Archivist-Crofton House School (Vancouver, BC)

Permanent Part-time Position

Exciting Career Opportunity for an Extraordinary Archivist

At Crofton House School, we inspire girls to discover and pursue their personal excellence from the first day of junior kindergarten to grade 12 and beyond.
Bound by our belief in the power of all-girls education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our learning environment - including you.

Crofton House School has an immediate opening for a permanent (2 - 3 days/wk), part-time Archivist.

The school Archivist is responsible for providing a full range of archival services and for providing research support to faculty and staff of the whole school.


● Acquiring, cataloguing and making available those records from the Crofton House
community which require permanent preservation
● Providing reference services internally and externally
● Support all organization through historical research with primary and secondary sources
● Curating historically themed displays throughout the school
● Archival Donor relations, including alumnae


● A Master of Archival Studies or similar degree along with several years of relevant work experience
● In-depth, current, and practical knowledge of archival and records management theory and best practice
● Strong working knowledge of information technologies and practices applicable to an archival
context - including digitization, database design and development, and digital preservation strategies
● Experience in the application of copyright legislation and the Personal Information Protection Act
● Ability to engage with alumnae and donors in order to foster relationships, promote the
Archives mission, and develop educational opportunities which utilize archival resources
● Strong research, analytic, and problem-solving skills
● Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, and project and time management skills
● Demonstrated ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and cooperatively as part of a team
● Familiarity with operations and functions within an educational environment
● Familiarity with ICA-AtoM cataloguing software an asset
● Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality records and archives services

Application Details:

Apply online at by June 26, 2018​. We will be reviewing applications as
soon as they are submitted. Interviews will begin immediately.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview.
No phone calls please​. For more information, please visit

About Crofton House School
Crofton House School is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade
12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, we offer an inclusive, supportive community of
dedicated teachers, involved parents, and enthusiastic students. Collaborative, student-centred,
inquiry-based education and world-class facilities create a unique learning environment where each
girl can reach her full potential.
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