Archives Assistant - YCW
HSC Archives Museum. Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg
Part-time (4 days/30 hours per week)
May 14 to August 31, 2012 (Term Position)
Salary: Starting at $18.001 per hour
Application Deadline: April 20, 2012
In order to be considered for this position, candidates must be registered in the Young Canada Works on-line candidate inventory
(http://www.pch.gc.ca/ycw-jct/info-ppts/index-eng.cfm) and be confirmed as eligible for sponsorship.
Health Sciences Centre (“HSC”) Winnipeg is seeking a qualified and motivated summer student to fill an Archives Assistant position within the HSC Archives/Museum.
Working under the direction of the HSC Archivist, the Archives Assistant will appraise, accession, arrange and describe records and photographs using Rules for Archival Description (RAD) and ICA-AtoM. Other duties may include processing transfers and donations, providing research and support for heritage-related projects, and answering reference questions.
Qualifications: The candidate will be enrolled in a recognized Archives Technician or relevant undergraduate University degree program, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate will have excellent command of the English language (both oral and written), have strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work accurately and independently. Working knowledge of database systems preferred. Experience working in an archival setting and in arrangement and description of archival collections preferred.
Recruitment for positions within the HSC Archives/Museum complies with the employment practices of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (“WRHA”) supporting workplace diversity. Aboriginal applicants are encouraged to self-declare.
Please submit resume and covering letter including three references, to:
Rilla Edwards, Director, Organizational Engagement Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg By email: redwardswhra [dot] mb [dot] ca
By mail: Room MS251, 820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3A 1R9
Young Canada Works, Government of Canada funding has been approved. In order to be considered for this position, candidates must be registered in the Young Canada Works on-line candidate inventory (http://www.pch.gc.ca/ycw-jct/info-ppts/index-eng.cfm) and be confirmed as eligible for sponsorship.