Reference Services and Public Programs Student Archivist
- Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
- Job title: Reference Services and Public Programs Student Archivist
- Organization name: Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
- Job location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
- Length of assignment: 2017-10-23 to 2018-03-30 (23 weeks)
- Hourly wage: $14.00
The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick is seeking a Reference Services and Public Programs Student Archivist - The position is for 23 weeks and runs from October 23, 2017 - March 30, 2018. The rate of pay is $14.00 per hour. The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, located in Fredericton, New Brunswick, collects, preserves, and makes available for research, documents and records bearing upon the history of New Brunswick. The successful candidate will work in the Reference Services and Public Programs unit and will report to the manager and senior archivist of that unit. The five main functions of this role include working at our reference services desk, responding to inquiries, assisting with tours/orientation sessions, participating in fairs and exhibits, and processing small fonds.
Candidates should in enrolled in a university program in humanities, social sciences, archival / information management, or business administration.
The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative and an ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational, communications, and research skills are essential. An interest or knowledge in New Brunswick history are considered assets.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a scent-reduced environment.
The deadline for applications is October 9, 2017.
Characteristics of the City - Fredericton, New Brunswick
Population of Fredericton, including surrounding areas = approximately 95,000.
"Nestled along the shores of the beautiful Saint John River, Fredericton is as much urban energy as small-town charm. For visitors, it’s the ideal home base for exploring not just the attractions of the city, but the entire capital region.
The city itself is rich in history, nature, art, dining, and a youthful energy—complements of the vibrant student population. Take the time to visit the Historic Garrison District, and its countless festivals and events; explore downtown Fredericton’s restaurants, shops, pubs, and cafes; slow down with a visit to a gallery, art studio, or the science centre; and get closer to nature in a kayak, running a trail, or just hanging out in a park."
(Reference : City of Fredericton, http://www.fredericton.ca/en/visitors)
The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick is located on the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton) campus, adjacent to St. Thomas University.
Tourism New Brunswick : www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/
City of Fredericton : www.fredericton.ca
Government of New Brunswick : www.gnb.ca
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick : www.archives.gnb.ca
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