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Analyst, Portfolio Construction and Research

We are presently recruiting for an Analyst to join the Portfolio Construction and Research group in our Total Portfolio Management department.  The Analyst will support the department’s total portfolio management mandate, which includes broad management of the total portfolio.

As a member of the team that is responsible for generating the firm’s economic and market forecast, the Analyst will support a wide range of activities, including creating and refining programs used to generate and track our forecast, suggesting and implementing enhancements for our models, monitoring economic and market developments, and contributing views about the outlook.

Role-Specific Accountabilities:

  • Support the team’s generation of our economic and financial market forecast
  • Contribute to the ongoing refinement and expansion of our forecasting model, in addition to other related quantitative work
  • Establish relationships with key data providers and external subject matter experts to help maintain the robustness of our projections
  • Provide timely communication relating to current developments, the outlook, and changes to our forecasting model
  • Work cross-functionally with other team members and departments to ensure continued alignment with the CPP Investment Board’s vision, goals and values
  • Other duties as required

Position Requirements

If you possess the following, we’d like to hear from you:

  • A graduate degree in economics or are currently enrolled in a graduate program
  • Experience in applied econometrics and time series analysis
  • Deep interest in financial markets
  • Superior analytical skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and new challenges
  • Ability to quickly grasp new concepts and work in a high-performing culture, under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to think critically and creatively, and exercise good judgment
  • Highly effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Exemplify our Guiding Principles of Integrity, Partnership and High Performance.

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At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process

Please apply online at http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_cppib/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=5140&localeCode=en-us.

Analyst Portfolio Construction and Research P06480 (3454)

Information Governance Officer and Project Manager

CPPIB has an immediate need for an Information Governance Officer and Project Manager.  Working as a member of the Compliance team within CPPIB’s Legal Department, this role leads the development of CPPIB’s information management and governance framework and associated strategies and policies to ensure integrated and consistent approaches to records and information management are applied across CPPIB’s global operations.

In this role you will be a key member of a dynamic team of compliance and legal professionals.  You will provide specialized expertise and services associated with the development, delivery and ongoing enhancement of the CPPIB’s information governance program by developing and maintaining operational policies and procedures, clarifying and monitoring accountabilities and roles, and implementing review processes and measures relating to the Information Governance Program.

This role interacts with a variety of clients, stakeholders, and related projects on a daily basis. They can range from internal clients at all levels of the organization, to internal and external service providers, and vendors and stakeholders.  Self-education, training, and understanding and communicating the importance of value-driven information governance throughout its value chain is fundamental to success in this role.

You will use your records management skills and knowledge to define and coordinate the implementation of an integrated records classification system that aligns with relevant legislative, compliance and corporate framework. You will also be responsible to identify gaps and take appropriate actions to mitigate them, including the assessment, selection, implementation and evaluation of a technical solution for CPPIB.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide a records management perspective during the implementation of CPPIB policies and standards relating to or affecting the management of records (e.g. e-mail use policy, etc.)
  • Provide project management leadership and oversee the delivery of information governance initiatives
  • Make recommendations and facilitate the conversion of records to alternative media in accordance with legislated requirements and industry standards
  • Work with IT staff to ensure CPPIB’s systems allow for the application of IG best practices and approved classification and retention periods
  • Write reports, business cases, correspondence, and recommendations on IG matters for consideration by management
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators and direct risk assessments/ audits of IG standards compliance
  • Monitor emerging industry trends and adjust policies, standards, best practices, and procedures accordingly for all service responsibilities and champion change at the enterprise level
  • Act as the project manager for all IG services provided by consultants or other service providers
  • Prepare and administer budgets

Position Requirements

Consider Applying if you have:

  • Experience in compliance, financial management, or investments
  • Experience in developing and implementing Information Management and/or Information Governance technical solutions.
  • Certification or formal education/training in one of more of: data management, records management, knowledge management, information governance or project management
  • Minimum of 7+ years of enterprise-wide experience in a similar role, preferably in a public sector organization or in a regulated industry
  • Knowledge of best practices for managing records in all media, applicable legislation, and IG standards and best practices
  • Proven ability in developing strategic and operational work plans
  • The ability to understand the needs of stakeholder groups, build trust, and develop partnerships, aligning projects and activities and delivering services that meet stakeholder needs

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Please apply online at http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_cppib/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=5163&localeCode=en-us.

