Archives Summer Student

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Archives Summer Student
  • Nom de l’organisme : DCMA
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Mulmur, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-09 à 2017-08-26 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 13,26 $

Job specifics:

-Position: Archives Summer Student

-Location: Dufferin County Museum & Archives - Mulmur, ON

-Wage Range: $12.51 to $13.26 per hour

-Start Date: May 9th, 2017

-End Date: August 26th, 2017

Include a short job description.

The Dufferin County Museum & Archives requires a Archives Summer Student. The start date for this position is Tuesday, May 9th, 2016 and the end date is Saturday, August 26th. The successful applicant will use the PastPerfect database to catalogue the "W.J. Hughes Cornflower" archival collection and the Music collection. The student will also research "Food & Facade" and assist the Education Program Co-ordinator with research on archival items in the education collection.

List the necessary qualifications for the position.

-The candidate must be currently enrolled in a Post-Secondary University or College program, with the intention of returning to school in September 2017. The preferred candidate for this position will be a student enrolled in a University Bachelor of Arts Program (History, Archeology or Related Study) or an Archival Studies or Museum Studies Diploma Program or a Records Management Program with the intention of returning to school in the following semester.

Note: This position is subject to the receipt of a Young Canada Works (YCW) grant. YCW applicants must be under 30, Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents, and returning to school in September.

The following skills are requested for this position:

-Basic knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

-Experience with PastPerfect Software is an asset (not required)

-Must be able to lift and move artifacts, up to 25 lbs.

-Must be able to read handwritten documents

-The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong interest and desire to work in archives

-Ability to establish priorities and effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail

-Highly energetic with excellent communication skills

-Ability to self-motivate and work collaboratively

-The student will require access to a vehicle, as there is no public transportation available to this job site.

Indicate the number of positions to fill.

- (1) Archives Summer Student

If applicable, indicate how candidates should apply to the job and the deadline:

Eligible applicants may send a cover letter and resume to hr@dufferincounty.ca, with the subject line: Archives Summer Student. The deadline for applications is March 6, 2017 at 4:30pm. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The County of Dufferin and the Dufferin County Museum & Archives is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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