Project Archivist

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Project Archivist
  • Nom de l’organisme : Presbyterian Church Archives
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Toronto, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-29 à 2017-08-18 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 17,00 $

SUMMER CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY:

THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN CANADA ARCHIVES


Note: This project is contingent on our successful application for funding assistance through the Young Canada Works (YCW) in Heritage Programme. Potential employees must be registered with the YCW Candidate Inventory to be eligible for a position under this granting programme. YCW requires that the student applicant be between 16 and 30 years of age as of the start date of the project, legally entitled to work in Canada and returning to school full-time in the fall. Please go to www.young canada works.gc.ca in order to add your name to the YCW Inventory.


PROJECT ARCHIVIST: 29 May 2017 - 18 August 2017 (12 weeks)


Job description: Under the direction of the Archivist, the successful candidate will appraise, arrange, describe, scan, and preserve a wide variety of photographs and slides (re formats and subject matter) from the Archives Graphics Collection (approximately 3,500 images prior to appraisal). Additionally, the candidate will, under supervision, select images and write full text and captions on an assigned topic that will result in a new exhibit for the Archives website (www.presbyterianarchives.ca). Our exhibits are designed to further highlight our historical collections to researchers - many of which also serve to highlight major historical themes in our local, provincial, and national history.


The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives holds a multi-media collection of historically significant records dating back to the 1700's relating to the church across Canada (and including our internationally based mission work). The Archives reflects a busy environment, located at the national office of the denomination, and serving researchers based around the world. Every endeavor will be made to offer the student a full archival experience.


Qualifications: The successful candidate will have completed one year of a degree in archival studies (returning to school in the fall) or will have completed an undergraduate degree in a related field with the intent to further their education in archival studies. The student should be familiar with: archival principles -- appraisal/arrangement/description, RAD, current Copyright law, and the scanning process. Demonstrated computer skills are required. Some previous experience with archival photos and website creation is desirable but not required.


Salary and benefits: $17.00 per hour plus requisite financial benefits for a summer contract.


Applicants should post, e-mail, or fax a covering letter of application along with a resume including three references by Friday April 28, 2017 to:

Ms. Kim Arnold

Archivist

The Presbyterian Church in Canada

50 Wynford Drive

Toronto, Ontario

M3C 1J7

Phone - (416) 441-1111 ext. 310

Fax - (416) 441-2825

karnold@presbyterian.ca


Please note that, although we welcome all interested applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Presbyterian Church in Canada promotes the principle of equality and endeavors to be an equal opportunity employer granting access to all qualified individuals.


Retour à la recherche