Information Governance Officer and Project Manager P04239 (3688)

Research & Learning Librarian

Roseman University of Health Sciences invites self-motivated and enthusiastic applicants for Research & Learning Librarian at its Henderson, Nevada campus.  This position provides instruction, reference, and research support for the Pharmacy, Nursing, Dental Medicine, and MBA programs.  Recent library school graduates with paraprofessional level experience welcome!

Successful candidates will have demonstrated enthusiasm for educating students with diverse backgrounds, ability to work collaboratively with faculty and library co-workers as a team member, demonstrated excellent presentation and communication skills, and demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities.  Must have knowledge of current library systems, technologies (e.g., MSOffice, LibGuides, EndNote), and online searching techniques, as well as general understanding of scholarly communication, copyright, and information literacy.

Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree prior to or within 6 months after hire; library reference experience or documented relevant course work.

Preferred:  Instruction or presentation experience; academic library experience (paraprofessional okay); familiarity with health science resources or terminology.

Application review begins 11/13/17. Position is open until filled.

For further information see posting at Roseman’s Nevada Job Positions.

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Division Office – Instructional Media Commons Coordinator (1.0 FTE)

Battle River School Division Instructional Media Commons supports and promotes the transformative nature of the library learning commons for robust, personalized and equitable learning for all.

In the role of Instructional Media Commons Coordinator, the successful applicant will provide a significant collaborative leadership role. The Instructional Media Commons Coordinator models and supports the development of 21st century literacies (including digital and information) and provides coaching and mentoring for wise and effective development of school library learning commons. Responsibilities also include the development, evaluation and expansion of innovative district resources to support:

  • The Division’s vision of ‘Every Student, Every Day, A Success’
  • The realization of the BRSD Everyday 4: Welcoming and Caring, Literacy, Numeracy, and Teaching and Learning (21st Century)

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Foster literacies to empower life-long learners
  • Co-plan and support the design of learning commons environments to promote participatory learning
  • Promote IMC services and resources to Division staff
  • Provide remote and/or on-site support to school librarians in developing inclusive, flexible, learner-centered spaces for collaboration, inquiry, imagination and play to expand and deepen learning
  • Use, and support others to use, technological platforms and resources including the school division’s Library Management System and the IMC portal site
  • Access and analyze appropriate information technology to acquire, organize and disseminate information in order to successfully manage the school division IMC
  • Organize and coordinate the purchasing, licensing, storage, distribution, rebinding and recycling of instructional resources
  • Schedule and supervise van courier services within the Division
  • Monitor and manage the annual IMC and textbook budgets
  • Schedule the distribution of provincial exams in alignment with provincial requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Learning Service

Qualifications and Work Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree or Master’s Degree in related Libraries or Education field
  • Experience in managing in a school library and working collaboratively with teachers to design and implement resource based instructional programs
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with librarians, teaching staff, school leaders, and Division personnel.
  • A commitment to embracing change, innovation, exploration, and life-long learning.
  • Ability to communicate, in writing and orally, with clarity, accuracy and professionalism
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 operator’s licence

For further information, please contact Ms. Diana White, Manager of Learning Services at 780-672-6131 Extension 5223 or dwhite@brsd.ab.ca

To apply please visit brsd.ab.ca/Careers or follow the link below.

https://brsd.simplication.com/Applicant/AttJobPosting.aspx?JOB_POSTING_ID=72b958c8-ecea-43be-a9c0-19feae0eec7f&PAGE=1&locale=en&MAF=0

IMC Position BRSD

Curator of Archives, History Colorado

CLASS TITLE: Non-classified

LOCATION: Denver Metro, Colorado

PRIMARY PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver CO 80203

SALARY: $4,583.33 – $4,835.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 10/05/17

CLOSING DATE: 10/19/17 11:59 PM

JOB TYPE: Full Time

Description of Job
History Colorado’s collection of original documentary materials and artifacts are central to our mission of “Inspiring generations to find wonder and meaning in our past and to engage in creating a better Colorado.” The collection spans curatorial disciplines and typologies and, while recognizing there are issues and collecting goals unique to each curatorial area, staff works collaboratively to research, document, share, and preserve the people, places, and stories of Colorado history.

