|University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.
The Position: UCN Archives is looking for a student currently enrolled in a MLIS, MAS or MA specializing in Archival Studies program. The job would consist of processing the main University College of the North fonds according to generally accepted industry standards and providing a RAD compliant finding aid. Other duties might be assigned as necessary.
Specific tasks will include organizing the collection, do basic preservation work, transfer the organized collection to appropriate folders and boxes, and create a RAD-compliant finding aid for the collection.
- Enrolled in a MLIS, MAS or MA with Archival Studies concentration program, returning to school in the fall.
- Coursework in Archives/Archival management.
- Demonstrated project, organizational and time management skills
- Demonstrated problem solving skills and decision-making abilities
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures
- The ability to speak an Indigenous language
- Experience living in rural/remote areas.
Conditions of Employment:
- Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with their application.
- Applicants must demonstrate on their cover letter and their resume how they meet the qualifications.
- Representative Workforce is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.
- Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups:
- Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Closing Date: March 31st 2021; however, will remain open until filled
Salary Range: $16.44 hourly, plus remoteness allowance
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).
The University College of the North is an institution devoted to community and northern development and reflects the Aboriginal reality and cultural diversity of northern Manitoba.
The University College of the North will:
- Provide an integrated college and university approach to offer northern Manitoba greater access to the breadth of post-secondary education
- Provide post-secondary education and training fundamental to the social and economic development of northern Manitoba in a culturally sensitive and collaborative manner
- Provide the learner with community centered education and training characterized by a culture of openness, inclusiveness and tolerance and respectful of Aboriginal and northern values
- Ensure that elders have a unique role in fostering an environment of openness, inclusiveness and tolerance that is respectful of Aboriginal and northern values