- Program stream: Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage
- Job title: Assistant Archivist
- Organization name: Swift Current Museum
- Job location: Swift Current, Saskatchewan
- Length of assignment: 2018-09-17 to 2019-03-30 (27.71 weeks)
- Hourly wage: $17.61
Swift Current Museum, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
2018 September 17 - 2019 March 30 (28 Weeks)
35 hours/week, $17.61/hour
Closing date for applications is 11:59pm 29 July 2018.
Must satisfy the requirements of the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage program. This includes being a recent graduate from a college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment and being between the ages of 16 and 30. Additional requirements may apply, please check eligibility (https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/young-canada-works/students-graduates/careers-heritage-graduates.html).
This position involves a variety of archival related tasks, including maintenance of physical storage and handling of collections. The ability to traverse stairs as well as lift and/or move 22.7kg/50lbs will be required.
-A graduate of a recognised Masters in Archival Science program or equivalent in the archival field.
-Strong knowledge of RAD.
-Familiarity with electronic archival databases and finding aids.
-Familiarity with AtoM.
-Have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft suite programs.
-Good communication skills and the ability to work with others.
-Attention to detail and organisational skills.
-Critical thinking and writing skills.
-Has knowledge of and interest in archives, museums, and local history.
-Able to provide a clear Criminal Record and a Vulnerable Sector Check.
While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Young Canada Works Website (https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/)
Any enquiries can be directed to:
Swift Current Museum
44 Robert St. W Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada