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Archives: Summer Student

Closes on Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Anglican Diocese of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Organization Name
Anglican Diocese of Toronto
Job Title
Archives: Summer Student
Job Type
Summer Student
Toronto, ON
Posting Date
Application Deadline
Job Start Date (Expected):
$24 per hour
Target Audience
  • Current Students
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Archives
Job Description
Do you have a desire to learn and gain professional experience within the field of archives? Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute your skills this summer to an organization that is committed to faith, compassion, collaboration, accountability and boldness?About the Anglican Diocese of TorontoThe Diocese of Toronto is the largest Anglican diocese in Canada by population and membership, and it stretches over 26,000 square kilometers of urban, rural and suburban communities. We proclaim and share the gospel of Jesus Christ, episcopally led by the Bishop of Toronto and four suffragan bishops, and synodically governed. The Anglican Diocese of Toronto has 207 congregations and is the most populous of the 30 dioceses in the Anglican Church of Canada. All that we do should enable us, as a Diocese, and as parishes and other ministries within the Diocese, to be missionally focused – increasing our capacity to respond as vibrant partners of God’s activity in the world. For more information on the Diocese of Toronto, its ministry and its strategic priorities, please refer to Diocese is seeking a summer student for the Archives department for a fixed term of 8 weeks. We have received funding for this position from the Canada Summer Jobs program. Interested applicants must meet the following requirements as set by the Canada Summer Jobs program;(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;(b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [S.C. 2001, c. 27]*; and(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.The summer student will work with the Archivist and Archives Assistant to assess and prepare material for digitization. Using a scanner, the student will digitize the relevant material using standard software and add metadata during quality control review of scanned images to ensure that all data was successfully captured using FADGI standards and OCR is complete. In collaboration with the Administration department, the student will enter relevant decisions into a database. This work will benefit several departments within the organization.The successful candidate will:• Work effectively as part of a team to assess and prepare records for digitization.• Digitize records using FADGI standards for documents and communicate any issues encountered to the Archivist.• Verify accuracy and completeness of digitized records.• Communicate with stakeholders to confirm data to be entered.• Reporting to the archivist, develop best practices for digital preservation of scanned records.Job Qualifications:Skills and Qualifications:• Students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Archives, Library Sciences and/or Information (Records) Management.• Archival or records managment experience is preferred but not required.• A knowledge of digitization best practices, Rules for Archival Description, and controlled vocabularies.• Strong organizational skills.• Attention to detail.• Ability to maintain confidentiality.• Strong communication skills.• Ability to work independently.• The ability for some heavy lifting and to work in dusty surroundings.The Anglican Diocese of Toronto embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. The Diocese has an Accommodation Policy and accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the Diocese. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. The Anglican Diocese of Toronto is an equal opportunity employer.The Summer Student is appointed by and responsible to the Archivist and Privacy Officer. If you would like to apply for this position, forward your application to:Human ResourcesAnglican Diocese of Toronto135 Adelaide Street E, Toronto, ON M5C 1L8Email: hr@toronto.anglican.caWe thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no agencies please. Please visit our website for more information at
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