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Archivist
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
I Year, full-time appointment
Anticipated start date: July 1, 2016.

DESCRIPTION:

The Library at UBC’s Okanagan campus invites applications from recently graduated, innovative, enthusiastic, service-oriented candidates for a full time, one year term position as Archivist.  Reporting to the Chief Librarian at UBC’s Okanagan Campus Library, this position is responsible for the coordination of special collections, archives, and records management services for the UBC Okanagan Campus, including provision of instructional and reference services to UBC students, faculty and staff, as well as community researchers.

This position will also contribute to the overall planning for library services and spaces.

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ENVIRONMENT:

The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is situated in Kelowna, about 400 km east of Vancouver in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. 

Currently, there are approximately 8,400 UBC Okanagan undergraduate and graduate students and 450 faculty at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Administratively, the Okanagan campus Library reports to the Provost & Vice Principal.  Additionally, the Okanagan campus Library’s collections are integrated with UBC Library and library staff contributes to activities of the UBC Library.  UBC’s Okanagan campus is an intimate learning environment with an excellent library infrastructure.  Check out the campus website for more information http://web.ubc.ca/okanagan/welcome.html.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:  A graduate degree with archival and records management emphasis from an accredited school of Library, Archival and Information Science; demonstrated knowledge of current archival theory and practices; excellent organizational and analytical skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to perform effectively independently and in collaboration with others.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT:

This is a full time 1 year term appointment with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2016.  Archivists and librarians are members of The University of British Columbia Faculty Association and the terms and conditions of appointment are governed by a collective agreement.

This position is suitable for a recent graduate with up to two years of professional experience.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications. 

Anticipated start date:  July 1, 2016.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To ensure full consideration, complete applications are to be submitted by 11:59 pm PDT on May 23rd, 2016.

To apply for this position, please visit the following link:

Please direct your questions to:

Lois Marshall
Manager, Planning & Operations | Library
The University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus
3333 University Way Kelowna BC V1V 1V7

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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