New Job Archives Library Technician In Yukon

Archives Library Technician
Archives Library Technician

Archives Library Technician

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $30,902–$35,745 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This is for a part-time permanent position, working 37.5 hours bi-weekly.

At Tourism and Culture, we are a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to Yukon’s vibrant tourism, arts, heritage and culture, historic sites, and archival communities. We are passionate about our pride in Yukon, the beauty of its land, the character of its people, and the uniqueness of its history and culture.

The Yukon Archives’ mission is to acquire, preserve, and provide access to Yukon’s documentary heritage for the understanding and appreciation of all. Our mandate for documentary heritage is broad, including archival records from government and private sources and published library materials. Government records are acquired in all formats from Yukon government agencies and Yukon municipalities.

The Archives Library Technician provides technical and operational support to the Archives Librarian in managing the Yukon Archives Library to establish and maintain intellectual and physical control over the library material. The position manages the newspaper, periodical and professional serial collection and locates and assigns e-book links to catalogue records. The incumbent manages the pamphlet collection by confirming the title against the public access catalogue, creates or downloads a descriptive catalogue record to reflect the title in hand and assigns pamphlet locations and folders as needed.

For more information about this position, please contact Anne Barkworth, Archives Librarian, at [email protected] or (867) 667-5625.

For more information about this process, please contact Kristen Mintz, HR Consultant, at [email protected] or (867) 667-5679.

Please do not email resumes to the email address above; resumes may only be accepted through the E-Recruitment application system. To create your E-Recruitment account, click here.

Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how your education, work experience and related duties align with the essential qualifications listed below. Ensure a month/year format is used throughout your resume. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Library Technician certificate or coursework in Library and Information Science or a related field of study
  • Experience in libraries, including shelving materials
  • Experience with library-related technologies such as major integrated library systems (e.g., Virtua)
  • Experience in library technical services would be an asset

Candidates with the training or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

(Before applying, you may want to refer to our sample resume to assist you in submitting your application.)

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Conducting research using archival, library, and other sources
  • Knowledge of cataloguing and inventory processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, research and analytical skills
  • Consistency and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions
  • Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access)

Additional Information
Job Requirements:

  • Lifting of boxes and oversized items up to 40lbs;
  • Occasional exposure to dust, dirt, pests, and mold (with protective equipment).

Relocation: This position is not eligible for paid relocation.

Learn more about us!

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Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
6 January 2023
Close Date
24 January 2023