Project Archives Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Project Archives Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : The Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives at the Banff Centre
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Banff, Alberta
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-05-28 à 2018-08-17 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 17,00 $

The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is seeking a Project Archives Assistant (Young Canada Works)


About Us


Founded in 1933, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a learning organization built upon an extraordinary legacy of excellence in artistic and creative development. What started as a single course in drama has grown to become the global organization leading in arts, culture, and creativity across dozens of disciplines. From our home in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity aims to inspire everyone who attends our campus – artists, leaders, and thinkers – to unleash their creative potential.


The Opportunity


Working in the Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives, the Project Archives Assistant will be responsible for overseeing a project to update the Finding Aid for the Indigenous Arts fonds. Previously created 10 years ago, the Finding Aid provided descriptions of archival material created by the Indigenous Arts Program between 1998-2004, the successful candidate will be responsible for updating the Finding Aid, and promoting the collection.


Specific Accountabilities:

-Working with the Archivist, add material from 2005-2010 in the Archives to the Indigenous Arts fonds and Finding Aid.

-Describe the material in keeping with RAD

-Update the Finding Aid, with an eye to inclusive language.

-Upload the Finding Aid to an online database to encourage use and discovery of the materials.

-Work to highlight the collection by identifying and digitizing interesting and important pieces from the collection.

-Rehouse the material for long-term archival storage.


Qualification and Educational Requirements

-Strong project management skills

-Strong technical skills

-Good written communication skills

-Understanding of archival materials, and archival research

-Demonstration of a keen eye for detail


Special Requirements


Candidates offered a position with the Centre, in this capacity, will be required to obtain a criminal record check verifying a clear record before a final job offer can be finalized.


Only candidates who are registered with Young Canada Works (YCW) and meet all eligibility criteria will be considered.


Employment Terms & Benefits


The position pays $17.00 an hour (plus 4% vacation pay).


Application Process

We are accepting applications until Monday May 14, 2018. To begin the application procedure, please visit https://www.banffcentre.ca/careers , select "Current Opportunities", and follow the instructions.


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