Assistant Archivist

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail pour une carrière vouée au patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Assistant Archivist
  • Nom de l’organisme : Whistler Museum
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Whistler, Colombie-Britannique
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-09-05 à 2018-03-17 (24 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,00 $

Overall responsibility:


To catalogue a large archival fonds of photographs. The collection dates from approximately 1960­-2007 and is comprised of photographs, maps, and textual material.


Key areas of responsibility:

- Arrangement and description of a large archival collection

- Cataloguing into our online database (ICA­AtoM) using the Rules of Archival Description (RAD)

- Re-housing photographs into archival-safe housing.


Term of employment:


$15.00/hr for 40 hrs/week – 6 month position

September 5, 2017 - March 17, 2018

(There can be some flexibility with the start date as long as the candidate can complete 24 weeks before March 31rd 2017.)

Location: Whistler, BC.


The successful applicant will possess the following skills and abilities:

­- Minimum 4 years of post­secondary education

­- Interest in history and/or museum studies

-­ Internally motivated and demonstrates initiative

-­ Reliable and professional work standards

-­ Good organizational skills and attention to detail

-­ Customer service skills

-­ Works cooperatively with others and is flexible

-­ Computer literate


The following skills and experience are an asset but is not essential:

-­ Masters or Diploma in archives management or similar

-­ Experience with Museum and/or archive principles, materials, methods and practices

-­ Knowledge of RAD


Please email your applications to Bradley Nichols at curator@whistlermuseum.org


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