Bilingual Associate Archivist – Montreal City

  • Company:
    Great Connections Employment Services
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 hours ago
  • Category:
    Admin / Office

Job Title :
Bilingual Associate Archivist
Location :
Montreal City
Start Date :
6/8/2016
Type :
Temporary
Created :
6/8/2016
Salary :
Bilingual Associate Archivist
Our client is a leading Canadian Bank. 
$20-$22/hr, 6/20/2016, 18 Months
Daily Responsibilities:
The Associate Archivist will assist with records management activities and also with the general management of the Department. These activities consist of:
• A primary focus on the cataloguing of the AV material and internal publications;
• Respond to internal and external research requests;
• Assist the Archivist in the day-to-day operation of the Archives;
• Participate in the acquisition, and cataloguing of historic records;
• Review transfers of inactive records;
• Prepare statistics and other administrative reports;
• Assist with special projects relating to Bicentennial Celebrations and other temporary assignments as required.
• Interacting with the manager and two other Associate Archivists (also with internal and external customers after training period)
Must Have Skills:
• Bachelors’ degree in Information Studies, Archival Science or any related field;
• Knowledge of RAD (Rules of Archival Descriptions);
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, Photoshop, Outlook.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French.
• Good knowledge of preservation practices;
• Knowledge of laws pertaining to archival management;
• Up to date with the latest trends and best practices of archival records and information management.
• Knowledge of best practices and trends in the processing of electronic documents;
Nice to Have Skills:
• Graduate degree in a related field
• Previous experience in a corporate setting*
• Knowledge of Inmagic DB/TextWorks and Adlib; or other archival software
• Knowledge of Canadian history: (i.e. history certificate, education in archives, etc.)
• Some knowledge in museology.
Attributes:
• Exceptional analytical and processing skills;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with aptitude for customer service.
• Communication, interpersonal, writing and presentation skills;
• Customer service oriented;
• Acts with diplomacy and flexibility in a corporate environment;
• Inter personal skills and must be able to work as part of a team;
• Ability and willingness to lift boxes (as heavy as 15 kg).
How to Apply: 
Please send your resume to “resume@gc-employment.com’ with subtitle ‘Bilingual Associate Archivist’