The County of Prince Edward Public Library and Archives seeking a Collections Assistant for the summer months. The ideal candidate is a post-secondary student, currently enrolled in an archival study program, with basic knowledge of archival principles and practices and the Rules of Archival Description (RAD), museum studies, or information science. Secondary students with a background in history will also be considered. Assets include previous archives or museum experience, prior database training, customer service skills, and the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel proficiently. Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 30, be a student and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job.
The County of Prince Edward Library and Archives mandate is to collect and preserve printed material having any bearing on the history of Prince Edward County. It is the purpose of the Archives to preserve, acquire, arrange, describe, and make available non-current (non-active and non-semi active) records pertaining to Prince Edward County.
The County of Prince Edward Public Library & Archives is an equal opportunity employer and will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation is available to all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Alternative formats of job postings are available upon request.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The personal information being collected will be used in accordance with The Municipal Act and The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and shall only be used in the selection of a suitable candidate.
14.25 per hour for a summer months contract position. 30 hours a week.
Closing June 29 at 4:00 PM.
Resumes may be sent to Krista Richardson, Archives Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.