Job title: Digital Archives Intern
Reporting to: Manager/Curator of the Fort St. John North Peace Museum
Number of Positions: 2
Hourly Wage: $15.20
Term: 12 weeks from June 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021
The Peace Liard Regional Arts Council (PLRAC), in partnership with the Fort St. John North Peace Museum has undertaken the creation of the Sue Popesku Memorial Archives.
Reporting to the Manager/Curator of the Fort St. John North Peace Museum, the Digital Archives Intern will be responsible for scanning archival documents as selected by the Manager/Curator. The Intern will then catalogue and upload the material to an online database.
- Must be a currently enrolled student from a post-secondary institution in BC
- Working towards a diploma or degree related to arts, culture and heritage would be an asset
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists with the organization of material for the Sue Popesku Memorial Archives
- Carries out the digital scans of the archive material
- Uploads archive material to the online database
- Catalogues material in the online database
One position is funded by the PLRAC with the support of the BC Arts Council. Students applying for this position must be an eligible co-op or a work-integrated learning student. Students applying from Northern Lights College (with no dedicated co-op program) must be able to demonstrate in their cover letter how their program of study relates to the position in a way that assists in the “development of learning outcomes related to employability, personal agency, and life-long learning."
The second position is funded by the PLRAC with support of a pending federal government grant. Students must have been in full-time post-secondary studies last year returning to school full time in the fall and be registered under the Young Canada Works program (visit https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/Account/Login to sign up).
The Fort St. John North Peace Museum & Peace River Liard Arts Council are committed to the principles of Employment Equity and to achieving a workforce that is representative of the Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they are an Indigenous person, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.
Resumes and cover letters should be received no later than Friday April 23, 2021 with interviews taking place shortly thereafter. Resumes and cover letters can be mailed or dropped off at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum, 9323 - 100th Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 4N4 or e-mailed to email@example.com. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.