Provide leadership and direction in the delivery of records management and archives services for the University, as well as to promote and encourage awareness of the role and importance of archives and records management to the University community.
Provide professional leadership and functional direction in the delivery of comprehensive records management and archives services for the University.
Contribute to the University’s strategic direction, plans and objectives by identifying record keeping issues and opportunities, and evaluation organizational impact.
Provide authoritative advice to senior administration on information technology issues as they affect the long-term reliability and retrievability of University records.
Provide professional leadership on needs and systems assessment for the preservations of electronic content.
Contribute to the development, the organization and the preservation of collections and ensure appropriate access.
Develop, implement and promote record keeping policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with federal and provincial legislation. This includes overseeing the description and the access to University records, and ensuring that the University’s records retention schedule is updated.
Develop and implement archives and records management services for university units.
Evaluate overall effectiveness to ensure units goals and objectives are met and are coherent with the University’s mission.
Manage and lead a team of professional, management and support staff.
Maintain currency in the field of archives, records/information management and leadership.
Develop and clearly communicate implications of new developments in the fields of archives, records and information management to all staff.
Represent the University on matters relating to archives.
1. Master of Archival Studies or a Master of Library and Information Sciences with completion of archival courses from an ALA accredited institution.
2. Minimum of 5 years of relevant archival experience in an academic library or publicly accessible research archives and have managerial experience
3. Evidence of management and strategic planning experience at senior level.
4. Experience in the areas of information technology and institutional culture, especially with regard to “born-digital” materials.
5. Excellent organizational time management and problem solving skills and the ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative service and user centered environment.
6. Experience and an understanding of the contingencies associated with managing and maintaining digital records.
7. Highly develop oral and written communication skills and functionally bilingual (French, English.
8. Demonstrated commitment to and use of nationally accepted standards such as RAD, EAD, MARC21, ICA AtoM and appropriate thesauri and authority lists.
9. Demonstrated experience with one or more tools for archival processing and description, such as Archivists’ Toolkit, Archon or Archives Space.
10. Experience with digitization initiatives, institutional repositories, web archiving and digital curation.
11. Experience in the creation of exhibits or exhibit fabrication.
Commensurate with experience