing advice to staff and clients.
    For more information, and to apply online by January 24, 2022, please go to:

    Close date is January 24, 2022

  • December 16, 2021 2:19 PM | Anonymous

    Vancouver Police Museum & Archives - Museum Director

    Housed in Vancouver’s most intriguing heritage building, the Vancouver Police Museum & Archives (VPMA) provides a unique lens through which to explore Vancouver’s history.

    The VMPA is an independent museum run by the Vancouver Police Historical Society, a registered charity. Its vision is to foster a community that is dedicated to open dialogue on the topic of law enforcement and crime in Vancouver's past and present by:

    • Providing a rounded perspective and an open and safe place to discuss topics of law enforcement and the science of criminal and death investigation

    • Engaging visitors with intriguing contextual information that places the choices and practices of local law enforcement within a wider scope the city’s history and changing needs of Vancouver’s citizens

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Vancouver Police Historical Society Board of Directors, the Museum Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and day-to-day operations of the VPMA. With a solid understanding of museum management, they motivate staff to reach high standards of museum and archival practices. The Museum Director is the spokesperson and public representative of the museum, with proven relationship management skills and a community-minded approach to all civic engagement and public exhibit opportunities.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    Project Management – The Museum Director is the museum’s strategic leader, directing operations, programs, and activities on a day-to-day basis. They provide forward thinking ideas and inspire staff and stakeholders to engage in new programs and exhibits that keep the museum fresh and relevant. They also set the pace and lay the groundwork for success for staff by ensuring necessary timelines, budgets, and resources are in place.

    Financial Management and Fundraising - All aspects of museum finances - daily account balances, revenue and expenditures, payables and receivables, special and long-term financial needs - is the responsibility of the Museum Director. Setting a positive course for financial well being by analyzing and explaining budget performance is an important component to the position. As a self-funded organization, the Museum Director is required to identify fundraising needs and best sources for funds, and to write fundraising requests, grants, and develop sponsorship opportunities.

    Community Engagement - Supporting the growth and development of new audiences on site and online through captivating marketing strategies is essential for success of the position. As the public representative of the museum, it is the Museums Director’s responsibility to develop strategic plans to encourage and maintain memberships and community relationships. They will liaise directly with persons from executive and operational levels of the Vancouver Police Department.

    Board of Directors Relations - The Museum Director acts as a professional advisor and guide to the Board of Directors on all aspects of the organization’s activities and works closely with them to shape and maintain the vision and strategic plan. State-of-the-museum summary reports are delivered quarterly and comprehensive reports are prepared for the Annual General Meeting: financial statements, operational and curatorial reports, strategic plans, and financial forecasts.

    Human Resources - The VPMA provides the opportunity for the Museum Director to be a leader and mentor to young professionals in the early stages of career development. They are responsible for recruitment and management of staff and volunteers in a positive, inclusive atmosphere.

    Heritage Building Maintenance - The VPMA is housed in a City of Vancouver owned building with designation in the Vancouver Heritage Register. The care and maintenance of the building falls to the Society and is managed by the Museum Director. It is important to be able to develop positive relationships with municipal staff to ensure proper care of the building.

    Knowledge and Competencies

    • University degree in Museum Studies, Education, History, Business/Marketing, or related field

    • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a professional arts & cultural administrative supervisory role

    • Experience in and/or knowledge of the museum/heritage sector

    • A proven record of working effectively with a Board of Directors

    • Experience in and knowledge of private fundraising and grant writing is essential

    • Experience in planning and managing cash flow forecasts, operating budgets and financial reporting

    • Skills in building and managing relationships involving a variety of stakeholder groups

    • Ability to develop and implement planning processes and marketing strategies

    • Proven skills as a clear and dynamic communicator who is passionate about leading

    • Critical thinking and innovative problem-solving skills with a high level of self-motivation

    • Valid driver’s license with access to a car

    • Proficient in Microsoft applications, Google Workspace, and online meeting platforms

    Work Expectations

    This position is at 80% full-time comprising 30 hours per week over 4 days. Schedule flexibility is required for seasonal evening and special event programming. Renumeration is between $41,000-$44,000

    Application Deadline January 31, 2022 at 5pm

    Please submit your resume by email to:

    No phone calls please

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