REGIONAL ARCHIVIST #13242
CORPORATE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
OFFICE OF THE REGIONAL CLERK
Location: Newmarket, ON
Full-Time, Salary $77,306 - $87,599 annually
Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Information Asset Management, is responsible for developing and managing the Region’s Records Storage and Archival services program as an integrated component of the lifecycle management of Regional records; managing the transfer, storage, retrieval and destruction of records stored both on-site and off-site for describing, preserving and providing access to records with any long term and historical value and acquiring, preserving and promoting the records in its holdings; appraising, arranging and editing permanent records and historically valuable documents; participating in research activities on archival materials; directing and supervising the safekeeping of all stored records, including archival documents and materials; and advising researchers on political, economic and social history of materials.
- Successful completion of a University Degree in Archival Studies, Library or Information Management or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Member in good standing with the Association of Canadian Archivists.
- Minimum three (3) years experience in an environment with responsibilities for managing a records and archival program, including evaluation, acquisition, preservation, storage and retrieval, and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
- Extensive knowledge of archival and records management concepts, standards, systems and practices.
- Knowledge of existing and emerging standards related to archives, digital records, digital preservation and metadata and records preservation theory and methodology.
- Working knowledge of historical, social science and genealogical research methods, conservation techniques and preservation programs.
- Knowledge of practices and research emerging for the long term preservation of archived materials and digital records.
- Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Standards, Acts and Regulations.
- Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management, accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
- Management competencies including results/achievement, HR management, leadership, financial and business planning, decision making/judgement, representation, professionalism and job knowledge.
- Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
- Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
- Good communication and facilitation skills to solicit donations of materials and to provide and liaise with researchers, public and other stakeholders.
- Strong analytical, research, writing and presentation skills.
- Ability to travel to off site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
- Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.
Salary $77,306 - $87,599 annually