Digital Collection Managment Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Digital Collection Managment Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : Bill Reid Centre @ SFU
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Burnaby, Colombie-Britannique
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-08-28 à 2018-03-30 (29 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 22,00 $

Digital Collection Management Intern


The Bill Reid Centre is offering a 29-week paid position for a full-time intern who has recently completed education in museum studies, library or archival studies, Indigenous art history, anthropology, archaeology, First Nations studies, and/or a related discipline. This position is designed to provide work experience in digital collections management and digital stewardship of cultural heritage at Canada’s most engaged university.


The successful candidate will be a motivated, organized, self-starter with strong communication skills, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Duties include: digital file management; researching historic photographs; researching and advising on digital assessment management (DAM); creating metadata workflows; report writing; and installation and removal of web-based and in-person exhibits.


We are seeking an individual who enjoys working in a quiet research and task oriented environment. Required skills include: strong organizational, data entry, and data management skills; attention to detail; experience with digital museum, archive or gallery collections; knowledge of current issues in First Nations cultural heritage, excellent oral and written communication; interpersonal skills; research skills; and effective problem-solving skills.


The Bill Reid Centre at SFU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, and especially individuals who self-identify as Aboriginal. Candidates must be fluent in English.

This position is for 29-weeks, at the rate of $22 per hour plus 4% in lieu of vacation pay.


Do you qualify and are interested? Contact The Bill Reid Centre at brctr@sfu.ca Applications are due by August 11, 2017.


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