History Colorado collects in three main areas: archives, artifacts, photography & film. The archives collection includes books, maps, newspapers, serial publications, oral histories, sound recordings, ephemera, and over 8000 linear feet of manuscripts. For more information about the collection please visit: http://www.historycolorado.org/researchers/archives

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Oversees, management, acquisition, research, and interpretation of the archives collection.
  • Builds a meaningful collection for the 21st century through the pursuit of a purpose-driven acquisition and deaccessioning programs tied to institutional vision and goals and the development and implementation of an updated collection plan in collaboration with other curatorial departments.
  • Improves physical and intellectual control of and access to collection resources through processing and documentation in coordination with Collections Management and Registration.
  • Supervises contract staff, volunteers, and interns
  • Works with the Library and Research Center staff to provide and expand broad public access to collection resources through digital means, on-site physical access, and improving documentation to address patron access needs including the creation and revision of finding aids/collection guides
  • Uses a variety of approaches to outreach including public presentations, education programs, scholarship, social media, responding to patron and scholarly inquiries, and collaboration with other departments and divisions to realize the collection’s full potential as an interpretive and educational tool and a resource for understanding Colorado history.
  • Promotes the mission and goals of History Colorado through cultivating and sustaining relationships with donors, community groups, colleague institutions, partner organizations, educators, and researchers.
  • Participates in the exhibit development process which may include serving as a content specialist, collections resource, or exhibit developer depending on the project and team composition.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited institution with a specialization in archives and records management, or a master’s degree in history, American Studies, or other relevant discipline, with significant experience in archives, archival course work, or archival certification.

Also Required:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival theory and practice and proven ability in processing, preservation, and digitization of archival collections.
  • Knowledge of museum and archival collection standards and best practices and experience with information management techniques and database systems used in museums.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience working with archival collections in a museum or other collecting institution with a public audience.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral, including evidence of writing and presenting public programs for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse community groups, colleagues, researchers, donors, and partner organizations.
  • Demonstrated cataloging experience with the MARC format and application of professional standards to archival processing and description, including DACS, LC name authorities, and LCSH
  • Demonstrated experience writing finding aids to archival collections using ArchivesSpace, Archivists’ Toolkit, or EAD
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Experience supervising staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Familiarity with collecting, preserving, and providing access to born digital materials

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION AVAILABLE ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/1868303/curator-of-archives

Limited-Term Appraisal Project in Chinese Canadian History in BC

Special Collections and Rare Books at SFU is seeking a student-archivist or recent graduate to complete a limited-term appraisal project.  The position will be based in downtown Vancouver.  The successful candidate will work up to 10 hours a week for four months with the records creator in her home.  The candidate will do contextual research to locate the records creator within the broader British Columbia cultural and political scene.  They will survey and inventory a variety of formats (e.g., photographs, photographic albums, a/v materials, sound recordings, ephemera) documenting or relating to themes such as Chinese Canadian history in BC, the history and development of Chinatown, immigration, and the history and development of the business community in Vancouver.  At the conclusion of the project, the archivist will issue a final report to SCRB regarding the appraised materials, including their extent, condition, location, and enduring value.  SCRB will use this report to develop an appropriate long-term strategy for the care and disposition of these materials.  

The successful candidate will possess:

Excellent knowledge of and understanding of archival principles, standards, and practices

Knowledge of 20th – 21st century Chinese-Canadian history in BC

Knowledge of 20th – 21st century Canadian political history

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent problem-solving skills

Demonstrated ability to work accurately and completely, establish priorities, and work independently

This is a limited-term appointment with an anticipated start date of November 1, 2017.  The exact date and schedule will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  The salary is $25/hour.  

To apply, send a CV and letter of application by email with the subject heading “Appraisal Project in Chinese Canadian History in BC” to Melissa Salrin, Head of Special Collections, at msalrin@sfu.ca.  Initial review of applications will begin on Friday, October 20th, 2017.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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Librarian Internship

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives and the Legislative Library of Manitoba
130-200 Vaughan Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1T5
www.gov.mb.ca/chc/
archives; http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/

The Hudson’s Bay Company Archives and the Legislative Library of Manitoba are pleased to offer a Young Canada Works Student Internship to highly motivated and flexible individual able to work effectively on and with a variety of tasks, responsibilities and people. Candidate must also demonstrate good communication, time management and interpersonal skills.

