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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Library Employment Opportunity

Library Employment

Employment Opportunity

Associate Archivist - Part-time

            Closing: April 30, 2019


The mission of the Archives, Rare Books and Special Collections Program of the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library is to collect and preserve materials that document the history, culture, heritage, and languages of the people of the Lesser Slave River Region and to make these materials available to the public for educational purposes. The archives include historical documents, manuscripts, and papers of individuals of importance to both the indigenous people of the region and Alberta history.  The Archivist will have primary responsibility for appraising, accessioning, processing, cataloguing, preserving and describing the Library’s archival collections (manuscripts, photographs, audio and video recordings) utilizing professional archival procedures and practices. The position is responsible for developing and managing the Library’s archival collections and making these records available and retrievable for the public.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of the principles, concepts, techniques, and guidelines of professional archival work is an asset.  Training may be provided.
  • One year of professional training in archives or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to travel occasionally when required for the position.
  • Ability/willingness to work with the public to hold Archive events.
  • Familiarity with computer technology, including Microsoft Office and library automated systems.

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience, education and goals.

How to apply: Please send your cover letter and resume Attn: Kendra at librarian@slavelakelibrary.ab.ca or drop off at the Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library.  Thank you to all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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