ARCHIVIST
 
Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives are looking for a creative and innovative professional to become a member of their archival team. We invite applications for a one-year term appointment, with possible extension, commencing on July 1, 2006, subject to budgetary approval.  In the absence of the University Archivist, the incumbent is solely responsible for the University Archives, and reports directly to the University Librarian.  The archivist undertakes the arrangement and description of archival records in all formats acquired by the Mount Allison University Archives, the preparation and maintenance of finding aids, and the development of databases for the management of Archives operational records and access to, discovery of, and dissemination and promotion of archival holdings. The incumbent will participate in project teams and will be called upon to assist with the development of digital content and initiatives in support of the Libraries and Archives' broader mandates. Duties include interaction with donors, the provision of public services, and other duties related to the ongoing operations of the Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives.  Applicants must possess a postgraduate degree in library and archival studies, with a specialization in archives, or an equivalent combination of related degree(s) and archives experience. Some management experience preferred.  The appointment will be made at the rank of General Librarian. This position is represented by the Mount Allison Faculty Association. For a more detailed description of the position, please go to < http://www.mta.ca/hr/employment/Archivist-Position%20Summary-Comp2-06-02rev.pdf > . Applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae, and arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be forwarded directly from the referees to:
 
Mr. Bruno Gnassi, University Librarian
Chair, Search Committee
Mount Allison University Libraries and Archives
49 York Street,  Sackville, NB    E4L 1C6
Fax: (506) 364-2617
 
Deadline for applications is May 12, 2006 or until the position is filled. E-mail submissions will be accepted but should be followed up with formal letters.   Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.
 





Jeff Lilburn
Public Services Librarian
R.P. Bell Library
Mount Allison University
49 York Street
Sackville, NB, Canada
E4L 1C6

tel: 506-364-2237