DUTIES:

One 17-week full-time internship will expose the intern to a unique experience working with historical and contemporary library holdings of the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives Library and the Legislative Library. The intern will also develop in-depth cataloguing experience and sophisticated research skills and work with and be trained by highly qualified and experienced cataloguing librarians, library technicians and archivists.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate will have graduated with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. The successful candidate will demonstrate:

• Understanding of how libraries function and the various services they provide
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively
• Proven research and analytical skills
• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Experience with standard desktop applications

Your cover letter and curriculum vitae should clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications. Students must meet Young Canada Work’s eligibility requirements:

• A Canadian citizen or a permanent resident and legally eligible to work in Canada, or have refugee status
• Will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
• Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment.
• Will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours per week) while employed with YCW
• Are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full-time
• Are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment
• Are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with YCW
• Have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy

SALARY: $1459.43 bi-weekly ($20.13/hour/36.25 hour week)
START DATE: 16 October 2017 (with some flexibility)

YCW Posting Librarian Internship Winnipeg

Archivist (Young Canada Works intern position)

Position: Archivist
Department: Learning Services
Reports To: Director of Learning
Rate of Pay: This is a temporary full time, granted funded position for a five-month term. Pay rate $23.58/hr, plus percentage in lieu
Period of Employment: November 6, 2017 – March 23, 2018
Posting Date: Monday, October 2, 2017
Closing Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Positions pending funding from Young Canada Works

Nature of Position
The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is seeking a dynamic recent graduate from a recognized archives program to assist in establishing our image archives. The Space Centre has a vast collection of approximately 80,000 images taken from historic sites around the world. We are in the process of assessing our collection and establishing a contemporary archives to protect the images and make them more available.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
Working with staff this position involves developing the foundational pieces for our image archives; a database, written procedures outlining best practices for digitizing, cataloguing and storing our images, and to make recommendations for future work required so that our image archive attains contemporary archival standards.

Qualifications
Recent archival studies graduate with a training in managing audio visual materials, database design, and digital image collections• Experience in digitizing materials
• Good communication skills – written and verbal
• Good computer and research skills
• Good organizational skills
• Good problem solving and multi-tasking abilities
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Flexible and able to work in different work environments
• Legible hand writing / printing
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.

This is a grant-funded student employment position. Candidates must be
• a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
• are legally entitled to work in Canada;
• will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with the program;
• are an unemployed or underemployed college or university graduate, that is, not employed full time;
• are a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment;
• are not receiving Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while employed with the program; and
• have not previously participated in or been paid under this or any other Career Focus internship program funded under the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy.

Please apply in writing with a resume and cover letter to the attention of the Director of Human Resources no later than 5:00pm Friday, October 13, 2017.

By Mail:
HR MacMillan Space Centre
1100 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J

By Fax: 604-736-5665

By Email: careers@spacecentre.ca

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Part-Time Project Assistant

Title: Part-Time Project Assistant, William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive, Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares textual materials  for inclusion into the Digital Collection Management System by indexing and assigning metadata.
  • Scans original documents and artifacts, processes images,  indexes the content, assigns metadata, and uploads into the Digital Collection Management System.
  • Assists with subject research for metadata and collection development.
  • Assists with process of requesting and recording permissions from relevant institutions and owners to include non-public domain resources in the digital archive.
  • Assists in coordinating work with volunteers and partner institutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of digital content management systems, metadata schema, and controlled vocabularies preferred
  • Knowledge of American art, decorative arts, or history preferred
  • Dependability and great attention to detail and accuracy are essential.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be physically able to lift heavy books, climb ladders, and work at a computer terminal for extended periods of time

Education and Experience:

  • B.A. degree in a Humanities field required
  • Experience with spreadsheet software and database entry required
  • Work experience in a library or archive is preferred

Additional information and full job listing can be found under the Library heading at  https://www.mfah.org/about/current-openings/

Integrated Library System (ILS) Administrator

The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) is seeking an Integrated Library System (ILS) Administrator who is passionate about learning and applying new and enhanced technological developments to support the delivery of innovative and responsive library services.  This position administers the WCLS Integrated Library System (ILS) and peripherals, supporting a variety of services including circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reports, external interface functions, and public access for our 10-branch and 1-bookmobile library system.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and three or more years’ relevant library experience working with integrated library systems or related products; Master’s in Library Science and State of Washington Librarian certification preferred.

Full time position with hiring range of $4,197 to $4,449 per month, plus excellent benefits. Apply by Tuesday, October 31. Full posting attached.

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