Archives Assistant

Working 21 hours per week (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) the Archives Assistant will provide assistance to the Archivist in the documentation and automation of the Museum’s archival collections.  This includes counter service to the public in the Archives and processing requests for information.  The successful candidate will also process new donations, transfer existing records, ensure data accuracy and consistency, and assist with research and volunteer projects.

What you’ll do

  • Provide research assistance to public in the Archives
  • Co-ordinate the documentation and automation of the Archives’ collections
  • Assist with research and data entry for online collections databases and the archives collection
  • Responsible for the photographing and scanning of items to add to the records database for identification, evaluation, and security purposes
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Posting Date

Closing Date

What you’ll bring

  • Post-secondary education in Archives, Museum Studies, or a related field of study
  • Preference will be given to candidates with archival training and/or work experience within archives
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, database programs, and/or PastPerfect collections management software
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills
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