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Archives Cataloguer Intern

Closes on Sunday, July 17, 2022
Bruce County
Southampton, ON, Canada
Organization Name
Bruce County
Job Title
Archives Cataloguer Intern
Job Type
Southampton, ON, Canada
Posting Date
Application Deadline
Job Start Date (Expected):
September 19, 2022
$25.91 per hour plus a percentage in lieu of benefits and vacation
Target Audience
  • Recent Graduates
Job Category
  • Archives
  • Museums
  • Records Management
Job Description
Reporting to the Archivist, the Archives Cataloguer Intern is responsible for arranging and describing archival artifacts and records, along with the accurate maintenance of the Museum’s archival database. The Archives Cataloguer Intern also performs basic conservation and cleaning of archival artifacts as required. Key responsibilities include re-housing, arranging and describing primarily oversized archival records, providing scanning and digitization assistance to a select number of records, and creating a digitization workflow for oversize single-sheet items. Starting in September 2022, this position will work until approximately February 2023. This position will be based at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre in Southampton.

Minimum Qualifications:
• graduate of a two-year post-secondary diploma in museum studies, archival studies, library studies or conservation, or equivalent previous related experience
• Knowledge and understanding of current Archival principles, systems and practices, including Rules for Archival Description;
• Proficient computer skills, especially with database management
• Strong research skills
• Good communications and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• Meets eligibility criteria as outlined in the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (graduates) funding program

Application Process