- Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
- Job title: Archives Assistant
- Organization name: College of Medicine Archives, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library, University of Manitoba
- Job location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Length of assignment: 2017-10-23 to 2018-01-19 (12 weeks)
- Hourly wage: $19.33
Employee Group: Library Assistant II, Step 1
Job Title: Archives Assistant
Location: College of Medicine Archives, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library, University of Manitoba
Start Date: October 23, 2017
End Date: January 19, 2018 (56 days)
Stipend: $19.33 basic pay rate (plus 6% vacation pay, and 19% benefits)
Application deadline: 4:00 p.m. (CST) October 13, 2017
Email CV and Cover Letter to:
Medical and Digital Records Archivist
College of Medicine Archives
University of Manitoba Libraries
The College of Medicine Archives is seeking a student for a Young Canada Works funded Archives Assistant position for the spring/summer of 2015. Applicants must meet be registered with Young Canada Works and meet its eligibility criteria found here:
The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the development of a community-based digital archive as well as Web archiving initiative at the College of Medicine Archives. Specific duties will include working with Web publishing platforms, migrating/converting data formats, interacting with stakeholder groups, creating metadata profiles for various digital collections in addition to the processing of traditional forms of archival records.
The candidate should be a student currently in a graduate program, or be accepted to and entering a graduate program in 2018. Basic date entry and computer skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills are required. A background in research is an asset.
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
The College of Medicine Archives, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library is part of the University of Manitoba Libraries and meets all of the eligibility criteria for Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage. The student should have a minimum of 1 year of post-secondary study the area of archives, history or libraries or a related subject.
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